5 Tips on how to get around Macau

After reading our last blog: Top 12 things to do in Macau, I’m sure you are keen to book your next trip there. You will be pleased to know that travelling around Macau is super easy. Here are 5 tips on how to get around Macau: 1. The casino hotel shuttles are free! Most of…

Top 12 things to do in Macau

When you think of Macau, the first thing that probably comes to mind is gambling, and for good reason! Did you know that in one year Macau makes more than double in gambling than what Vegas does? So while visiting the casinos can be fun (or maybe not so much if you lose), there is…

5 wildlife experiences in Hong Kong

While it may be known as a concrete jungle to most, there is a surprising amount of wildlife in Hong Kong. Here are our top 5 wildlife experiences in Hong Kong: 1. Cows & Water Buffalo Feral cows and water buffalo roam around Ngong Ping Lantau island near the Tian Tan Buddha (aka the Big…

6 fun facts about Hong Kong you never knew

In one of our previous blog posts we shared 5 quirks about Hong Kong that you need to know as a first time visitor. Today we are sharing 6 more fun facts about  Hong Kong: 1. Sunday is maid’s day On Sundays there are a lot of Filipina ladies sitting on cardboard boxes. I honestly…

5 unique things to do in Hong Kong

Whether you are visiting Hong Kong as a stop over, or even if you have lived there for years – be sure to try these 5 unique things in Hong Kong. 1. Party on transport Partying in a bar is so old school. The main partying in Hong Kong occurs on boats and trams! Junk…

Tips for visiting Hong Kong on a budget

Known for it’s expensive real estate, designer shopping and fine dining, Hong Kong is one of the most expensive places in the world to stay. But don’t let that scare you away! Throughout the 3 years we have lived here, we have discovered a number of cost saving tips so that you can enjoy Hong Kong…

5 Tips for Hong Kong after dark

In last week’s blog post we shared some tips about Hong Kong dining etiquette. This week we will give you some tips on how you can survive/enjoy Hong Kong after dark! 1. Keep it casual Unlike Sydney, Hong Kong bars and night clubs are pretty relaxed about dress codes. Dean loves it because he can…

6 Tips for Hong Kong dining etiquette

In last week’s blog we shared this dining tip – to get service in a restaurant in Hong Kong, you need to raise your hand. Our readers found this especially useful, so this week we decided to share six other tips on Hong Kong dining etiquette. 1. Do not eat until your host does While…

5 Hong Kong “Quirks” you should know before you visit!

Are you visiting Hong Kong for the first time and need some tips? We have lived in Hong Kong for the last three years and have come across a number of quirks that we think are important for a first time traveller to Hong Kong to be aware of: 1. Put your hand up to…

Top 6 things to do at Changi Airport Singapore

Changi Airport in Singapore is consistently voted as the number one airport in the world, and it is not hard to see why. Not only is the airport huge, it has some of the most advanced technology (i.e. the automated immigration/boarding in T4) and it is also the airport with the most things to do….