This is a cautionary tale about how I got scammed, and how you can avoid doing the same! I was tidying up and noticed that my EHIC card was expired. This is a health card that can be used in the EU, should you require medical assistance when travelling. I googled how to update it… Continue reading Travel Tip: Beware Insurance Scams!
I have written a few posts about living abroad. The thing is, the reality is very different to the fantasy. This week was Father’s Day which got me thinking. If you are very close to your family, as I am, it may be extremely difficult to move away. To be honest there have been times… Continue reading Reality of Living Abroad.
I have a buddy moving to Hong Kong soon, who asked me about settling in essentials. So I made a listicle of what someone moving to Hong Kong will need. First, it’s best to buy an octopus card, like an oyster card in England. This will allow you to use public transport (trains, buses) and… Continue reading Just landed in Hong Kong?
via Daily Prompt: Blossom This year we celebrated Sakurahana in Japan. This is also known as the spring festival. Since I was twelve years old and watching Card Captor Sakura, I have always wanted to visit Japan to see the cherry blossoms. Last year, we saw some by chance, but were a little early… Continue reading Blossom.
The rain continues in Hong Kong today, and the government have issued a Red Rain Signal and Typhoon Signal Number 3. These are moderately serious but most schools are closed and some offices. As we live far out I am officially working from home, but unofficially relaxing. When I was young, my parents coined the… Continue reading Enjoying a rainy day. Storm crafts.
The malls were deserted today as I pottered around in search of good coffee. I was officially “working from home” although I tried to go for tea at BEANS. No such luck, as there was a queue of twenty people. Despite the small portion size, the cafe has a good rating on Open Rice. As… Continue reading Hong Kong prepares for Typhoon.
As a vegetarian and occasional vegan, I do struggle in Hong Kong with the food choices available. Since I got married, I am determined to maintain my weight and eat pretty healthily throughout the week. When I am working I find it easier to monitor what I eat as I meal prep, usually easy stuff:… Continue reading Hubby can’t stop eating McDonald’s!