News - Expat Living Hong Kong
Kidsfest Hong Kong, children's theatre, theatre
Fun things to do this week: January 18-25
  • 18 January 2017

Don't let the cold weather get you down!

Hong Kong cultural heritage, opera exhibition, Times Square Hong Kong, Times Square Causeway Bay
Fun things to do this week in Hong Kong
  • 11 January 2017

There's always something for everyone in the 852!

Chinese New Year, Chinese New Year in Hong Kong, Chinese New Year night parade Hong Kong, Lunar New Year Night Parade Hong Kong
Things to do in Hong Kong in January
  • 3 January 2017

There's plenty on offer as the city gears up for Chinese New Year

New Year's Eve, fireworks in Hong Kong, Victoria Harbour fireworks, New Year's Ev in Hong Kong
Things to do this week in Hong Kong
  • 27 December 2016

Christmas may be over, but the school holidays are not!

musical theatre, stage show
Things to do this weekend
  • 8 December 2016

Whichever part of Hong Kong you find yourself in this weekend, make sure you don't miss out on what's on

Christmas, Christmas tree, Christmas displays
Things to do this weekend in Hong Kong
  • 2 December 2016

The countdown to Christmas is officially on!

Christmas activities, Christmas events, Christmas carols, theatre, fairs, markets
Your ultimate guide to December in Hong Kong – 38 things to do!
  • 30 November 2016

OMG EL readers! There is sooo much going on this month!

beer festival, wine and dine
What's on in Hong Kong in November
  • 1 November 2016

Looking for something fun to do with friends?

How to celebrate Chinese New Year traditions in Hong Kong- giving lai see, lion dances, wishing trees, lantern festivals and more
  • 19 January 2016

New to Hk? Or still getting up to speed with CNY traditions and customs? Check out our ultimate guide on how celebrate this year

Tips for outdoor family photography in Hong Kong: Why November is the best month for photography
  • 30 November 2015

HK photographer Susan Goodwin shares her advice on taking the perfect family portrait outdoors

Baby photography: What goes into a photographer's best image?
  • 30 November 2015

We discover the inspiration behind photographer Keith Cheung-Tsun's favourite image

Hong Kong photographers Divi Photography in Hong Kong
Family portraits in Causeway Bay: How this Hong Kong photographer got the perfect shot
  • 30 November 2015

In our photography series, we meet with Divi Photography to chat inspirational images

Paris attacks and smartphones
On Paris and Smartphones: dislocation in the modern world
  • 23 November 2015

One expat shares her thoughts on the recent attacks on Paris and how she stayed connected with family in France

Shh..We know of a secret event, and it’s one of the best shows to hit Hong Kong this year.
  • 9 November 2015

The Secret Theatre Project has hit Hong Kong, and you will never expect what's coming next..

Weekly Round Up – Your Guide to What’s On in Hong Kong 8th-13th of September
  • 8 September 2015

Another jammed packed week of events are ahead of you - we’ve got the low down right here

Seven cool features of the Leica Q digital camera that you will love
  • 27 August 2015

Arman Shah takes on the $40K love child of Panasonic and Leica Camera AG to see what it's made of

Weekly round up – Your guide to what’s on in Hong Kong 1st to 7th August
  • 1 August 2015

The last month of summer holidays is upon us! Enjoy it with this week's activities

Things to do in Hong Kong this week: June 27 to July 3
  • 26 June 2015

Nothing to do this week? Thank your stars that we're looking out for you

Things to do in Hong Kong this week: June 19 - June 25
  • 18 June 2015

Need inspiration for your calendar? Check into our guide to what’s on this week!

zero waste hong kong, reducing your carbon footprint
Sustainable lifestyles: Help end the landfill dilemma and support Zero Waste Week Hong Kong
  • 6 June 2015

Getting to a size zero is the aim of this week’s green eco-friendly initiative from Hong Kong Cleanup and Ecozine

French restaurants: Explore the gourmet offerings of Les Midi-Pyrenees with Le French GourMay’s partner restaurants
  • 27 May 2015

Bon Appetit, it’s time to eat! Le French Gourmay is bringing the best of Midi-Pyréneés cuisine to Hong Kong this month

Renting a car in Singapore makes weekend family outings easy
Weekend getaway itinerary: How to hire a car in Singapore and explore free attractions on the Island
  • 19 May 2015

Katie Roberts gets practical by hiring a car in Singapore to go off-the-beaten-track with family in tow

GET INVOLVED WITH NEPAL DISASTER RELIEF DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISING FROM HONG KONG AND SINGAPORE
Get involved in how to help Nepal: 8 international organisations offering support to 2015 earthquake victims
  • 15 May 2015

Arman Shah rounds up 8 international organisations that let you help victims of the 2015 Nepal earthquake

Advice and etiquette, the business of being polite
Etiquette and manners Q&A: Learn tips on how to prevent social mistakes
  • 14 May 2015

Minding your Ps and Qs with Kristen Graff, founder of Manners in Mind

Stanley markets with French food fair at Le French May celebrations
Food events: Celebrate Le French GourMay in Stanley at this traditional French market
  • 13 May 2015

Les Midi-Pyréneés comes to Stanley for a weekend festival filled with glorious gluttony

Mother's Day gifts and ideas, perfomance
Mother's Day gifts and ideas: From flowers to wine to recording your own CD, show Mum you love her with these tips
  • 6 May 2015

We love you Mum! Read on for inspirational gift ideas for that special lady in your family

Your calendar: Le French GourMay festival kicks off in Hong Kong
  • 4 May 2015

Cheese, wine, markets, music, and more – embrace your inner Francophile this May!

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

Mother's day spa treatments in Hong Kong, wellness
Mothers Day ideas: Spa treatments and champagne brunch picks for her special day
  • 30 April 2015

Make Mum’s day by spoiling her with treatment fit for a Queen this year

Luxury cars: Ted Macauley test drives the Porsche 911 Cabriolet
  • 29 April 2015

The Porsche 911 Cabriolet is a stylish and stealthy ride

shopping deals in Hong Kong, where to shop, used clothing, charity
Shopping bazaars and fairs in Hong Kong: The YWCA Spring Bazaar 2015
  • 23 April 2015

Where can you shop for stylish sweet deals in Hong Kong? Head to YWCA’s annual fair

SoHo singing class in Hong Kong, My Musical Studio
Interview: Stage performance and singing lessons in Hong Kong from Tricia Buser
  • 20 April 2015

What’s it like to be theatre royalty? We spend 10 Minutes with Tricia

More gadgets: Awesome techy toys and gift ideas for for men and boys
  • 16 April 2015

There's been a lot on the market lately. Here's what men want (and what you should buy)

Apple Watch gadget and smart watch wearables for sale in Hong Kong. Where to buy Apple Watch in Hong Kong and Shenzhen.
Shopping for gadgets: 5 reasons why we’re not buying the Apple Watch in Hong Kong
  • 14 April 2015

So the Apple Watch may be on backorder, but we aren’t interested in owning this technology

Volunteering and Charity fundraising: Escapade, Polkadot Boutique, Zenvara, House of Kamal, Edge of Desire, Desert Diamonds, Day with Fe, Dirty Dog, and Phat Shack
Philanthropy news: Support these three women’s causes in Hong Kong today!
  • 9 April 2015

Feeling charitable? These three fundraisers will help to support women

Le French GourMay Hong Kong is the premiere Midi-Pyrenees food and wine from France
Get ready for Le French GourMay: Our food lovers guide to Midi-Pyrenees regional French cuisine
  • 9 April 2015

The largest and most famous region in France is the star of Le French GourMay this May

Get back to work! Top 10 quotes on work and jobs
  • 29 March 2015

Our top 10 funny, inspiring and all too relatable quotes about the working world

things to do in hong kong this weekend, rugby 7s
[VIDEO] Catch 40 Years of Rugby Sevens fever with Cathay Pacific’s fun new ad
  • 26 March 2015

From 70s Flower Power to selfies, Cathay Pacific celebrates 40 years of the 7s in this video

Hong Kong Rugby 7s, Rugby Sevens, womens sports in hong kong
Hong Kong Rugby 7s: Play Rugby #LikeAGirl
  • 25 March 2015

It’s finally 7s week in Hong Kong, and no one is more fired up than the players themselves!

Charity: Paint the Town Purple and erase epilepsy stigma in support of Enlighten Hong Kong
  • 16 March 2015

March is Epilepsy Awareness Month - here’s how you can get involved and support the cause

Shopping for cars: We test drive the Audi RS6 Avant
  • 3 March 2015

Audi's RS6 Avant is a smooth beauty that stands its ground amongst well-established rivals. We give it a spin

Hong Kong news: technology, smartphones, gadgets, mobile world congress, best phones on the market
HTC M9, Samsung S6 and Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge make technology news for best new smartphones and gadgets
  • 2 March 2015

In the market for the best smartphone? These three give all others a run for the money

Making news headlines: diamonds, online shopping, gifts, jewellery and more
  • 2 March 2015

We round up what's making news in Hong Kong lately

American cheerleaders Chinese New Year of the Goat Hong Kong lunar new year
Highlights: Denver Broncos Cheerleaders were in HK to celebrate Chinese New Year of the Goat
  • 24 February 2015

In case you missed them, here’s proof that American cheerleaders invaded our Fragrant Harbour over CNY

beauty and skin in Hong Kong, beauty products, advice, expert from skin care consultant Dr Lauren Bramley
Skin care advice from our expert: Tips for healthy skin
  • 24 February 2015

We get some practical advice from our aesthetician skin expert on how to tackle skin issues

Hope revisited: the movement to keep Hong Kong’s Chinese white dolphins safe
  • 16 February 2015

Gary Stokes and Sea Shepherd Hong Kong keep building on their work to save the dolphins

HK news: From Valentine’s Day to CNY, to fitness to shopping, here is what’s on in Hong Kong
  • 12 February 2015

It's cold outside; here’s the scoop on what’s happening this February in our Big Smog round-up

romantic meals, tips, plans, budget, dining, restaurants, Valentine
Love your Valentine! Romantic Valentines Day tips for every budget
  • 5 February 2015

Whether you’re newly in love or a stalwart couple, these ideas will make every Valentine feel loved

[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

Boarding school alert: Meet and interview with Branksome Hall Asia reps in Hong Kong to learn more about this amazing education opportunity on Jeju Island
  • 29 January 2015

Prospective students and families are invited to interview with Branksome Hall reps this February for the chance at a top notch education

A single girl's guide to Valentine's Day in Hong Kong
  • 19 January 2015

Having recently moved to Hong Kong from London, actress and writer Mia Mackie offers do's and don'ts for surviving V-Day

Running tips: Four common marathon mistakes to avoid
  • 19 January 2015

Former tri-athlete Ben Pulham tell us how to avoid self-sabotage on race day, plus eight do's and don't's

A prosperous Chinese New Year of the Goat: Chinese astrology horoscope predictions for fortune this lunar new year
  • 13 January 2015

Feng shui master and Chinese astrologer Clarice Chan gives practical advice in her Year of the Goat horoscope forecast

Viper challenge obstacle course
Epic obstacle course in KL: Taking on the Viper Challenge's oh-so-muddy 20km jungle route
  • 12 January 2015

Rachael Wheeler gets stuck into Asia's biggest - and happiest - obstacle challenge (psst... the next one's in March!)

Where to give blood now: Hong Kong government needs residents to donate blood to help HK Red Cross shortage
  • 12 January 2015

It’s easy, it’s quick, and you’ll do a lot of good by donating blood to Hong Kong Red Cross today

Hitting the big time? 40 things to do before you're 40
  • 9 January 2015

Now's the time to tick off some important life stuff to celebrate hitting the naughty 40

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

Linda Lu, photography, Cheeky Monkey, cheetah, 5D Mark II and a 300mm lens with 1.4x extender, resulting in an actual 420mm shot (f/5.7, ISO 800, shutter speed 1/500)
Photography tips: How to capture beautiful images using the right camera settings, light, and speed
  • 6 January 2015

We chat with Cheeky Monkey Photography found Linda Lu for tips on taking great photos

Five tips on how to travel the world for free
  • 2 January 2015

It is possible! Here are five ways to get around the world for next to nothing

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

Last minute booking! 10 + 1 New Years Eve parties with availability in Hong Kong
  • 30 December 2014

Waited until the last minute to book your December 31 festivities? Fear not.

New Year's resolutions? Bring in 2015 with these funny quotes
  • 29 December 2014

Top funny quotes for New Year 2015 to ring it in with a smile on your face

Testosterone: The most potent of fat-burning hormones
  • 18 December 2014

Health and fitness expert Alexa Towersey talks hormones in the last in a series of articles

More gadgets and gifts for men inspiration this Christmas
  • 17 December 2014

Loads of boys' toys galore: Ideas and shopping inspiration for the holidays

Online addiction: Dr Zaidi’s tips to heed when our relationship with the internet becomes too much
  • 14 December 2014

A psychologist guides us legions of web addicts away from anti-social addiction

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

Cars: We take the new BMW 7 series out for a test drive
  • 12 December 2014

BMW's 7 Series is right up there in the luxury car class. We give it a spin

Our top Christmas movies: Expat Living's favourite festive flicks
  • 11 December 2014

After a warm and fuzzy Christmas flick for the season? Here are the EL team's top picks

Boys toys: Gadgets and gifts we want this Christmas
  • 10 December 2014

Lost on what you'll get the special men in your life this year? Here's a treasure trove of the stuff they want

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

Wedding inspiration guide: Images from EL readers' Elizabeth Kerr & Ashley Walsh's big day
  • 5 December 2014

Planning a wedding? Get inspired with these tips and images from our own Expat Living readers' wedding gallery

Finance and bank expats come for illegal fight club news
News: Fight Club in Hong Kong catering to the rich expat? When the Bro-Code goes too far
  • 13 November 2014

For $30K HKD, alpha males bask in an evening of glamour-misogyny and violence

Hong Kong news: USA Today names HK in the top 10 best international skylines for Readers’ Choice contest
  • 11 November 2014

Hong Kong ranks lucky number eight for views and sundowners, sort of

APEC and the Umbrella Movement: Obama calls for the end of violence in Hong Kong
  • 11 November 2014

Obama dons Chinese style garb and asks for peace during the HK pro-democracy protests

HKTDC, Optical Fair, glasses, google glass, designer, style, mobile, smart, technology
HKTDC Optical Fair showcases smart glasses - Google Glass fashion for mobile technology
  • 11 November 2014

Rochester Optical makes an Asia debut in Hong Kong to show off their trendy smart glasses technology

Worst mobile phone apps
Cr-apps: The worst phone apps you've never heard of
  • 6 November 2014

Lucy Cleeve delves into the recesses of her smartphone to unveil this sorry bunch of terrible applications

Downton Abbey Singapore
Downton Abbey's Michelle Dockery on life as TV's Lady Mary
  • 6 November 2014

As the ITV drama plays out on TV, we chat happiness, humour and haute couture with actress Michelle Dockery

Star Ferry, Movember, men's health, charity, fundraising, campaign, education, awareness, cancer
Mo Ferry wants your 'tashe for Movember Hong Kong
  • 3 November 2014

Star Ferry gets a hairy upper lip for Movember HK awareness

Christmas, Xmas fairs, faires, Hong Kong shopping
Christmas fairs: Shopping for dresses, gourmet foods, fashion accessories, and gifts galore!
  • 3 November 2014

Prestige Christmas Fairs shopping spectacular debuts at the Conrad Hong Kong

Black Moon Rising: An investment opportunity... in space
  • 30 October 2014

A new business idea – but not as we know it. Justin Harper investigates an out of this world corporation that looks set for lift off

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

Food, Indian, cookery classes, gourmet, chef, Hong Kong cooking schools
Food: Learn to cook like a chef at a top Cantonese, Thai, dim sum and Indian cooking class kitchen in HK
  • 28 October 2014

Fancy Indian, Thai or Chinese food tonight? Give your DIY skills a go in the kitchen with our top 5 picks in Asian Hong Kong cooking schools

Animal education campaign bear bile farming and moon bear health and rehabilitation. Volunteer with Animals Asia charity in Hong Kong.
Bear-ing it all: Volunteer and education campaign for animal charity starts with Animals Asia founder
  • 28 October 2014

We chat with Jill Robinson MBE of Animals Asia to discuss the prevention of bear bile farming in Vietnam and China

Dylan Palladino voluntourism project for Cambodia fundraising volunteer
Volunteer fundraising: Expat teen summits Mt Kilimanjaro for kids in Cambodia
  • 22 October 2014

Dylan Palladino, 14, raised thousands for Caring for Cambodia by taking on this huge physical challenge

Your HK Halloween event calendar for kids: information for the spooky festival found here!
  • 16 October 2014

Our round up of Halloween entertainment for children gives you more reasons to haunt Hong Kong

Unlimited golf at Laguna Lang Co, Central Vietnam: Holiday on the green, anyone?
  • 14 October 2014

Golf on tap at the 18-hole course when you stay at Angsana Lang Co beach resort before 31 March 2015

HK, shopping for costumes, costume rental, Halloween costume tailors, LKF, Lan Kwai Fong Halloween, Halloween parties, costume shops
Halloween guide: 9 places to go shopping for costumes in HK
  • 13 October 2014

Find the perfect Halloween costume for tricks and treats in Hong Kong

Occupy Central, China democracy, Umbrella Revolution, The Daily Show
Jon Stewart’s lampoon coverage of the HK Occupy Central and the Umbrella Revolution movements
  • 9 October 2014

Give it up to the Daily Show to lambast CY Leung’s daughter in this snarky account of HK Occupy Central and Umbrella Revolution movements

Top 10 quotes about courage
  • 7 October 2014

Stiffen those spines with the best quotes about being manly and courageous

Occupy Central, Scholarism and the Umbrella Revolution from an expat seeking permanent residency status in Hong Kong
Occupy Central from an Expat's Perspective
  • 5 October 2014

Magazine editor Brooke Chenoweth gives her take on the HK protest events, and permanent residency

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 Vox.com

things to do in hong kong, free activities in hk
EL's guide to 20 things to do in Hong Kong today that are cheap or nearly free
  • 30 September 2014

At home today? We put together 20 things to do in HK to keep you active

Asian fusion/pub grub Gordon Ramsay new restaurant arrives in Lan Kwai Fong Hong Kong
New Gordon Ramsay restaurant Bread Street Kitchen launch in Hong Kong
  • 18 September 2014

EL was a part of the media melee surrounding the launch of Gordon Ramsay’s first venture in Asia

Where to buy iPhone 6 in Hong Kong, HK iPhone 6 retailers
Five reasons why iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus cure Android envy
  • 18 September 2014

Just when you thought the iPhone jumped the shark, there are reasons to love Apple again

midautumn festival, hong kong, moon festival, where to watch, festivities, public holiday
Mid-Autumn Festival 2014: 10 best places to celebrate the moon festival in Hong Kong
  • 4 September 2014

From mooncakes, fire dragon dances to lantern carnivals, where to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival

Books in Asia: Chick-lit, thrillers and kids' reads to enjoy
  • 31 August 2014

Looking for a new page-turner? Check out our shortlist of top books out in Hong Kong

Furniture, rental, furniture lease, bed, chair, table, Hong Kong homes, design
Furniture inspiration: Rentals, sales, and finding the right antique, mattress, curtain design and carpets
  • 19 August 2014

Discover what’s new in eye-catching designs and inspiring ideas in shopping for furniture this Fall

Films: 10 great movies out in cinemas this summer
  • 19 August 2014

Here’s our pick of this month’s happenings on the big screen - from Guardians of the Galaxy to Sin City

Viral video ALS Ice Bucket Challenge inspires Hong Kong entrepreneurs
  • 17 August 2014

Getting soaked for a good cause makes its way to our Fragrant Harbour

Gordon Ramsay news Bread Street Kitchen to open LKF Hotel in September
News: Zara, Gordon Ramsay, shopping, a new seminar and ways to volunteer
  • 12 August 2014

From events, shopping, and more - August and September in Hong Kong is jammin'

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

Fitness, fun activities, health and weight loss things to do with kids in Hong Kong
Fitness: Ryze Ultimate Trampoline Park opens in Quarry Bay and has us bouncing off the walls
  • 21 July 2014

Hong Kong’s first trampoline park, Ryze Ultimate, opened in Quarry Bay this weekend

Business finance Hong Kong iBond series government bond program investment guide
Invest in Hong Kong iBond today: Finance guide on how to invest in Hong Kong’s retail government bond market
  • 21 July 2014

Despite the threats of Occupy Central movement and recent downgrade of the Hong Kong property market, you think it’s a safe bet to invest in the HKSAR retail investment government bonds

Running the zombie Run For Your Lives HK 2014 West Kowloon RFYLHK October
Running: Zombie Run for Your Lives HK 5K race date set for October 2014 in Hong Kong
  • 21 July 2014

West Kowloon sets the scene for zombie apocalypse obstacle run in Run For Your Lives HK this October

MH17: Malaysia Airlines crash video scenes from the ground
  • 18 July 2014

Bloomberg News has compiled the crash footage photos into this one-minute video

Wedding, wedding dress, wedding planner, marriage, dating, relationship at McDonald's Hong Kong
How a wedding party at McDonald’s has become the goal for your dating relationship in Hong Kong
  • 17 July 2014

McDonald’s engagement parties, wedding parties, bridal showers and more are trending in Hong Kong

Hong Kong living, where to live in Hong Kong, Hong Kong neighborhoods
These two Youtube timelapse videos of Hong Kong will give you reasons to smile about living in Hong Kong
  • 17 July 2014

Take a peek at these two Youtube videos of Hong Kong that will put a skip in your step today during the hot summer months

Google introduces new Smarty Pins game to test your Google Maps knowledge, or waste time in the office. Whatevs.
  • 15 July 2014

Google Smarty Pins tests your geography trivia prowess on Googlemaps game, or just gives us a really good way to waste time in the office

Awesome viral YouTube video of this dog riding in a car makes dogs riding in cars amazing
Happiness found in this video of a dog riding in a Porsche makes our Sunday funday
  • 13 July 2014

Moose, the basset hound from South African, takes a blissful joyride in a Porsche Cayman in this GoPro video online

Transport department and MTR issue new MTR City Saver card to save commuters more money in their transportation logistics on the Hong Kong MTR
Thank you Transport Department! The new MTR City Saver Card gives our commute logistics this summer a discount
  • 9 July 2014

Transportation just got cheaper with the MRT City Saver Card, priced at $400 for 40 journeys within 30 days

FIFA World Cup 2014 Netherlands vs Argentina semi finals, finals and play offs for soccer Brazil vs Germany
Where to watch FIFA World Cup 2014 semi finals and finals in Hong Kong
  • 8 July 2014

Read on for our top 6 picks on where to watch the remaining FIFA World Cup matches in Hong Kong

Sex on the brain: How stress can spoil your sex life
  • 26 June 2014

According to research, stressed out folks are having crap sex. Well, we can't have that, can we?

Shopping for gadgets in Hong Kong: Our summer round-up
  • 25 June 2014

Whether you're a photographer, swimmer or movie geek, here's our pick of the coolest gadgets in HK's shops

sports apps world cup android iPhone tablet fifa f1
10 best free sports apps for your phone
  • 24 June 2014

We checked out a heap of free sporting apps to bring you our shortlist of the best

5 best and most posh first-class cabins available for travel to Hong Kong
The five best first-class cabins as rated by Bloomberg TV for comfortable luxury travel
  • 13 June 2014

Luxury travel ahead as we dream about these super-posh birds available for first-class passengers

Father's Day gifts for men flight simulator fly into Kai Tak Airport Kowloon Hong Kong
Dad's ultimate wish list: 8 Father’s Day gifts for men to appeal to adventurous patriarchs
  • 5 June 2014

Shopping for the man who has everything just got easier with our 8 picks for most extravagant Father’s Day gifts

june 4 1989 Tiananmen candelit vigil Victoria Park Hong Kong
Remembering Tiananmen 25 years later: June 4 memorial at Victoria Park
  • 4 June 2014

Regardless of your politics, June 4 1989 is a date that you will never forget

water pollution hong kong toxic algal bloom HAB red tide
Crimson Tide: 6 reports of Toxic Algal Bloom/HAB in Hong Kong this week
  • 3 June 2014

Harmful Red Tide spotted at Repulse Bay today, causing a shutdown of Hong Kong’s glamour beach

High Definition Earth Viewing (HDEV) experiment High Schools United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) program
Amazing Space: NASA brings us above and beyond with live streaming views of the earth via hi def cameras
  • 2 June 2014

Planet Earth streams live with high definition cameras from international space station to capture amazing views

Hong Kong Tuen Ng Dragon Boat Festival district guide
Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival 2014: Where to watch Tuen Ng festivities by district
  • 30 May 2014

District by district guide to where to watch Dragon Boat festivities in Hong Kong

Free Ride Day HKGCC anniversary 153 of Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce
Free Ride Day: Your ticket to ride Hong Kong’s Star Ferry and the Ding Ding gets real on May 29
  • 29 May 2014

Free Ride Day on May 29 to celebrate the 153 anniversary of HKGCC gets you moving on iconic Hong Kong transportation

Spotted! Christina Noble Children's Foundation Ladies Long Lunch charity fundraiser raises $1.2 million
  • 27 May 2014

260 of Hong Kong’s best-dressed ladies turned out for the fifth Christina Noble Children’s Foundation Ladies Long Lunch where a spectacular HK$1.2 million was raised for the kids in the foundation’s care

technology gadget Surface Pro 3 is Microsoft new toy tablet replacing a laptop
Technology and gadgets: Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet replaces your heavy laptop
  • 22 May 2014

Preregistration and pre-order begins for the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 tablet, taking that load off your shoulders

One Direction is heading to Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo this March!
  • 20 May 2014

One Direction in Hong Kong: Tour hitting AsiaWorld-Expo on March 18th

Tuck into 10 good books from Dymocks Hong Kong
Popular Book Store Reads: 10 new books recommended by Dymocks Hong Kong
  • 20 May 2014

Hong Kong book store Dymocks keeps you active with these 10 good books for your pre-summer pleasure.

Fit and toned: Get ready for the 30-Day Xtend Barre challenge at Flex HK
  • 5 May 2014

Ballet takes on a whole new shape as Xtend Barre pas de marché over to Flex HK

WWF conservation exhibition pandas 1600 Paolo Grangeon Hong Kong PMQ
1600 Pandas World Tour in Hong Kong: WWF’s Creativity Meets Conservation Exhibition
  • 29 April 2014

WWF’s French artist Paolo Grangeon brings his paper mache pandas to Hong Kong to promote sustainable development

American Greetings ad Mother's Day job opportunities and Manager
Job opportunity: The world's toughest job seeks applicants
  • 17 April 2014

This quirky job recruitment video gets our thumbs up

Zaha Hadid Architects City of Dreams casino hotel Macau Cotai Strip for Melco Crown Entertainment
Design: Take a peek inside Zaha Hadid’s newest casino resort in Macau
  • 6 April 2014

Melco Crown unveils plans for the fifth luxury hotel for City of Dreams, Cotai Strip

MH370 #prayforMH370
Our hopes are with Malaysia Airlines flight MH370
  • 10 March 2014

Wishing for the best outcome #PrayforMH370

Books in Hong Kong: Brilliant reads in February 2014
  • 17 February 2014

From novels to cook books, it's our top picks of the month

DiningCity Restaurant Week returns to Hong Kong
  • 10 February 2014

Time to undo the belt a few notches! DiningCity’s Restaurant Week returns again this month (starting 21 February), offering great bargains at dozens of Hong Kong’s best dining spots

Valentine's Day in Hong Kong: Romantic meals, flowers, gift ideas, short breaks and more
  • 5 February 2014

Our guide to having a cracking Valentine's Day in Hong Kong, for all sorts of couples

Order your Valentine’s Day flowers online at Giftflowers.com.hk
  • 3 February 2014

Go on, you old romantic – impress your sweetheart this 14 February with long-stemmed roses or a stunning bouquet of flowers

Hong Kong's major festivals of 2014
  • 3 February 2014

Culture vultures! With our rundown of Hong Kong’s major festivals and celebrations for 2014, there’s no excuse to stay at home

Eezy Peezy Parties’ nifty new party planning website
  • 27 January 2014

Shop for party supplies, send digital ‘evites’ and book caterers all in one place

Chinese New Year in Hong Kong: Great ideas for celebrating the Lunar New Year
  • 19 January 2014

Welcome the Year of the Horse in style with our suggestions for gifts and hampers, home accessories and places to celebrate Chinese New Year

New Year's Eve in Hong Kong: The best restaurants, bars and clubs with last-minute availability
  • 27 December 2013

We've tracked down a few top spots that are still taking bookings for 31 December 2013

Christmas shopping sorted with Gifthampers.com.hk
  • 13 December 2013

Because who doesn’t love receiving a jam-packed festive basket?

Top new books in Hong Kong in time for Christmas
  • 9 December 2013

Twelve new and notable books, recommended by the team at Dymocks

Little bookworms! The best new children's books in Hong Kong
  • 9 December 2013

Eight new titles for kids, recommended by the team at Dymocks

Ideas for perfect parties: The ultimate guide to help your celebrations go with a bang
  • 9 December 2013

With the party season upon us, we've put together an A-Z of party planning in Hong Kong

Christmas gifts for men: 19 great ideas
  • 5 December 2013

Here's everything your other half wants for Christmas; no need to thank us

Christmas gifts for her: 20 fabulous ideas
  • 3 December 2013

We wouldn't mind unwrapping any of these beauties come Christmas morning

Christmas gifts for kids: 15 ideas they'll love
  • 3 December 2013

We've scoured Hong Kong to bring you the hottest pressies for little ones

Christmas shopping: Fabulous festive fairs at the Conrad Hong Kong
  • 5 November 2013

Get all your gift-buying done is one fell swoop on 2 and 10 December

Volunteering in Hong Kong: 10 ways to help
  • 5 November 2013

Take a look at our rundown of great volunteering opportunities across the city

Modern Children, Modern Ways: We chat to Australian child psychologist Dr Louise Porter
  • 22 October 2013

Find out what Dr Porter has to say about bringing up children in Hong Kong’s high-pressure society

Register now for Dr Louise Porter's parenting seminars
  • 14 October 2013

Renowned Australian Child Psychologist Dr Louise Porter will hold three seminars in Hong Kong between 26 and 30 October

Calling new and old vendors for Prestige Events' Christmas Gift Fairs
  • 1 July 2013

Have a product you’d like to sell at this popular Hong Kong shopping event?

Sailing in style on the Michelangelo: We chat to proud owners Rick and Beatrice Schoeb
  • 27 June 2013

Claire Locking spends an evening on board Hong Kong’s most luxurious super junk

20 things to do in Hong Kong this summer
  • 27 June 2013

Stay cool with our top tips for family fun – in and out of the sun

Family-friendly deals in Hong Kong from Red Wizard
  • 4 June 2013

Deals, promotions and competitions for families in Hong Kong