Put Roaming Fees in Their Place

None of us like nasty surprises.


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Who Dares Wins

Learning to be a chef is often a long and gruelling process, working in the creative shadows of your elders and betters. After the technical education, after potentially years of washing dishes and chopping onions, you might be fortunate enough to be taken under the wing of culinary greats.


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Returning to the Basics

In a city where the culinary culture simmers somewhere between late night cha chaan tengs and celebrity chef restaurants rarely visited by their namesake, it’s understandable if you crave a return to the basics, an adherence to heritage, and a respect for ingredients.


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Your New Throne Has Arrived

Once upon a time, perhaps more years ago than you’d like to admit, you could be found perched on your Chuck Taylor All-Stars, staring at a boxy television, a game console controller clutched between sweaty mitts.


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While we associate the sinfully cool creation of author Ian Fleming with tropical climes and scantily clad dames, he’s had plenty of skirmishes in cold weather.


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Your Friendly Fusion Foundry

Some things just go well together, like pineapple and maple bacon, like vermouth and olives, like peanut butter and ladies.


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Take Your Music Anywhere

We’re a bit of a spoilt generation if you think about it.


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Give in to Your Vanity

Most of us don’t mind being in photos.


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Lock in Your Dining Experience

It’s true that some women love spontaneity in a man; they think it reflects on our romanticism and creativity, and that’s all fine and dandy.


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Keeping Your Cool

Mankind has always struggled to keep things that should be cold as frosty as possible.


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Cocktails with a Twist

Mixology, the art form of bartending, has well and truly found a home in Hong Kong after generations of poorly-made, overly sweet cocktails.


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Custom Noose for Your Neck

You may not know it but that thin piece of material you diligently wear around your neck each time you go to work has some pretty complex origins.


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Art Has a Dark Side

Many artists like being controversial.


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A Touch of Local Flavour

Hong Kong’s mixology street cred may follow behind the scenes in Sydney, London, and New York, but innovators behind the mahogany are doing their bit to put our fair city on the cocktail creating map, and one new spot hidden away above busy Hollywood Road blends east and west better than a junk load of Hong Kong-born, Canadian educated co-eds.


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UFC

Boxing is an unparalleled display of aggression and elegance, but Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) takes that performance one step further.


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Your Private Kitchen Gallery

Privacy is not something to be taken for granted in Hong Kong.


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Ride In Style

You’re a charismatic man of the world, with a nuanced appreciation for the finer things in life and a wardrobe of suits that make Sinatra look like a hobo.


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Value and Nostalgia in Central

There’s no doubt that Vietnamese street food is all the rage in Hong Kong at the moment.


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In this breif clip, Michelin-starred chef, Alvin Leung takes you on a culinary quest throughout Hong Kong -  stopping at various beefy hotspots, you'll learn how to eat an entire (almost!) cow. How to Eat a Cow In Hong Kong was produced by Discover Hong Kong. 


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Are You Up For The Challenge?

Let's face it, few of us managed to get through ou r precarious youth without at least a fleeting fantasy of being James Bond. 


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Let the Sparks Fly

Whether you and your paramour are just starting out or have been manacled together for years, there are two things that are necessary in a relationship: communication, and the ability to keep things interesting.


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Champions of Gold

 

Of the many sports around, boxing is one that manages to capture the dichotomy of aggression and elegance. A contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, underpinned by sheer force of will and an unwavering commitment to training (just think of famous montage from Rocky), there’s a gritty brutality to the sport that makes it appeal to man’s primal instincts.


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Sometimes it’s Good to Stray

When you were little, life was probably pretty restricted. Unless you happened to be adopted by a pack of wolves and reared as one of their own, there was probably an abundance of grown-ups telling you where you could and couldn’t go, what you could or couldn’t explore, which animals were safe and which wanted to eat you.


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Exit Strategy

For even the most suave among us, dating can be a tricky proposition. The minefield that is the early stage of dating is essentially a game of chicken: who dares wins, and who blinks first loses.


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In this 2014 Nike ad, this year's FIFA captains star in a thrilling animated short where they face their toughest match yet - a match against their own clones, who have been designed to take no risks and make no mistakes.


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Be wowed by "The Bruce Lee of Bartending" who can juggle, twirl and balance glass bottles on his head. How many bottles do you think he broke to get this good?


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This brief but fascinating documentary tells of Sea Ranch's glamorous beginnings as a 5-star resort, it's descent into decay, and how it is doing today. The Sea Ranch (Hong Kong) was produced by a team of HKU journalism students.


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Living in the Now

However impractical it might sound, not everyone makes plans in advance. We all have them – friends you can never nail down to a particular date and place, no matter the occasion; souls who seem to endlessly weigh their options rather than make a decision that they might have to stick to.


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The Lords of the Ring Come to Macau

Of all the martial arts that have hit the global mainstream, Muay Thai, the ancient and lethal Thai combat sport (and Van Damme’s answer to almost everything), has the most heritage and tradition.


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