Thursday, April 18, 2024

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Guide To Hong Kong Flower Market

Although you can find flowers at Hong Kong's community markets and supermarkets across the territory, there's nothing more go-to place for all things flowers than the flower market in Prince Edward. No wonder it has earned its name and...

Things to Remember Before Buying Furniture in Hong Kong

Settling in Hong Kong, whether an expat or a local moving to a new neighborhood, can be a stressful thing to do. If the financial burden of paying for advanced rent and deposit as mandated by law is not...

Burberry Sale: Luxury Bag Price Cuts in HK Over Pound Depreciation

Burberry, an iconic British luxury brand has decided to take the route of cutting down the price of its leather bags by up to 20 per cent as the pound depreciates in the wake of Brexit. Since last week, prices...

Wellcome’s Unhappy Stamps As Rewards Go Uncollected

Hong Kong's matured, if not saturated, loyalty programs come in different shapes and sizes. Like the proverbial 'there is an app for that' we could almost say the same thing about loyalty rewards programs in the city. As old-school loyalty...

How to Setup Apple Pay for iPhone

Apple Pay is now active in Hong Kong, a place where cashless payments have been the norm for decades. To set up Apple Pay, one must have the following requirements. a. Supported credit cards 1. American Express (excluding bank-issued cards) 2. Bank of...

Food Safety vs Eco-Friendly on Plastic Packaging on HK Supermarkets

When visiting any branch of a supermarket chain in Hong Kong, you might wonder why staff would invest in so much time wrapping fruit and vegetables in individual plastic. This practice seems outright contradictory to the move to reduce plastic...

Skipmenu App Aims to Save Your Time Calling Hong Kong Hotline Numbers

"Thank you for calling Waste Your Time Hotline, press one for this, press two for that.' Tired of calling a company hotline only to be prompted with a maze of recorded messages? It seems the phone gods have heard your...

How to Detect a Fake Online Shop

Hong Kong may be a land of discounted brands but not all discounted items are authentic brands. My wife was browsing over Facebook and chanced upon an attractive offer by a page purportedly selling Tiffany jewelry. Since she saw...

Service Without a Smile

A common cliché we hear about Hong Kong is that it's a shopper's haven. But when it comes to serving the shoppers, it's another matter. So when the survey conducted by Mystery Shoper Service Association was unveiled, it came as...

How to Avoid Getting Ripped Off When Getting Tailored Suits

It takes a tiff with several tailors before you end up with the right one. A trip to a tailor in Hong Kong can be tiring not because the shop is far from your place but because you lose...
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Exploring Lan Kwai Fong: Central’s Dining and Entertainment Destination

Lan Kwai Fong is a busy and well-known nightlife zone in Hong Kong's Central District. After dusk, this bustling...
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