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
Category Archives: Tai-Tai
The Farm at San Benito Review: pregnancy-friendly relaxation and wellness
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!
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
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
Secret swimwear shopping in North Point
Buying swimwear in Hong Kong is no mean feat if you are: a) over a UK size 8 b) in need of a bra AT ALL TIMES when out and about in order to avoid startling passers-by. While there are … Continue reading
Chuan Yu Facial review at Chuan Spa, Langham Place Hotel, Mong Kok
Schooldays… the happiest days of your life, so they say. (‘They’ also say that possession is nine-tenths of the law, which is clearly a pretty dubious legal position, and so I wouldn’t set much store in ‘their’ advice, tbh). Well, … Continue reading
Hong Kong hustle to South African safari with kids at Madikwe Safari Lodge
A couple of people recently asked me about our family safari last year and just how do-able an adventure holiday really is when you have a small person in tow! This post was first published on Sassy Mama HK after we visited … Continue reading
Ryze Hong Kong review: the city’s first indoor trampoline park bounces into North Point!
As you may have deduced if you’re a regular reader, The Accidental Tai-Tai doesn’t often like to break a sweat, particularly when there’s the option of cake-time instead of gym-time. With one exception… trampolines. There’s something about boinging around like … Continue reading
“Thanks to my agent, my family, my cat, God…”The Accidental Tai-Tai wins a Liebster Award!
“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
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