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Hotel Jen – A Gem in the Western District of Hong Kong

Hotel Jen is located in Hong Kong Island’s fast-growing, ever-changing and increasingly trendy little hotspot, the Western District. The former Trader’s Hotel Hong Kong underwent a significant transformation, becoming part of the newest hotel brand in the Shangri-La Group just a couple of years ago. 1,297 more words


Overlook and Overlooked: admiring an abandoned homestead 

Several times I have driven past this lovely, lonesome homestead, with its enviable pastoral views, promising to one day stop. When I finally did stop, it was only to gaze longingly up at it from the padlocked gate, wishing I could get permission for a closer look. 18 more words


Putting down roots in Hong Kong

It has only been three weeks since I left Brussels for Hong Kong but it feels longer than that. It’s as if I’ve been catapulted into a fast-forward mode after an extended dormant period. 175 more words


Tailor to Teacher

The Jahn family certainly seemed to love to have their weddings in the month of May.  We may have another one today, although the date of the wedding is a topic for debate.  577 more words

He didn't each much

Our club muster dinner was at a busy and bustling hotel in a Victorian Western District town. The meals were delicious and large. We all ate well especially Jack who ordered Pork Belly, the waitress called out “Jack” and served him a Pork Roast. 101 more words




expecting some lunch


Brambuk is an indigenous cultural centre on the Southern outskirts of Halls Gap. It is the best place to begin an exploration of Gariwerd national park.   240 more words