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  Expat Family Friendly Things To Do In Hong Kong


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Hong Kong is a wonderful city to live in, with its beautiful nature reserves and marine parks on one hand and its modern cosmopolitan nature and thriving economy on the other. It’s also a great place for family life as there are plenty of exciting places to visit. Here are some family friendly things to do in Hong Kong for expats.

Spend a day with nature

Perched on the northern slope of Victoria Peak, the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden is one of the oldest zoological and botanical centers in the world. The garden is divided into two sections, both of which are linked by the Pedestrian Tunnel.   more ...

  5 Great Restaurants For Expats In Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

Hong Kong has more than 11,000 restaurants, of which 61 are Michelin-starred, serving a variety of cuisine, ranging from traditional dim sum to unique fusion culinary fare. To help you navigate through the maze of gastronomical creativity that is Hong Kong’s food scene, here is a list of five great restaurants for expats.

RyuGin, West Kowloon

RyuGin is the first overseas restaurant of RyuGin Japan and with it Chef Seiji Yamamoto has attempted to recreate the Tokyo dining experience here in Hong Kong. It is located on the 101st floor of the ICC, the tallest building in Hong Kong and so if you like your dinner served with a spectacular view, this is the place for you.   more ...

  5 Things You Should Know Before Moving To Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

Hong Kong has always been a popular expat destination. A major international financial center, this former British colony continues to see rapid industrialization, high growth rates and also continues to be an important cultural center. Here are 5 things you should know before moving to Hong Kong.

Cost of Living

Hong Kong is one of the most expensive cities in the world in terms of cost of living. A 2013 global cost of living report of the Economist Intelligence Unit pegged Hong Kong as the 14th most expensive city in the world to live in, and the 4th most expensive in Asia. Healthcare comes at a high cost; but there is a good public healthcare system, although it may be slow.   more ...

  Expat Employment and The Hong Kong Job Market


Articles - Hong Kong

As a major financial hub of the world, Hong Kong employs thousands upon thousands of expat workers that relocate in search of work and a better quality of life. Enticed by the area’s low taxes, efficient and well-developed public transportation system and heavy use of English, expats from areas like the United States, Europe and Australia are finding Hong Kong an alluring option when moving. However, recent economic downturns and increasing numbers of qualified workers have made the job market extremely competitive. This said, expats can rest assured that Hong Kong still holds many job opportunities, should they be looking in the right places.

Employment Options for Expats in Hong Kong

Expats have a variety of industries that they can choose to enter into when searching for work in Hong Kong. High-earning positions can be secured within the accounting and finance sector, architecture, urban planning, banking, healthcare, life sciences and international law among others.   more ...

  The British Influence in Hong Kong: How Much Remains?


Articles - Hong Kong

As a product of 156 years of British colonial rule, Hong Kong has only been independent since 1st July 1997. In recent years, Hong Kong has undergone a sort of identity crisis, leaving some yearning for the days of British control. How much the city has changed is up to debate, as Brits and foreigners alike still feel a dominant Western presence throughout. Many expats already living in Hong Kong considered the change to be more of a formality than transformative occurrence. This may be the reason why many expats find Western comfort in this Asian city, as the British influence is woven throughout the entire society.   more ...

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