Category Archives: Everyday Life

What lies beneath the surface of life in Hong Kong?

Beijing’s dead end expressway

On my trip out to the Great Wall of China by train, I found something downright bizarre while staring out of the carriage window – a multi-lane expressway that terminated suddenly ended at a field of trees. So what gives? […]

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Soy milk confusion in Hong Kong

Unlike my previous visit to Hong Kong when I was searching for cow milk, this time around I was on the hunt for soy milk. At a nearby supermarket I found a wide selection. From around the world. Including Australian […]

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Hong Kong loves butter cookies!

As a kid my Dad always bought Danish butter cookies for special occasions, but it seems like he isn’t alone – the rest of Hong Kong also loves them! Kjeldsens being the big name in Hong Kong. They’re also popular […]

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Playing ‘where’s the car’ on the streets of Hong Kong

I recently saw a car advertisement where the first thing I noticed wasn’t the car, but the backdrop. I swear it was somewhere in Hong Kong, but I couldn’t quite pick the location. So where could it be? Time to […]

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Bin night in Hong Kong

Time to take out the rubbish. It all starts with a bin. Until it gets full. Time to empty it. And walk down the street. Until you reach the refuse collection point. The rubbish is transferred into a truck. And […]

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