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Our Director, Daisann McLane, spoke on RTHK radio today about one of our favorite topics here at Little Adventures in Hong Kong: preserving our city's cultural heritage. It was a lively discussion, and the panel included none other but our favorite cheeky Hong Kong home furnishing's designer, Douglas Yeung of G.O.D. along with Daisann's colleague from the Foreign Correspondent's Club, Anna Healey Fenton, and local historian Jason Wordie....

Chayote may originally be native to Mexico, but it's relatively popular here in #Hongkong too. It's poetically called the 佛手瓜 or "Buddha's hand gourd" in Cantonese. Here we have the perfect double boiled soup to counter the humid Spring weather: Chayote, carrots, longan, dried figs, and pork. Rich in vitamin C and amino acids, it helps to nourish and restore a tired body and soul. Our hosts at Little Adventures in Hong Kong have many more splendid recipes and stories to share. Speak to us today at www.littleadventuresinhongkong.com!


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cathaypacificlogo Riddle: How long does it take to get from JFK airport to Hong Kong? That's the question our LAHK founder and director, Daisann McLane, asked the assembled group of 80 Cathay Pacific employees at her talk last week, entitled "From JFK to HKG, My Little Adventure in Hong Kong." The correct answer? Not 15 hours, or 14.5--but two minutes. Time enough to hear the familiar lilt of Cantonese, feel welcomed into the pristine, state of the art equipped cabin by the most efficient flight staff on earth. "The moment you enter the Cathay aircraft, no matter where in the world you board it, you're back home, in Hong Kong," Daisann said. ...