A few weeks ago (what can I say? I’m tardy), we finally ventured up to Hong Kong Wetland Park in Tin Shui Wai. I say “finally”, as this particular day out has been on my to-do list for, oooh, about four … Continue reading
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Win awesome kids swimwear from Noon Shadow, plus reader discount code!
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! Thanks to everyone who took part and congratulations to lucky winner Charlie, who’ll be bagging US$80-worth of a swimmers for her totally on-trend toddler! Got a Christmas sun holiday coming up? Then step right this … Continue reading
Is it a spa? Is it a lunch? Splunch at The Mira Hong Kong review
…. Yes, I said “Splunch”. This *ahem* imaginatively titled new autumn promo from Tsim Sha Tsui design hotel The Mira Hong Kong is SO much more than its slightly awkward portmanteau name. Running from now until the end of November 2016, … Continue reading
Sponsored: Win an Ambi Climate AC monitor, the smart way to keep your cool this summer!
Please note that this competition is now closed – congrats to lucky winner Sonia! Now, I don’t know about you, but during the summertime, we’re more often than not to be found engaged in the annual battle of wills … Continue reading
Kids Eat Hong Kong: where to eat with kids this July!
Summer’s well and truly here, and that can only mean one thing… school holidays! If you’re in town this month, you’re going to need to take the sprogs somewhere, if only for your own sanity. Here are three family-friendly eateries … Continue reading
Kids Eat Hong Kong: three family friendly restaurants to check out this June
If, like us, you’re a bit tired of the same old family-friendly food stops on heavy rotation then I hope this new blog series will be helpful! In this new monthly* kids dining column, I’ll be lining up three eateries – … Continue reading
COMPETITION CLOSED! FOUR Henry and Brothers Travel Blankets up for grabs!
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED! THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED FOR SHARING YOUR FAB TRAVEL STORIES! Travelling with kids this summer? Want to pack less stuff? Of course you do! So when founder of Henry and Brothers (and busy mum-of-three) … Continue reading
The Hideaways Club Singapore review: a stress-free city-centre stay
When traveling as a family, an apartment or villa usually tends to be a slightly easier option than a hotel. Access to a decent kitchen, more space and somewhere for Mum and Dad to sit (other than on the bed in the dark or – … 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).
First World Problems: The Accidental Tai-Tai’s Top 10 Travel Annoyances and Stresses
Having just enjoyed a very agreeable weekend away sans Baby and Mr T-T, avec a good friend (whose rather fabulous running blog is here), we both concur that living the expat life in Hong Kong can turn you into a bit of … Continue reading