With the mass migration of Hong Kong families to Western countries amid fears over the Communist takeover of the territory in 1997, it is no wonder there are a number of second-generation returnees in the city today. The trend has picked up momentum since 2015 after the government rolled out incentives to woo the children of Hong… Continue reading Struggles of ethnic Chinese expats in Hong Kong
As 2016 is about to end, I’m reflecting on my life here in Hong Kong. I have been here for almost two years and time just flies. In a sense, I feel like I have been here for a long time, but I haven’t even noticed until now because I have been very busy. One… Continue reading The Best and Worst things about Hong Kong
At the end of the year, I like to reflect on what I had learned in the past year. In 2016, for the first half of the year, it was particularly difficult for me as I suffered from a work burnout. I took a break, went home, did a one-month teaching intensive course before returning… Continue reading Three Important Lessons in 2016
After close to 2.5 years living in Hong Kong, here's my analysis of how I see this city as my home. The good, bad and ugly all from my personal point of view and my experiences.
For the past few years, I have been living and working abroad. Although having a Canadian passport is really great for traveling, it is not so great for having flexibility in working abroad. Sure, we have many programs available to us, especially partnerships with many countries for the work-holiday scheme, but everything that we do… Continue reading How to Work Abroad for Canadians