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September 13th, 2023

Tai Kwun: From a former police station to the cultural heart of Hong Kong

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho discuss the fascinating transformation of Tai Kwun from a former police station to one of the premier cultural hubs in Hong Kong.

September 1st, 2023

A Chic Weekend In Bristol

If you're looking for a romantic break, a weekend away with your mates, or a solo adventure, make a beeline for Bristol.

August 17th, 2023

Hong Kong Heritage Museum: Championing Cantonese culture

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho heads to the New Territories to discover this hidden cultural gem championing Cantonese culture.

August 11th, 2023

Wake Up Here: Fairlawns Boutique Hotel an oasis in Johannesburg

Johannesburg itself is a vibrant, energetic smorgasbord of sights, sounds, smells and tastes- a veritable melting pot of sensorial delights. If all this starts to become a tad overwhelming though, then you’ll find plenty of calm at the Fairlawns Boutique Hotel.

July 5th, 2023

Corpus Christi and Port Aransas: Traversing the Undiscovered Texas Coastline

Our travel and food writer, Baldwin Ho explores the undiscovered Texas Coastline and explains why international tourists should be considering Corpus Christi and Port Aransas when they next visit Texas.

July 5th, 2023

Hong Kong Palace Museum: Discovering the treasures of the Forbidden City and beyond

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho visits the burgeoning cultural quarter of Hong Kong at West Kowloon Cultural District to visit their newest museum.

June 8th, 2023

Dive into the unspoiled beauty of Dominica

Explore the path less trodden with our travel and food writer Baldwin Ho as he explains why Dominica, the Nature Island is the must-visit destination in the Caribbean.

June 8th, 2023

The Ultimate Guide to the Philippines

With over 7,107 island (depending on the tide) the Philippines is a country that offers so much for travellers looking for sun, sea, sand and culture. Filipinos are known for our warm hospitality and our country, otherwise known as ‘The Pearl of the Orient’ is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in Southeast Asia. If the Philippines has been on your travel bucket list, then let this local give you the best Philippine travel tips so you can travel in style.

June 6th, 2023

An insider's guide to the best of Florence

We examine the latest hotel opening, the trendiest restaurants and the most exclusive of immersive experiences in the city of art, Florence.

May 31st, 2023

Dordogne Périgord: Traversing the land of 1001 castles and beyond

Travel and food writer Baldwin Ho journeys to the land of 1001 castles and beyond in Dordogne Périgord.

May 31st, 2023

Hong Kong: Feel the serenity of the Big Buddha

It is the 30th anniversary of the Big Buddha in Hong Kong this year. We examine its enduring appeal for locals and tourists alike.

February 28th, 2023

Ocean Park: the grande dame of Hong Kong theme parks continues to innovate

Our travel and food writer, Baldwin Ho explains why Ocean Park Hong Kong holds a special place in the hearts of many locals and tourists alike and the future developments of this Hong Kong institution.

December 21st, 2022

MSC Seascape - Cruise Control At Its Finest

Smooth Sailing Ahead: Discover The Ultimate Cruise Control On The MSC Seascape

November 29th, 2022

Iceland - A gastronomic haven for seafood lovers

Ask Icelanders what they are most proud of, and the likely reply is their seafood. This island, at the confluence of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, boasts the lowest population density in Europe.

November 25th, 2022

The Great Outdoors: Everest Base Camp Product Roundup

Here are the essential and comfort products I took on the trek to Everest Base Camp. Check out the full story in House of Coco's Celebration issue.