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Hong Kong: Kowloon Walled City Park

When I first moved to Hong Kong in 1990, there was a part of the city that was off bounds. It was an ungoverned slum called the Kowloon Walled City, with layer after layer of tenement buildings so close to one another that daylight sometimes never reached the minuscule alleyways. In the center of the … Continued

Searching for trams in Hong Kong

One of my favorite things about living in Hong Kong was traveling an hour south from my home to see the trams glide up and down the northern part of Hong Kong Island. So when I returned to Hong Kong two years ago for the first time in fourteen years, I made sure my husband … Continued

Should you be a Good Chinese Wife?

Please enjoy this excerpt from Good Chinese Wife: A Love Affair with China Gone Wrong  by Susan Blumberg-Kason The Chinese University of Hong Kong sits atop a mountain, north of Hong Kong Island and twenty minutes south of the mainland China border. When I arrived on campus in 1990 for a college exchange year, I … Continued

Where do you drink yours?

The coffee is from the Taiwanese bubble tea stall. Served in a super size plastic cup, pushed forwards by the smiliest server before he retreats back into the throng of waving receipts. Twenty-four Hong Kong dollars- almost the same price as my shrimp noodle lunch. Half luxury, half necessity- I am too tired to indulge … Continued

Connection-Hong Kong

John Le Carre in The Honourable Schoolboy writes “When you leave Hong Kong,” …”it ceases to exist.” To me Hong Kong never ceases to exist, it remains an inspirational enigma even after five years of stay. We, my husband and me, came to Hong Kong in 2008, initially for a year, but the year rolled … Continued

Hong Kong: A Private View

I awake in the dark. Where am I? Momentary befuddlement is replaced by a kaleidoscope of recollections. The journey. The excitement of arrival. The dizzying intoxication of new sounds, sights and smells. Marvelling at the dazzling beauty of Hong Kong, her skyscrapers illuminated like stars in the firmament. The captivating juxtaposition of East and West. … Continued

Hong Kong: A Place I Love

This is an entry in the We Said Go Travel Writing Contest written by Nicholas Yong from Singapore. Thanks for your entry Nicholas! Hong Kong: former British colony, Special Administrative Region, and one of the most densely populated cities in the world, is not a place for the faint-hearted. But it is one of the … Continued

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