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  What Are The Health Risks For Expats In Hong Kong?


Articles - Hong Kong

Expats living in Hong Kong are generally safe and not at risk for any major health complications. But expats planning to relocate should consult their doctor beforehand and inquire if there are any recommended vaccinations or preventive medications. It is also important to ensure that all routine vaccinations and boosters are up to date. Here are some of the health risks that expats may face in Hong Kong.

Avian influenza

The influenza outbreak caused by the H5N1 virus in 1997 became a global concern due to concern over its spread to other parts of the world. Until then the virus was known to only infect birds.   more ...

  Dealing With Culture Shock In Hong Kong - Some Advice For New Expats


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Summers can be hot and humid, and it’s not uncommon for people to stay indoors for much of the summer. Temperatures can rise up to 35 degrees and the humidity hangs heavy over the entire city. The city’s many air-conditioned shopping centers serve as a cool haven in such weather. Hong Kong also witnesses a rainy season that lasts from May to September. Typhoons can occur during this period. These tropical cyclones are usually not a cause for worry. Hong Kong’s winters are mild. The cooler weather comes as a relief after the hot humid summer.   more ...

  5 Experiences You Must Try As An Expat In Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

The thought of moving to a place like Hong Kong can be thrilling yet intimidating for any expat. From its colonial past to its imposing modern skyline, this island city can be called Asia’s melting pot of culture and diversity. Apart from its “East Meets West” reputation, many visitors consider Hong Kong a place of extremes.

Nevertheless, this vibrant and dynamic city has plenty to offer in terms of opportunities, night life, safety and living standards, and it is no surprise that thousands of expats are choosing to move here each year. Here are five unique experiences that all expats must try during their stay in Hong Kong:   more ...

  Expat Family Friendly Things To Do In Hong Kong


Articles - Hong Kong

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 ...

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