The Guest Room

A Hong Kong blog that does a lot more than blog

Tag Archives: Health

EnHK: Green space!

Hong Kong’s shoreline has been under construction for several years. The North shore has gone though several land reclamations since the early 1950s. E and I decided to explore one … Continue reading

December 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Source: NON toxic VOC FREE paint

As a designer I’ve found that Hong Kong apartments are typically plastered white walls and left to be.  Colour plays a large part in my design aesthetic.  With smaller scale … Continue reading

December 19, 2013 · 1 Comment

myHK: Pet PEEVES !!

Now that I’m a permanent resident of Hong Kong, I think it’s time for me to get some things off my chest! Before this, there was that trembling fear of … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 19 Comments

Street snap: The Barbers Shop

Traditional barbers can still be found all over Hong Kong. Unfortunately they don’t do any surgery, dentistry or bloodletting as was done in medieval time. They do however cut hair … Continue reading

December 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

pollipops: Haze of Our Lives

Here at TheGuestRoom we like to be fair and balanced.  There’s one story that is getting a lot of air time out here and around the world.  Pollution in China! … Continue reading

December 17, 2013 · 3 Comments

pollipops: Top 5

Good morning pollipoppers! Simply put, here are my top five photos from this past week. Let me know in the comments which photo you liked best. Youth Everyone should have … Continue reading

December 10, 2013 · 2 Comments

street snap: In Soho Hong Kong

The Guest Room is capturing street snaps of Asian cities. Today we’re in Soho on Hollywood Road, Hong Kong. Have you seen one of these before? If you have a … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

myHK: Bad Walkers vs Human Kettles in HK

Winter is on it’s way here in Hong Kong. It was a chilly 19 degrees celsius today! It’s coat and scarf time! Perhaps that’s why I saw extra steam coming … Continue reading

December 4, 2013 · 12 Comments

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