Backpacking in Hong Kong: 24 Hours Exploring Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – Hong Kong has endless corners to explore. My recent journeys through this mini country of 8 million people took me to Yau Ma Tei. It’s an area those unfamiliar with Hong Kong will hopefully want to get to know. I was actually there for my Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: 24 Hours Exploring Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon[…]

Reminiscing my Youth: Watching Blur Live in Hong Kong

“Street’s like a jungle, so call the police” – Girls and Boys (1994) Conceived in the 70s, born in the 80s, teenage years in the 90s made me a Britpop teenager into my Indie Music. What is BritPop? What is Indie music? Brit – British Pop – Popular Indie – Independent Record Label “The Queen, Read more about Reminiscing my Youth: Watching Blur Live in Hong Kong[…]

Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Things to See and Do in Yau Tong

So when I’m not hardcore backpacking through endless towns on this planet, I try to base myself out in Hong Kong and need to catch up on some posts about arguably my adopted “home”. Yau Tong is yet another busy part of Hong Kong – this one on the east of Kowloon is by the harbour. Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: Top 5 Things to See and Do in Yau Tong[…]

Studying Saturdays: Learning Cantonese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong

“Libraries gave us power” – Manic Street Preachers Saturdays were always my day off as a blogger. I tended to write my Saturday and Sunday stuff during the week and take Saturday off. It’s football day and I should be down Dean Court or the Oval. Even in a flash of inspiration, I’d jot my ideas Read more about Studying Saturdays: Learning Cantonese at the Chinese University of Hong Kong[…]

Working Wednesdays: Welcome Host for Internations in Hong Kong

It’s been a while since I did a Working Wednesdays feature on here, and while I have dozens more jobs to write about, I’ll be posting a few more of them in due course when I feel like it. After relocating to Hong Kong in 2011, I signed up with Internations. If you don’t already Read more about Working Wednesdays: Welcome Host for Internations in Hong Kong[…]

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Backpacking in Hong Kong: My Top 5 Sights

This post has been a long time coming and you probably wonder why I never condensed Hong Kong into a top 5 before. But better late than never – here it is. I like to think I’m pretty knowledgeable on backpacking in Hong Kong. The reason being I basically just turned up with my backpack Read more about Backpacking in Hong Kong: My Top 5 Sights[…]

Settling in Hong Kong: 5 Ways to Keep Touch with My Roots

Having spent about 3 of the last 4 years based in Hong Kong, it’s a good time for me to write about how I coped out there, away from all the comforts in the previous three countries I had lived in – Australia, England and Northern Ireland. 1. Internet Hong Kong is well connected so Read more about Settling in Hong Kong: 5 Ways to Keep Touch with My Roots[…]

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The Day I…Worked in Two Continents Within 24 Hours

Before I tell the story of the day I worked in 2 continents within 24 hours, let me tell you that I know this isn’t cool, or rare, or unique, or even special. I’m aware of that – every day of the week people work in 2continents sometimes even 3…think of the man who has Read more about The Day I…Worked in Two Continents Within 24 Hours[…]

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