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Wellness Getaways: Four Asian Spas To Try For Guaranteed Relaxation

4 Mins Read Hong Kong’s Chuan Spa uses a traditional Chinese approach – or why not fly to the Maldives, Cambodia or Phuket for an Instagrammable wellness getaway? Chuan Spa, Cordis Hotel, Hong Kong The soul-soothing treatment at Chuan Spa makes use of Chinese medical therapy. Traditional Chinese medicine has a long history – and it’s effective. Chuan […]

How To Be An Eco Warrior: Green Queen’s Top Tips For A More Conscious Life

3 Mins Read Living consciously for me is about making choices that do the least harm to those around me and to the natural environment. Avoiding plastics, consuming less, ignoring fast fashion, participating in the circular economy, voting with my wallet for eco-friendly & ethical brands and products, being mindful of how much waste I produce, not harming […]

Plastic-Free Party: A Guide to Zero Waste Event Planning in Hong Kong

5 Mins Read Hong Kong has a packed event calendar all year round. We have markets and festivals and community gatherings and fairs. For those of us that lucky enough to live here, it makes weekends super fun. There’s only one problem: events cause so much waste! Disposables, single-use plastics, trash…most Hong Kong events are landfill-fillers so to […]

You Barre, I Barre, Let’s All Barre: Hong Kong’s Best Barre Studios

5 Mins Read Sculpting bodies to elongate your muscles, tone up and increase flexibility, Barre classes have been on trend for quite some time. Loved by celebrities and supermodels who hit the barre on the regular – Natalie Portman (when she was famously preparing for Black Swan), Victoria’s Secret models Alessandra Ambiosio and Karlie Kloss to name a […]

The Garden Gathering: Hong Kong Women Celebrate The Divine Feminine Over A Weekend Of Healing & Skill Sharing

4 Mins Read A place for women and children to take in nature’s surroundings, to restore balance within each individual’s relationship to the Earth and with others of like-mind, the third odyssey of The Garden Gathering returned to Hong Kong this October with an open heart and a loving reception. This year’s gathering was located on the sprawling outdoor sanctuary […]

Green Queen Summer Guide: Best Beaches In Hong Kong

7 Mins Read Summer has touched down and we are blasting 24Herbs Hot In The 852 #onrepeat. It’s time to get out of this sweltering concrete jungle and into our swim trunks! With over 40 beaches scattered throughout the coastline, Hong Kong is home to a bevy of amazing seaside to enjoy. From swimming to surfing to soaking up the sun (safely, of course!), […]

Summer Sun Guide: How To Choose A Natural Sunscreen

4 Mins Read Let’s come clean: sunscreen should be applied year-round. But as we are in the throes of summer and your skin is basking under constant sun, protecting it from sunburn and UV damage is more important than ever. Slathering on sunscreen is the smart thing to do but with the abundance of SPFs out there, so many products […]

Green Queen Travels: The Best Healthy Restaurants In London

7 Mins Read London Town is gaining fast traction in the healthy eating scene. From innovative British flavors and wholesome Middle Eastern meals to Cali-fresh fare, Big Ben’s stomping grounds has exploded with fantastic raw offerings, salad bars galore, cold-pressed concoctions and everything in between. With an awe-inspiring group of women at the helm of these new spots, there’s no reason not […]

My Little Hong Kong Kitchen’s Veggie & Gluten-Free Oat Pancakes

2 Mins Read No one wants to bother with complicated on a lazy Sunday morning. But nothing says Sunday like a breakfast of pancakes. Pancakes tend to be seen as decadent but they can be a nutritional powerhouse. This recipe is super easy (we’re talking 5 ingredients easy), gluten-free AND dairy-free and pack a serious delicious punch. Definitely […]

H-Kore: The Hard Core Workout Michelle Obama AND Kim Kardashian Love

4 Mins Read Nestled in Central on the mad dash of Des Voeux Road, the seemingly innocuous Wincome Centre beckons and a coveted workout craze shared by the likes of American celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston and former (but forever in our hearts) First Lady Of The United States Michelle Obama: H-Kore.  The only Lagree Fitness studio […]