Where are all the neon lights?

Neon Signs Slowly Fading Away in Hong Kong When people think of Hong Kong, one of the things they picture is the bright streets lit up with neon signs. In its early days especially the 1980-1990s, Hong Kong was filled with neon signs as the warm glow of these lights served as a selling tactic…

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MUST go to places in Kowloon City

An eclectic mix of Thai and local Chinese culture, history, and food! Kowloon City is a treasure trove nestled between Prince Edward and Kowloon Tong. Once a triad-dominated, rat-infested labyrinth of unlicensed dentists and dingy brothels known as Kowloon Walled City, the area is now packed with charming eateries from mom-and-pop congee places to famous…

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What does Chinese New Year mean for millennials?

Chinese New Year has always been the most important holiday for Chinese people as the country celebrates the start of the lunar calendar. The scale of Chinese New Years’ celebrations around town is comparable to America’s Fourth of July celebrations. It’s almost impossible to miss the joyous spirit out on the streets while every household…

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Where Is My Toilet?

Last month, the Somerville College of the University of Oxford approved a motion to introduce gender neutral toilets in the college area. Signs that say ‘male’ and ‘female’ will be replaced with ‘gender neutral toilets with cubicles’ and ‘gender neutral toilets with urinals’. Long before this decision was made, the University of Hong Kong (HKU)…

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Things You Have to Know for Lunar New Year

  Lunar New Year is coming but do you know what things you have to know or prepare and why? As time progresses, people are busier with their schedules, so some traditions are not applicable anymore. Here are some traditions that people are still following nowadays. Every year before the start of Lunar New Year,…

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Miniature Exhibition Displays the Art of Creativity

A Japanese miniature artist who has more than 1 million followers on Instagram, Tatsuya Tanaka, has held his miniature exhibition in Tsim Sha Tsui. In this exhibition, named “mini CHOCOllection”, there are 32 miniature art pieces with different themes. Since this exhibition is held near the Valentine’s Day and Lunar New Year, some art pieces…

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