How To Find The Right Neighbourhood For You In Hong Kong

Are you in search of the ideal neighbourhood in Hong Kong? Here, we explore the myriad options available in the city, providing an overview of the best places to live, whatever your priorities.Mid-Levels The bustling Mid-Levels are the perfect compromise for expats living in Hong Kong. Great for employment opportunities and with a vast range … Read more

A Guide To Hong Kong’s Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme

What is the Voluntary Health Insurance Scheme, otherwise known as VHIS? As per the official statement, VHIS is a policy initiative implemented by the food and health bureau in Hong Kong to regulate individual indemnity hospital insurance products. Participation is voluntary, for both insurance companies and members of the public. The primary goals are to … Read more

An Expat Guide To Socialising And Meetup Groups In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is one of the world’s most popular expat destinations. One estimate puts the population of internationally-born residents at nearly five percent of the total 7.1 million population. But in this crowded city, it’s all too easy to feel lonely.The former British outpost in the Far East was an important trading post for centuries, … Read more

Ben Zabulis, New Territories

It’s a bit of a standing joke in our circles that a few years of procrastination was brought to a timely end by that well-known film and TV actor Ian McShane. You see, whilst enduring a wintry spell in Nottingham, England, we had taken to watching repeats of the series Lovejoy on day-time TV. Not … Read more

Why Is Hong Kong So Attractive For Ultra-Wealthy Expats?

An autonomous province located on the Pearl River Delta, the sovereign state of Hong Kong is Asia’s gateway to China. On the surface, this island city comes across as a highly modernised location, with its towering skyscrapers, booming industry, superior living standards, modern amenities, excellent nightlife and state of the art infrastructure. However, as you … Read more

How Living Like A Local Can Save You Money In Hong Kong

While Hong Kong is one of the world’s greatest cities for expats to move to, news that expat packages are falling in value is not good for those who live there. Hong Kong is not the cheapest place for executives to relocate to, but there are ways and means to enjoy a stint working there. … Read more

The Best Places To Live In Hong Kong

Moving to a new location to live is an exciting prospect, but at the same time, it can also be daunting. One of the most crucial steps associated with moving to a new location is finding a place to live. This can be a tricky thing to pull off, especially for first-time expats, and some … Read more

Thinking Of Moving To Hong Kong? Read This First

In Hong Kong, the east meets the west, and at the root of its towering skyscrapers and fast paced life lie deeply held traditional values. Expats will find familiarity in certain aspects, while some may appear entirely foreign to them. In general, expats have found it easy to live in Hong Kong over the years, … Read more

Why Moving To Hong Kong Will Change Your Life… For Better And Worse

Hong Kong is a meeting place of the East and West. Its landscape of skyscrapers exists alongside places of worship. Life here is highly modernized, but traditional Chinese practices are still carried out. This is evident even in the food choices, where both local dishes such as dim sum, and modern gourmet cuisine, can be … Read more

Hong Kong – Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Hong Kong and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Expat Hong KongFacebook Group This community … Read more

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