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

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

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).

Thanks for featuring me, Secret Ingredient!

Thanks to the lovely Priya at Secret Ingredient for quoting me in her latest blog post on engaging kids with food! As regular readers will know, The Accidental Tai Tai is nothing if not a lazy cook, but fortunately Mr … Continue reading

Banof-faux pie for lazy parents recipe

Who doesn’t love Banoffee Pie? Apart from banana-haters and those on healthy sugar-free diets, obviously. Assuming you’re neither of those (and if you’re still reading, probably best not), then this idle person’s recipe, courtesy of my Bro-in-law is for you … Continue reading

Accidental Tai-Tai interviewed for Expats Blog!

If you’ve ever wondered what’s going on in this glamourously-coiffed head of mine (really? Never?) then you can find out by clicking on this link and reading my interview with the fab Expats Blog: Thanks again to the lovely peeps … Continue reading

Tattly temporary tattoos: ink your kids (without being arrested!)

Baby T-T and I recently experimented with a bit of body art, courtesy of Tattly, a US-based temporary tattoo company. But unlike the typical lame Spiderman-and-glittery-Barbie transfers, these indie artist-designed babies are super cool, with hipster approved designs for your young Yakuza (and … Continue reading

Mother’s Day manicures…

… UK Mother’s Day, that is! So many ways to celebrate the wonder of parenthood – I favour a sneaky manicure (without your child!). One of my recent faves was a spring-shade polish by new-to-HK French beauty brand, Caudalie. Specialising … Continue reading

Bircher museli for lazy parents recipe

Anyone who knows me well knows that I am something of a lazy cook; after all, here in the land of helpers, why would any self-respecting Tai-Tai risk chipping a nail slaving over a hot ready-meal to produce a nutritious … Continue reading

Eats, shoots and leaves…

This is my life. Photo courtesy of the lovely Jane of Dim Sum and Long Runs. And her bathroom wall.