Category Archives: Hong Kong

Wordless Wednesday-Disney Hong Kong Day 1

Sign by the motor coach drop off.  We got into Hong Kong around 2/3pm, ate food, got sims for our cell phones, got a cab to the hotel, checked in, spent some time in the room (as Ellie had birthday … Continue reading

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Elanor is 4

My darling Ellie, Happy fourth birthday.  May you always embrace the world as fearlessly and with as big a heart as you do today. Love Mommy PS-Stop calling me mother-it’s freaking me out.

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Asking for advice-Disneyland HK

We are going to Disney HK in 3 weeks to celebrate various birthdays (primarily E’s).  I’ve booked the birthday add ons for the room (streamers, balloons and such), the meals with characters, the birthday cake to be given at a … Continue reading

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This is my 500th post at Expat Bostonians. I began the blog on March 8th, 2010; 2 years, 2 months and 9 or 10 days (depending on how you count the time difference) ago.  A blog seemed like the logical … Continue reading

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Random Hong Kong

A few pictures that didn’t belong anywhere else, but were worth sharing Desserts from the buffet at the Shangri-La restaurant “Cafe TOO” Dinner at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse…we were given a romantic private room/booth Street signs Subway sign encouraging people to … Continue reading

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Hotel Review – The Conrad, Hong Kong

Just as Ravi and I cashed in airline miles to fly to Hong Kong, we also cashed in hotel frequent stay points to pay for our hotel room.  We have status (and a reserve of points we’ve been saving up) … Continue reading

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Hong Kong-Taylor Swift concert

I’m not a huge concert person…I’m a theater geek, for all that I love music.  I can actually count the number of concerts I’ve been to on two hands, and with the exception of Prince at Madison Square Garden in … Continue reading

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Hong Kong–Goldfish Market and street markets.

Finally!  An entry where I’m not embarrassed to be doing something I could/will do with my 2 year old in Hong Kong! Of the things I wanted to see in Hong Kong that were local, the markets were high up … Continue reading

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Hong Kong–Ocean Park

On Sunday, we continued our theme of “things we could have done had we brought the toddler” and hit Ocean Park Amusement Park.  According to Wikipedia, Forbes says that Ocean Park is the world’s 7th most popular amusement park, and … Continue reading

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Hong Kong-New Town Plaza (including Snoopy World)

Once we arrived in Hong Kong, the rest of our first day was devoted to tracking down local sim cards with data plans (which allowed Ravi and I to maintain internet access on our respective smartphones–god forbid we miss a … Continue reading

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