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How to Get Hitched in Hong Kong

How to Get Hitched in Hong Kong

As of April 1st 2019, the Chinese Government decided to no longer allow expats to marry in Mainland China. Yes, you read that right and no it wasn’t an April Fool’s joke.  We were, in fact, settling into our Airbnb in Greece, organising our up-and-coming […]

Beautiful Lashes by Esthète Paris

Beautiful Lashes by Esthète Paris

So I finally took the plunge and tried out a lash curling and lengthening treatment, and I wasn’t disappointed… The Treatment – YumiEyelash Lift Price: 750RMB Time: 60 to 90 mins Lasts between 6 and 12 weeks Pain rating: 0, it’s totally painless What will […]

Travel-Friendly, Fruity Goodness by Lalu Raw Beauty

Travel-Friendly, Fruity Goodness by Lalu Raw Beauty

After a well-deserved break, Lalu Raw Beauty has returned to the skincare scene with a fresh new look and beautiful new products. It’s fair to say that many of the brand’s followers (including myself) rejoiced! Not only are the products simply amazing, but its founder, Adja Ljung, […]

Saying Goodbye to My Class of Monsters

Saying Goodbye to My Class of Monsters

Today, my most treasured class graduated. Although small in numbers (7 kids!), they were a complete handful from the beginning to the end. These children have taught me many things but most importantly that patience, understanding and perseverance will never fail you. They’ve taught me […]

Zotter Schokoladen Theatre Shanghai (Chocolate Heaven!)

Zotter Schokoladen Theatre Shanghai (Chocolate Heaven!)

Another week has been and gone. I can’t believe how quickly it’s going! We blink and it’s nearly 6 months since we left for Shanghai! The weather, as ever, is ridiculously hot. Even at 7am the humidity hits you like a slap in the face. […]

Coffee, Rain and Hot China

Coffee, Rain and Hot China

I think it’s fair to say that I’m terrible at committing to things. Especially keeping this darn blog going! For our family and friends back at home, here’s a quick round up of what’s currently going on in China. It’s at least 32 degrees Celsius, […]

Introducing my new favourite beauty store…Innisfree

Introducing my new favourite beauty store…Innisfree

I just found my new favourite place on earth! Granted, it is a cosmetic shop and not quite The Great Wall of China (we haven’t been yet) but it’s beautiful. Let me introduce you to Innisfree, a South Korean cosmetics brand owned by Amore Pacific. Not […]

Ladies, some shopping tips for Shanghai…

Ladies, some shopping tips for Shanghai…

I arrived in Shanghai with a huge four-wheeled suitcase (thank you Mama!) and a small cabin bag. Despite the 23Kg max limit, it simply wasn’t enough to fit all the necessities. When you’re a size 10-14 gal with size 6 shoes, moving to China means […]