My Travel Essentials for a Long Flight

After years of traveling, I now start packing only one hour before the flight. No stress, no lists, but there are always some essentials in my luggage, which make even the longest journey so pleasant. Вы же знаете, чемодан я собираю примерно за час до выезда в аэропорт. Не составляю списков как раньше, но на случай длинного […]

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What Does 99% Humidity Feel Like in Hong Kong?

While people in my home country are impatiently waiting for summer or at least spring, I am trying to freeze the moment of now, here in Hong Kong. It is already 99% humidity, what means wet and sticky summer is almost here. It lasts for more than 6 months and is very special time, because… Знаете […]

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Hong Kong 5 Most Scenic Hiking Trails

Hong Kong is not only about skyscrapers, two-thirds of its territory is green – a perfect place to hike as much as you want! We usually hike once a week cos it’s probably the best way to refresh your mind and body. There are many trails short and long, easy and difficult, but all so […]

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The Coldest Days in Hong Kong

  Залила (или поставила?) я вчера в свой Инстаграм фотографию гиацинта, написала о том, что весна пришла и побежала в душ. Не потому что спать, а потому что греться. Раньше я вообще не понимала кто носит пижамы с длинными штанами и рукавами, а сейчас, должна признаться, мне и пижамы бывает мало, я иногда сплю в […]

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Riga in One Weekend

Small and cosy Riga is also known as Little Paris. Maybe because it is also very romantic, beautiful and full of tasty things. You are always welcome in this city! As now I am spending not much time here I’ve prepared a brief guide for a short stay in my lovely home city. Рига – […]

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Top 8 Hong Kong Foods

What do we eat here? We start Mondays with oatmeal, enjoy homemade pancakes on weekends. For dinner, we cook soups, veggies, chicken, rice noodles, not fried insects or dogs (no one eats them here). And you can find absolutely everything including French cheese, Australian milk, Thai fruits, Japanese strawberries and sometimes even Latvian chocolates in […]

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Hong Kong in 24 Hours

Having only one free day in Hong Kong? No problem, you can manage to see quite many things here, even if you have only 24 hours! MTR (=subway), buses, trams and taxis are fast, clean and affordable here. Don’t waste your time for sleep in the craziest city in the whole Asia and start exploring! […]

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Sweet Dreams are Made of This

Sweet dreams are made by Polina and Denis! Meet the owners and creators of one very special hand made bedding brand Creative Pillow, who shared their secret of combining happy family life with family business and told us about advantages of insomnia. Когда я увидела наволочки Creative Pillow, подумала – а что это за техника печати […]

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vikafo Fairytale Jewellery

  Волшебный ювелир ­– пожалуй, самое подходящее описание профессии Виктории Фоменко. Даже не верится, что такой творческий человек когда-то собирался работать в медицине! О внезапном переезде, взвешенных рисках, важности момента тишины, творчестве и том, как появился личный бренд vikafo рассказала сама Виктория. Фотографии и украшения: vikafo Silver airplanes, mirror earrings, glass balloons… Now I strongly […]

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