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The tale of the red umbrella

The title of this post sounds mysterious and romantic, but to manage your expectations, dear readers, let me start by saying that this is actually a post about genetics, upbringing and siblings. About a month or so ago, we bought a couple of umbrellas because it’s been absolutely pouring down in Hong Kong. I bought… Continue reading The tale of the red umbrella

Travel

Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing (part 2)

I'm back! Sorry that I haven't been active lately, I had to sit for an exam (without getting any time off work) so I struggled to find time. But I'm glad to say that I passed and can forget all about it. Here's part 2 of my post on Beijing for tourists.   Beijing is… Continue reading Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing (part 2)

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Liebster Award :)

I'm thrilled to say that I've received an award from a great travel blogger. Thanks for nominating me, Audrey! Check out her blog: Living for Experience What is Liebster Award? The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the… Continue reading Liebster Award 🙂

Travel

Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing! (part 1)

Even though Beijing is not an ideal city to live in due to the high level of pollution, extremely cold winter and high density, it’s a perfect place for a sightseeing trip as it’s steep in history and culture. Unlike Shanghai, Beijing does not feel like a modern city. Instead, it feels very communist and… Continue reading Grab your walking shoes and head to Beijing! (part 1)

Social issues

Was the July 1st Anniversary a Celebration?

Last Saturday, it was the 20th anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China. There were fireworks, lots of news coverage and President Xi graced us with his presence. There were also lots of crowds gathered – mainly in Wan Chai where the celebrations took place, but also around Victoria Park where there were… Continue reading Was the July 1st Anniversary a Celebration?