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Monthly Archives: January 2015

It’s raining in Hong Kong! What do I do?

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Posted on January 31, 2015 at 17:41 PM

Rain in Hong Kong A lot of activities that take place in Hong Kong involve being outdoors, but there are many things to do and explore when you are indoors as well. Board Game Café There are some board game cafes in Hong Kong and they provide board games and instructions by the workers if [...]

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Hong Konnovation:
Pineapple Buns 菠蘿包

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Posted on January 14, 2015 at 22:20 PM

Background: Being dubbed by the Hong Kong government as one of its 480 intangible cultural heritages in June of 2014, pineapple buns are one of Hong Kong’s iconic baked goods. One might assume that these crispy yet soft and fluffy treats taste like pineapples but that’s not where its name came from. They were named [...]

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The Sam the Local Story

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Posted on January 08, 2015 at 21:33 PM

Welcome to our blog! In these posts, we will be sharing our progress and updates to Sam the Local, unique things we discover around town, and tips and tricks for having the best experience in Hong Kong. But first, our story…and a picture of us… After moving to Hong Kong in 2011, we have had […]

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