Hong Kong in four acts

Hong Kong IS the definition of multiculture. Located on a convenient location for sea trade, it thrived as a British colony and as financial metropolis in the recent years. Although tiny, everyone is on it. The culture of Hong Kong is a weird mixture of British post-colonialism, strong Cantonese influences and the increasing addition ofContinue reading “Hong Kong in four acts”

Souvenir from Hong Kong: Unboxing HKUST memorabilia

[Random images from HKUST follow.] When I was in Hong Kong, I spent a lot of time in Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), either chilling at the library terrace or attending random aeronautical engineering-related courses. At the entrance of the campus, there was a cute little shop with items and gifts relatedContinue reading “Souvenir from Hong Kong: Unboxing HKUST memorabilia”

Souvenir from Hong Kong: Jenny cookies

A good friend from Japan suggested 3 MUST DO foods to try in case someone visits Hong Kong. Egg tarts – Cantonese delicacy, you can find them everywhere but prefer the morning freshly baked ones. Beef jerky – thin dried strips of non-fatty meat, preserved for long term consumption. Jenny cookies a.k.a. Drug cookies –Continue reading “Souvenir from Hong Kong: Jenny cookies”