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Eating with Anita Mui, at Pak Lee Since 1964
Bing Sut Bingo “What’s in a name?” asks Paul Hon Man-por. He owns Pak Lee Café (216 Shau Kei Wan Rd., Sai Wan Ho, 2560-5214), one of the few original bing suts left in the city. Literally “ice chambers,” bing suts originated in the 60s as downmarket cafés. “In...
Oct 18 2013 - 11:59am
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A Karst Existence Langkawi is an archipelago of 104 islands off of Peninsular Malaysia’s west coast, just a stone’s throw from Thailand. The entire island chain has been designated a UNESCO Geopark. Rightly so—the islands are visually dramatic, with a varied geological history...
Oct 18 2013 - 11:41am
A Message from the Dean Welcome, prospective student, to Hong Kong Magazine University! Here at this school of halfhearted achievement, our whole faculty strives to bring you the finest courses from across the territory. Whether you want to go back into education, or you just didn’t do well...
Oct 17 2013 - 4:00pm
Stampedin’ time
Where to? This year, skip Everest. Shrug off the Alps. If action is what you seek, pack your cowboy hat, your bear spray and a spare pair of underwear and head east to Canada’s prairie hub Calgary—the gateway to Banff and the Rocky Mountains. Here’s why The Rockies is your ideal...
Oct 11 2013 - 1:42pm
Champneys gets better with age
Where to? If you want to take a break from pampering yourself and spending hubby’s hard-earned cash in Hong Kong, make like the tai tais and fly all the way to London… to pamper yourself and spend hubby’s hard-earned cash there instead. Here’s why Credit cards at the ready...
Oct 11 2013 - 1:32pm
Cruisin’ through the Xixi Wetlands. Mom, come back, where are you going?
Where to? Traveling with mom can be a change of pace. You may not tick all the must-see boxes or find yourself dancing till 4am: but with comfy hotels, leisurely lunches and incredibly efficient transportation, China is home to just the right duo: Hangzhou and Shanghai. Here’s why It’s...
Oct 11 2013 - 1:19pm
Call Jett Foods to get this on the grill
The sweltering summer temperatures are finally on the wane, so it’s time to crank up the BBQ in that sweet two-month window between unbearable humidity and miserable cold. Here’s the lowdown of the best places in town to stock up on BBQ supplies. Step One: Find a Grill As any seasoned...
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00am
Want to get away this autumn? You’re in luck. Our annual fall travel issue is chock-full of getaways tailored to your most zealous friends: from adrenaline junkies to Instagram addicts, we’ve got your next trip covered. Click the images for articles! Traveling with... your mom Hana R....
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00am
Canals of sadness
Take a taxi to Woodlands checkpoint on the Singapore-Malaysian Border. Buy a ticket for Tampin and board the train.   Sit on the train for several hours, admiring the landscape. This is fun! Look at all the palm oil plantations! What a gorgeous sunny day to be sitting on these furry seats...
Oct 11 2013 - 12:00am
Guys: #instapose!
Where to? We’ve all got that shutterbug friend who just isn’t living unless it’s through a smartphone screen, and there’s nowhere better for a snap-happy traveler than the beautiful southern Chinese city of Guilin and its neighboring town, Yangshuo. Here’s why There...
Oct 10 2013 - 4:00pm