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The Peninsula Hotels Offering Room Upgrades NOW!

BY WENDY HUNG Who doesn’t love a good deal? To celebrate a brand new website, The Peninsula Hotels are offering some sweet, oops, “suite” upgrades when you book a room via its revamped website. The Peninsula Hotels have always been one of my personal luxury chains. Hong Kong’s Butler Paul is unforgettable, let’s not even mention the iconic […]

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#PrayForMH370: 14 Powerful Images Of Hope

BY TEAM JST The power of the world coming together. The latest global crisis with Malaysia Airline MH370′s unexpected disappearance in the sky has created heartbreaks and painful anxiety among family and friends of the 227 passengers and 12 crew members on board. Almost immediately after the news broke, Twitter began trending the hashtag #PrayForMH370 urging people […]

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Who Says HK Has A Lame Art Scene?

BY DRISANA MISRA The area surrounding Fo Tan Station is perhaps the loneliest stop on the MTR East Rail Line, which travels up into the New Territories. It is known for its ugly industrial complexes and lack of good restaurants, and hardly anyone ever gets on or off there. In fact, as Hong Kong industry moves […]

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8 Reasons Why We Love Chinese New Year!

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Chinese New Year, also called Lunar New Year, begins this Friday, January 31. The entire celebration lasts for 15 days, and is filled with food, traditions (and superstitions), firecrackers, and excitement. Here are just a few of the reasons we love CNY! 1.Red Everywhere Red is the color of Chinese New Year, […]

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Wanna Drink Beer, Get Paid? Beertopia Is Hiring!

BY TEAM JST Last year, our contributor Anton Walker wrote about the amazing experience. And it’s that time of the year again: Hong Kong’s largest international craft beer festival is back for three days! Beertopia will once again be held at the West Kowloon Waterfront, with three times the space of last year, from March 13-15, 2014.This […]

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How 3 Food Trends Lead To New BFFs In Hong Kong

BY DRISANA MISRA I’ve never before lived in a city whose culture seems to so closely link food and friendship. The following three Hong Kong food trends revolve around honoring and celebrating with friends. From keeping an eye on your friend’s teacup should it require a refill during yum cha to chatting and slurping noodles together in the cha […]

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A Lesson On Feng Shui On Hong Kong’s Ping Shan Heritage Trail

BY DRISANA MISRA Few visitors to Hong Kong in search of local history and culture make it past Hong Kong Island or Kowloon; however, Hong Kong’s New Territories, a region that tangents Mainland China, offers some respite from the pervasive linoleum of high-end malls. Nonetheless, urban life, with its taxis and infinite permutations of Manning’s, Watson’s, […]

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