Trick shots: mind-bending fun at the Hong Kong Trick Eye Museum!

Trickeye Museum Hong Kong

When I initially told Family T-T that we were off up The Peak last weekend to check out the Trick Eye Museum, everyone’s first reaction was “Err… what’s a Trick Eye Museum?”. Fair question, folks, and one I couldn’t really … Continue reading

Kids Eat Hong Kong: three family friendly restaurants to check out this June

Kids Eat Hong Kong June 2016

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

The Hideaways Club Singapore review: a stress-free city-centre stay

Accidental Tai-Tai Hideaways Club Singapore

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

Legoland Malaysia Hotel and Water Park review: Everything is Awesome Part four!

Our Lego obsession continues unabated! Click to read Part One (Where to buy Lego in Hong Kong), Part Two (Legoland Malaysia Theme Park review) and Part Three (Lego robotics class at Safari Kid)… Told you it was an obsession. Master T-T and I, … Continue reading

Strike a pose: awesome reader discount and upgrade on family photography at Venture Studios

Venture Studios HK Review

Having now been at this parenting game for nearly five years, I can confirm that my transition into one of those annoying aunties that I remember from my own childhood is nearly complete. You know the ones – perhaps not … Continue reading

What’s in a name? MooFish Discovery Bay family dining review

Accidental Tai-Tai Moofish Discovery Bay

Before I type a single word about Castelo Concepts‘ new Discovery Bay launch, MooFish, let’s address the elephant, or should I say, the utterly bizarre bovine-aquatic hybrid, in the room. Yep, that name. Oh, that name. Castelo’s naming policy is … Continue reading

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

Seasonal Spice at Plateau Spa, Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Brr. It’s DAMN cold outside in Hong Kong right now and, frankly, naysayers citing minus temperatures in other countries can get back in their (festively-decorated) boxes as far as I’m concerned. One word – heating. Hong Kong has none, meaning that … 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

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