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Hong Kong – The Coffee Edition

Quickly upon meeting any of team waterfalls&caribous, you learn something pretty crucial about us – we love coffee and have been known to go to great lengths to hunt it out, to binge drink it in the spirit of research, to cry over it (well, Dan has), to make friends and enemies according to our coffee experiences – Dan has even been known to pull his barista weight and get himself behind the…

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Macau’s Other Attraction

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Macau seems to be the kinda place that polarises opinion of expats/tourists here – people either love it or hate it.  We get personally get really, really sad (and a little bit offended on Macau’s behalf) when people fall into the latter of those two categories but can fully understand that factors like bad weather, agoraphobia, ochlophobia, an aversion to tackiness or conversely an aversion to…

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The Newest Caribou Hunter…

Say kia ora to the newest addition to the waterfallsandcaribous posse, Olive.  And yes, we named her after food.

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Born in Hong Kong on 12th June 2014 at 5.53am, weighing 3.085kg (6.8 pounds).

 

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A North Point Tour of Hong Kong Eating Styles – Cha Chaan Teng Edition

A certain picture of a certain breakfast item long held our interest in Hong Kong…but the mere thought of its weirdness put us off actually trying it for the longest of times.  You’re probably thinking something offal based or super spicy right?  What food could possibly have the team at waterfallsandcaribous somewhat reluctant to fill their bellies with something new and undiscovered?!  The mind…

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Street Art on Hong Kong Island – Sheung Wan from Day One

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While we have a lot going on at the moment, we’ve always prided ourselves on maintaining balance.  Then we forgot to blog for like, um, 6 weeks…oops.  However, we’ve recently picked up the slack again and sitting down to think about it all/look through some of our pics, led us to realise just how much we still have to share with you all from this amazing city…and that we better get onto it with…

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A North Point Tour of Hong Kong Eating Styles – Roast Meat Edition

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So a while back we started a series with the intention of introducing you all to the various foods that Hong Kong is famous for, by journeying through our favourite neighbourhood, North Point.  North Point not only has everything, it has some of the ‘the best’ of everything AND it’s where we live, allowing us to fill up and roll home.  That’s a trifecta of foodie goodness if ever we heard one.

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Reality Interrupted – WIN!

Waterfallsandcaribous seems to be on a winning streak…while not too long ago we bought you the news of the fabulous gift basket we received from Baobae, we are now lucky enough to find ourselves in the position to be bragging yet again of an exciting win.  

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Just Another Street In Hong Kong – Don’t Worry, There’s Food…

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Hong Kong is full of more nooks and crannies that you can shake a stick at.  Led usually by our appetites to some great dining experience we want to try, the happy by-product is often the discovery of not only great food but also of some wicked area we had no idea really existed. In this case, copious articles, blogs and reviews has led us to become aware of the existence of a dessert that…

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While we do have an imminent and exciting new addition to the waterfallsandcaribous team, we haven’t wanted to bore/gross out our current readership with too many details of babies.  However, in the interests of thanking the people responsible for a windfall of a beautiful prize pack we’re shamelessly promoting a link to H-J’s bit-on-the-side blog, adumplingintheoven.wordpress.comand, more…

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The Coffee of Xian and the Best Haircut in the World

Coffee is not something that really features in one’s thoughts about China given that it’s the land of tea and history and copious other distractions.  However, we have been known to be stubborn brats in our coffee addiction and seek it out regardless with unsurprisingly mixed results.  A day in Xi’an when we had nothing in particular in mind to do, somehow the idea came to go on a mission and…

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Impulse Purchasing in China

Travel is something we consider ourselves quite good at by now.  We’ve learned how to pack efficiently, how to budget (cough cough), the places to eat and the places to not bother with and, on the whole, how to not accumulate crap as we travel.  Note, this does not apply when we are actually LIVING in a foreign country, where we gather beautiful, impractical and heavy books like we were…

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The Good Bits of Xi’an

Which is not to say that there are bad bits of Xi’an, merely that the previous post about the trip…

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Chinese New Year - Bird Flu and An Aviation Radish

Chinese New Year is an auspicious time and this year we were particularly looking forward to taking…

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