Stockpile the Earl Grey: The Full Davies Family Comes to Hong Kong

Stockpile the Earl Grey: The Full Davies Family Comes to Hong Kong

One of the many perks of being married to Peter, other than having a husband who can use his charm and accent (but mostly his accent) to persuade people, usually ladies but also men and always Americans) to give us an upgrade or a better table by the window and other than┬áhaving someone who will […]

“Why Does This Driver Hate Me So Much?”: Riding in Taxis in Hong Kong

“Why Does This Driver Hate Me So Much?”: Riding in Taxis in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is an expensive city to live in. Rent prices are shocking, groceries per month are almost triple what they were in LA, and there’s no such thing as free, public school. If you are an expat, you must pay to have your kids attend a private school. That is, if you want your […]

Kung Hei Fat Choy: Our First Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Kung Hei Fat Choy: Our First Chinese New Year in Hong Kong

Since we touched down in Hong Kong almost 3 months ago, we’d been feeling Chinese New Year brewing. Even though the Christmas lights and decorations dazzled, and holiday tunes were blaring in department stores and coffee shops, it was repeatedly hinted to us by locals and ex-pats that this was just the build up to […]