WITH THE RECENT G20 and APEC summits, I take a brief glance at politics again. As I’ve explored before, political debate is front and centre in Hong Kong society, and it’s natural that satire plays a part. My friends and I came across this mural in Yau Ma Tei, near the end of the … More Hong Kong Hotspot: A Comedy of Celebrities
I’VE LEARNED HOW tradition dies hard here. And that goes regardless of where in the city you are and how it may develop. Many neighbourhoods here have undoubtedly become prime real estate, where flats of barely 40 square metres can sell for over US$1 million. But at the same time, Hong Kong resists the temptation … More Hong Kong Hotspot: Am I Freaking You Out?
While Halloween may be a European tradition, much celebrated in the United States, the international community in Hong Kong takes the event very seriously. At least that is the case on the island, which the bars and nightclubs in Lan Kwai Fung use as an excuse to throw raucous parties with steep cover charges. The … More Hong Kong Hotspot: Hong Kong Halloween – Spot the Characters