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  • Joey 4:10 AM on February 14, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2010, , , Valentine's Day, Year of the Tiger   

    Welcoming The Tiger with Love. 

    Happy Chinese New Year!

    The atmosphere in Hong Kong at this time of year is awesome. Everyone out to prepare the best family dinners, buying flowers for house decorations, preparing the ‘Lai See’ (red pockets), buying lollies and pumpkin seeds for the lolly box…ahhh so warm. We went to the Lunar New Year Fair at Victoria Park Causeway Bay. It was packed to max…. like as in everyone behind you shoving you forward, like on the MTR at peak hour in the morning… just see what I mean:

    Took the fun out of it because you couldn’t really see anything if you were in the middle and awkward to stop and stare at something because it feels like you’re holding up all the traffic behind you – hundreds and hundreds of eager people. But still, I got to eat my favourite TONG CHUNG BENG (糖蔥餅) !!! Its like one of the most traditional cantonese snacks and hardly ever come across it anymore. Its crispy cane sugar with sprinkles of coconut wrapped in a soft pancake. Usually, there’s an old man pushing an old cart around selling these in limited quantities. You’re lucky to find it around these days.



    With L on the tram.

    Talking birdie.

    Shooting away at Kadoorie Botanical Gardens

    In the old streets of Central.

    Last but not least:
    HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!

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    • denise 1:14 AM on February 18, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      hahaha omg wasnt the flower market insaneeeeeeeeeee. i went on thursday AND saturday night cos my mom wanted to buy more flowers -.- but i haven’t been back there in like almost 10 years so inspite of all the crowds and pushing, i loved it 😀

  • Joey 3:25 AM on January 27, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2010, , , , , Sushi, Tsim Sha Tsui, White   

    Guilty Pleasures – Day 3 in HK 

    Dreams come true in Hong Kong.

    “Cheung Fun” (Rolled rice noodles) at Sham Shui Po street food stall

    Walked to so many shops to find it and was getting frustrated cos it was so hard to find this colour… but ended up getting it from good old trusty Broadway. Here it is, the PANASONIC GF1!

    Have you tried a sushi roll that’s 8 inches long?? – I have.
    Kam Tin Long Sushi, Austin Road, Tsim Sha Tsui. AMAZING!

    Had to blog this even though I’m only going to get 3 or 4 hours sleep – got a flight to catch bright and early! Bangkok here we come!! SAWADEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

     
    • denise 1:54 PM on January 28, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      omg you got the gf1. i’ll just continue to be SUPER MIGHTY JEALOUS OF YOU 😦

  • Joey 3:42 AM on January 25, 2010 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: 2010, ,   

    I Heart Hong Kong! – Day 1 

    Its already been 2 years since I’ve been back to Hong Kong. I’ve missed it so much! First thing we got once we stepped off the plane was a fresh mango drink from Hui Lau San. Then off to my favourite shopping destination: Causeway Bay! I felt like such a tourist: ooh-ing, ahh-ing and wow-ing and wanting to buy nearly everything I saw. Must……re..sist…… my moolas gotta last me for a month!! Also got a trip to Bangkok coming up in a few days too. More pictures coming!
    This is such an awesome start to 2010!!

    I was being lazy which was why pics didn’t work. Here they are:

     
    • thelocalguide 4:02 AM on January 25, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      can’t see the images for some reason 😦

    • denise 7:38 PM on January 25, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      yah yourpics dont work.
      anyways hope youre having fun in hk!!! lemme know if you need any recommendations 😀 but you probably already know all the cooler places than me

    • Joey 2:56 AM on January 26, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Fixed 🙂

    • thelocalguide 4:34 AM on January 26, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Thx 🙂

    • mo 4:59 PM on January 26, 2010 Permalink | Reply

      Hahah i stayed in CWB when I went back! Have you been to the new-ish area like behind the cinemas with all the stores?

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