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Pak Tai Temple

Home to the Supreme Emperor of the Dark Heaven and cornerstone of Wan Chai heritage Pak Tai – Born mortal, uplifted to deity When seeking protection from natural disasters, look to the night sky. Specifically at Pak Tai, Supreme Emperor of the Dark Heaven. Especially […]

HK Places and Spaces

Art Market Resurgence

Art Month offers promising signs for the city’s artistic future Hong Kong International Cultural Summit, Art Basel, and Art Central: Hosting an Art Month of international renown It is nice to be in a world city where you can wait, and the world comes to […]

Art in the City

Yuan Ming Yuan

Art and Culture of an Imperial Garden-Palace Yuan Ming Yuan Yuan Ming Yuan was a sprawling garden paradise meticulously designed to embody imperial grandeur and natural beauty. Yuan Ming Yuan, or the Old Summer Palace, was a jewel of Chinese history. Built and continuously expanded […]

Art in the City

Travel & Art

Exploring Singapore’s Hawker Centres

A culinary journey through history and flavours From humble beginnings to UNESCO recognition Explore the vibrant world of Singapore’s hawker centres, where diverse flavours and cultures collide. These open-air markets offer a unique culinary adventure, not just for the taste buds but for the soul. […]

In the Whispers of Stone

A Pilgrim’s Journey Through the World of Inkstones A Symphony of Time Beneath Ancient Roofs Stepping into the hallowed halls of the National Palace Museum in Taipei, one senses a subtle melody hum beneath the centuries-old roof. Time itself hums here, woven into the fabric […]

Hong Kong Artist

Dragon-Sized Happiness

The new DRAGON YEAR is celebrated with a stunning and vibrant watercolour by local artist Blanche Tse and brought playfully to life with animation by the young and talented Mandiee, who is currently in her last year of animation studies at CityU. This exclusive commissioned […]

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HK Presents

Sanctuary Frozen in Time

A photographic account of a 3O,OOO km odyssey across Mongolia Mongolian Odysseys Frostbite is a malady most Hongkongers only read about; Marc Progin has first-hand experience. At an age when successful expatriates retire to tropical paradises, he embarked on a series of odysseys across Mongolia, […]

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Food

Rosés from Provence

Cammy’s Wine Blog Where is the best place to enjoy a glass of rosé? In France – bien sur [of course]! One summer, I spent a month in Saint-Malo, in Brittany, on France’s northwest coast, and enjoyed la vie française [the French lifestyle]. Not only […]

Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc 2020

Cammy’s Wine Blog Sauvignon Blanc is amongst my favourite white wine grapes This versatile grape originated in France, was then transplanted, and cultivated further afield, as winegrowers emigrated elsewhere. It is now grown around the world. Sauvignon Blanc is made into wine with varying characters […]

Cammy’s Food & Wine Journey

So, how did a kid with this history end up in Hong Kong as a food and wine writer? My earliest memory of wine is that of having a sip of Andrès Baby Duck from my aunt’s glass. This was in the 1970s, and at […]

Exploring Singapore’s Hawker Centres

A culinary journey through history and flavours From humble beginnings to UNESCO recognition Explore the vibrant world of Singapore’s hawker centres, where diverse flavours and cultures collide. These open-air markets offer a unique culinary adventure, not just for the taste buds but for the soul. […]

The New Scene of Dining Green

A new type of restaurant-goer values taste, quality, and sustainability Irresistible dining experiences are on offer in eco-friendly eateries Over the past several years, a new type of restaurant-goer has begun to transform Hong Kong’s dining landscape: foodies who value not only taste, quality, and […]

The Teahouses of Hong Kong

Keeping the dim sum and tea tradition alive Luk Yu Teahouse Pouring tea into the pot with deftness, the waiting staff weaves through tables of customers heaving with teas, dim sum and conversations. It is lunch hour at the Luk Yu Teahouse and it is […]