A nomadic expedition through Mongolia

On your next vacation, rather than soak up the sun on a tourist-infested beach resort, soak up some culture and the spirit of adventure in Mongolia, where the sweeping steppes and shifting desert sands will surely take your breath away.


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Step into Lorence Johnston’s store, Lok Man Rare Books, where he has an impressive collection of first editions and other rare titles that date back to the 18th, 19th and 20th century. No gentlemen’s library is complete without a collection of antique chess and backgammon sets from the late 1800s, and those are in supply as well, right next to the bottles of whisky and wine on the shelves for your drinking pleasure.

 


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Can you bagel, pretzel and eggflip?
To Slope Infinity and beyond!

You’re all geared up, with your ski poles in hand, your goggles fitted and your boots fastened, ready to impress the hot ski bunnies nearby. As you begin to descend a steep Alpine precipice, you try to do a James Bond and a tumble, crack, plop later, you find yourself plastered against a tree.


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OneNow can give you one now

You’ve looked under every stone in Hong Kong for the perfect jersey of your favourite American sports team, but come up empty handed. Then, by sheer luck, you discover it online at a U.S. store. Happily, you dump it in your shopping cart, check out, and click 'confirm purchase'. Suddenly, a pop-up window appears: "Sorry, we do not accept international orders!" @#!$*#^% (French expletive)
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Are you a Red Capitalist?

One walk along the tourist streets of Beijing, and you’re instantly bombarded by remnant whiffs of kitschiness that take you back to the days of the Cultural Revolution. Aren’t you just itching to take home a few Mao Zedong statues, copies of his “Little Red Book” and vintage propaganda posters?


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Do you feel the need... the need for speed? Well, nothing beats the thrill of a Formula One race, where skill meets gravity meets adrenaline-pumping action. See how you might fare against Michael Schumacher at Sideways Driving Club – the only virtual racing centre in Hong Kong. With 13 networked simulators, you can race against your buds in a high speed race track … safely.


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Lane Crawford's hidden grooming secret

As a lot of you pick-up artists will know, showing up at a make-up counter in search for the right skincare product is really a pretense for you to pick up chicks. If you luck out with the female patrons there, you're at least guaranteed some alone time with the dolled up diva behind the counter.


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Skull candy for true audiophiles

Attention, all Tubesters, Victrolans and Hi-fiers! Tweek your tweeters and boost your woofers! Get ready for some juicy eye candy… no, ear candy…no, Skull Candy that’s going to rock your audio world


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Taste a bar of wine

A true oenophile once said, "I shall whet thy lips, parched by the winds of deprivation...know me, for I am Zinfandel!" Okay, while we don’t expect you to recite Shakespeare at the dinner table, you might be able to use this as a pick up line.


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Find the yin to your yang

We know you’re on our side when we say that Hong Kong is slowly but surely losing its battle at preserving what’s left of the city’s cultural heritage. Here comes the wrecking ball, and there goes Queen’s Pier, Wedding Card Street and possibly the wet markets in your neighborhood.


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