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Top 3 romantic city walks!

Amidst the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, there are several easy-to-get-to walks that allow you to unwind and reflect on the beauty of the city.

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Instagram cushion? Facebook pillow? CNY Hong Kong 2013!

Each year we brave the masses at the Lunar New Year Flower Market in Victoria Park to check out the scene and see what items are especially popular or cute. As one would imagine, there was all sorts of snake-related merchandise, but the major standout this year were apps!

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“So Long, My Hong Kong” by Gregory Kane

Gregory Kane, a six year resident, now about to depart, made a short film ode to the city titled “So Long, My Hong Kong.” The film stars a collection of familiar, everyday scenes that make Hong Kong such a unique and charming place to live. Combining the imagery with a jazzy, 1960’s Fellini soundtrack, it becomes a magical swan song.

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Trapped! CNY Fair, Victoria Park

At one point, with many of the aisles at a complete standstill, people continued to converge from every side. As the crowd piled up around me, I wiggled my arm free and was able to shoot a quick video to capture the insane sea of people.


Temple Street goes Chinatown?

Construction started over a year ago on two grand archways at the beginning and end of the Temple Street night market in Jordan. Passing…


Cutest item at this year’s CNY market?

Every year well over a hundred thousand people cram into Victoria Park for the Chinese New Year fair that packs several football fields of…


Typhoon Megi just hype?

People in Hong Kong have been talking about typhoon Megi all week long. Much to the disappointment of the general working population, Megi’s now…


H.K.’s startup scene, the 2nd time around

Ten years ago Hong Kong was buzzing with optimism about the Internet. PCCW made headlines for purchasing the domain name for $1,000,000 U.S….


Bizarre moments at H.K. events? Yes!

Models – check; DJ – check; dancers – check; Predator – WTF? One of the small pleasures of attending events in Hong Kong are…


When is Hong Kong like Seoul?

Every year at exactly the same time something changes on the city’s streets. Just past New Year’s Eve, taxis, normally everywhere, suddenly become scarce…

Lan Kwai Fong, 2:30am, in the typhoon!

Standing at the top of Lan Kwai Fong, watching the wind whip the rain down the famous nightlife street. Believe it or not, a…


Hong Kong’s biggest eyesore?

For a year or two, I sort of put this out of my mind. Scooting up the escalator, it no longer makes my blood…


Smoking ends, but the d.j. plays on!

the scene last Friday in the Drum N Bass room at Cliq For years we’ve endured smokey clubs until the wee hours of the…


A 007 encounter at the supermarket!

When Hong Kong supermarket chain Wellcome began offering a rewards program tied to a shopper’s Octopus card, things got a little weird.


H.K., a city of unintentional art?

There are a few cool cut-away views along the Central to Mid-Levels Escalator that make for interesting photos. I was walking down the pathway…

A crafts market… in Hong Kong?

Are we talking about the same city here? Sunday afternoon I stopped by the first Living Room Crafts Market held at Sense 99, a…


CNY, family time… for gambling!

Most people associate Chinese New Year with spending time with family, visiting relatives and catching up with close friends. But every year, part of…


Kickin’ it old school for Chinese New Year!

Last Wednesday I attended a traditional Chinese New Year dinner organized by fashion designer William Tang. The celebration, which he hosts every year, takes…


Is 5 minutes of your life worth $2 HKD?

Apparently to some people it is. Five days a week during Hong Kong’s lunch hour, a long line forms along the escalator walkway directly…


Happy holidays from Hong Kong Hustle!

Tuesday I was running errands related to the holidays. I headed up to Prince Edward and walked all the way down to Tsim Sha…

The long, long lines of Halloween 2008!

Halloween in Hong Kong has been growing exponentially every year and 2008 was no exception! This year it fell conveniently on a Friday. Throwing…


Central’s latest addition? Flat land!

Those who haven’t visited the area between the Central post office and the new Star Ferry terminal will be shocked at the amount of…