Painting the Night with Hong Kong Disneyland
Children / Disneyland / family / Fun / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Recreation / travel

Painting the Night with Hong Kong Disneyland

Disney has a new night time parade premiering October 1st 2014. I was lucky enough to get a sneak peak at the parade during one of the Magic Access Appreciation Nights last week. It’s called Paint the Night and as you’d imagine it’s full of fun, lights and LCD screens. Visually it is simply stunning. … Continue reading

Hong Kong Mums … finding your community…
Children / Expat Life / family / Friends / Hong Kong / Lifestyle / Living in Hong Kong / Parenting

Hong Kong Mums … finding your community…

As a stay-at-home mum following my husband to Hong Kong was somewhat daunting. The idea of being pulled away from my established friends, mothers group and my support network was quite a challenge to overcome. In the beginning I would be lying if I didn’t say it was lonely and tough to find new friends and new … Continue reading

Dreamworks @ Paradise Garden, Holiday Inn, Macau
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Dreamworks @ Paradise Garden, Holiday Inn, Macau

After our atrocious Shrekfast experience we ended up (at the suggestion of the Shrekfest MC) at Paradise Garden, inside the Holiday Inn, part of the Sands Casino Complex on Cotai Strip in Macau. We arrived at the garden in an attempt to get a photo of Mitchell with a Madagascar penguin. If we had known this … Continue reading

Shrekfest – What a Troll!
Children / Eating out / family / Hong Kong / Living in Hong Kong / Macau / Recreation / travel

Shrekfest – What a Troll!

Over in Macau there are so many different things for the kids to enjoy. Hong Kong has Disneyland and the Disney characters. The Sands group of hotels (Holiday Inn, Sheraton, Conrad) on Cotai Strip in Macau has the Dreamworks characters. We thought the best way to see the characters was by taking our kids to a … Continue reading

Let’s go ride a Bike …
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Let’s go ride a Bike …

In what was once one of the seediest places on planet Earth. Yep – you heard me right! I’m talking about the Kowloon Walled City again. Believe it or not there is a pretty awesome bike track right next to the old gates of the Walled city ideal for kids. As I’ve mentioned previously, Kowloon … Continue reading

Helper … and Family
Attitudes / Children / Emotions / Expat Life / family / Helpers / Hong Kong / In the news / Lifestyle / Living in Hong Kong

Helper … and Family

There has been a lot of news recently on the plight of helpers in Hong Kong. It is full of doom and gloom and highlights the truly gruesome side of life for some domestic helpers working here. Maid, 28, falls to her death from 27th floor flat while cleaning windows Helper in critical condition after … Continue reading