Neighbourhoods - Expat Living Hong Kong
Hong Kong's outlying islands, neighbourhoods, Living in Hong Kong, islands, island life
Why some expats love islands living in Hong Kong
  • 28 November 2016

The glitz and glamour of living amongst the high-rises is not for everyone

places to live in Hong Kong
Choosing your ideal neighbourhood – New Territories
  • 25 April 2016

We give you the low-down on Sai Kung, Clearwater Bay, Tai Po and Tuen Mun

Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Feeling at Home in Hong Kong – Choosing your ideal neighbourhood
  • 21 April 2016

We give you some tips on finding the next place to call home

Real estate in Hong Kong: Hot property listings and market update
  • 10 March 2016

Dive into our Hong Kong homes market update with Hong Kong Sotheby’s Letizia Casalino

Apartments in Hong Kong
Living in Hong Kong: Setting up utilities in your new home
  • 19 February 2016

Setting up gas, water, electricity and wifi needn't be a minefield. We've done the ground-work for you

Hong Kong Neighbourhood Talk: Tung Chung
  • 29 December 2015

We talk to some local residents about the neighbourhood they call home in Hong Kong

Living in Hong Kong: A guide to living on Chancery Lane in Central
  • 23 June 2015

Our insider Natalie Robinson gives a glimpse on what life is like in her Chancery Lane neighbourhood

Lantau Island, Where to live in Hong Kong, buffalo watch, nature
Lantau Island insider's guide to living in Cheung Sha
  • 4 May 2015

Monica Guzkowska shows us around her nature-filled south Lantau neighbourhood

Hong Kong homes, property for sale, apartments for rent, Victoria Harbour listings, Causeway Bay flats
Real estate: Hot property listings and good news for the Western District
  • 22 April 2015

Dive into our Hong Kong homes market update with Hong Kong Sotheby’s Letizia Casalino

Dining in Hong Kong, TST, Tsim Sha Tsui, Central, SoHo
Restaurants in Soho and Kowloon: What's making news on the dining scene
  • 21 April 2015

New launches and celebrations of stalwart success are what's hot in Hong Kong dining

Property in Clearwater Bay, living in Tai Hang Hau, neighbourhood watch, Hong Kong
Clearwater Bay: Our insiders guide to living in Tai Hang Hau
  • 29 March 2015

Hong Kong resident Ally Smyth gives us the details on what it's like to live in Clearwater Bay

Restaurants in Wan Chai: The Pawn
Dining reviews: Steaks and pub-grub at The Pawn Wan Chai
  • 26 March 2015

Brooke Chenoweth puts The Pawn to a taste test for pub food dining

Hong Kong dining, French cuisine, French restaurant in Wan Chai, wine guru, wine enthusiast, French bistro near Central
Reviews: Le Bistro Winebeast is French cuisine at its best in Wan Chai
  • 19 March 2015

Brooke Chenoweth visits Wan Chai's tiny 10-seater French bistro

BBQ in Soho, BBQ restaurants in Central, BBQ Hong Kong, barbeque Hong Kong, new restaurants in Soho
Restaurants and food news: HK’s best new BBQ, whiskey bars, Cantonese restaurants and more
  • 18 February 2015

Discover what’s making headlines on the Hong Kong foodie scene this month

[VIDEO] Paint a pretty picture: Hong Kong video captures our dreamlike scene-scape
  • 29 January 2015

We adore Victoria Burkina's love letter to our Fragrant Harbour in this three-minute video

Tai Tam property showcase: Inside the apartment of Bowerbird Home's fashionable founder
  • 26 January 2015

Furniture choices and frequent redecoration is the mantra in Philippa Haydon's home

Living in Shatin Heights, where to live in HK, choosing an apartment in Hong Kong
Where to live in Hong Kong: Tai Wai insider’s guide to living in the New Territories
  • 20 January 2015

Shatin Heights resident Amy Overy takes us inside her favourite parts of life in Tai Wai

decorating, home decor, renovations, hong kong townhome, apartment, interior design
Interior design: This Sai Kung town home renovation oozes eclectic cool within tranquil space
  • 14 January 2015

See how expert designer Sarah Bettle transforms this four-storey town house into a cool, yet functional, living space

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Coffee, now! Our guide to find your caffeine buzz at an open café in Hong Kong
  • 12 January 2015

Need a jolt of energy? We know where you can find coffee at this hour. You’re welcome

Property, HK, apartments, condos, real estate, new homes, lease, rent, buy
Real estate guide: New Year deals on Hong Kong homes and property to rent and buy
  • 8 January 2015

Real estate agent tips on finding discounts on apartments and homes this January

trendy hotels in Hong Kong, alfresco dining, bars, cocktails, HK places to stay, hotels
Recently redesigned Park Lane Hotel Hong Kong gets a facelift for the new year
  • 7 January 2015

We visit Park Lane GM Luc Bollen for a glimpse into the new hotel upgrades for 2015

The 8 most popular stories in 2014 on Expat Living Hong Kong
  • 31 December 2014

Thank you Hong Kong for making these our top 8 articles to read in 2014

Restaurant review: Town in Causeway Bay in Hong Kong
  • 19 December 2014

Kate Farr heads to Causeway Bay's new dining spot, Town

Finding Christmas in HK: An expat’s tale on seeking Xmas spirit
  • 14 December 2014

Sophia Farrer discovers how to embrace Christmas traditions in Hong Kong

Luxury getaways: Escape 24 staycation at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
  • 9 December 2014

Play tourist for a day with Escape 24 – the 24-hour staycation at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Restaurant review: Sheung Wan’s Upper Modern Bistro in Hong Kong by Michelin star chef Philippe Orrico
  • 19 November 2014

Brooke Chenoweth visits Upper Modern Bistro for day dining in this month’s taste test

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Small apartment design: Creative interior design tips from our Reader’s Pokfulam apartment
  • 18 November 2014

EL Reader Cherie Wong shows us how to design for small space with these clever and efficient storage ideas

Hong Kong video, satire comedy Lamma Island where to live in Hong Kong
[VIDEO] The Lamma Islanders send a warning to tax evaders, murderers and other criminals
  • 17 November 2014

You might want to reconsider committing crime on Lamma Island

[VIDEO] Watch The Lamma Islanders blast weekend visitors on their hippy enclave
  • 17 November 2014

Don't even think of taking a weekend trip to Lamma Island if you don't belong!

Guide to Wan Chai: An insider's take on life in Wan Chai
  • 10 November 2014

Interior designer and property renovator Jo Gray takes us inside her 'hood

Outdoors in Hong Kong: Three half-day hikes and one hip hotel
  • 4 November 2014

Shamus Sillar hits three nature trails, plus a cool boutique hotel, in one weekend

Airport Express has nothing on Lantau taxi permit into Discovery Bay
HK Transport Department permits taxi service to Discovery Bay hotel, proving logistics stress for the Lantau island community
  • 28 October 2014

One week into HKRI allowance of transportation within Discovery Bay leaves a taste of future access to and from DB North Plaza

Hong Kong preschools: Parent insights into SPRING, EtonHouse and Woodland
  • 27 October 2014

Selecting a preschool can be tough. These parents share their first-hand knowledge of three popular HK preschools

Feature property: Art and design reign in the home decor of this beautiful Clearwater Bay home showcase
  • 21 October 2014

We step inside John and Ali Spinks' stunning Clearwater Bay home as they say goodbye to Hong Kong after 15 years

Occupy Central HK, Hong Kong road closures, MTR, transportation, school closure
App updates on Occupy Central HK closures: latest news for MTR, schools and transportation
  • 17 October 2014

Stay updated with GovHK Notifications app on your iPhone 6 or Android

Property in Hong Kong, where to live in hong kong, proeprty agent, home, real estate, 地產, hot, apartments, lease, HK, homes, sheung wan neighbourhood
Property: October real estate market tips from property agent Sotheby's HK
  • 8 October 2014

Hot Hong Kong homes and apartments for sale and to rent in awesome neighbourhoods

What is Occupy Central and the Umbrella Revolution? Watch this video of Hong Kong protests explained in 2 minutes
  • 1 October 2014

Understanding the larger forces at work this week in HK is made easy with this 2 minute video from

Occupy Central HK, Hong Kong road closures, MTR, transportation, school closure
App updates on Occupy Central HK closures: MTR, schools, transportation and more
  • 29 September 2014

Stay updated with GovHK Notifications app on your iPhone 6 or Android

Homes with colour & style design: Inside Central SoHo's CentreStage apartment
  • 24 September 2014

We snoop around Tim Leard and Russell Lath's Hollywood Road apartment for tips on interior design for SoHo spaces

South Island Art Day: Art appreciation crawl showcasing over 20 galleries, fun activities and more
  • 23 September 2014

Expat Living’s art-y party guide to the HK trend-hub AKA the Wong Chuk Hang, Ap Lei Chau and Tin Wan contemporary art scene

Interview profile of expat AISHK teachers on style, living in HK, Sunday leisure activities, Hong Kong neighbourhoods and more.
We profile two cool for school AISHK expat teachers on leisure, teaching style and lifestyle living in Hong Kong
  • 12 September 2014

EL chats with Chris Bird and Carlie Plummer from the Australian International School Hong Kong (AISHK) about their expat trails and teaching methods

Moving to Hong Kong, living in Kennedy Town, K Town, HK neighborhoods, where to live in Hong Kong, apartments, property
Where to live in Hong Kong: Kennedy Town insider’s guide to the west-of-Central neighbourhood
  • 10 September 2014

K-Town resident Lynn Susan Seymour gives us the lowdown on what it’s like to live in Kennedy Town

Home for rent in Tai Tam, home for sale, water views, garden, hills, triplex, luxury home for rent in Hong Kong, Hong Kong homes
Real estate guide: Hong Kong homes and property to rent and buy this Fall
  • 17 August 2014

Real estate agent Letizia Casalino of Hong Kong Sotheby’s International Realty gives us tips on the Hong Kong property market

where to live in Hong Kong, Hong Kong homes, furniture, shopping, decoration, Hong Kong neighborhoods
Step inside 2nd gen expat Kate’s house at The Peak for design inspiration on furniture, art, antiques and vintage jewellery
  • 15 August 2014

Interior design-trained EL reader Kate Wilson shows us her drool-worthy Hong Kong home at The Peak

Home space and interior design renovation for perfect aesthetic. Kitchen planning, home decor and home design sanctuary in Pokfulam.
Home in Pokfulam: Interior design and renovation for space and storage to create the perfect aesthetic
  • 4 August 2014

Our Hong Kong homes showcase of EL reader Lucy McLennan’s apartment in Pokfulam shows us perfect interior design of small spaces into sanctuary bliss

Partying through South Korea and Hong Kong: City boy Jonathan's travels continue
  • 28 July 2014

London city boy’s epic Asian adventure reaches the party capital of the East

Discovery Bay Hong Kong restaurants Figos on D'Deck oceanfront dining from Castelo Concepts
Restaurants: EL reviews new Discovery Bay neighborhood eatery Figos
  • 24 July 2014

Father-daughter team Karl & Sophia Woodbury review Figos, the new waterside restaurant at DB's DDeck

Maria Khan's Mid-levels apartment: home, architecture, design, furniture, wardrobe, sofa, contemporary, neighborhood, inflation and fashion home design in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong homes: Mid-levels neighbourhood living in EL Reader Maria Khan’s contemporary design apartment
  • 3 July 2014

Reader Maria Khan invites us into her Mid-levels apartment, showing us the interior design, furniture, stunning handmade jewellery, and why Mid-levels is the best place to live in Hong Kong

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Neighbourhoods: Why Wong Chuk Hang is HK's next style hub
  • 19 June 2014

We explore up-and-coming south side neighbourhood, Wong Chuk Hang

Sai Kung, Hong Kong property, friendly neighborhood, insider guide to Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Hong Kong neighbourhoods: An insider's guide to living in Sai Kung and its laidback community
  • 16 June 2014

Sai Kung resident Louey McWilliam gives us the lowdown on living in the Hong Kong neighbourhood known for its laidback lifestyle

Matt Kwan 18 districts 18 days Hong Kong video ode to Hong Kong
VIDEO: Matt Kwan's 18: An Adventure in Hong Kong
  • 27 May 2014

18-year-old Matt Kwan documents 18 districts in 18 days by an 18-year-old before leaving for university

City of darkness: Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City, 20 years later
  • 9 May 2014

The Wall Street Journal takes us on a journey of the infamous Kowloon Walled City nearly two decades after its demolition

Where to live in Hong Kong: Discovery Bay insider’s guide to the Lantau neighbourhood
  • 31 March 2014

We profile DB resident Louise Thoreau to get the skinny on Lantau’s resort community

PoHo, Hong Kong: We discover why so many of Hong Kong's creative mind are being drawn to this vibrant and unique area
  • 21 November 2013

We take a walk through the tree-lined streets and terraces of the PoHo neighbourhood of Sheung Wan

Neighbourhood guide: Pokfulam, Hong Kong
  • 25 August 2013

Pokfulam is one of the oldest residential neighbourhoods on Hong Kong Island but is it the best?

Southside: We unearth our favourite finds in this Hong Kong neighbourhood
  • 12 July 2013

Claire Locking rounds up some lesser known facts, features and gems on the Southside

Nine great Star Street secrets
  • 22 June 2013

We took a stroll around the leafy streets of this ever-expanding area to list our favourite finds