Always Uttori Presents: An Afternoon Tea in Hong Kong

Always Uttori Presents: An Afternoon Tea in Hong Kong What discussion of British royalty, such as our November editorial inspiration of Netflix’s The Crown, would be complete without a nod to that quintessentially British activity — afternoon tea. I am a great fan of the practice. I fell in love with the idea of afternoon tea [...]

Culture Files: Hong Kong Street Art

Culture Files: Hong Kong Street Art Living in Hong Kong leaves a different impression than simply visiting for a few days. Unfortunately, I never got to experience Hong Kong as a bona-fide tourist because I’ve had to balance touristy things with school. In some ways, I feel like I know a side of Hong Kong [...]

Oh! The Drama, Korean Dramas are Coming to America

The Rise of Korean Television in America If you’ve read the blog long enough, you may have seen some of our past articles about Korean dramas. For the uninitiated, Korean dramas are a more like a movie than a television series. A drama tells a story from beginning to end, usually in 16 to 20 [...]

Red White and Fresh Summer Style Look 3

Red White and Fresh Summer Style Look 3 Red White and Fresh Summer Style Look 3 fits the bill for those busy summer days full of errands. I’ve been doing a lot of running around this summer, trying to get things done for the blog before I head back to school in the fall. One [...]

Culture Blast: 5 Travel Phrases, Cantonese

Culture Blast: 5 Travel Phrases, Cantonese Recently, I moved to Hong Kong to pursue a Master's of Fine Arts degree. If you've read my About Me page, you may know that I have a degree in Global Studies. As part of my degree, and even before I began my college studies, I studied the Japanese [...]

Always Uttori Spends 3 Days in Paris: An Always Uttori Travel Diary

In our last Uttori post, I shared a my recipe for a chocolate-covered strawberry macaron (see here). I'm no pastry chef, but I've always been a fan of baking. So when my family traveled to Paris for a family vacation, I took the opportunity to enroll in a cooking class that taught how to make [...]