Handmade Shoes-An IM Pei Recommendation

It used to amaze me that people would actually have shoes made. I mean there are great shoes off the rack, like Ferrigamo, Church, New and Lingwood, Crockett and Jones, JM Weston,  Tanino Crisci, Edward Jones, Berluti, Church and, my favorite, Alden. As my arches rose, so became my need for orthodics. This basically eliminated [...]

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Helena May-a Historic Women’s Club

Started over 90 years ago, this women’s club has evolved from a strictly British citizen ex-pat snooty club to a multi-cultural community active club-still with its well-deserved air of prestige. Its building is beautiful, activities varied with one of the largest english language libraries in Hong Kong. They also have guest rooms for visitors-which is [...]

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Watching The World Go By-On The Star Ferry

Hong Kong is all hustle and bustle, get it done, get it done, get it done now. It is the 24/7 city of Asia. So when you are there on a business trip, going from meeting to meeting, sometimes from Kowloon to Hong Kong back to Kowloon or whatever, there is a way to stop [...]

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Hong Kong Pros Suggestions

Food and Drink thoughts from a long time ex-pat in Hong Kong: The best Vietnamese restaurant in town is in Ocean Terminal and is called Rice Paper and by the way is still getting rave reviews in all the food publications. Sabatini’s continues to be the best Italian restaurant in Hong Kong (located in Kowloon [...]

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