Alice Love Fables: Toy Box Rant and Review

It has taken me SO LONG to get to this review just cause I was really focused on photography features during the holidays and then the winter anime season came out in the New Year, but I’ve finally found time … Continue reading

Alice in the Country of Hearts: The Mad Hatter’s Late Night Tea Part Volume 1 Review

Hey hey otome and Quinrose fans! Today we’re reviewing the latest official release of Alice in the Country of Hearts… the official title’s a real mouthful isn’t it? In this series, the art is provided by Riko Sakura and I … Continue reading

Aropa @ K11

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Hi guys! As promised, I’m introducing another cute travel café that you should definitely stop by at. It’s called Aropa and is located in the K11 mall within the Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station in Hong Kong. I had high tea there with my parents and a Tiramisu that was TO DIE FOR! Seriously, the tiramisu is the best thing there, with a steaming hot cup of earl grey tea and you’re good to go.

IMG-20130617-00025The best thing about this high tea was that there was a good balance between finger foods and dessert. Aside from cakes and mini sandwiches, they included tarts, some biscotti and other unique pairings.

The service is really great and if you go during the week there aren’t that many people because the café is located on the uppermost level of K11. If you’re planning on travelling to Hong Kong soon are you live around the area, I strongly suggest you grab a few friends and have tea there!

– Cloudy

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Riso Secreto Review

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Looking for a cute cafe around Yau Tong? Well, just off the MTR is the Domain, a new mall that recently opened. Riso Secreto is on the second floor near a clear set of windows. Sipping Riso’s mango tea or having their cuppacino while nibbling on honey sausages is a simply splendid way to spend the afternoon. The masquerade theme makes the experience all the more enjoyable.

IMG-20130620-00070Around the cafe is 3-4 floors of different stores. There’s something for everybody but especially for kids… The giant toy store and arcade on the fourth floor is definitely a hit with the kids. There’s also a bookstore, an artist feature store for crafts and jewelry as well as a small music store for piano sheet music. Of course, like every other mall, there are plenty of fashion brands and a few shoe stores. What makes this mall great is that its convenient, off the MTR and right next to the bus terminal.

Hope you guys enjoyed this travel post… I left Hong Kong so quickly that I didn’t get a chance to post all my little travel blurbs. So I’m gonna rewind a bit and keep posting all the reviews and rants that I’ve been safekeeping for a while.

Thank you so much for reading! I’m sure I will talk to you guys very soon!

– Cloudy
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Teatime on Granville Road

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IMG-20130622-00112Hi guys! Today I’m reviewing an awesome tea shop called Gong Cha that I found on my walk down Granville Road. I tried the Lychee Oolong Tea with aloe and lychee jelly which was a real treat because Canadian chinese tea shops don’t usually give flavoured oolong as an option. Gong Cha is a great place to grab a refreshment after a heated walk down the street and it’s next to a really cool snack shop with curry fishballs, red sausages and the like. The name of the snack shop escapes me but they have my favourite chinese snack- waffle eggies- in original, chocolate and taro flavour.

IMG-20130622-00106For all you travellers searching for the noms, the streets of Hong Kong have the best snackies that really reflect the culture and taste of the town.

Hope you guys enjoy this review and thank you so much for reading. Happy snacking!

– Cloudy