Cheung Chau Review

Cheung Chau is an island that I love to visit. The 30 minute ferry from Central pier #5 drops us at the bustling waterfront main street where I remember riding bicycles on school trips. But what would living here be like? Is it worth investment for a weekend home? Upon a little internet inspection I…

How To Recycle in Hong Kong

Recycling in Hong Kong is easier than it seems. Now with HKRecycles offering pickup directly from your door for hkd20- a month (they provide the recycling bins and glass recycling too!) there is NO EXCUSE not to recycle. And it’s a fun fulfilling thing to do. Many buildings have now introduced the blue, brown, and yellow…

Today’s Twilight in Hong Kong

Raven Tao is a real estate specialist and media personality based in Hong Kong. She loves arts and culture, is fascinated by fashion and luxury, and is passionate about all things house and home. For more updates, LIKE her Facebook Page or visit www.RavenTao.com

Yes Hong Kong’s apartments are small. So friggin’ what?

Originally posted on The Tantrum:
Small apartments, big talk. Enough already. Hong Kong – city of neon lights, dim sum, ebullient Filipinos, texting and walking, cheap taxis and – most importantly – tiny, cramped, shoe-box-like apartments. That’s the impression I would have if I listened seriously to the complaints emanating from the beery mouths of…

Bronze Designer Sinks

Bold and bronze, these beautiful designer items really pack a punch, making a huge impact on a space. Wherever they’re placed, they draw attention like works of art – which is essentially what they are. Luxurious and eye-catching, these breathtaking creations can change the way we view a simple sink, for the better. NOTE :…

DIY Dinner Party in a small apartment

Originally posted on 13thanda:
Yes, it is possible to host 16 people in a cubicle of a living/dining room.  It involves some problem solving, math (elch), and creativity… but it can be done in style. If you’re on a budget and don’t have enough silverware, glassware, or even chairs, the simplest solution is to go…

Beautiful Calm After The Storm

Raven Tao is a real estate specialist and media personality based in Hong Kong. She loves arts and culture, is fascinated by fashion and luxury, and is passionate about all things house and home. For more updates, LIKE her Facebook Page or visit www.RavenTao.com

Typhoon 8 in Hong Kong : Dangerous or Disappointing?

Typhoons in Hong Kong are an interesting, wet experience. They’re the equivalent of a hurricane. I’ve seen ancient trees felled by the wind and huge glass windows sucked out of their frame whole; resulting in a screaming whirlwind of roaring tempest. Mudslides have wiped out lower Baguio Villas and Central has been completely flooded, sweeping…

Hong Kong

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ALANALA : One month with X100 – Episode I

Originally posted on ALAN P. IN HONG KONG:
I’m finding my routine daily photo taking on my way home to be very repetitive with the similar settings and environment. I’m only capturing very few photos a day. Only comfort is at least there’s one or two that represents the day. I try to travel/walk less…

Top 5 hot markets in Asia

Originally posted on Lush Dream Home:
The overall value of prime property in the world’s key cities fell 0.4 percent in the first quarter of 2012, according to a report from Knight Frank due to global economic woes and the implementation of cooling measures in key markets. In Asia, only two cities beat the trend…