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Best Bookshop to Chill in Hot Summer Day

The weather is finally warmer. Yay! But some might prefer to stay indoor when it's too hot outside. We’ve got our selection of best bookstores in town for you to keep calm and read on. Scroll down to see more. Book B Covering literature, history, art, design and illustration, this little-known bookstore is home to a tasteful collection of reads, with a special “Local Collection” of independently published and locally distributed publications. Located in cultural hotspot The Mills, you can also enjoy the nearby exhibition space, publishing workshop and restaurant. And if luck is on your side, you might be able to catch a live music performance or join a workshop while you’re there! Book B, Shop 111, The Mills, 45 Pak Tin...

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Easter, Ching Ming and their differences

Easter is here and this year the Ching Ming Festival falls on the same day as Easter Sunday. These two holidays is quite different and have little in common. But what is the difference between these holidays? Why do we celebrate them and what is the different traditions related to them? Lets us explain! Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus. The holiday last over many days and the first most important day is Palm Sunday which was the day Jesus entered Jerusalem and was celebrated. The next important day is Maundy Thursday which is also known as the last supper, where Jesus had his last meal with his disciples. Good Friday is the day Jesus...

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10 Famous Political Art Pieces That Made a Buzz in History

Politics and art have long been connected, sorting out purposes of mutual benefits. The history speaks about how art has supported politics with a platform to express, protest, and satire. Besides empowering politics in this way, art also served as an extraordinary way of Political Propaganda.From human rights to fight for freedom or equality to a religious awakening, art has helped people understand and convey knowledge on many political issues. It has also been a medium to protest or rebel against a decision wrongly made, or biased rule passed.But while some serious artists are making the best of artworks to sort put political purposes, there are also a few who find humor in politics and convey it with their art....

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5 last hikes to do before the humidity sets in

The winter have been long in Hong Kong this year, with comfortable temperatures and sunlight. This year most Hong Kongers have tried hiking, and it has become a normal thing to see pictures of on instagram. However, the Hong Kong summer heat is just right around the corner, which means unbearable hikes. So its time to take advantage of the last month with comfortable temperatures. Here are some hikes that is worth going once more or some hikes less know.    High Junk Peak Clear Water Bay Trail View this post on Instagram A post shared by Paul Mayuyu (@paulmayuyu) Distance: 8.5 km Duration: 3.5 h Difficulty: Difficult The hike will give magnificent views of Clear Water Bay. The top...

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Capture the City’s “Heroes” Cotton Tree | The Story Behind and Where To See Them

It almost never snows in Hong Kong, and yet every late spring, flakes of silky white clouds turn Hong Kong Park into a little Narnia. ‘Tis the season to be jolly for large groups of dedicated photographers who, year after year, carry their heavy tools and station themselves for hours also outside the Aberdeen Tunnel, Shek Kong Barracks, Lai Chi Kok Park, Hong Kong Central Library and Hong Kong Park to capture the scene of the springtime “snowflakes.” The magic that conjures up these wonderlands is credited to Hong Kong’s so-called hero trees, which are scientifically known as Bombax ceiba, in Cantonese as muk6 min4 (木棉), and most commonly in English as cotton trees. They flower every February and March before the fruiting...

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