Pilates for the totally clueless: feeling the burn at Flex Studio

Flex Studios Hong Kong

Dear abdominal muscles, I want to apologise to you for years and years of neglect. You’ve been there for me through thick and… Well, through lots of stuff, anyway. Holding me upright, generously accommodating my discovery of microwavable mug cake … Continue reading

Breastfeeding in Hong Kong – six make-your-life-easier buys

Nursing gear in HK

Top image courtesy of nursingbra-shop.co.uk As mum to two strapping (read: constantly hungry) boys, I have breastfed in some pretty unusual places: on a stool – and to quite the audience – in the centre of Ikea Shanghai, high in the … 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

Eat, drink and explore Tai O with kids: The definitive family guide!

Accidental Tai-Tai Tai O With Kids

As with seemingly anywhere in Asia that has canals, the internet optimistically proclaims the sleepy Lantau village of Tai O to be the “Venice of the Orient”. Hmm. So, while I don’t want to overstate Tai O’s charms, it does … Continue reading

Everything is Awesome (part three!): Lego Robotics at Safari Kid!

Accidental Tai-Tai Safari Kid

As mum to a completely Lego-obsessed four year old, (see here for where we shop for our bricks, and here for details of our trip to Legoland Malaysia!), I was pretty excited when we were recently invited to come along … Continue reading

Label your swag for less with a StickerKid reader discount!

Stickerkid Hong Kong

I’m going to be totally honest here; we’re not an overly organised household. This also extends to my son’s school kit – despite my best efforts with a permanent market, it’s a rare day that Master T-T comes home with … 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

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