How Cold Will You Get In Hong Kong?

Dec 05

If you want the official stats go here. But those stats don’t tell the real story, because while they tell you what the temperature is in Hong Kong, they don’t tell you how cold you’re going to be. The irony is that while I’ve lived in some cold places, like Rexburg, Idaho, I’ve gotten colder here in this tropical climate. Hong Kong is...

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Observations From My First Trip To China

Nov 19

I’m in China for the first time in my life, if you don’t count Hong Kong as being China. But now I’m in the real China, if you count Shanghai as being part of “real” China. Shanghai is a special part of China, meaning they have instituted some free market reforms in the area and are implementing more, and so people live here in ways...

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How Hot Does Hong Kong Get?

Nov 07

We moved to Hong Kong in June, and everyone told us that was the worst possible time to move to Hong Kong, in terms of it being the hottest and most humid it could possibly be. And yes, it was hot, and yes, it was humid. My five-year old daughter kept complaining “It’s too sweaty here!” But I lived in the Amazon basin of Brazil for two years as a...

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Our First Real Typhoon

Aug 14

If you were to read this article you’d get an entirely different impression of what a typhoon is than what I’m experiencing right now. Not to say the reporters are exaggerating, but apparently typhoons can produce varying effects within a limited geography. We’re only a half hour ferry ride from where the events in the article are taking place, and...

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Read This Article Before You Move To Hong Kong

Jul 25

Read this article before you move to Hong Kong. I wish I had. It’s also a great article for those who want to know a little bit more about Hong Kong and some of the issues with food, travel, and the Octopus card (which is awesome). Oh, and there are some great photos...

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Shopping At IKEA

Jul 25

Do you like shopping? Well I don’t. I like using stuff. I don’t much like the process involved in getting the stuff to use. I like walking into a flat that is already furnished and looks decent, and sitting down and making myself comfortable. I would prefer someone else make the decisions and then I just deal with it. I like In-N-Out’s ordering...

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