Pregnancy cravings: maternity jeans at Mayarya


The Brit in me that dictates that – no matter how many years I spend in Asia – I’m secretly never happier than on “Big Coat Day”. This is that glorious day each autumn when the mercury finally drops below sweltering and I can happily throw … Continue reading

Rooftop splashing and strolling at the brand new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal Park!

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After a recent visit to über kid-friendly Singapore, Mr T-T and I were both in agreement that Hong Kong sorely lacks rooftop play areas. After all, we share a similar climate, have large commercial roof space aplenty, and yet it seems that our Lion … Continue reading

Everything Is Awesome Part 2! Legoland Malaysia Review

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So, I may previously have mentioned that we’re quite keen on Lego round at our gaff – in fact we have now officially run out of storage and so I’ll have to invest in another of those slightly creepy disembodied … Continue reading

All hands on deck for a family Sunday brunch at Quayside

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Top image courtesy of Quayside Finding a suitable space in Hong Kong for a leisurely brunch with children is a bit like finding a Golden Ticket to the Wonka factory: rare and valuable indeed. Finding a family brunch spot that comes … Continue reading

Kerasilk Treatment at Hollywood Hair review


Top image courtesy of Goldwell As I may possibly have mentioned, perhaps just once or twice in the past, I spend quite a lot of time with my hairdresser, the lovely Ari at Hollywood Hair. Cutting, colouring and, most important of … Continue reading

The Farm at San Benito Review: pregnancy-friendly relaxation and wellness

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I’d figured that I was going to get a lot out of a stay at the Philippines’ legendary wellness retreat, The Farm at San Benito from the moment I was invited to experience their detox programme. After all, for someone … Continue reading

All Things Nice: Mr Simms Olde Sweet Shop opens in Hong Kong!

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Flying Saucers, Blackjacks, Refreshers, Midget Gems, White Mice… If this list leaves you scratching your head, then you don’t know what you’re missing, so you should definitely read on! If, on the other hand, you’re thinking “Wow, that takes me back!”, … Continue reading

Zak’s Discovery Bay: Family Food Beside The Seaside

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Given that I somehow find myself a resident of this bewildering corner of Hong Kong, it’s a wonder that I haven’t written about Zak’s before now. I think I just kind of assumed that people would already know that it’s … Continue reading

Sqooll activity pack review: themed fun for Hong Kong’s crafty kids

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I’m going to admit that, in these dark days of Pinterest mood boards, scrapbooking, and Instagramming your child’s every scribble and pat-a-cake, that I, The Accidental Tai-Tai, am FAILING as a mother. I actively dislike almost everything to do with cutting, sticking, … Continue reading