Happy Buddha: The Health Benefits to Living a Buddhist Lifestyle

We all know the statues and images of the Happy Buddha, so in this piece we look at what the Buddha did to promote such happiness. According to Buddhist teachings, happiness is achieved through optimum physical and mental well-being, which comes from harmonizing a number of different factors. Read on to find out what they are how to maintain long term good health free from illness.

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Top 8 Tips for Keeping Safe on Hong Kong’s Roads

It’s not difficult to protect yourself, your passengers and other drivers on the road. We explore some simple tips on how to keep you and your family safe whilst driving. .

With 645,000 cars using Hong Kong’s road network each year, the labyrinthine system of roads and motorways in this small island are amongst the most heavily used in the world.

Despite increases in infrastructure,…

Dragon Boat Racing - the Modern Sport with Ancient Traditions

As Chinese communities grow and migrate around the world, so has the interest in Tuen Ng or dragon boat racing, and it is now considered to be one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Since 1976, when the first Hong Kong international race took place, this already ancient sport had found a modern platform to attract a wider audience, gradually increasing its popularity. Dragon boat racing…

The Safest Cars For You and Your Family in Hong Kong

As of September 2012, there were over 645,000 cars registered to travel across the 2,090 kilometers of roads; giving Hong Kong one of the most heavily used road networks in the world. Road safety has been established as a 2013 priority by the Hong Kong Police Commissioner - in particular, the Commissioner wants to see a reduction in fatal and serious accidents through a series of initiatives to…

Top Tips on How to Keep Your Home Protected

Receiving the keys to a new home is always a special occasion, and it should herald the beginning of a new chapter in life where the focus switches to living in comfort and safety. In Hong Kong, residents need to consider how to protect their home from intruders and also from the elements, so here we offer some top tips on the best ways to safeguard your home and family.

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The Most Popular Cars in Hong Kong

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In 2012, the most popular car to buy in Hong Kong was the Mercedes E-Class. Falling under the category of executive cars, Mercedes E-Class cars are known for their comfort, safety and performance; as well as for having established themselves as a leader amongst large and mid-size luxury vehicles.

Hong Kong buyers purchased 2,327 Mercedes E-Class models…

Pamper Happy in Hong Kong: Five of the Best Spas in HK

There are spas everywhere in Hong Kong; from luxurious treatment rooms occupying masses of floor space at top name hotels, to tiny budget affairs offering cheap spa treats in simple walk -up buildings. Either way, if rest and relaxation are needed - as they so often is in this city, there are spas for every wallet, taste and time frame. Read on to discover the five best spas across different price…

Super Healthy Breakfast Options Around Hong Kong

After spending the night sleeping and fasting, our bodies crave food and nourishment upon waking in the morning. However, many of us would prefer more time in bed to sitting down and eating a healthy breakfast. Preparing breakfast doesn’t have to be an arduous or time consuming task, and for those people really pushed for time, it can also be eaten on the go. With so much choice for breakfast these…

How private medical insurance may increase your chances of survival in the wake of a possible New flu epidemic

The discovery of a new strain of bird flu, H7N9, a subtype of Influenza A virus was announced last month. So far, 60 people have been diagnosed with the new strain of flu, of which 13 people have died. As a result, Shanghai has declared a state emergency plan as a result of the outbreak.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there is no evidence as yet…

Top 3 Driving Distractions

Distracted driving is defined as any activity a driver undertakes while operating a vehicle. Although there are numerous different ways a driver can become distracted, most fall into one of the following categories: visual distractions, manual distractions or cognitive distractions. A visual distraction is when the driver takes their eye off the road, a manual distraction occurs when the driver…

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