Short and Sweet Singapore: A long weekend in the Lion City with kids!

I recently put together this piece on tackling Singapore in three days with a little one in tow for Playtimes Magazine. This was based on our own experience of a long weekend trip in the autumn (when we were also lucky enough … Continue reading

Visiting Hong Kong with the family? What to see and do in the Big Bauhina with kids!

As a parenting blogger, writer and editor who has produced a fair few words (!) over the years on family activities in Hong Kong for various publications, I’d like to think that I know a thing or two about planning an … 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

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

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

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

Top 3 kids products in Hong Kong for travel, bath and bed bribery!

…AKA, three awesome new distractions that I have used recently to buy Baby T-T’s good behaviour on planes, at bath time, and when it’s time to hit the sack! Yep, I admit it, sometimes even The Accidental Tai-Tai’s expert parenting skills give way to offering “incentives”when … Continue reading

My junk trip wish list (try saying that quickly after a few cocktails!) in this month’s Expat Parent magazine!

What’s in your beach bag this summer? Here’s my wish list in this month’s launch issue of Expat Parent magazine! (I omitted the additional squished banana, Lightening McQueen toy and 5 packs of half-empty wipes for brevity).