Riding the rails: where to buy wooden train sets in Hong Kong

Ok, so I appreciate this is something of a niche post, but then I thought that about the roundup of specialist Lego stores in Hong Kong too, and that one continues to be one of the most popular on the blog. Who … Continue reading

Christmas shopportunities with Sooq: shop Hong Kong designers with an exclusive reader discount!

‘Tis the season to splurge, and as there are very few things that I appreciate more than the comfort of my own sofa these days, the launch of new Hong Kong online marketplace Sooq really couldn’t have been better timed! Sooq works with … Continue reading

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

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

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

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

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

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

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