Christmas Competition now closed! Win a winter camp class package at Baumhaus!


Please note that this competition is now closed: congratulations to lucky winner Rosa Cho and thanks to everyone who entered!  The winter holidays are nearly upon us and, aside from trying to find the precise variety of Hatchimal for Santa and … Continue reading


Is it a spa? Is it a lunch? Splunch at The Mira Hong Kong review

Mira Hong Kong Splunch spa lunch 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


Looking for an Alibi: Spanish family Sunday brunch at Cordis, Mong Kok!

Accidental Tai-Tai Alibi Cordis Hotel Brunch

We recently headed over to Mong Kok and the newly rebranded Cordis Hotel (previously known as Langham Place) to test-drive Sunday brunch with the kids at Alibi – Wine, Dine, Be Social (to give it its full and cumbersome name).Alibi, as … Continue reading


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


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


Jamie’s Italian Tsim Sha Tsui: Pukka Ocean Terminal eats with kids!

If you’re familiar with Brit celebrity chef/professional geezer/saviour of school dinners Jamie Oliver’s TV shows, then you’ll probably already have some idea what to expect from his newly opened Tsim Sha Tsui restaurant. A million miles away from the usual … 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


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


5 things to love about a HK winter

1. It’s not really winter, is it? I mean, yes, it’s a bit parky but 14 degrees doesn’t really warrant a special cold weather warning from HK Observatory in my opinion. Man up, Hongkers – back home this would be … Continue reading