Author Archives: The Wife

Christmas, Wat!? Wat!?

Wow, we’re posting video from our Christmas trip and it’s not even Easter yet.  Our cards took a year and a half, after all.  Go team?

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Halloween 2014 – Deconstructing Fancy Dress

Halloween costumes for adults usually fall into 1 of 4 categories. a.) Slutty ____ , b.) Scary/Zombie _____ , c.) Slutty Zombie _____ , d.) Wear random crap you bought at 7-11.  While it was very difficult to talk Money … Continue reading

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You CAN have your cake…

And eat it too. Things to do simply because you can in Hong Kong. Massage and Cake. Best. Idea. Ever.

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DIY Crafts on the Cheap (HK-Style)

To make a 390-square-foot, 2-bedroom flat livable and comfortable, you have to keep it organized.  This has become even more important since I started following a new fashion trend called “accessorizing.”  I’ve learned that my nasty habit of buying worthless … Continue reading

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A Taste of the Performing Arts in Hong Kong

So Hong Kong is not exactly known for its Tony-worthy plays and amazing art scene.  I mean, c’mon, I’m no expert but for a city that considers a giant inflatable rubber ducky and a huge pile of turd to be the … Continue reading

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The Real Value of Hong Kong Currency

When living in the US, I rarely ever carried more than $20 at a time.  Credit cards are king and when you finally do hit a low balance with your $20 limit in your wallet (it took weeks), you just … Continue reading

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Why Spawn Offspring…

… when one man-child is enough? Tourists at the Star Ferry got to see a local in action.  Lucky them.

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Saigon’s Moped Culture

YIKES.  It has been way too long since we’ve posted, and once Money Bags started calling me the Fake Housewife of Hong Kong (good one, sweetie…), I decided to get my butt into gear just to shush him up. It’s … Continue reading

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The Ebb and Flow of Hong Kongers

Living abroad comes with its benefits (lower taxes, great travel opportunities, faster escalators), but it also comes with downsides.  I’ve been warned endlessly that people come to Hong Kong with the intention of only staying a couple years, and then … Continue reading

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2012 Old People’s Swimming

Last night, our masters swim team had its annual end-of-the-year celebration.  Black-tie, holiday feast, free-flow beverages, dancing, late-night antics – all the ingredients for a terribly good time.  Due to our trivial fame as local bloggers (HA.), we were asked … Continue reading

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