Swimming with Whale Sharks
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Swimming with Whale Sharks

We needed a break from the chaos of Hong Kong and decided on a quick trip to Cebu, an island in the Philippines. It is renown for its beautiful beaches, crystal waters and freshest mangoes, coconuts, pineapples and bananas. Whilst our family love beach holidays we don’t like to JUST stay at the resort sipping … Continue reading

Chinese New Year @ the Hong Kong House of Mouse 2014
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Chinese New Year @ the Hong Kong House of Mouse 2014

You knew this post was coming. It’s Chinese New Year. It’s time to venture out to Hong Kong Disneyland and join in the festivities with Mickey and the gang. It’s a sky high celebration. So C’mon, c’mon, c’mon… take a flight of imagination, so c’mon, c’mon, c’mon … Ok – so maybe I’ve been to … Continue reading

The hidden (Modern) history of Sai Ying Pun – Part 2
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The hidden (Modern) history of Sai Ying Pun – Part 2

Earlier in the week I took you on a stroll through the University of Hong Kong and a couple of its hidden historical buildings. Continuing on from there, we then took to the streets of Sai Ying Pun and uncovered a few more surprises. I’ve been walking the streets of Sai Ying Pun for a … Continue reading

The hidden (Modern) history of Sai Ying Pun – Part 1 – University of Hong Kong
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The hidden (Modern) history of Sai Ying Pun – Part 1 – University of Hong Kong

In the 5 years I have lived in Hong Kong I have seen the fast paced change of the city. I have seen beautiful old buildings reduced to rubble to make way for urban renewal and it had left me wondering how much of Hong Kong’s historical architecture is being lost through this process. Along … Continue reading

Project O – Article #118: Lisamaree – New Zealand (Scheduled for 9 – 29 @ 04:00)
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Project O – Article #118: Lisamaree – New Zealand (Scheduled for 9 – 29 @ 04:00)

Opinions. They matter. That is why I decided to take part in Project O, an exploration of global opinion by  an Opinionated Man on his blog Harsh Reality – one of the blogs I read regularly. Below is the link to my article. Project O – Article #118: Lisamaree – New Zealand (Scheduled for 9 – … Continue reading

Lighting up the Night
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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

Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Los Angeles
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Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Los Angeles

A trip to Hollywood wouldn’t be complete without a visit to a movie studio. After deliberating over the options we decided to take a guided tour over to Warner Brothers and do their studio tour. Before I get onto the Warner Brother backlot, I have to say that hindsight is a marvellous thing. <Begin RANT> … Continue reading