{Drinking Games} to Play with the Family over the Holidays

Tis the season to get drunk with the fam! Bond over the holidays with the family by introducing them to some drinking games, with a holiday twist to them. Whether it’s chill and laid back like while watching Christmas movies, or very interactive and having everyone get competitive, we have the perfect options for you!

 

Christmas Movie Drinking Games

Home Alone

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Good luck ya filthy animals!

Santa’s Hat

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Put a Santa hat on the corner of your television and turn on the tv. Every time someone looks like they are “wearing” the Santa hat, DRINK!

Elf

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While watching Elf, drink every time Buddy screams “SANTA!”, runs into something, or calls his dad. Chug whenever he stuffs his face with candy, sings, or dances.

 

Easy Games with Little Effort 

Christmas Music Drinking Games

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This is a simple one. Get your drinks ready and stream a Christmas radio station. Every time a song says “Christmas”, drink. If Mariah Carey’s “All I Want For Christmas Is You” comes on, CHUG!

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Take a sip if someone…

…is kissing their significant other under the mistletoe.

…is posting from a tropical island.

…is at SantaCon or an ugly sweater party.

…poses with their dog dressed in festive garb.

…is in front of the tree in Christmas pajamas.

Chug if someone…

…announces their engagement.

…announces their pregnancy.

Eggnog Pong

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Set it up just like beer pong, except fill a few cups with eggnog instead of beer.

 

Card/Dice Games 

(Three) Kings

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Its like normal Kings, but holiday edition! If someone draws a 10, you MUST do only Christmas-related categories. Jack calls for Never Have I Ever: Christmas Edition. And Queen? You are only allowed to speak in Christmas song lyrics.

Cards Against Humanity

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Although you can play this anytime of the year, it’s sure to liven up the party and get everyone in the family laughing. There is also the Cards Against Humanity Holiday Pack. The Humanity Hates the Holidays Card Game can be incorporated as an expansion pack for the original game, or is fun to be played as a small mini game!


Written by Rachel Willson

Originally from Upstate New York, Rachel moved to Hoboken two years ago to pursue her passion for all things marketing and fashion. Rachel lives for her weekends and takes pride in making sure all her friends social calendars are full. In her free time, when she isn’t crossing off items on her Hoboken bucket list, Rachel is typically finding joy in things out of her budget, speaking fluently in sarcasm, and crawling her way down Washington St. because yesterday was leg day.

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WEEKENDER: aqua’s Black & White New Year’s Eve Party, HK Open Air Cinema Club and more

What’s on this weekend…

 

We’re getting super close to the holidays, and if you’re done and dusted with work for 2017, there’s still plenty to keep you busy! Whether you haven’t finalised your NYE plans yet, are looking to feel a little more in the holiday spirit, or just want to relax with a night of cinema, the end of the year is looking bright…

Read more: Cool Things to do in Hong Kong Over Christmas

 aqua’s Black & White New Year’s Eve Party

aqua’s Black & White New Year’s Eve Party

Looking for a glamorous end to 2017? With (arguably) the best views in the city overlooking the harbour, head to aqua and enjoy a night of bubbles, fireworks and live music. At the effortlessly chic Black & White Party, sushi and canapés from the Japanese and Italian kitchens will be served until 1:30am, with the party sure to go late into the hours of 2018. VIP high tables that include a bottle of Dom Pérignon are also available for those looking for an uninterrupted view of the harbour.

When: Sunday, 31 December, 8pm until late
Where: aqua, 29/F +30F, One Peking, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Hong Kong
How much: $550* (early bird); $750* (after Monday, 25 December) – includes exclusive access to the party and a glass of Dom Pérignon. Get your tickets here!
*subject to 10% service charge

Read more: New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong: The Best Parties and Events to Ring in 2018

Miami White Christmas

Miami White Christmas

Get well and truly ready for Christmas this weekend with Picada. As the last Miami White Party of the year, you can be sure to enjoy an evening full of live music, dancing, DJs, and surprise performances. The dress code is red and white and there will be free shots for anyone dressed in Christmas wear!

When: Saturday, 23 December, 9pm to 3am
Where: Picada, 2/F, LKF29, 29 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

Crazy Santa HouseParty @LeBoudoir

Crazy Santa HouseParty @LeBoudoir

Join in on Le Boudoir’s crazy house party this Christmas Eve and ring in Christmas Day in style. With every cocktail purchased, all guests will receive a gift containing a treat voucher for a cocktail, a bottle of champagne and many more gifts!

When: Sunday, 24 December, 8pm to 2am
Where: Le Boudoir, Basement, 65 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Free entry!

R&R $100 Free Flow Wine Wednesdays

$100 Free Flow Wine Wednesdays

Had your fill of Christmas food? Or have you not yet indulged enough over the holidays? Then head over to R&R Bagels for its amazing happy hour. For just $100 enjoy two hours of free-flow wine and bubbly. And if you get peckish, we hear that the special Christmas bagel is worth a try…

When: Wednesday, 27 December, 6pm to 8pm
Where: R&R Bagels, 28 Li Yuen Street West, Central, Hong Kong
How much: Two-hours free-flow wine and bubbly for $100

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HK Open Air Cinema Club – Me Before You

Got a bit of free time before the NYE festivities begin? Book in for a night of open air cinema and enjoy an exclusive movie screening set high above the streets of Wan Chai. But be sure to bring your tissues, this one’s a tear-jerker!

When: Friday, 29 December, 7pm to 10pm
Where: Hong Kong Open Air Cinema Club, the Hive, 21/F, The Phoenix Building, 23 Luard Road, Wan Chai
How much: $140 – includes two drinks. Get your tickets here!

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Cool Things to do in Hong Kong Over Christmas

Forgo the ordinary this festive season!

 

Deck the halls, hang up the lights and get into the holiday spirit! If you’re staying in Honkers this season and are looking for something different to do, read on and mix up the usual festivities with these cool Christmas alternatives

Read more: New Year’s Eve in Hong Kong: The Best Parties and Events to Ring in 2018

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on 22 November, 2016, and was updated on 22 December, 2017.

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Hoboken Weekend {Drinking} Guide: 12/21/17 – 12/24/17

Thursday 12/21/17

HHH December Happy Hour @ 1 Republik

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Join us at 7pm for our monthly Happy Hour at 1 Republik! This is a FREE event, but we’ll have drink and food specials only for those who RSVP! We’ll also have free giveaways (while supplies last), so be sure to get there early!

Your FREE RSVP Gets You:

Drink Specials:

  • $3 Domestic Drafts
  • $5 VDKA 6100 Drinks
  • $6 VDKA 6100 & Red Bulls

$5 Appetizers, including:

  • Bruschetta (Regular or Goat Cheese)
  • Chicken Tenders
  • Nachos (Cheese or Chicken)
  • Chicken Lettuce Wraps
  • Fried Pickles
  • Quesadilla (Cheese or Chicken)
  • Hummus
  • Mozzarella Sticks

Country Christmas Showdown @ Maxwell’s

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Doors open 8pm, 21+. Tickets are $10 advance / $15 at the door – Get your tickets here!

 

Friday 12/22/17

Customer Appreciation Party @ Black Bear

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Head to Black Bear for their Customer Appreciation Party starting at 9pm. Enjoy a free buffet, $3 domestic drafts, and $5 house drinks. All drinks are 1/2 price after midnight.

Ugly Sweater Christmas Party @ The HUB

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The HUB is throwing down for their Ugly Sweater Christmas Party on Friday, December 22nd. Music by DJ CAM and Anthony Coogs.

 

Saturday 12/23/17

Festivus Party @ The Madison

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Throw on your best ugly sweater, enjoy Christmas carols by James McGill from 6-9pm, and take your picture with Santa at The Madison.

3rd Annual Onesie Party @ Tally-Ho

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Join Tally-Ho for their Third Annual Onesie Party with specials and giveaways. Every year they spend the night before the night before Christmas in pajamas!

 

Sunday 12/24/17

Catering @ Leo’s

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Have a great meal ready for the fam on Christmas Eve without the hassle! Leo’s is still accepting catering orders!

Complete Hoboken {New Years Eve} Party Guide 2018

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Did you make your New Years Eve plans yet?! It’s not too late! Check out our Complete Hoboken New Year’s Eve Party Guide 2018 for all the details of where to celebrate in Hoboken!


Written by Rachel Willson

Originally from Upstate New York, Rachel moved to Hoboken two years ago to pursue her passion for all things marketing and fashion. Rachel lives for her weekends and takes pride in making sure all her friends social calendars are full. In her free time, when she isn’t crossing off items on her Hoboken bucket list, Rachel is typically finding joy in things out of her budget, speaking fluently in sarcasm, and crawling her way down Washington St. because yesterday was leg day.

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Scandinavian Designs Take Times Square by Storm

Scandi-style!

 

Scandinavian trends have taken homes by storm in 2017, and we’re sure Nordic designs will dominate throughout the year ahead, too. We’re forever in pursuit of the simple, practical and chic Scandi-lifestyle to balance out our hectic Hong Kong lives. The minimalistic concept continues to be popular as we (sadly) look to take down our Christmas trees in January and prepare to deck out our little Hong Kong homes for the New Year. And if you’re unsure of where to look beyond the tinsel-strewn stores this month, we have the answer…

Offering cutting-edge and high-quality design concepts to house-proud Hong Kongers across the city, Skandiastyle is opening its very first pop-up store in fashion hub Times Square from Friday, 22 December onwards. Browse over 30, well-curated Scandinavian brands such as Design House Stockholm and Whyred, which capture the essence of minimalism, and naturally make amazing (if not slightly last-minute!) Christmas gifts and beautiful additions to the home.

From men and women’s fashion and accessories to interior and homeware (all hand-picked from some of the most coveted Nordic brands), Skandiastyle’s unique pop-up is a space for Sassy girls and guys alike to get to grips with the newest trends, traditions and culture of Nordic living.

Trust us, you’ll want to jump on these quickly…

All the deets:

When: From Friday, 22 December, 2017 – Saturday, 31 March, 2018
Where: Shop 501, 5/F, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
How much: Prices vary – but don’t forget your purse so you can bag some gorgeous Scandi-inspired fashion and home goodies.

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Spend over $800 (challenge accepted!) and be treated to *$100 off your purchase! Simply show this post in-store to redeem.  *Expires Saturday, 31 March, 2018

www.skandiastyle.com

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10 Must-Read Books of 2017

Riveting reads

 

2017 is swiftly coming to a close, and with it brought us a plethora of awesome books to dig in to. With the upcoming holiday season being the perfect time to check the last few books off your list, we’ve put together our picks for some of the most engaging, thought inducing and straight up fun reads for 2017 to see the year out. This by no means an extensive list, but we hope we can give you a little #inspo for your next holiday…

Read more: Top Bookstores in Hong Kong

 

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Sassy’s Neighbourhood Guide to Tai Hang

Finding hidden treasures in one of HK’s best neighbourhoods

 

Tucked away behind the hustle and bustle of Causeway Bay is the charming little district of Tai Hang. A Soho in the making, the area has come a long way from streets laden with car repair shops!

Hong Kong’s best-kept secret is just a brief walk from the Tin Hau MTR and is packed full of cute little restaurants, bars and shops. Things pop up here faster than you can say ‘new opening,’ so keep an eye out for any hotspots to try out. Equally, things seem to close pretty suddenly, but this rapid turnover is a great reason to keep coming back to see what’s new! So get out of your bubble and venture towards this quaint neighbourhood for an afternoon or evening of easy, chilled out vibes…

Where to Eat and Drink:

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Tipsy

The latest addition to this trendy neighbourhood is an elegant yet relaxing restaurant//bar we were excited to try out. Tipsy Restaurant & Bar features the finest global ingredients for a unique tasting experience, so be sure to try the Blistered Spanish Red Prawn, King Prawn Ravioli, or the Tomahawk steak. And if it’s drinks you’re looking for, you’ll be sure to find exceptional wines, unusual European bottled beers, traditional cocktails and all the modern classics (try the Tipsy mojito!).

Tipsy makes a great place to hang out, and because of its cool brass accents and soft lighting, the ambience is cosy yet glamorous. Its space is large enough to seat parties, but has a secluded VIP area to host private affairs (of up to 10 people). There’s even a great balcony for fresh air or alfresco dining. Your weekend plans are sorted!

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Sassy readers who mention this article will receive 15% off their bill (excluding 24, 25 and 31 December). Offer valid until 31 January, 2018.

Tipsy, 1/F, Little Tai Hang, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong 2818 8807       www.facebook.com/tipsy.restaurant.bar

BOND

Also nestled in amongst the cute hub of Little Tai Hang, the brainchild of Three Monkeys, BOND, serves up a variety of comfort food fare (we’re talking ribs, onion rings and freshly baked breads) as well as a sought-after weekend brunch spread!

Bond, 2/F, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Little Tai Hang, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong,  2155 1777 

 www.facebook.com/bondhongkong

Read more: Sassy’s Favourite Local Bars in Hong Kong

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Second Draft

If you’re on the lookout for something new, then definitely make time for a Sunday stroll around Little Tai HangThis quaint and cultural living concept includes a hotel and two notable foodie hot spots – Second Draft and BOND. Second Draft offers up a great selection of locally brewed beers alongside creative fusion dishes from the amazing chef May Chow, as well as hip décor. Definitely worth checking out!

Second Draft, G/F Little Tai Hang, 98 Tung Lo Wan Road, Tai Hang, Hong Kong,
2656 0232  www.facebook.com/SecondDraftHK

Classified

Renowned throughout Hong Kong, Classified has its very own branch with an open front and big wooden tables – perfect for groups and families. The relaxed, rustic vibe makes this one of our favourite semi-alfresco places to go for breakfast or leisurely brunch. Eggs Benedict, homemade lemonade, people-watching… what more could you want on a Sunday morning?

Classified, 1-9 Lin Fa Kung Street West, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 2857 3454, www.classifiedfoodshops.com.hk

Hello Kitty Secret Garden

Hello Kitty Secret Garden was all the rage a few years back when it first opened, and is a must-visit for Sassy readers around the area. What’s more, the entire menu is (drumroll please…) Hello Kitty themed! The restaurant even has a Nutella marshmallow s’mores pizza in the shape of her head.

Hello Kitty Secret Garden, G/F, 19 Ormsby Street, Tai Hang, 2808 2868, www.facebook.com/pg/Hello-Kitty-Secret-Garden

La Brezza

La Brezza is a great stop off for quick coffee or brunch during the day, and at night becomes the perfect place to rendezvous with a couple of friends over some vino. This small eatery has a simple but sleek interior, complete with a little courtyard in the back. It doesn’t have many seats, so we recommend making a reservation if you want to avoid waiting. The menu is simple, and the set dinners here are very reasonably priced!

La Brezza, 5 King Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 9222 2453

Cafe Locomotive

Cafe Locomotive is cleverly decorated like a classic train, complete with luggage racks filled with old-fashioned suitcases! The lines of people outside (we recommend booking a table!) will swear by the delicious Vietnamese food served here. Cafe Locomotive serves a mean pho, as well as other traditional Vietnamese dishes, and its food is simple, quick and delicious.

Cafe Locomotive, G/F, 11 Wun Sha Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 2882 8227, www.cafelocomotive.com

Sushi Shin

Hong Kong is overflowing with sushi spots, but what makes Sushi Shin stand out is the high quality food, friendly service and cosy atmosphere! Book in advance if you want to sit at the bar and watch the chefs do their thing, and make sure to ask about their seasonal off-the-menu goodies.

Sushi Shin, Wing Hing Court, 110-114 Tung Lo Wan Road, Hong Kong, 2398 8000, www.sushishin.com

Read more: Sassy’s Guide to Sushi in Hong Kong

Ramen Nagi Hong Kong

Ramen Nagi

As an internationally renowned ramen restaurant, it’s no surprise that Ramen Nagi is a shared personal favourite. The option to create your own ideal bowl of soupy heaven is available just by ticking a few boxes, but if you want to be surprised, we suggest ordering the special ramen. It won’t disappoint! And if you’re clueless in the art of ramen, don’t worry. The amazing staff has endless (spot-on) recommendations for ramen rookies.

Ramen Nagi, 3 King Street, Tai Hang, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/bbramen

No.5 Italian

With freshly sourced ingredients served in the form of modern Italian cuisine, it’s no wonder that the restaurant is recommended by the Michelin Guide. The dark ambience of No.5 Italian is as enticing as the menu is alluring.

No.5 Italian, G/F, 21 Brown Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong,
2554 2228www.facebook.com/no5italian

Where to Drink:

Jrink

This independent specialty teahouse is for serious tea lovers everywhere, with a wide range of leaves (at the tea bar!) to choose from for your perfect cuppa. The walls are lined with tea, and Jrink serves up its liquid goodness in double insulated cups and teapots. If you’re more of a coffee person, you should still drop by to check out the cute trinkets it sells in the store.

Jrink, G/F, 21 Ormsby Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, www.jrink.com.hk

Unar Coffee Company

Seating is limited at Unar (unless you fancy sitting curb-side!), but if you need a coffee on the go, then look no further! This little hole-in-the-wall proves that size doesn’t matter, and all the eager customers queuing outside pays testament to Unar’s delicious and high quality coffee, using only the finest Italian coffee beans. We’ve heard its banana caramel cake is a must-try too.

Unar coffee company, No. 15 Sun Chun Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 2838 5231, www.facebook.com/unarcoffeecompany

Read more: Hong Kong’s Hidden Coffee Spots

Buddy Bar & Café

This intimate and welcoming neighbourhood bar is the Tai Hang equivalent of the British pub. The drinks here are very reasonably priced, with cocktails only setting you back around $70! Join the friendly crowd of regulars who swear by the great service and wide selection of craft beer.

Buddy Bar & Café, G/F, 22 School Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 2882 9780, www.facebook.com/Buddy-Bar-Cafe

Read more: Happy Hour in Hong Kong: Sassy’s Favourite Deals Around Town

Sweet Treats:

Lab Made Ice Cream Hong Kong

Lab Made Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Laboratory

Known as Asia’s first liquid nitrogen ice creamery, this place makes scoops of creamy deliciousness right in front of you – everything is made to order. You pick a flavour, watch as they freeze and make it (it takes under 2 minutes), and enjoy. Simple yet delicious!

Lab Made, G/F, 6 Brown Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, www.labmade.com.hk

Read more: The Best Ice Creams in Hong Kong

The Pudding Nouveau

Whether you’re a chocoholic or you want something a little more fruity, you’ll definitely find something in this little neighbourhood hangout to satisfy those sugar cravings. The milkshakes are dangerously addictive too!

The Pudding Nouveau, G/F, 17A, King Street, Tai Hang, Hong Kong, 3482 3925

Read more: Sassy’s Ultimate Guide to Afternoon Teas in Hong Kong

Specialty Shops:

Kanamono Hardware Store Hong Kong

Kanamono Hardware Store

If you’re looking for cute little trinkets to spice up your living space, Kanamono is definitely the place to visit. This little cosy store is stocked floor to ceiling with Japanese styled vintage bits and bobs that’ll have you pulling out your wallet in no time.

Kanamono Hardware Store, G/F, 38 Sun Chun Street, Tai Hang, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2865 6168www.facebook.com/kanamonohardwarestore

 The Minimal Hong Kong

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Strolling into The Minimal is like wandering through vintage decor heaven. The shop welcomes you with a collection of warmly lit vintage light-bulbs in front of a mirror display, and it only gets better the farther in you go! All things stereotypically vintage are on sale for ridiculously affordable prices – you’ll definitely see us in there again.

The Minimal, G/F, 38 Sun Chun Street, Tai Hang, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2369 2328, www.facebook.com/The-Minimal

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on 25 October 2016, and updated on 21 December 2017. Thank you to Mashal Mushtaq and Hayley Kaplan, for their help with this update.

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Celebrating Your Engagement in Hong Kong

Celebrate in true Hong Kong style

 

Now that he’s popped the question, it’s time for you to share the big news with your nearest and dearest. Not sure how to celebrate? We’ve got you covered! Whether you’re someone who loves a good party or prefers a more intimate, low-key affair for just you and your beau, there’s plenty of options on offer in the 852 – scroll through and check out how you can ring in (ahem) your engagement in style!

A Proper Party:

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Aqualuna

All aboard! With unbeatable views and a meal catered by aqua, you’re bound to have a truly special evening if you select the Aqua Luna as your venue of choice. You can even tailor the boat’s course to your preferences in order to make sure that the party fits your vision to a tee. For more information on how to book the Aqua Luna for an event, see here!

Host a Dinner Party

Few things go together as well as good food and good friends, so why not celebrate over a quality feed? Either play hostess (and host) in the comfort of your own home and have the meal catered, or head to a restaurant for a fuss-free evening of wining and dining. There’s so many options on offer in Hong Kong: Crafted 852’s Loft Party option allows for a fun and interactive foodie experience, you can splash out on a lavish steak dinner or you can feast on a fine meal with an equally fine view.

Read more: Sassy’s Top Catering Companies, Private Dining: Where to Host Dinner Parties

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Brunch, anyone?

No one does brunch quite like we do in the 852! Here at Sassy, we’re firm believers that brunch is the perfect way to celebrate any and all occasions, and there’s seemingly endless options to pick from in our city! Whether you’re after a boozy brunch (no such thing as too much champagne, right?), a more wallet-friendly venue or something really special, you’ll be spoilt for choice!

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Have a Picnic

There’s no shortage of picturesque picnic spots in Hong Kong to host your engagement ‘do! You can even have the gourmet goodies catered (Invisible Kitchen put together fabulous multi-course picnic baskets!), leaving you with the responsibility of hosting and providing some solid tunes. Into the aesthetic but less keen on planning an actual picnic? Look no further than Urban Kitchen for an alfresco dining experience without the hassle (or the ants!).

Urban Park, 4/F, 20-22, Granville Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 6053 5221, tst@urbanparkhk.comwww.urbanparkhk.com

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Hire a Party Tram

If you’re after something a little unconventional, hop onto an authentic, vintage party tram and celebrate in style! Chartering a party tram for your event is a fun alternative to booking a restaurant or bar, and each party is perfectly tailored to all of your celebratory needs. Plus, you can feast on nibbles and champers whilst whizzing around Hong Kong!

HK Tramways, 2118 6301, tramhire@hktramways.comwww.hktramways.com

Host a Junk party

There’s nothing like a good old fashioned junk party to celebrate your exciting news like a true Hong Konger! Whether you choose to go old-school or splash out on something a little bit more luxe, a junk is a perfect venue for any and all festivities. To make the event even more special, book your sojourn during the evening and celebrate against the backdrop of Hong Kong’s illuminated skyline and harbour.

Read more: Junk Catering 2017: Sassy’s Favourite Food to Eat on Board, Sassy’s Junk Trip Guide

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M Yachts Pontoon Party

In the mood for something really indulgent? Having recently held our own Sassy Social through M Yachts, we can definitely attest to the fact that a pontoon party is a fabulous way to commemorate absolutely any occasion! With gorgeous views beyond compare and seriously serene surroundings, it’s easy to see why this is a perfect way to celebrate your big news with your nearest and dearest.

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Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea is something of a Hong Kong institution, and with so many delicious options on offer around town, it’s the perfect way to indulge! If you’re in the mood for something a little unusual, celebrate your big news over scones, cakes and more. Sounds like quite an ideal way to par-tea (oh dear) if you ask us!

Read more: Sassy’s Ultimate Guide to Afternoon Tea in Hong Kong

Host a Cocktail Party

If none of the above appeal to you and your (almost) hubby, a good old- fashioned cocktail party should do the trick! Whether you opt for a more relaxed venue with good vibes like Three Blind Mice or a spot with a jaw-dropping view as well as great tipples, you’re bound to find the perfect venue somewhere in this city.

Just you two…

Not particularly keen on the idea of a big celebration? While most of the above activities can be downsized, we’ve also rounded up a few options for just you and your new beau-to-be.

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Helicopter Tour

Already feel like you’re on cloud nine? Soar high above the skyscrapers for a truly intimate, one-of-a-kind experience with a helicopter tour around Hong Kong! Not only is a great way to chip away at your bucket list, but this romantic adventure is the perfect way to see our beloved city from a brand-new point of view. For more information, see here!

Read more: A Hong Kong Helicopter Tour with Viator Travel

Staycation

Get away for a few days without actually getting away! Book a romantic staycation for you and your S.O. and celebrate by splashing out on all of the good stuff like room service, spa treatments and the like.

Read more: Sassy’s Favourite Staycation Spots in Hong Kong

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Take a hike

Now a hike may not be everyone’s idea of a ‘celebration’, but for all you outdoorsy types, it may well be the perfect way to commemorate your big news! If this sounds like your cup of tea, pack a few goodies (see: champagne), hike to your heart’s content and explore the great outdoors! If you’re keen for something even more romantic, check out our list of night hikes for an intimate evening for just you, your boo and the stars.

Read more: Hikes You Need to do Before You Leave Hong Kong, Hong Kong’s Best Waterfall Hikes , Sassy’s Top Beginner Hikes in Hong Kong

Now to start planning the hen do

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VIDEO: Meet a True HHH {Reader-Turned-Contributor}

Hi guys! I’m Joanne. While I’m still relatively new to the Hoboken Happy Hours team, I’ve lived in Hoboken for almost 10 years and absolutely love sharing all my go-to places in the Mile Square. When I’m not producing Macy*s video magic at my 9 to 5, you can find me chilling on the back patio at Farside, testing my alcohol level at Moran’s, or venturing to the far-off lands of the earth in my personal or work travel. I hope you enjoy learning a little bit about me!


Video by Mike Migliaro

Featuring Joanne Kornelli

Joanne has proudly been a resident of Hoboken for 10 years. When she’s not producing video magic at her 9 to 5, she’s crossing off locations on her “Places I Want to Visit” list. One of her favorite travel memories is when she cried at the sight of the giant tortoises in the Galapagos Islands. Because that’s what happens when all your High School AP Environmental Science dreams come true.

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Check Out A.C.F.’s Stylish and Sustainable New Fall Capsule Collection!

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At Sassy we love a fashion-forward brand that is both stylish and ethically sourced, so when we got word that A.C.F.’s new Fall Capsule Collection was being released, we stood up and took notice! A.C.F.’s innovative shopping platform lets you shop responsibly by providing eco-friendly clothing and accessories that are totally on trend. You’ll head into 2018 looking fab (and feeling good about your choices!) in the latest vegan designs.

We’re especially in love with the gender neutral looks, and bold colours reminiscent of the winter season. The Fall/Winter capsule juxtaposes drawstring waistbands (perfect for when you’re indulging on a holiday meal!), creating a naturalistic paper bag effect. And the luxurious winter fabrics are made of vegan suede, tencel and wool, with highlights of recycled denim, adding depth to this easy-to-wear collection.

If bright colours aren’t your thing, you’ll love the creamy whites and light-washed denims with pops of red and earthy olive – paired perfectly with nude and charcoal basics they are great for everyday wear. Its classic vegan bomber and denim jackets are reinvented into oversized urban essentials, and the multi-functional trousers and vests are innovative and fresh.

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What are you waiting for? Get yours today and Sassy readers will be treated to a free vegan backpack and free shipping on new collection orders by using the code ‘SASSYFREE’ when ordering online. Offer expires 27 December, 2017.

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