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An Inside Look At Traditional Chinese Medicine, Hong Kong

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Following up only last post, I was out to get acquainted with Chinese culture some more on my Hong Kong visit. When a fried of mine suggested I come along to her doctor’s appointment I was a little confused and a lot surprised. She went on to explain that she is going to a traditional Chinese medicine doctor to get a general health and wellbeing checkup and that it would be great for me to find out more about the…

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Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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Causeway Bay was definitely the best part of Hong Kong for the foodie in me. Incredible dim sum places (and let’s face it, who doesn’t live for good dim sum), great bubble tea sold on every corner and eggettes. Yes, that is a real word, and unfortunately I don’t have a a picture, because I ate them all. But I’m sure google does.…

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Teakha, Hong Kong

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Following up my previous post about Tai Ping Shan, here is a look at that quirky tea house I mentioned. Teakha has it all, from the super cosy feel, ridiculously good looking pastries, some great tea and coffee concoctions, to the coolest of Hong Kong’s young and hip crowd. Put it right up at the top of your HK to-visit list and be sure to check it out because this place is happiness in a teacup.…

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Midlevels, Hong Kong

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Hong Kong’s Mid Levels are a truly unique place. I think the best way to describe them is stairs. Stairs, stairs and some more stairs. Not the kind of place you want to find yourself if you are wearing heels. The Mid Levels is a mixture of colourful houses, cascading down Hong Kong’s hills. My favourite part is the hip and alternative area around Tai Ping Shan street, with quirky shops selling art books and design magazines, odd and cool…

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The Peak, Hong Kong

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Going to the Peak in Hong Kong, was one of the most breathtaking experiences on this trip. I am a creative, a daydreamer; so having my head in the clouds is practically my job description. But metaphors aside, I also like getting my head stuck in real clouds. I love hiking on misty mornings, watching chunks of white cotton candy creep up the mountains and quite literally walking on clouds. And as you hike down, the forest is revealed to you…

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Wong Tai Sin & Man Mo Temples, Hong Kong

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   Taking a break from seeing old friends and meeting new ones, I headed to HK’s Yau Ma Tei for a dose of culture. This was where I discovered two thing. Firstly, the temples here, much like those in Tai Ping Shan (which I blogged about here and here), use these magnificent incense coils that burn for a whole week (HK is worn a visit for this reason alone). And secondly, people still ask to take pictures with me because…

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