Author: Heather Ng

Heather is a freelance writer, fitness junkie, and avid foodie. Having spent the better part of her life in the 852, Malaysian-born Heather has spent the last 6 years wandering around Hong Kong trying to uncover the city's best kept hidden gems. When not writing, you'll likely find her documenting her latest food adventures on Instagram, finding new ways to burn calories, or binge watching Netflix shows.

Located in Hong Kong’s Western Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong Palace Museum officially opened its doors on 3 July 2022. This was one day later than scheduled due to the passing of Typhoon Chaba, which reached a T8 signal at its peak on Saturday. Spanning over 30,000 square meters with 7,800 square meters of exhibition space, the impressive structure was designed by local architecture firm Rocco Design Architects who took inspiration from the colour palette and original structure of the Forbidden City in Beijing. Hong Kong Palace Museum Gallery 1 The museum is split into nine galleries with a careful…

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There is no escaping the metaverse these days. Whether you’ve come across Mark Zuckerberg’s eerie virtual replica during his rebrand of Facebook as Meta, a digital art gallery in Decentraland, or immersive virtual concerts, you’ve had some form of interaction with the metaverse. Everyone is talking about this latest buzzword, but like all buzzwords, its meaning can be fuzzy and contested. So, what exactly is the metaverse? What is the metaverse? AR and VR often come to mind when you think of the metaverse (© Georgijevic via Canva) When we talk about the metaverse, virtual reality (VR), digital ownership, avatars,…

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With up to 15,000 restaurants jam-packed into this gem of a city, Hong Kong is the ultimate foodie paradise. The large selection of restaurants cater to any budget, hence this city is known as Gourmet Paradise and the World’s Fair of Food. Whether you’re on the hunt for authentic local street food or Michelin Star restaurants, here are some suggestions on famous Hong Kong foods to look out for. BBQ Pork Buns (char siu bao, 叉燒包) BBQ pork buns in their steaming basket (© DreamBigPhotos via Canva) BBQ pork buns are a popular dim sum staple and can also be…

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Dating in the modern world can be tricky to navigate as our idea of friendship/romantic partnership, sexual and gender identity, etc. becomes more fluid. Various dating apps in Hong Kong have popped up to cater to nearly any kind of relationship you’re looking for, whether it’s LGBTQ+, casual friendship, or long-term or short-term encounters. Whether you’re looking for a whirlwind hookup or the love of your life, we’ve found the perfect dating apps for every occasion. Who knows? You might just find your version of happily ever after! Bumble © Bumble This dating app sets the tone for equality by…

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