Author Archives: The Wife

Naughty Animals Party Hard in Mid-Levels Luxury Flat

During our years in Hong Kong, we’ve collected a large volume of questionable items that have been used for various costume parties, HK 7s rugby tournaments, Halloweens, work nights at Wanchai, etc.  In our 390 sq. ft. apartment, approximately 330 … Continue reading

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Sharkbait – Donsol, Philippines

One of the massive benefits of living in Asia is cheap travel.  The cost of a flight from LAX to JFK for you > Flights+Accommodations+Swimming with Whale Sharks+Navy Seal-style boat entries (hello death by getting run over by a motorized bamboo … Continue reading

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What up, Bep?! New Viet Food in SoHo

So it’s 90 degrees out and 85% humidity, and what did I have for lunch?  A big bowl of Pho. When a new Viet place rolls into town, this lonely Viet girl can’t help but try it out.  The new … Continue reading

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Strawberry Gluttony Goodness – Tea Saloon by Another Fine Day

Lately my Facebook feed has been inundated (you people know who you are) with lots of articles about healthy eating and about life’s real killer – Sugar.  Ok…. A.)  Duh. B.)  Welcome to my childhood upbringing.  My mother’s vehement anti-processed … Continue reading

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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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