Escape the city! Five Family Days Out Off Hong Kong Island

As a resident of the deepest wilds of the New Territories (well, Discovery Bay), I’m often on the lookout for things to do with my kids that don’t involve a trip to the Hong Kong hustle, and over the years, … Continue reading

COMPETITION CLOSED! Win family tickets to Hairy Maclary’s Cat Tales and The Witches, live in Hong Kong!

THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED – THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK PART!   The good folks over at ABA Productions are responsible for bringing some of the coolest theatre productions to Hong Kong, with a particular focus on great kids’ entertainment. They’re … Continue reading

Yum Yum Yamm! Brunch with kids at The Mira Hong Kong

As with traditional afternoon tea, the boozy brunch buffet is a Hong Kong institution, perfect for those who have a reasonable disposable income, hours of leisure time to while away of a weekend and a robust tolerance to daytime drinking – i.e. people … Continue reading

Baumhaus Wan Chai review: From tiny acorns…

For a city seemingly full of small children, there are surprisingly few places in Hong Kong to hang out with young kids. Rosie Jean’s on Caine Road is a good bet, as is Café 8 as it has plenty of … Continue reading

The Rink at Elements Mall review: cool Kowloon for cooped-up kids!

If there’s one thing that a Hong Kong summer calls for, it’s powerful air-conditioning. So where better to chill your boots during the recent blazing hot weather we’ve had than an ice-rink, where you’re guaranteed a refreshing arctic blast that’ll … Continue reading

Pull Shapes! Pizza with the family at Motorino Soho

Fact: everyone loves pizza (quiet, you at the back). But not every pizza is made equal and over the years we’ve weathered the various disappointments of soggy bases, processed plasticky cheese and frankly horrifying toppings (Pizza Hut Hong Kong, I’m looking … Continue reading

Kid-friendly brunch Kowloon-side at Grand Central, Elements

So we may have missed the 4th of July, but we figured we’d make up for it by paying tribute to our cousins from across the pond in the best way we know how – by stuffing ourselves silly with … Continue reading

Jump around! Bounce Inc. trampoline park opens at EMAX, Kowloon Bay

Regular readers of this blog may recall that The Family T-T are pretty keen on trampolines. These (literally) breathless posts about North Point’s Ryze and DB’s Discoveryland had us building up a right old sweat on the springs and we’ve returned to both venues … 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

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