Hooray! We are FINALLY sharing our news! Braden and I will become parents early September – and we are so excited! When we first moved to Hong Kong we weren’t sure what the move would mean for us starting a family. We knew we wanted kids but didn’t know how we’d feel being so far … More A Shift From 2 to 3: Parenthood is our next Adventure!
We have been operating a 440 sq ft Wan Chai Bed & Breakfast for the last few months, as both sets of parents have been visiting! They timed their visits to alternate weeks, as 4 is the MAXIMUM capacity of our little flat. It’s been so fun having family here to show around Hong Kong and … More Monkeys in Hong Kong – For Real!
We have had Hong Kong Disneyland on our “to visit” list for a while now, and realized a in November that if we didn’t go soon, we would miss all of the Christmas decorations. Since it was pretty warm it was challenging to feel like we’re getting in the Christmas spirit, and this seemed as good an excuse as … More A Day at Hong Kong Disneyland
When I was little my parents used to say to me, “I love you as big as the world” and my interpretation was to repeat “I love you how big is the world!” Close enough, I think, as a sentiment for Braden on our one year wedding anniversary. (Yes, I also know I’m posting this … More I Love You How Big is the World
This past weekend was a beautiful sunny day with no signs of Hong Kong’s trademark humidity. Apparently this is winter – between 25 and 30 degrees and blue sky – and we are just fine with that! Actually, I’ve heard this isn’t typical and real cold weather is around the corner. I’ll believe it when … More Day Trip to Aberdeen Fishing Village
A high-rise is defined as building that is at least 35m or 12 stories high. With 7440, Hong Kong has the second highest number of high rises in the world; Moscow leads with over 3000 more – who would have thoughts?! To be considered a skyscaper, a building must exceed 150m; Hong Kong has more of those monsters than … More Hong Kong is Built with Bamboo
Last year, on Halloween night, Hong Kong police received a phone call from the resident living in the apartment next to ours. He confessed to killing a woman in his apartment. When police arrived they did, in fact, find a woman’s body and evidence of the crime everywhere in plain site. The next day crime scene … More The Apartment Next to Ours is a Double Murder Crime Scene
Wow, we have quite a bit of stuff hanging on our walls! We have started to gather some favourite pieces of art and brought many along with us to bring the walls of our Canadiana Haven to life. Even though everything was set up and we were settled in, it only really started to feel … More Our Art-Filled Hong Kong Apartment
If you have been following our day of market exploration, then you’re ready for the third installment. If not, you can catch up and read about the Wan Chai Market here and Avenue of Comic Stars + Flower Market + Bird Market + Pet Market here! After leaving the Pet Market we walked over to Nathan Road … More Hong Kong Sites: Nathan Road, Ladies’ Market + Temple Street Night Market
I don’t know much about blogging, travel blogging, travel writing, etc, so when I have a few spare minutes I explore other people’s blogs to see what they’re up to, learn about their style, and check out their blog format. There are a lot of great blogs out there, and I came across one that curates … More Weekend Getaway to Hong Kong