Smart Mama Insider Card PLUS great discount!

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

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

Everything is awesome! Specialist LEGO stores in Hong Kong

I’ll admit that one of my very early thoughts on discovering my pregnancy with Baby T-T (after the initial “Oh my God!” and “WHOA! Schools cost HOW MUCH?!”) was “Hooray! This means I’ll legitimately get to play with Lego again!” There’s … Continue reading

Magic Mirror review: Hong Kong’s coolest kids hair salon

I’m happy to say that Baby T-T seems to have inherited hair from my side of the gene pool, and I hope that this will be something he’ll be glad about in years to come, as Mr T-T tends – rather necessarily … Continue reading

Smart Mama Voucher Book: save money (and buy cocktails instead)…

… Ok, so I’m only half serious as fortunately, this rather cool voucher book has plenty of discounts on mum-friendly ‘activities’ (e.g. spas and booze), meaning no need to compromise the family funds for a good time to be had … Continue reading

Rosie Jean’s Café review: a Caine Road lunch spot with added playtime fun!

After the excitement of a visit to the 1600 Pandas at a sweltering PMQ last week (in short: lots and lots of papier-mâché  pandas. Not sure what else I can say, really), our gang of four intrepid adventurers were in need of a drink and … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

eipcland discovery bay

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 Epicland in its opening week. This hotly-anticipated addition to Discovery Bay’s North Plaza – and the largest of … Continue reading