Category Archive: Hong Kong

The Lamma Island family trail

Just a 30-minute ferry ride away from HK, Lamma island was a world away from urban Hong Kong – charmingly rustic and amazingly serene.

Say “rise up lights”

Descend from Wyndham Street, past an unassuming doorway, down four flights of tattered crimson carpet-covered stairs… for the best Chili Martinis in Hong Kong.

A cuppa, my way

Mom’s recipe for the perfect cup of masala chai.

The Jade Market game

Isn’t there an intense satisfaction in buying something for less than half the quoted price?

The Maclehose Trail Section 1

If you happen to be visiting HK and would like to sample a different aspect of the city, then checking out one of its many hiking trails may be the answer.

A journey across the Michelin starred French restaurants in HK

A quest to sample all the Michelin-starred French restaurants (2010) in HK island.

A Sunday in Sai Kung

Celebrate a long hike (or simply some good weather) with a fantastic meal at Chuen Kee Seafood restaurant in Sai Kung.

A taste of Mumbai: Maharashtrian Prawn Curry

For some reason, Maharashtrian cuisine is not widely found in ‘Indian’ restaurants across the globe. They tend to favour dishes from the northern or southern states of India, while the likes of sabudana vadas, kandat le sode, paplet kalvan, etc. are hard to come by.

Nature’s ephemeral masterpieces

Exquisite masterpieces are painted in the sky, EVERY day, EVERY minute…. Ephemeral, yet Eternal.

Modern traditions and the best of both worlds

Every time I go shopping in Hong Kong, I cannot help but smile about how walking around a supermarket can take you on an interesting trip around the world.

Da Ping Huo: Awesome Sichuan cuisine in Hong Kong

It may not be “100% authentic”. But is is darned good!

Counting in Cantonese: A short lesson

Knowing a bit of Cantonese counting might help you with taxi drivers (and of course, with shopping)!