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A Holi Lot of Colour

A Holi Lot of Colour

You’ve probably come across pictures of people dancing, smiling and covered from top to toe in paint while they celebrate Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colours.

Also known as the Festival of Spring or the Festival of Love, Holi originated in India but is now celebrated all over the world – including in Hong Kong!

A Holi picnic on Lamma Island sounded like a perfect plan for a sunny Sunday afternoon…

Guess Who’s Back…in Hong Kong

Guess Who’s Back…in Hong Kong

So it’s been an exciting couple of months for me… After spending last summer in Hong Kong for a project at work, I got the opportunity to move back to this city for a longer stint and I jumped at the chance! I moved back […]

A Little Treat

A Little Treat

So we ate all of the food at Christmas, drank all of the champagne on New Year’s Eve and rang in the new year with excitement and fervour to be better people. Whether it’s dry January, vegan-uary or just a general healthy kick, it feels […]

5 Podcasts You Need To Listen To

5 Podcasts You Need To Listen To

Something I’ve really gotten into over the past year is podcasts. It’s either the in-thing now for everyone and their dog to have a podcast or it’s just me showing my age, because I’m obsessed! There are so many brilliant podcasts to choose from. Here […]

A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

Happy New Year lovely people! Hope your 2019 is off to a great start. I myself have had an absolute blast so far – helped greatly by the fact that it’s my birthday!! As each birthday rolls around I find myself getting more and more […]

How to take amazing holiday photos – 7 easy tips!

How to take amazing holiday photos – 7 easy tips!

So you’ve booked your flights to whatever slice of paradise is on your bucket list, packed your bags and headed out for some well-deserved R&R. You might be one blurry, off-centre picture away from dumping your boo for his lack of photography skills. Or maybe […]

5 Tips for Surviving Phuket as a Tourist

5 Tips for Surviving Phuket as a Tourist

Phuket is a beautiful island, with gorgeous beaches, a crazy nightlife and everything in between to make for an entertaining trip. For this reason millions of tourists flock there each year, and the locals take full advantage. So what can you do to navigate the […]

Hong Kong Living – One Month In

Hong Kong Living – One Month In

Musings and recommendations one month in to living in Hong Kong…

Weekend Vibes: The Seyi Bag by Joko Edu

Weekend Vibes: The Seyi Bag by Joko Edu

If you don’t know Joko Edu, you need to know! A Nigerian designer based in Lagos , her fabulous bags come in many different colours and styles but the Seyi is my absolute favourite. They are available off the shelf or can be personalised to your taste.

One Year Old!

One Year Old!

Can you believe Real Life With Lou is a year old?! One whole year since I started this blog and it’s been a blast! It took me so long to get the balls to finally start it. For the longest time I umm-ed and ahh-ed […]