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Sai Kung’s Salon Peninsula

Going to a new hairdresser is like starting a relationship – initially scary but, if it’s right, you’ll never want to let go. Every first date is nerveracking and when I arrive at Salon Peninsula, I’ve got butterflies. Previously home to Tranquility Spa, overlooking Sai Kung pier, the space is white, clean and bright. Large windows run the length of the room, offering […]

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Top Yoga Classes in Sai Kung

The Yoga House Sai Kung-based yoga instructor Emma Linnitt hosts classes for up to 10 people almost every morning plus Tuesday evenings. Beginners are welcome, with classes modified according to the ability of its participants. Equipment such as mats and blocks is provided. 9268 9131, www.facebook.com/theyogahouse.hk/, emmalinnitt@hotmail.com Julie Dixon Clearwater Bay-based yoga teacher Julie Dixon runs popular classes at the Adventist College […]

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Meet Esther Poon – Yarn Bombing in Sha Tin

Yarn bombing, a street art where knitters and crocheters put swatches of knitted or crocheted yarn on public objects, began in 2004 in the Netherlands and has spread to become a worldwide phenomenon. I had no idea about yarn bombing before I Knit MK [a yarn-bombing event in Mong Kok in 2012]. When I went to search online about it, I found it was crazy […]

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Sai Kung’s Best Breakfasts

With fry-ups, pancakes and a nutritious smoothie to pair, who can resist a good breakfast. Start your day egg-cellently with a big breakfast feast with your family. Classified There have been a few changes at Classified lately, with new menus for breakfast, allday dining and drinks. New breakfast items include European favourite Bircher muesli ($51), homemade toasted rye bread with tomato, avocado and lime ($53), […]

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Top Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is this Sunday. From a Chinese dining set to a finger print charm bracelet, check out these snazzy Mother’s Day gift ideas that your mum will love. Urban Rituelle fragrance diffuser. $349 from Inside, 231 Landmark Prince’s Building, Central, www.inside.com.hk. Tu Textile flower cushions in organic cotton. $695 from TREE, 28/F Horizon Plaza, 2 Lee Wing […]

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Strawberry Picking in the New Territories

Grown in Hong Kong. For truly local, organic produce, visit the territory’s farms. There are 129 certified organic farms and producers in the territory (www.hkorc-cert.org), many of which welcome visitors. The fruit picking season finishes end of April. Here are the pick of the crop. Strawberry Picking Farms Tai Tong Lychee Valley Pick your own […]

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Adrenaline Sports in Tung Lung Chau

Abseiling and zip-line novice Callum Wiggins jumps off a cliff. Tung Lung Chau is a mecca for people who like to scale walls. Whether climbing up, down, sideways or jumping between them, there is no better location in Hong Kong. And now there’s a new way to join the thrill-seekers: abseiling and zip-lining on our very […]

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