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Rhino Rock - A Short Windy Hike

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The hike starts from Stanley barracks. With a steep 1km incline ( with broken steps). This leads you to the first point, here hoards of people are generally gathered taking pictures, which will make you think it's the Rhino rock, but it's not. We Must have stopped at atleast five different rock formations seeing the crowds queuing up for pictures, thinking its Rhino rock, but turned out it wasn't. And so onwards we went.     As our hike continued, it got pretty cold, because we happened to go on a super windy day, which made it feel colder than it was. The only refuge form the wind were the narrow pathways between the tall plants craved out by the thousands of explorers before us. With peoples caps flying, my hair fraying and we thought of turning back, for the Rhino rock seemed to be hidden beyond our reach while we kept going around in circles.   It was just then we met someone coming back form that mysterious spot, his advice "follow the orange ribbon."  And th

Art Lane, Sai Ying Pun

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Located between the alleyways of Sai Ying Pun, One Art lane is not just an Instagramers must visit spot, but also a place to see artistic expression come to life.  These larger than life Graffitis can sometimes be easily missed while you walk engrossed in your phone. But more often than not, you will spot dozens of people posing in every corner.  What I love about the #Artlane is how the paintings are so diffrent and yet they blend together so well. From autumn leaves to boats floating on a stream painted in water colour effect to the realistic balconies painted below simple windows. From abstract forest on a yellow background to scenes form a distant galaxy, this place is definitely worth a visit. Address- ArtLane: 8 Chung Ching Street District: Sai Ying Pun & Sheung Wan Xoxo - Komal 

Christmas Decor to See This Week in Hong Kong

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Tis the season to be jolly... and be surrounded by glittering christamas decor. Winter is a magical time, combine that with the end of the year celebrations and non stop heart warming Christmas songs playing in every street corner and you have yourself one never ending party. Seriously what's better than that! So if you love taking in the magic of Christmas as much as I do, check out these places around Hong Kong over the Christmas break  PMQ - Central/ Sheng Wan TAI KWUN - Central  Change lights on the tree  TIMES SQUARE- Causeway Bay Pokemon theme Disneyland- Sunny Bay  LANDMARK - CENTRAL  Theme - Santa Paws Village and I highly recommend it! PACIFIC PLACE - ADMIRALTY HARBOUR CITY- TSIM SHA SHUI 1881 HERITAGE - TST STANLEY PLAZA - STANLEY  CITYGATE - TUNG CHUNG  LINE FRIENDS THEME MARITIME SQUARE - TSING YI

Preventing Skin ageing for Men

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Though many people say men and women are different, when it comes to the human skin we all are the same. Men just like women have skin problems, ageing being one of them. And as with most problems, there a simple solution - appropriate skincare. There a few simple steps you can add to your daily routine that can make a difference.  Image courtsey sexyantiaging.com First is cleansing , it doesn’t matter if you are working in the open or sitting in an air-conditioned office, pollution is everywhere and settles onto your skin. Cleaning it every day helps keep it fresh and free of bacteria. Choose a cleanser that suits your skin and add a scrub to the mix once in a while. Moisturise – This is the real gem, your skin needs to be hydrated internally and externally. A good moisturiser works in many ways to prevent skin damage and repair the cells. A sunscreen with a good SPF is an absolute must. Too much sun exposure is one of the biggest reasons for skin ageing.

Is Your Wardrobe Summer Ready?

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Four essential summer trends you need to incorporate right away The dreary weather has passed and the sun shines again bringing the season of pool parties and margaritas upon us. So while you get ready to soak up the sun let me help you steal the spotlight with these trendy must-haves. 1.     Bucket Hats They were popular in the 60s and now they are making a comeback. Protect your hair and skin with these cute fashion accessories bought back to life by Dior during the autumn/winter 2019 fashion show in Paris. Another brand leading a hand in the bucket revival is Prada with a unisex version during the Paris fashion week.  Photo courtesy standard.co.uk 2.     Puffed sleeve Who can forget iconic figures like Lady Diana in ruffled sleeve dresses or Janet Jackson sporting puffed shoulder jackets? This year brands like Kate Spade and Marc Jacobs are taking us back to the 80s by bringing back the puffed sleeves You can choose something from their latest colle

Flower market - Prince Edward Hong Kong

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Spring is in and what better way to celebrate this weather than surrounding yourself with nature's beauty.  And we did exactly that by making our way to the flower market in Prince Edward on the weekend. Being surrounded by the sweet fragrance of lilies as I type this makes me believe it was the right decision I am just thankful for the warmer weather where everything is in full bloom right now. This was the first time we (almost) fully explored the market. One side of the market is dedicated to potted plants, both exotic and local. You can find house plants, flowers like orchids, roses, and more, herbs, and even vegetable and  fruits. You can buy seeds, small or fully grown plants, there is something for everyone. The other side of the market has the most gorgeous plants in every colour possible. While some are kept in a simple bucket of water some have their own temperature controlled area to keep them fresh longer and longer.  This is also a place where you can