Our top picks for the best smartphone apps to simplify your life in Hong Kong.
29 Jan 2020 / Around HK / Essential HK
There's a fun new way to learn Cantonese in Hong Kong!
14 Nov 2019 / Education / Essential HK / HK Living
25 fun ways to experience all that Hong Kong has to offer!
12 Nov 2019 / Around HK / Essential HK / HK Living

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Get ready for Chinese New Year with the HK HUB's ultimate guide to lai see etiquette.
22 Jan 2018 / Essential HK

Do I really have to wear a pink pyjama uniform? Is it true that I can pay for my birth with my Octopus card? Planning a birth in Hong Kong can raise some very quirky questions, however having a baby in the public hospital system can be a very positive experience, if you know what to expect. We chatted to doula and breastfeeding counsellor Cathee Jackson to find out about the process, how to prepare, and what to pack!
7 Apr 2016 / Essential HK / Health / Interviews / Kids
New in town and eager to meet like-minded people? Have some time on your hands and want to make yourself useful? Feel like helping others who need it most? Become a volunteer in Hong Kong!
30 Mar 2016 / Essential HK
Expat life in Hong Kong can be wonderful, but it can also be precarious. Who do expat families turn to when an unexpected crisis - divorce, illness, a bereavement or job loss - happens? Plan B can help.
24 Mar 2016 / Essential HK / The HK HUB
We all know that the right insurance coverage will give us peace of mind, but where to start? CCW Global are bespoke insurance brokers that work for you, not the insurance companies. They will give you all the advice you need to make sure you get the right policy at the right price.
11 Mar 2016 / Essential HK
Explore HK's amazing scenery with these 5 easy hikes that you can even take the kids on.
Swing into the Year of the Monkey with our listing of what you need to know, see and do in Hong Kong for Chinese New Year 2016.
18 Jan 2016 / Essential HK
If your wardrobe is bursting at the seams and your favourite clothes are vying for space with your sports kit, the concierge clothes storage and virtual wardrobe service from PAKT is the answer to your woes.
23 Sep 2015 / Essential HK
Declutter your apartment with StuffGenie Hong Kong.
7 May 2015 / Essential HK
Caroline B Personal Management can help you streamline your life - administrative assistance across all areas of personal administration.
6 Oct 2014 / Essential HK
Occupy Hong Kong September 2014, images by Anna Bowkis Photography
29 Sep 2014 / Essential HK