Diary of Typhoon Usagi

Hong Kong’s typhoon season is fairly regular, reliably bringing showers and storms through the months of August and September. This year has been no different- until now. Today, Hong Kong braces for the impact of Typhoon Usagi, the strongest storm in 34 years and some reports say the strongest storm seen on earth. The US…

Two Rainy Day Panoramas

Two consecutive rainy days in Hong Kong last week. So glad that they’ve passed. It’s been a jeckyll-and-hyde few weeks of weather this August, with a day or two of torrential grey followed by a few days of clear golden skies, quite without warning. Thankfully much of the downpour has been occurring overnight, with heavy…

2pm On A Rainy Afternoon, Panorama

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Des Voeux Road Central : Tram stop at The Landmark

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Worst Pollution Of The Year?

Pollution levels are always bad in Hong Kong. Today the levels are visibly the worst I have seen all year. Typhoon Trami is on the way but the thick, solid, stagnant murky grey air is a horrifying reminder of how awful Hong Kong’s air quality can be. Slowly, Hong Kong is trying to clean up…

Morning Panorama of ICC

9am in Hong Kong, 26*C and gorgeous with slight breeze and clear skies after last nights thunder storm warning. Raven Tao is a media personality and real estate agent and ambassador for Engel & Voelkers HK. She loves arts and culture, is fascinated by fashion and luxury, and is passionate about all things house and home. For…

Ferry views of Hong Kong Island

Hong Kong as seen from the ferry departing Central ferry piers at 11:30am mid July. Raven Tao is a media personality and real estate agent and ambassador for Engel & Voelkers HK. 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…

Cheung Chau Windsurfing Cafe

Cheung Chau windsurfing cafe is a lovely place to ride a rented bicycle to and stop for a breezy fried rice and coffee ice cream ‘Cafe Sam Sam’, named after the famous windsurfing champion who surfs there. Raven Tao is a media personality and real estate agent and ambassador for Engel & Voelkers HK. She loves…

Hong Kong, Rain, Cloud or Shine

Hong Kong panoramas captured during a typical rain storm, while overcast and after the rain has cleared to reveal spectacular summer sunshine. I disagree with people who say Hong Kong’s weather isn’t great. Hong Kong has beautiful sunshine most of the year, even in the winter months when temperatures are a cool 18-20C. Summers are…

Beautifully overcast 11am in Hong Kong

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6am in Hong Kong

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