Well here were are, over 30% of the way through 2020 and I’m still trying to summarize 2019. I was an absolute blur of a year full of changes and confusions; maybe I’m still trying to wrap my head around everything that happened.
Hosting friends at our place ticks a lot of boxes for us. We enjoy preparing food for others to enjoy, it’s a nice break from eating out (the Hong Kong norm), and selfishly…when we host at our place we can still hang out with friends with a contented sleeping baby in the next room. It … More How We Host a Dinner Party in 590 Sq Ft
There are a few categories of goods in our house. The first is things we shipped over from Canada. Since we were lucky enough to have shipping as part of Braden’s relocation package (read about that here), we took full advantage. This was a curated selection of items from our North America apartment, mostly furniture, … More What we Bring Back to Hong Kong from Canada
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…if we hadn’t moved to Hong Kong, there is no chance we would be living in a small apartment, especially now as a family of three. Our former Vancouver digs – 800 sq ft one bedroom place (see photos of that here) was never going to cut … More Hong Kong House Sizes
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
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