Kaum at Potato Head Hong Kong

kaum-at-potato-head-hong-kong-dumplings2 Anyone who’s been to Bali will be familiar with the ever-popular beach club, Potato Head. When I heard it was opening in Hong Kong, I fully expected it to be somewhere on the south side, in order to replicate thatRead more

Meen & Rice

meen and rice hong kong Now that summer is in full swing, The Pulse in Repulse Bay seems to be the place to be. It’s actually almost too hot to be on the beach, so people are taking refuge in the air conditioning of TheRead more

Hotshot (Takeaway)

hotshot hong kong On a sunny day, a trip to the beach usually involves eating a “light” lunch, for fear of being confused with a beached whale. On a rainy, miserable day, it doesn’t matter, since you won’t catch me sunbathing anyway. ARead more

Doyles on the Beach, Sydney

doyles-on-the-beach-sydney-fish-chips Living in a city where restaurants come and go in the blink of an eye, it’s hard not to find it impressive that Doyles on Sydney’s Watsons Bay has been going since 1885! This famous seafood restaurant that has beenRead more

The Boathouse, Balmoral, Sydney

the boathouse balmoral sydney I might have just had a lucky streak, or someone might be pulling a few strings to get me to fall in love with Sydney, but during my three visits there over the past year, I have experienced very littleRead more

Limewood

limewood hong kong Other than sun, sea and sand, does the idea of a trip to the beach bring anything else to mind? A barbecue perhaps? Maximal Concepts, the group behind Brickhouse, Blue Butcher, Fish & Meat, Stockton and Mott 32, has justRead more

Mavericks

mavericks hong kong When temperatures start soaring and the humidity reaches almost 100%, everyone’s intention is to get away from the city, whether it’s to go out on a junk, to a nearby beach, or to one of the outlying islands. Many restaurateursRead more

The Boathouse

the-boathouse-alfresco-seating Part of the lure to Hong Kong is that there are so many beautiful places to visit on weekends that barely require leaving the city. A recent weekend ‘staycation’ at The Stanley Oriental Hotel led me to finally try CaféRead more

Cafe Roma

cr_beachfront-patio The beauty of living in Hong Kong is that although it is a big, concrete jungle, we are able to escape, jump on a short ferry ride to one of the other islands and experience a different way of life,Read more

Lantana

img_0267 When we tire of Hong Kong’s bustling city life, we often crave little holidays to take us away from it all. The beauty of living here means that we are able to escape from the city without even needing toRead more