Tag Archives: Hong Kong

Hong Kong street view

Evening street view along Hennessey Road at the junction of Canal Road West in Wanchai. The colourful neon signs are something that you don’t get to see in Singapore. Same goes for the electric cables dangling overhead for the trams. Photos taken last year in early December, several days before I left Hong Kong. Help… Read More »

10 things I’ll miss about Hong Kong

So I’ve left Hong Kong before the 7-year itch bit me. Here are 10 things I’ll miss about the territory. 1. Cantonese2. Winter3. Trams (or “ding ding” as the locals called it) – HK$2.30 gets you anywhere on the line in HK island.4. Getting to the other side of the Victoria Harbour via ferry5. Standing… Read More »

Disgruntled? Complain!

Saw this little snippet in the 12 Sep edition of Sky Post. I think it applies to Singaporeans as well. “香港人没有太多机会面对大型灾难,小事不满便立即投诉。相反日本人面对灾难时的安然和自律很值得大家学习。”~ 香港前天文台台长林超英为《日本.再出发–在日港人311地震后感》撰写书序 Related stuff:No, you listen to me first!How to protest effectively Help spread the word!

Cathay Pacific sex scandal

Airborne Sex, Mile High Club, or whatever. What’s the big deal with that? The bigger scandal is not the sex itself. According to sources (as usual, unnamed), the air stewardess involved in the recent Cathay Pacific airborne sex scandal has either resigned or been dismissed. No big surprise here. Only thing is, the pilot on… Read More »

Bread talk

There’s no Gardenia bread in Hong Kong and it’s a shame because the most common option here is Garden bread, which looks like the cheap variety in neighbourhood bakery in Singapore and tastes like it has taken three days to reach the supermarket. Related stuff: Know which side your bread is buttered Help spread the… Read More »