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 Kong
This community has over thirty-three thousand English-speaking members; past, present and future residents are all welcome here. If you’re looking for advice this is the place to go, there is no such thing as a silly question and you will always receive a friendly reply. You will never be short of opportunities to meet and mix with new people; events are shared regularly and can be anything from yoga to brunch, flamenco to kayaking. The atmosphere is friendly and recommendations and advice come straight from honest personal experiences, useful to any expat living here.
Forty-something Amy hails from the American Midwest. With grown-up children away at college she now enjoys her expat life with her partner in Hong Kong. A fitness and nutrition enthusiast, she loves sharing stunning scenery from her regular hikes as well as the healthy treats and snacks she like to whip up in the kitchen. Always positive and running somewhere, this expat’s point of view is bound to leave you inspired.
British Catherine is sports mad, unsurprising considering her choice of career in brand management. A feed brimming with pride for her national teams, she chooses to focus on the positive of her new expat life and the opportunities that an assignment abroad can offer.
Arizona-born Sarah has lived in Hong Kong since 2014. She shares her life as a single expat veterinarian very honestly and maintains her sense of humour throughout. She is living her dream job and that shines through: even with a heavy workload, exams and a more than a couple of language struggles she does try to look on the bright side. It’s all adventure rather than culture shock for this lucky expat.
Miles of Happiness
Serial expat Marie was born in France and landed in Hong Kong via New Zealand, Indonesia and a few other places. A passionate traveller, her life as a digital nomad allows her to see the world and then share it with her followers. If you aren’t blown away by her stunning photography, her storytelling will grab you with both hands. This hardworking woman strives to make the best out of her life and aims tick off everything on her bucket list.
Lifestyle coach Karen likes to lead by example: five marathons, five months before she hits fifty is her current goal! Her journey through life is something she shares daily, both the ups and the downs and with three grown up daughters off raising their own families she and her husband are exploring their new home as a couple, through running.
We’re always on the lookout for more accounts to feature – if you write about living in Hong Kong on social media, leave us a link in the comments and we’ll take a look!