Tips for visiting Hong Kong on a budget

Known for it’s expensive real estate, designer shopping and fine dining, Hong Kong is one of the most expensive places in the world to stay. But don’t let that scare you away! Throughout the 3 years we have lived here, we have discovered a number of cost saving tips so that you can enjoy Hong Kong…

5 Tips for Hong Kong after dark

In last week’s blog post we shared some tips about Hong Kong dining etiquette. This week we will give you some tips on how you can survive/enjoy Hong Kong after dark! 1. Keep it casual Unlike Sydney, Hong Kong bars and night clubs are pretty relaxed about dress codes. Dean loves it because he can…

6 Tips for Hong Kong dining etiquette

In last week’s blog we shared this dining tip – to get service in a restaurant in Hong Kong, you need to raise your hand. Our readers found this especially useful, so this week we decided to share six other tips on Hong Kong dining etiquette. 1. Do not eat until your host does While…

5 Hong Kong “Quirks” you should know before you visit!

Are you visiting Hong Kong for the first time and need some tips? We have lived in Hong Kong for the last three years and have come across a number of quirks that we think are important for a first time traveller to Hong Kong to be aware of: 1. Put your hand up to…

Top 6 things to do at Changi Airport Singapore

Changi Airport in Singapore is consistently voted as the number one airport in the world, and it is not hard to see why. Not only is the airport huge, it has some of the most advanced technology (i.e. the automated immigration/boarding in T4) and it is also the airport with the most things to do….

S.W.A.T Skills – Rap Jumping in Melbourne

Have you ever watched an action movie where S.W.A.T teams effortlessly scale down the side of a building, and thought “that doesn’t look scary, I can do that”? You can now prove just how brave you are by signing up to Rap Jumping, located in Melbourne, Australia. What is Rap Jumping? Rap Jumping is similar…

Top Tips for visiting Taroko National Park

With its stunning turquoise water and impressive cliff faces, Taroko National Park is a must see destination in Taiwan. We stayed for two days in December and it was the absolute highlight of our trip to Taiwan. We are sharing some of our tips in the hope that your trip to Taroko is just as…

5 most Insta worthy spots in Taiwan

Taiwan is one of the most interesting places we have been. From the beautiful coastline to quirky themed cafes, there are so many insta worthy spots in Taiwan. Here are our top 5: 1. Taroko National Park Taroko National Park is the pride and joy of Taiwanese people and we can definitely see why! It…

Climb, Swim & Slide – River Tracing in Taiwan

Does sliding down waterslides, jumping off platforms and doing back somersaults into the water all sound like fun to you? You would be mistaken to think we were at the latest and greatest water park. But guess what? We did all of these activities and more River Tracing in Taiwan! What is River tracing? River…

Biking in Taipei

Have you already been to the typical tourist attractions in Taipei, and want to do something off the beaten track? Experience life like a local! Get a bike and spend the afternoon biking in Taipei along the Keelung river. Where can I hire a bike? The best place to hire a bike is from YouBike….