An inspirational lesson from Hong Kong

My travel diary have been hectic of late, flying from Taipei to Hong Kong and soon to Indonesia for both work and leisure. While in Hong Kong and staying at our close friends apartment, I found myself deeply smitten with the city. From the breathtaking skyline of Hong Kong to the steep and winding road up the Peak and down to the fast-paced city life, Hong Kong is a must-see for everyone. It’s not my first time in Hong Kong but it is with an 18 month old toddler who had a good amount of fun with other toddlers of her age.

I worked out of cafes and thankfully could get stuff out and done. The trouble with traveling is sometimes, we don’t often get the much needed time to sit down and plan especially when we are taken out of our element and comfort space.

One Saturday morning, we decided to hike up to the top of The Peak. I clocked in 13,457 steps, according to the Steps app on that hike and I was very impressed given how hard it is to get such steps in Singapore.  That’s the photo of 3 adults and 3 kids going up the hill by the way. I love walking in Hong Kong (as you do) as it gave me a lot of much needed time to think.

Up the Peak we go!

On the way down from The Peak, I was treated to an amazing view. While the husband carried the toddler on his back, I was left to my own devices and thoughts.

One of the ideas that kept looping in my mind was helping women and specifically mothers, back to work. There may be plenty of government initiatives but being part of the expat wives community and the mothers n