How To Open A Bank Account In Hong Kong

In terms of banking, there are a few options open to expats living in Hong Kong. For example, some choose to maintain an existing account in their home country, which can be useful for things like paying recurring bills back home. Others choose to open an international account with their existing bank, which may eliminate […]

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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. […]

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What Makes Hong Kong The Most Expensive City In The World For Expats?

Hong Kong, the Pearl of the Orient, is a fascinating place where East really does meet West. Surprisingly, the Chinese and British cultures haven’t been amalgamated; instead the two have managed to coexist side by side and in fact complement each other rather well. You’ll find ancient tradition rooted at the base of every towering […]

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How to Estimate Your Cost of Living in Hong Kong

The good news is that Hong Kong is not one of the top ten most expensive world cities for expats, at least according to Economist Intelligence Unit which provides regular reports on cost of living in the world’s major cities. The bad news is it’s very close. In fact, a different assessment by Mercer rates […]

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