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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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Faces at our 19th Floor Window…?!

A rather striking feature on the ever-changing Hong Kong landscape is that of scaffolding, lining…

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Mini Golf Ghetto Styles - the Hong Kong “Experience”

What kind of self-respecting golf course has concrete instead of grass?  A good question!  Turns…

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A New Year that begins with a ship, then an…ark?!

Being lucky enough to have been in Hong Kong for NY celebrations 2012/2013, as well as for the even…

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A Meaty Christmas and a Happy New Year

It’s funny to think that this time a year ago we’d only been in HK a month and had just stayed up…

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A North Point Tour of Hong Kong Eating Styles - Food Street Edition

Once upon a time in a rural village of Korea, we decided to escape the everyday grind and embark on…

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The Perils and Challenges of Hong Kong blogging

As many of you may have noticed, we have been noticeably absent from the pages of this here blog…

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Street Art and Street Lessons in Hong Kong

So word on the street had it that somewhere in the pretty easily discoverable bowels of Mongkok…

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