Escape the city! Five Family Days Out Off Hong Kong Island

Accidental Tai-Tai days out in Hong Kong

As a resident of the deepest wilds of the New Territories (well, Discovery Bay), I’m often on the lookout for things to do with my kids that don’t involve a trip to the Hong Kong hustle, and over the years, … Continue reading

COMPETITION CLOSED! Win family tickets to Hairy Maclary’s Cat Tales and The Witches, live in Hong Kong!

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THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK PART!   The good folks over at ABA Productions are responsible for bringing some of the coolest theatre productions to Hong Kong, with a particular focus on great kids’ entertainment. They’re … Continue reading

Sparadise Urban Retreat and Gallery review with 50% off all spa treatments deal!

Sparadise Wellington Street

As someone who loves to be pampered but is also a bit of a product junkie, it’s fair to say that I’m probably slathering WAY too many chemicals on my skin every day in the name of beauty. So when … Continue reading

Yum Yum Yamm! Brunch with kids at The Mira Hong Kong

Yamm Family Brunch

As with traditional afternoon tea, the boozy brunch buffet is a Hong Kong institution, perfect for those who have a reasonable disposable income, hours of leisure time to while away of a weekend and a robust tolerance to daytime drinking – i.e. people … Continue reading

Baumhaus Wan Chai review: From tiny acorns…

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For a city seemingly full of small children, there are surprisingly few places in Hong Kong to hang out with young kids. Rosie Jean’s on Caine Road is a good bet, as is Café 8 as it has plenty of … Continue reading

Hong Kong DolphinWatch: pink dolphin tour review

Hong Kong DolphinWatch

This city of ours has plenty going for it – low crime, world-class dining and excellent public transport all contribute to making Hong Kong a great place to live. And while we all know that Mother Nature is just on … Continue reading

Jamie’s Italian Tsim Sha Tsui: Pukka Ocean Terminal eats with kids!

Jamie's Italian Hong Kong

If you’re familiar with Brit celebrity chef/professional geezer/saviour of school dinners Jamie Oliver’s TV shows, then you’ll probably already have some idea what to expect from his newly opened Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant. A million miles away from the usual … Continue reading

The Rink at Elements Mall review: cool Kowloon for cooped-up kids!

The Rink Kowloon

If there’s one thing that a Hong Kong summer calls for, it’s powerful air-conditioning. So where better to chill your boots during the recent blazing hot weather we’ve had than an ice-rink, where you’re guaranteed a refreshing arctic blast that’ll … Continue reading

Pull Shapes! Pizza with the family at Motorino Soho

Accidental Tai-Tai Motorino

Fact: everyone loves pizza (quiet, you at the back). But not every pizza is made equal and over the years we’ve weathered the various disappointments of soggy bases, processed plasticky cheese and frankly horrifying toppings (Pizza Hut Hong Kong, I’m looking … Continue reading

Kid-friendly brunch Kowloon-side at Grand Central, Elements

Accidental Tai-Tai Grand Central Bar and Grill

So we may have missed the 4th of July, but we figured we’d make up for it by paying tribute to our cousins from across the pond in the best way we know how – by stuffing ourselves silly with … Continue reading