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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My Quick Guide to Living in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a place that has plenty of wonderful lodging choices that you can definitely choose to stay in whilst your visiting. You probably read that I moved over to the Kong back in 2011, bagged an ice cool job in an Irish Pub there and ended up living in Lam Tin. But if Read more about My Quick Guide to Living in Hong Kong[…]

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41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far

The World Cup is just crazy. As a massive football fan, it’s taken me 34 years to finally make it to a World Cup and see the atmosphere for real in Brazil 2014 and it’s just incredible. However I have been on the move a lot and so far I have watched the World Cup Read more about 41 Different Places That I Have Watched World Cup 2014 So Far[…]