On Wednesday 30th April last year we boarded a plane and headed to Hong Kong, our first stop on what has turned out to be a very long adventure. We spent 10 days exploring the city and nearby beaches, eating pineapple buns and roast duck, taking jet-lagged naps in the… Read more of "Hong Kong in 60 seconds (video edition)"
Eating at Tim Ho Wan, the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant in the world, was near the top of our Hong Kong to-do list and, oh my gosh, it did not disappoint! We walked through a quiet residential part of Mongkok to get there, full of textile shops and little parks. The… Read more of "Tim Ho Wan, the Dim Sum Specialists"
From clothes to vegetables and flowers to pets, there’s a market for everything here and they are so fun to explore. The food markets are filled with the freshest vegetables and you can smell the fruit before you see it. They are all over the city, right next to… Read more of "Hong Kong's markets"
Hong Kong is known for its great food and we tried to sample as much of it as we could! It turned out that our favourites were also the cheapest meals we had. Here are some of the things that we enjoyed. Egg custard tarts These are related to pastel… Read more of "Hong Kong: cheap eats"
We’d planned and saved for months, sold our belongings, said our emotional goodbyes and then suddenly we were actually off! The first stop on our adventure is Hong Kong. A truly international city, it made an easy transition from our London lives. It’s not hard to see why… Read more of "Hello Hong Kong!"