pedi in POHO

I recently came across a hidden gem in Sheung Wan, or as the area is referred to as POHO, Po Hing Fong! The Nail Library is one of those rare finds in Hong Kong, hidden in a back street amongst art galleries and local service providers. You enter and instantly feel like you are in New York! Unlike almost any …

A walk down Wellington

There are so many things to love about Hong Kong, for me one of them is the seamless mix of young and old, in both architecture and culture. One of my favourite areas that showcases this is in Central, behind Queens st. Pottinger St is famous for it’s vibrant street market, showcasing the best in fancy dress costumes and the current …

in the club!

Last week we went to Australia to attend one of my closest friends wedding (more about that in another post) for now I want to share with you our first stop, the Qantas Club lounge in the Hong Kong airport! I first joined the Qantas Club about twelve years ago, when I qualified for a corporate discount! that privilege had …

day and night in Hong Kong, September 30th

If you have been reading the news this week, you will have heard there have been a series of protests here in Hong Kong. I am not here to tell you about politics, you can read what the students are asking for and why here. I also enjoyed this article, so true! I went into Central yesterday morning and then …

Is it a competition?

So this week was a milestone week in our house, three kids at school! Three kids with three very different appetites. ONE who sits down and ‘orders’ breakfast like he is in a hotel ‘I would like a spinach and mushroom omelet, please. Also toast with jam and a baby ‘cino’! ONE who eats cereal at 6am and then is …

weekend wanderings

We spent the weekend doing lots of outdoor activity with the kids, the weather was perfect for long walks and beach time (although not yet for swimming!). On Saturday we walked the “Dragons Back’ which is a hike that takes you over D’Aguilar Peninsula, connecting Wan Cham Shan and Shek O Peak. It’s named for the path that runs along the …