The Possible Impact of Shanghai on Hong Kong Disneyland
Children / China / Disneyland / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Recreation / travel

The Possible Impact of Shanghai on Hong Kong Disneyland

Recently I have had a few people ask me what we are going to do when Shanghai Disney Resort opens. This question is often followed by the comment “Hong Kong Disneyland will have to close because it won’t have visitors anymore.”. I’m a little shocked by the totalitarian view that this region of Asia can … Continue reading

Cretaceous Park … at the Hong Kong Science Museum
Children / China / Culture / Dinosaurs / Fun / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Recreation / Science

Cretaceous Park … at the Hong Kong Science Museum

Ah the Hong Kong Science Museum. Possibly one of my sprogs favourite places to venture in Tsim Sha Tsui. I’ve talked about it before, and I’m going to mention it again as it currently has a Dinosaur exhibition running until April. Who doesn’t LOVE dinosaurs. They inspire and intrigue us. They make us question life, … Continue reading

Lighting up the Night
Children / China / Culture / Fun / Hong Kong / Lifestyle / Living in Hong Kong / Mid Autumn Festival / Recreation / Scenery

Lighting up the Night

Mid-Autumn Festival is a time of celebration in Hong Kong and one my kids adore. It is a time when the weather is (theoretically) cooling down, the moon is full overhead (and the photo above proves it!) and everyone enjoys the beauty of the lanterns. We partake of a trip to Victoria Park to see … Continue reading

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Chime-Long Circus

One doesn’t know what to expect from a circus these days. This is true of the Chime-Long circus too. The best way I can describe it is a little Cirque Du Soleil combined with traditional and modern circus acts.  Clowns joked with each other in extravagant European influenced costumes while acrobats swung, danced and contorted overhead. … Continue reading

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Stealer, Steal Her, We Cross the Border

Unlike my beloved Australia (where my fave band provided inspiration for this blog title), Hong Kong is in close proximity to other countries. Unlike Australia and New Zealand, you don’t even need to jump on a plane or boat to cross the border into other countries. Even more novel (for those of us from Down … Continue reading