Hong Kong Hotspot: Hong Kong Halloween – Spot the Characters

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

Beijing Backpacking, Day 15: Somewhere Between West and East, in the Middle of Tradition

Last week I went full circle on food between Western and Chinese, in formats old and new. But even for a country like China where tradition dies hard, there is no escape from the clutch of globalisation. Bit unlike the pure Western influence that may comes from unabashed Western cuisine in a tourist area behind … More Beijing Backpacking, Day 15: Somewhere Between West and East, in the Middle of Tradition