The West is the Best

You might have noticed that the journey west on the Hong Kong Island tramline is becoming increasingly interesting. Perhaps you too have stopped in at the cafes of High Street, the galleries of lower Sai Ying Pun, or even popped down to Kennedy Town for brunch on the waterfront.


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Don’t Wait, Take Action

Wondering why your average-looking neighbour has a sexy new house guest’ every Saturday night while you’re home watching Game of Thrones solo? Vancouver-based dating coach and founder of Absolute Ability Tony D gives us his tips on how to be a better player of the dating game.


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The Sound of Silence

Throughout history man has sought silence for various reasons. Hermits retreat from the world in search of solace, holy men – and not just monks with pattern baldness – have taken mauna or vows of silence for centuries in order to get closer to their gods, and even Pythagoras imposed a strict rule of silence on his disciples.


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Good Things Come to Those Who Seek

You’d have to live in a remote village on the Chinese border not to notice the leaps and bounds the Hong Kong cocktail scene has made these past few years.


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The Digital Wallet that’s Smarter than You

Let us paint a fairly common picture for you; you’re out entertaining clients and just as the bill arrives you realise you’ve forgotten your corporate card, guaranteeing hours of bureaucratic wrestling in the days to come.


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Travel without Leaving Home

There are many good reasons to travel, especially during the summer months when Hong Kong becomes a steam room and Asia’s beaches (and their beauties) beckon like tiki bar-lined mirages.


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Be What You Drink

So we get it; you’re going for that young, dynamic man-of-the-world look, and why not? If there’s something the lovelies love, it’s a man who knows what he wants, who exudes confidence, who talks the talk, and who defines himself through every facet of his being, from his bespoke suit and on-trend hair, through to his extensive knowledge of Spanish pickup lines, and his kitsch-is-cool Knight Rider ring tone.


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Know Thy Rum

When it comes to Manila, we’re sure thoughts of sizzling temperatures, polluted air, overcrowded streets, and infuriating traffic jams that make every destination so close yet so far, burst to mind. However, we assure you, change is afoot.


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Know Thy Rum

Hong Kong is a city that doesn’t like to do things by halves and the result is we can come across a little showy, a little arrogant, a little cliché. Look at the wine scene for example; you’ve got guys peddling very average drops at sky-rocket prices, and sommeliers and chefs making up the pairings as they go along, so long as the bottom line keeps the investors happy.


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Know Thy Rum

You might have noticed Hong Kong is in the midst of a newly-forged love affair with rum. This year’s RumFest, held at Mahalo, was packed with bartenders and barflies alike, looking to hone their knowledge on this timeless spirit and the many soul-soothing concoctions it can complement.


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