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I had an amazing history tour of the Happy Valley cemeteries with historian Jason Wordie and cannot recommend it enough. He only does the tours for Hong Kong residents or people who grew up/worked here and have an idea of the city’s geography. So, unfortunately, the depth and breadth that he covers Hong Kong are […]

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It’s the time of the year – Art Month! Hong Kong Art Central and Art Basel. I had fallen so far behind blogging and have just rejuvenated this space in 2019 – not bothered who’s reading or who ends up here but keeping up with a habit that always sparked joy. Don’t worry this year’s […]

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Creating a sustainable life in Hong Kong At the start 2018, China implanted its ban on global trash. In land scarce Hong Kong, the landfills don’t have the capacity to contain all the waste (several thousand tons daily) and there have been community measures and initiatives to encourage a zero waste lifestyle and to reduce […]

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I’m so honoured to be part of the panel for Hong Kong T Dining’s Best Restaurants awards the past couple of years. 2019’s list is now out and congratulations to all the restaurants and chefs! I contributed to reviewing the Top 20 Restaurants in Hong Kong and Macau. ( No conflict of interests – I stay […]

I’ve been to Test Kitchen twice now – an interesting concept that brings in different chefs to cook for a couple of days. The first was an uneventful dinner by Rice Paper Scissors quite a while back and I didn’t have any desire to to go back since, but my Malaysian friend coaxed me into […]

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My story for Singapore’s D+A magazine featuring Brewin Design Office’s latest interiors project for The Morgan Penthouse on Conduit Road. You can read the full story here.  

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I’m really looking forward to this year’s event this Sep 21-22 as I missed last year’s Food Summit while I was back in Singapore. I was also in Stockholm earlier this year in February for the Stockholm Design Week and sussing out their sophisticated recycling/composting system and culture. The two day line up organised by […]

This is probably the highlight of my 2018 as I mindfully try to live a leaner life of less waste and trying in my personal capacity to avoid plastic use as much as possible. A massive inspiration run by my friend T is All in Asia, follow them for interesting nuggets and tips to live […]

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I have to admit I have little clue where to eat in Kowloon. My friends come here often for breakfast Thosai, and recommended I try their pretty tasty South Indian vegetarian food. This set lunch was a bunch of everything – lentils, chickpeas, okra, pickled vegetables over a spiced pea rice and naan. Delish. This chain […]

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This story is behind a paid wall and the editor’s pick under premium content, so I’ve taken the liberty to publish it here as my blog has always been about making recommendations for travel. Apart from the casino shots, the photos inset are taken by me.

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