We're excited about trying something different this Halloween at this uniquely frightening and fun, interactive zombie survival experience. And we've got two tickets to give away.
20 Oct 2017 / Activities / Events
Dressing up, drinking, dancing - what's not to like about Halloween in Hong Kong? Let us help you decide where to head for a scarily good time.
19 Oct 2017 / Entertainment / Events
From Halloween to Christmas we've rounded up the most festive holiday events all around Hong Kong.
19 Oct 2017 / Activities / Around HK / Events / Family

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We're excited about trying something different this Halloween at this uniquely frightening and fun, interactive zombie survival experience. And we've got two tickets to give away.
20 Oct 2017 / Activities / Events
Let us do all the research so you don't have to! Here's our regularly updated roundup of family-friendly events and activities around Hong Kong.
Wondering what's on in Hong Kong? We've done all the legwork and found these events that we know you'll love!
18 Oct 2017 / Activities / Entertainment / Events
Let's take a walk around Sai Ying Pun, where we've found a fantastic selection of restaurants, cafes, pubs and quaint neighbourhood eateries for you to try.
12 Oct 2017 / Food / Restaurants
Craving something fresh? Our roundup of bar and restaurant news has got you covered.
11 Oct 2017 / Drink / Food / Restaurants / Taste
Don’t miss this chance to get off the beaten track and join in this unforgettable tour on a boat trip to discover one of the largest and busiest container ports in the world. We are giving away two tickets, valued at $900 each. Find contest entry details at the bottom of this post.
4 Oct 2017 / Around HK / Entertainment / Events
Have you found a hair stylist in Hong Kong who ‘gets’ you and gets the best out of your hair? If the answer is 'no', then read on for expert tips from a salon owner on how to find your ideal stylist.
28 Sep 2017 / Beauty / Lifestyle
Get ready to explore the cafés and restaurants of Shek Tong Tsui. This vibrant district between Kennedy Town and Sai Ying Pun has lots of character, and that mix of old and new that we just love about Hong Kong. Taking HKU MTR as our starting point we've picked out some of our favourite spots for you to try.
We're blessed with so many beautiful beaches here in Hong Kong, wouldn't it be amazing to enjoy them without the plastic garbage so often found along the shoreline? One mum shares her hope that we can make this year's Mid Autumn Festival an eco-friendly one by not buying glow sticks and finding more creative ways to celebrate. What do you think?
25 Sep 2017 / Blog / Events / Family
Don't miss your chance to see one of the big hitters of British comedy perform at the Tamarind in Wan Chai on 13 and 14 October. We are giving away two sets of four tickets, one for each night of the show, to see Simon Evans Live. Find contest entry details at the bottom of this post.
22 Sep 2017 / Events
Skip the supermarket frustrations and try some of these excellent shops and online stores offering gourmet goodies.
12 Sep 2017 / Shopping / Taste
Hong Kong is a food mecca and there is no shortage of options, running the gamut from hole-in-the-walls to Michelin 3-star restaurants. Want to try Michelin-rated food without the hefty price tag? Then how about trying Michelin recommended snack shops?
31 Aug 2017 / Around HK / Food / HK Living / Taste
Bling. Ice. Rocks. No matter how you to refer to them, there’s something special about diamonds. There’s more to the dazzling gems than the ubiquitous princess cut seen on many a woman’s ring finger. If you need help deciding on the perfect engagement ring or a custom made set of cufflinks (they’re not just a girl’s best friend) – from square cut to pear-shaped, yellow or pink, in affordable settings to the cost of a small house – here’s where to get bespoke diamond jewellery in Hong Kong.
28 Aug 2017 / Lifestyle / Shopping
Hong Kong has been touted by many as a foodie haven. After a little exploring, you realise that this title is not (solely) earned by the abundance of international cuisine and Michelin-starred fare but also the cheap'n'cheerful traditional snacks found down alleyways and around street corners.
21 Aug 2017 / Essential HK / Food / Restaurants / Taste
Highlights of Hong Kong's best sources for English language books, including art books, used book shops, specialty book stores, and online retailers.
25 Jul 2017 / Essential HK / Shopping
Our top picks for iPhone and Android apps to make life in Hong Kong easier. Including a taxi translator, MTR and bus routes apps, apps to monitor air quality and weather, apps for food delivery, grocery shopping, restaurant booking, beauty booking, meeting new friends and more.
14 Jul 2017 / Essential HK
A must for visitors and a perfect way to while away an afternoon with friends, no wonder afternoon tea is a Hong Kong institution. These are some of the best afternoon teas in town.
5 Jul 2017 / Food / Restaurants / Taste
Nothing beats sipping a cocktail under the stars at a rooftop bar, except perhaps a indulging in a delicious meal on a leafy terrace hidden away in the heart of the city. From sprawling rooftops to tucked-away terraces, we share our favourite al fresco bars & restaurants in this comprehensive guide.
27 Jun 2017 / Drink / Food
Most of us book a holiday hoping to have a bit of time to relax and recharge away from the distractions of daily life. However, if you are travelling with kids, holidays are often less than relaxing. Choosing a resort with a good kids’ club can make all the difference in the success of your trip. We’ve rounded up a list of some of the best kids’ clubs in Asia to help make your next family vacation a breeze.
12 Jun 2017 / Kids / Travel
Delicious brunch buffets offering free flowing alcohol are a favourite weekend indulgence in Hong Kong. Here's our pick of the best bottomless brunches to suit all budgets (including fantastic family friendly options).
31 May 2017 / Food / Restaurants
Let us inspire you with some watery ways to beat that sticky, city heat.
What are the options for children's health insurance in Hong Kong? CCW Global Insurance Brokers share their insights on choosing the best health insurance policy for your family.
21 Apr 2017 / Family / Health / Kids
Lazy weekend brunches and lunches with kids are definitely do-able if you choose the right restaurants. This selection of family-friendly spots should keep the whole gang happy.
21 Mar 2017 / Family / Food / Kids / Restaurants / Taste
If you're craving peace and relaxation then our guide to fabulous massages around Hong Kong has you covered. Each spa offers a unique vibe and range of treatments, so select the one that best suits your mood, then relax, unwind and enjoy!
15 Mar 2017 / Beauty / Lifestyle / Wellness
Umbrellas at the ready everyone, it's another rainy day in Hong Kong! Don't let the wet weather dampen your spirits, this post has lots of inspiration on how to enjoy a rainy day in Hong Kong.
6 Mar 2017 / Activities / Around HK
Here in HK we have some of the world's most unique and iconic travel destinations within very easy reach. How many of these must-see spots have you been to?
20 Feb 2017 / Holidays
From tiny tots through to teens - we've got ideas here for fun things to do and family days out around Hong Kong that everyone will enjoy!
25 Jan 2017 / Activities / Family / Kids
Great value deals on hair cuts, treatments and colour around Hong Kong, recommended by the experts at BloomMe beauty booking app. Use your HK HUB discount code for an extra $100 off your treatment.
9 Nov 2016 / Beauty
Sham Shui Po is a treasure trove of electronics, fabrics, toys and more. This is your complete guide including map of the key shopping areas.
2 Nov 2016 / Shopping
Apparently Hong Kong is not a ‘budget friendly’ city. According to who? Not us. Check out these ideas for cheap - or free - things to keep you entertained in Hong Kong!
21 Sep 2016 / Travel
Get ready for a family adventure. We've found 5 exciting experiences around South East Asia to inspire intrepid families.
17 Mar 2016 / Holidays / Kids
Hong Kong's top 10 hikes by Jane Richards, ironman and marathon runner. Hikes for all abilities including families, hardcore hikes and road runners.
21 Dec 2015 / Around HK

Skip the supermarket frustrations and try some of these excellent shops and online stores offering gourmet goodies.
12 Sep 2017 / Shopping / Taste
Online butcher, Farmer's Market, supply naturally farmed, restaurant quality Australian meat and fish to Hong Kongers. We delved into their online store to find out what they offer and give their food the all-important taste test. Read on for the chance to win a $1,000 voucher for Farmer's Market's online store.
8 Sep 2017 / Food / Reviews / Shopping
Hong Kong has been touted by many as a foodie haven. After a little exploring, you realise that this title is not (solely) earned by the abundance of international cuisine and Michelin-starred fare but also the cheap'n'cheerful traditional snacks found down alleyways and around street corners.
21 Aug 2017 / Essential HK / Food / Restaurants / Taste
As a newly landed expat there is A LOT to organise, and even simple tasks become frustrating when you don’t know your way around. If you’ve just landed in Hong Kong, I want to share some info that would have helped me find my feet faster.
19 Jul 2017 / Essential HK
Our top picks for iPhone and Android apps to make life in Hong Kong easier. Including a taxi translator, MTR and bus routes apps, apps to monitor air quality and weather, apps for food delivery, grocery shopping, restaurant booking, beauty booking, meeting new friends and more.
14 Jul 2017 / Essential HK
Mission impossible: cutting your grocery budget in Hong Kong. Not if you head to these discount supermarkets.
29 Mar 2017 / Essential HK / Family / Shopping
From tiny tots through to teens - we've got ideas here for fun things to do and family days out around Hong Kong that everyone will enjoy!
25 Jan 2017 / Activities / Family / Kids
Are you thinking about getting your first tailored suit? Our writer Joseph took the plunge, and here's what he thought of the whole process from designing and fitting through to trying on his finished bespoke suit.
27 Dec 2016 / Blog / Essential HK / Lifestyle / Shopping
For many new expats, the whole idea of 'helpers' (domestic workers that live in the employer's home) takes some getting used to. Here's a little pep talk on all the benefits of getting help, and some tips on building a great relationship with your new helper.
30 Aug 2016 / The HK HUB
There are certain moments in life when you really do question your sanity. For me, that moment came as I boarded a plane with a suitcase, a one-way ticket to Hong Kong… and a six-month-old baby.
12 May 2016 / Essential HK / Family / Kids / Relocation