Guide to Changing Your Last Name in Hong Kong

What’s in a name? The answer to that lies in personal identification which consequently defines who you are and how people call you. Additionally, you may have just made the jump from being a Ms. to a Mrs. (another guide to getting married) so with that regard, some congratulations are definitely in order! Now you […]

17 Outdoor Garden Venues in Hong Kong

It’s a no-brainer that we’re in love with garden weddings. There’s just nothing quite as romantic as being outdoors, surrounded by nature and the warmth of the sun, and you also can’t beat taking photos with an abundance of natural light. But to say that it’s challenging to find such spaces in Hong Kong is […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: Qun Gua

One of the most important elements in a Chinese wedding ceremony is the bride’s traditional two-piece wedding dress called the Qun Gua (裙褂), which literally means “long skirt and top coat.” A tradition that originated from Guangdong province, the Qun Gua or Gua for short is the most expensive gift from the bride’s family — usually a family […]

Guide to Getting Married in Hong Kong

Efficiency is definitely one of the perks of living in a city like Hong Kong. Most government processes are made as straightforward and hassle-free as possible, including that of getting legally married in Hong Kong. Although simple, not a lot of people know about the civil registration process, so we decided to come up with a […]

Chinese Wedding Traditions: Tea Ceremony

The tea ceremony is the most significant tradition of a Chinese wedding. It is where the bride and groom pay respect and show gratitude towards their family, who in turn blesses the newly weds as they start their life as husband and wife. Here’s what you need to know if you’re planning one for your big day:   […]