Text: Liz Yuen, Gienne Lee and Krizto Chan Photos: Liz Yuen, Samuel Chan, Elizabeth Cheung
Kites - inexpensive to buy or make and fun to fly - were once a familiar sight above the rooftops of urban Hong Kong. But as the city's skyline grew higher and regulations to protect air traffic were introduced, they began to disappear from the city's skies. Varsity looks at Hong Kong's kite-flying culture and talks to those who are still holding on to this aspect of our collective memory.
Popular App enables users to experience the inconvenience of being disabled by holding onto a button on their smartphone
Varsity checks out a free mobile app that puts the fun back into learning a foreign language.
Tree Climbing classes in Hong Kong Reporter: Christine Tai Lai Chi If you are bored with the wetland park and rope climbing nets have lost their...
A new fitness training concept does its best to take your mind off the fact that you’re exercising.
The sweet and bitter lives of Hong Kong’s Fisherfolk
Hardcore K-pop fans in Hong Kong have gone far beyond paying for concert tickets; now they give out souvenirs, ask concert-goers to practice the lyrics of hits, and even order birthday cakes for their idols.
Ko Shing Street in Sheung Wan has been a wholesale centre for Chinese medicine for decades. The street is renowned for its high-quality herbs and dried seafood. But the opening of the West Island Line is pushing up rent. Varsity asks the street's vendors about how they see their future.
Don't mind getting your fingers blue? Try your hand at indigo dyeing and make your own unique tote bag, t-shirts or pencil case.