“Thanks to my agent, my family, my cat, God…”The Accidental Tai-Tai wins a Liebster Award!

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“A what?” I hear you ask. Liebsters are awarded by fellow bloggers who want to share the love, and mine was given by the delightful Sharon of Jasmine and Ginger (who, if you don’t already read her blog, is a … Continue reading

Planes 2: Fire & Rescue launches in Hong Kong with an exhibit at Cityplaza, Taikoo Shing!

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If, like mine, your child is in thrall to the evil, cynical marketeers creative animation geniuses at Disney’s Pixar, it probably won’t have escaped your attention that Planes 2: Fire & Rescue is coming to HK at the end of … Continue reading

All aboard the Fireboat Alexander Grantham: exploring nautical Hong Kong at Quarry Bay Park

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What’s a Tai-Tai to do on the rare occasion that she actually has to tend to her own offspring? Well, Baby T-T and I recently found ourselves with a morning to spare between spa manicures (me) and Suzuki Method violin … Continue reading

A day out at Hong Kong Maritime Museum

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Baby T-T and I finally got to the Hong Kong Maritime Museum last week – only about six months after its reopening at Central Pier 8. Previously located down at Stanley’s Murray House, the new location is certainly more convenient … Continue reading

Café 8 review: Kid-friendly eats with a Hong Kong skyline view!

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Last weekend, Baby T-T and I headed into town for an adventure day, and decided to break up our museum/open top bus/ferry/shopping fun with a spot of light refreshment at Café 8 in Central. It’s strange that on the three … Continue reading

Discoveryland review: Hong Kong’s newest play centre opens in Discovery Bay!

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Baby T-T and I were this week lucky enough to be invited along to a lovely friend’s birthday party at the brand new Discoveryland in its opening week. This hotly-anticipated addition to Discovery Bay’s North Plaza – and the largest … Continue reading

Mavericks – family friendly beachside dining in Pui O, Hong Kong!

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Hong Kong or Hawaii? Well, maybe that’s stretching it a little, but The Family T-T rocked up to South Lantau’s newest hangout, Mavericks, over the holiday weekend for a little post-paddle refreshment and were really impressed by the totally rad surf-shack vibe. Sadly, … Continue reading

Hollywood Hair salon: Get your colours on in Hong Kong!

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As anyone who knows me well will tell you, I am a little bit (read: excessively) preoccupied with my hair. In fact, it’s a long-standing joke amongst my friends that no-one ever really knows what I’ll look like from one week to … Continue reading

J.Crew opens in Hong Kong… for some

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US retailer J.Crew recently launched here in Hongkers to great fanfare and the kind of Instagram publicity-bomb that only plying the ever-peckish media with free bao can generate. But it seems that the new additions to Central’s IFC Mall (ladies) and On Lan Street … Continue reading

The Accidental Tai-Tai’s toddler-assisted diet!

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It’s fair to say that the old “nine months on, nine months off” adage doesn’t always apply when it comes to losing your baby weight. In fact, due to somehow giving birth to a child that NEVER SLEPT except when pushed … Continue reading