Visiting Hong Kong with the family? What to see and do in the Big Bauhina with kids!

Accidental Tai-Tai Hong Kong visitors map

As a parenting blogger, writer and editor who has produced a fair few words (!) over the years on family activities in Hong Kong for various publications, I’d like to think that I know a thing or two about planning an … Continue reading

FunZone Island East review: jump around in North Point!

FunZone Island East Accidental Tai Tai

Having recently received the heads up about a new branch of soft play centre Funzone opening in North Point, I was very keen to go and take a look, especially when I realised that the launch would coincide with Young Master … Continue reading

Where to buy baby essentials in Hong Kong: a new and used top five!

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So you’re having a baby — congratulations! Well, in amongst the less lovely aspects of pregnancy (nausea, tiredness, stretch marks and ALWAYS FEELING TOO DAMN HOT) are a couple of positives. One being the amazing shopportunities that a new addition to … Continue reading

Smart Mama Insider Card PLUS great discount!

Smart Mama Accidental Tai Tai

DISCOUNT ALERT! The new Smart Mama Insider Card offers you the same (and more!) fabulous discounts as the old voucher book did, but now in a wallet-friendly format! The Insider Card will usually set you back HK$349, but Smart Mama are … Continue reading

Riding the rails: where to buy wooden train sets in Hong Kong


Ok, so I appreciate this is something of a niche post, but then I thought that about the roundup of specialist Lego stores in Hong Kong too, and that one continues to be one of the most popular on the blog. Who … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: Flawless pampering with a Pregnancy Skin Nourisher treatment

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So as I may have mentioned in my last post, this weather isn’t doing my skin any favours at the moment. My arms and legs are drier than the Sahara, the Gobi and the Kalahari rolled into one. I could probably … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: All about that face with a Prescriptive facial at Glow Spa PLUS special reader discount!

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Ok, so we may not quite be at the “let it snow” stage of cold quite yet, but the combination of chilly mornings, steaming showers and fan heaters has done my already nutrient-poor skin no favours at all. And that’s before we get started on … Continue reading

Pregnancy cravings: Brewing up natural skincare with Tea & Scones!

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There are few things I like more than tea and scones. I am, after all, British, and therefore genetically programmed to knock back cups o’ char at a rate that would suggest the meaning of life lies at the bottom of a … Continue reading

Christmas shopportunities with Sooq: shop Hong Kong designers with an exclusive reader discount!

Top image of Pomelorice Christmas card courtesy of Sooq

‘Tis the season to splurge, and as there are very few things that I appreciate more than the comfort of my own sofa these days, the launch of new Hong Kong online marketplace Sooq really couldn’t have been better timed! Sooq works with … Continue reading

The Diner review: family brunch on Arbuthnot Road

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Due to my extremely advanced maternal years (thanks again for that, friendly OBGYNs of Hong Kong!), I recently had to spend a delightful Saturday morning having a Oral Glucose Tolerance Test over at Queen Mary in Pokfulam. This venerable HK … Continue reading