Hong Kong

Relocating to Hong Kong as a nanny

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, Nannies, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Childcare, Career
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I first relocated to Hong Kong as a professional nanny 11 years ago, and I cannot express how fast that time has passed. Never in my wildest dreams would I have ever thought my life would bring me here from the US and that I would end up calling HK home. And while life here ...

So what is behind China’s expertise in Maths (and Table Tennis), can we emulate it and what might they want to learn from us?

by ParentalChoice
in schools, Relocation, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Education
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Parental Choice have recently expanded into Asia with operations in full swing in Hong Kong.  As a result we have taken a look at the Chinese education system.  It is famous around the world, but how does it compare to the UK?  Liz Browne, was privileged enough to travel to Beijing earlier this year and ...

Relocation to Hong Kong for same sex couples just got easier

by ParentalChoice
in LGBT, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Family
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The Hong Kong government made a formal announcement on Tuesday, 18 September that as of 19 September, 2018, same-sex couples whose relationship is legally recognised in the country in which they were married or entered a civil union will be able to apply for a dependent visa or entry permit to Hong Kong. The full ...

“Unconventional” relocation – the challenges facing LGBT parents

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Parenting, LGBT, Hong Kong
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Being a ‘trailing spouse’ in a relocating family has its inherent challenges, but these can be amplified if the relationship could be considered ‘unconventional’ – a label that in many countries still applies to LGBT relationships. Expat communities everywhere are most visibly comprised of professional couples, with e...

Family Relocation to Hong Kong

by ParentalChoice
in Relocation, Hong Kong, Global Mobility, Family, Children, Childcare
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  The very idea of uprooting and relocating a family can be extremely daunting even when moving home within the UK. So considering relocating halfway around the world to a different country all together can seem an overwhelming prospect. But it can be a great adventure too, with the right support and planning. Fortunately, H...