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How I discovered China

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

It was some day in 1995, or maybe 1996, definitely before Hong Kong became Chinese, I'm not really sure about the exact year, when a life changing decision was made. Not made by myself, as at that time all important decisions were made by my parents for me. My mum ...

Fasten Your Seat Belt, if You have one

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Seen on the Jet Ferry from Macao to Hong Kong: Please fasten seat belts (If it is available on your seat)

Hong Kong’s fake market is slow in updating its products

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

I had been at the Hong Kong fake market in Kowloon and of course You can get all those bling bling jewelery You need for a real cheap price. Most, if not all of it, is fake of course. But there is another drawback, their stuff is outdated. I can ...

Real estate in Hong Kong becoming cheaper?

Sunday, September 21st, 2008

Hong Kong is well know for the worldwide highest real estate prices. Buying just a small flat in a top location in a new building might cost You more than a million US dollars. However this might change and prices might go down. Caseway Bay buildings in Hong Kong Island are ...

Happy Valley Horse Racing

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

It's mid September here in Hong Kong and the Racing Horses are back in Happy Valley. During the summer months it is to hot for these elite horses to race because their sensitive bodies might get heat struck. Now the temperatures are more normal again and a new season of ...

CSL Broadband SIM chip is not Broadband at all

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

For many short time visitors to Hong Kong the cheap SIM chips of various mobile carriers are the best solution available. These SIM chips don't need any registration, just buy one and insert into Your mobile phone, there You go. Looking at their flashy offers these seem to be a ...

Beijing faces 10 year air quality record

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

Beijing is well known for it's low air quality. The sun often has a yellow or red hue, sometimes isn't visible at all. During the last few days that has changed. Now Beijing's people can look up to the sky and see a decent blue. Rain during some of the ...

Collect all Hello Kitty Messengers in July

Wednesday, July 30th, 2008

Just today I recognized, there are new Hello Kitty Dolls for collection at MC Donalds Hong Kong with each menu. 2 weeks ago my coworkers and me agreed: Who goes to MC Donald first is a loser. This was fine with me.... until I saw the Hello Kitty. I just ...