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Writing to you all the way from where I am now - sunny Spain. I've been contemplating a move for a while now, and while it's not permanent, it very well may be depending on several circumstances. Should I return to the fragrant harbour or not? What do you think? After being down and disillusioned … Continue reading Goodbye Hong Kong?
I wish I didn't have to write about this crap anymore but this situation keeps repeating itself no matter how well I handle it. What I really wish is to obliterate these experiences from my life so I don't have to feel so unnecessarily frustrated and angry sometimes... but I'm afraid that might have to take … Continue reading Another taxi altercation in Hong Kong
Happy Monday! For those who are interested in knowing a little bit more about me, I'm here to answer 10 questions posed by hongkongfong as part of the LIEBSTER Awards. Thank you hongkongfong! 1. What (or who) brings you the greatest joy? Fresh air, travelling, being with family and friends, a good appetite for humour, learning new things, improving myself, … Continue reading Q&A: Liebster x HKFiles
<a href="http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/12420923/?claim=gk3626fdhkt">Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a> An essay I wrote for Rappler, a Philippine-based social news network. See the original article here; below is the pre-edited version. Enjoy 🙂 10 years. That’s how long I used whitening products from the first moment I felt I was ugly because I was dark. When I was 12 years … Continue reading How I Learned to Love My Own Skin After I Moved Abroad
"This operation is not being planned with any alternatives. This operation is planned as a victory, and that's the way it's going to be. We're going down there, and we're throwing everything we have into it, and we're going to make it a success." ― General Dwight D Eisenhower A lazy Friday night was spent in … Continue reading Commemorating D-Day: 70 years later
Busy, busy, busy! But thought I'd share the summer French Lingerie sale from Simon Perele next weekend. I noticed that girls in Hong Kong, compared to Westerners, aren't really into sexy underwear (how do I know this?? I can see granny pants through their tight dresses and skirts!!). Well, before coming to HK as … Continue reading June 5-8: Lingerie Sale in Soho
If you're wondering why I've been so quiet over the past couple of weeks, it's because I've been travelling through Western Japan and discovering the beauty of the Kansai region. I will probably write more about that next time, as I am such a huge history and culture fanatic (my favourite was Osaka Castle because … Continue reading Travel: Geisha for a day
Frustrated: Dining in Hong KongAnother one of my impulsive rants was featured on HK Magazine this week: Original article hereOriginal letter (see Angry Server):Agree or Disagree?
*2017 update: Over the last year I've been using GuavaPass and KFIT - websites/apps that give you access to several gyms and studios in the city. They operate on monthly or per class subscriptions, which really take the burden off annual memberships. I thought KFIT is especially flexible and offers the best value for money. GuavaPass is … Continue reading Getting Fit in Hong Kong: A Review of Yoga Studios and Gyms on Hong Kong Island