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Mint Mocha Musings GIFT to YOU!  Enter to WIN. It’s been awhile since I’ve had my hands on one of these babies! Back in the day in Sydney I was an Entertainer book convert, eagerly purchasing a new one with each new year that rolled around. What’s not to love! With a ‘Buy One Get One […]

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Beyond the Five Star Gates, Poverty Knocks!

As we gear ourselves up to embark on our second expat gig; unlike last time, when we moved to Hong Kong – this time two have become three! Moving to China is not just about James’ new job and mum’s unbridled enthusiasm for adventure, it’s also about the small person amongst us and what it […]

Shopping Hong Kong

The Big 5: Shop till You Drop in Hong Kong

The top five shopping spots in the Kong. Recently here at Mint Mocha Musings we brought you The Big 5: Transport Yourself into Hong Kong's Heartland, a list of those can't miss … [Read More...]

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Stop the Press: We’re Moving to China!

Almost four years on board the expat train in the multi-layered metropolis of Hong Kong, it's time to call it a day. I knew this post was coming… in fact I've known since the … [Read More...]


Spoken Like a True Expat: Learning Chinese!

What's the first question you ask Google madly, when you find out you're moving to another country? For me, "Do they speak my language?" is up there with the best of … [Read More...]

Life in Hong Kong

Red Taxis, Chopsticks And Chinglish: 10 things that make me a happy Gweilo…

Latest column for Expat Focus... I know eventually there will come a time when I am (through no fault of my own) forced to (with a very heavy heart) pack up my chopsticks … [Read More...]

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Fashionably Faux Pas: Where are the Asian faces?

For me, it was a headline that was hard to ignore. "A young Korean woman goes to extreme lengths to transform herself into Australian super model, Miranda Kerr!" We're not just … [Read More...]

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Mint Mocha Musings Giveaway!

Take the Ultimate Ride in Luxurious Style..... ****Excited to announce MARI CHEUNG as our fabulous A-List Winner*** Huge thanks to everyone who entered our giveaway! You … [Read More...]

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The Big 5: Transport Yourself into Hong Kong’s Heartland

The top five must-see sights in Hong Kong Lei Hou! About to jump on board a flight and transport yourself to the magical marvel that is Hong Kong? Then, travel lovers this … [Read More...]

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Singapore: Slick, Sophisticated and Sassy – but does it lack Soul?

As a certified 'virgin visitor' to Singapore, I had no preconceived ideas about the so-called 'Lion City' (aside from the rather titillating fact that 'Singapore Slings' would no … [Read More...]

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Chinese Tourists Behaving Badly

Why the world's biggest globetrotters are getting a bad rap!   If you've been living under a rock lately, you may be forgiven for failing to notice there's a new breed … [Read More...]

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Relocating to Hong Kong: What You Need to Know

Latest Column for Expat Focus As an expat blogger in Hong Kong, I get all sorts of weird and wonderful requests to collaborate. Everything from joining a 'baby formula selling' … [Read More...]