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Maid: Netflix Show Sheds Light on Domestic Violence and Other Important Issues

After two years of the pandemic, it comes as no surprise that Netflix’s top hit shows such as Squid Game and Maid are about the desperate realities of people in our society. Netflix’s new 10-part drama, Maid, talks about issues like emotional domestic abuse, alcohol dependency, poverty, homelessness and lighter topics like aspirations and empowerment. Maid is a miniseries inspired by Stephanie Land’s best-selling memoir in 2019, Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay and A Mother’s Will to Survive. The show

Check out these things to do in Hong Kong this month

Are you scouring through event pages looking for new things to do in Hong Kong this month? Hong Kong always has happening city scenes where new events, exhibitions and must-go spots pop up. To keep the buzz and the razzmatazz of the city alive, we’ve rounded up new exhibitions, food markets and other fun HK activities available now. Here are our top picks of places to visit and things to do in Hong Kong this fall. Take a trip to Hong Kong’s new indoor roller skating rink and roll all the str

Celebrate Halloween at these theme parks in Hong Kong

Theme parks in Hong Kong are always lots of fun, but this month is extra special. October has arrived, and it means one important thing for many of us – Halloween is finally here! This month, many of us make the most of spooky season by bingeing on horror movies, baking Halloween-themed goodies, carving pumpkins and making s’mores. Additionally, the best theme parks in Hong Kong have some fun Halloween events worth checking out. Halloween in Hong Kong is usually a big celebration, up there with

Instagram accounts in Hong Kong you should be following now

As an Instagram follower, are you tired of scrolling through the same meme accounts? Instead, you are looking for something different, maybe even inspirational? One of the best ways any Instagram follower can enrich the content they scroll through (usually daily) on social media is by following Instagram accounts that inspire and give food for thought. Turning passion into engaging content to raise awareness of an issue or simply share interests with Instagram followers is not an easy feat. But

What do you need to know about the Mid-Autumn Festival?

The Mid-Autumn Festival is a big deal. This autumn, Hong Kong is preparing for the festival by adorning spaces with Mid-Autumn Festival lanterns and selling boxes of mooncakes by the armful. The Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinese is 中秋节 Zhōngqiūjié, and it’s also known as the “moon festival” or the “lantern festival.” One of the crucial Chinese festivals, it’s celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. This year, the festival falls on September 21, the day when the moon will be at its

Check out this guide to sweet soup in Hong Kong

“Tong Sui,” which literally translates to “sweet water,” or sweet soup, is a common name for a traditional Chinese dessert in Hong Kong. Eating this dessert after dinner is a long time tradition in Hong Kong, especially since the postwar period when Chinese migrants came to the city and brought along the sweet dishes of their hometowns. Sweet soup consists of a soup base made of water with sweet syrup, coconut water or sometimes custard and is topped with fruit, sago, sweet potato, chewy rice b

Get creative at these art workshops in Hong Kong

Other than being a dynamic metropolitan offering all kinds of fun experiences, from dining to shopping to sightseeing and hiking, Hong Kong’s art scene is also worth the mention. To support its local artists and the cultural and creative industry, the city has revitalized a host of buildings like The Mills and PMQ to showcase the cultural and artistic side of Hong Kong as well as providing a platform for local artisans to flourish. If you are looking to dip your feet into Hong Kong’s vibrant ar

Go sightseeing in these heritage buildings in Hong Kong

Sightseeing in Hong Kong is not just limited to eating at different restaurants, checking out art exhibitions, shopping or hiking scenic mountains. Hong Kong has a rich history preserved in its many heritage buildings which were revitalized and restored and are now open to the public. You can learn more about the city’s past by visiting these historical buildings in Hong Kong. We’ve rounded up the top heritage buildings in Hong Kong that you should visit to get a better understanding of the city

Satisfy your sweet tooth with these desserts in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is a food paradise with some of the best restaurants in Central, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok. Representing almost every type of cuisine, Hong Kong’s food scene is unmissable for foodies. Only adding to this vibe are the many mouthwatering desserts in Hong Kong. With dessert shops on every corner of every street, deciding where to head after a meal can be a tall order. That’s why we have rounded up our picks for some of the best desserts in Hong Kong where you can satisfy your sweet tooth

How to spend a day at The Mills in Hong Kong

For many people, a visit to Hong Kong often involves eating in Mong Kok, shopping in Causeway Bay and Central, checking out unique-themed cafes or going island hopping. However, the city also has a ton of cultural experiences to offer, like Hong Kong’s vibrant arts scene. To fully experience the city’s creative community’s works, one can visit The Mills, where you will be immersed in a remarkable showcase of Hong Kong’s art, culture and heritage. The Mills in Hong Kong is one of the prominent,