How to Find Underground Music in Hong Kong

So you've come to Hong-Kong for business or pleasure, and need to let your hair down. Or maybe you've moved here chasing a Cantonese bride and decided to start teaching English at a local school to pay the bills and need a way to relieve that stress. Maybe you're an exchange student who works at… Continue reading How to Find Underground Music in Hong Kong

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The Fire Dragon

After my journey around Macau, I finally reach home at around 3:30 in the morning. That gave me just a few hours of sleep, having to wake up at 9 am to rush down south to catch my pottery class on Hong Kong Island. I didn't even wake my roommate up when coming or going,… Continue reading The Fire Dragon

Gambling for Panda Butts

Saturday's are probably one of the worst days to set an alarm for 8:00, but the adventure ahead will be worth rubbing my dry eyes over. I take the bus from Lingnan University directly to downtown Kowloon, right by the Star Ferry Port. My bare legs are covered in mosquito repellent, so the air smells… Continue reading Gambling for Panda Butts

Hong-Kong Punk and Pottery

School is tiring sometimes, right? Not really, but for me, it's a good enough excuse to get out after that long and arduous first week of my last year at University. I designed my schedule so that I have Monday's free to go on adventures. It means that my Thursday is pretty rough, but at least I have… Continue reading Hong-Kong Punk and Pottery

Restless in Hong-Kong

I stand, waiting in line at the Hong-Kong airport for my Metro card. A Chinese man steps up behind me, and his bowels decide I need a proper initiation with a long-winded, open-armed flatulent vibration as if to say "Welcome to Hong-Kong". I've just landed after an 8 day trip around Taiwan (read more here),… Continue reading Restless in Hong-Kong