• Hong Kong
  • Chinese Feet Treats

    The ancient Chinese medical text Huangdi Neijing (黃帝內經) is the fundamental document of Chinese medicine and recommends massage as a treatment for medical ailments. Thus reflexology was born, a branch of alternative medicine based on the application of pressure to a series of zones and reflex areas on the hands and feet to treat issues in the correlating […]

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  • Hong Kong Street Art

    While street art in cities such as London, Paris, Berlin and Hamburg is celebrated, protected or at least tolerated, Hong Kong has a different attitude. The Hong Kong’s Highways Department is quick to remove any unauthorised art, such as the systematic removal of Invader’s 2014 Hong Kong wave. Authorised art has a longer life span, […]

  • Hong Kong
  • Hong Kong Shopping Tips

    Hong Kong’s many shopping malls, department stores and high streets feature the usual range of designers (Armani, Bvlgari, Chanel etc) and international chain stores (H&M, Marks & Spencer, Top Shop, Zara). For outlet shopping, head to Citygate, a sprawling mall located near Tung Chung MTR station and for markets try the  Western Market in Sheung Wan […]

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  • The Business of Respect

    Anyone hoping to do business in Hong Kong would be well advised to read up on business etiquette. Even in the simple act of exchanging business cards there are customs to observe such as handing over and receiving cards with two hands and placing acquired cards in sight during the meeting, rather than putting them […]