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14 Apps You Can't Live Without in Hong Kong


There are reasons why we can't live without our phones nowadays, and one of them is those handy lil' apps. You now can rely on them to do almost everything - from booking a restaurant, buying movie tickets, booking your next flight, to looking for that special someone - anything is possible. We've handpicked some of the apps we can't live without, and soon you won't be able to either!

Places to Get Badass Greeting Cards in Hong Kong


It's almost Valentines day, which means it's time to get your cards and flowers on. But forget about those Hallmark classics, because who wants to see another variation of a cute cartoon cupid? We've scoured the earth (*a part of it) to find you some kick-ass, hilarious and definitely-not-boring greeting cards, so you can give not just any normal present, but show off your sense of humour too.  To the round-up list!

Eat your heart out with El Mercado's 500 Calorie Menu review


Calorie counting can be tough when you're (still) trying to stick with your new year's resolution. But the good news is, you can actually eat out even on a strict diet. El Mercado, the new nikkei resto in town, has just released a 500 calorie menu that  brings together the best of Peruvian and Japanese ingredients, and is perfect for those who are trying to eat clean following the festive season! Read on and see what's on the menu.

Get Your Tan On: Indoor Tanning options in Hong Kong


It's getting a little bit too chilly for junk trips and beach tanning sessions... But worry not, there are plenty of alternatives in Hong Kong when it comes to keeping up the healthy glow. Here's all you need to know about the fix - whether it's spray tan or sun beds, we've got it all in one place. You're welcome.

Where to Get Marble Design on Everything


Isn’t life just marbleous? If you look around your room and find a lot of marble everywhere – then you’re probably a marble addict just like we are. We all know you can literally get everything on Taobao, but you can't just settle with bad quality products and dodgy chargers or blurred prints. That's why we've done the research so you don't have to... Here's where you can get the best of marble everything.

Going Above & Beyond: next level Cantonese cuisine at Hotel Icon review


When it comes to Chinese food and dim sum, many would think to head to a tea house or hidden spots on the Kowloon side, and it’s usually different versions of the same song and dance. But we’ve recently re-discovered Above and Beyond over at Hotel ICON, and we think it’s a hidden gem well worth a trip to Tsim Sha Tsui with the family or visitors in town. Read on and check out their new menu!

Thai Heaven: Issaya Siamese Club review


When it comes to Thai food in Hong Kong, many of the authentic gems are hidden in small streets and upstairs in some unassuming building. But with Issaya Siamese Club landing in Hong Kong, things are never going to be the same again. With a gorgeous interior, food that’s as good as it looks, and even better cocktails, this joint at the heart Causeway Bay is not to be missed. Check out our visit there, (with tons of photos to share!)

Best 6 Dating Apps in Hong Kong


It's not the first thing we'd admit, but meeting people of the dating nature is rather hard in this tiny city. But hey, there are plenty of apps to help get us there! Rather than believing the horror stories, why not give it a go? Even if you don't find the one, you can still make some fantastic new friends. So get your best photos ready, because here's the low-down on the online dating game.

Hairy Business: Top 6 Waxing Places in Hong Kong


Summer may almost be over but some girly business is meant to be done all year long… Since this is an ongoing task for us, our team has gathered a list of the waxing boutiques in town we LOVE for you to choose from. Read on and bookmark this for your future reference!

El Mercado: A Taste of Nikkei in Hong Kong review


Moving focus away from Central and Soho for a bit and you’ll notice plenty of new restaurants popping up in unassuming buildings in Wan Chai. Not only are they special in location, but also in concept and cuisine. One that’s hot off the press is El Mercado, a brand new and one of Hong Kong’s first restaurant to bring to town Nikkei cuisine, which is Peruvian with a Japanese influence. Read on to see how their tasting menu fared!

Isola launches exclusive menu by Two Michelin star Italian Chef Marco Sacco


Isola needs no introduction for its stunning view and fantastic Italian food that’s down to earth but also made with heart. This time we dropped by to try their exclusive menu by Two Michelin star Italian chef Marco Sacco. P.S. this menu is only there until THIS WEDNESDAY so don’t miss it!