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Our Quick HK Getaway Day 4

Brunch at Mcdo Hong Kong (Total spend: 150 hkd). Love ko talaga ‘to! And our day has officially started. We found that eating at non-peak hours saves us stress from getting vacant tables & chairs. Less people, less noise equals happier me.

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Was hoping to get the limited Batman Burger halloween special, or the Black & White Burgers. Unfortunately, wala pareho. Boo!

But not before feeding our bag addiction. Bags before breakfast, that’s the GOppets girls motto, lol. After 3 back-breaking days of looking at various bags, Balenciaga still won out over many other brands.

Nagbunga din ang #cheapeats #cheapstay namin, Kap allowed each of us 1 big purchase -no questions asked. Hay, may deal or no deal pang kaganapan sa HK. Para hindi sya ma-highblood, he just closed his eyes, covered his ears & stayed in one corner so he wouldn’t see the price, or hear our convo hehe.

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Wish granted, mission accomplished! After looking at a million & one bags in the course of 3 days, Balenciaga pa rin ang nagwagi. Ang bunga ng #cheapeats #cheapstays ni Kap hehe. Happy birthday girls!


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A mommy bag – off white Classic Giant City in gold hardware, an Ate bag – black Classic Metallic Town in silver hardware, and a baby bag – dk. blue Classic Mini Giant City for the GOppets gals. <3

Walked around some more during the lunch peak hours to avoid the crowd. We found ourselves window shopping at the huge & pristine Harbour City Mall. Stretching for nearly a kilometer along the Kowloon waterfront, Harbour City not only boasts more than 400 shops and 50 restaurants but also two cinemas, three hotels, Hong Kong’s cruise terminal and a ferry terminal servicing Macau and China.


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Ack. Fendi Fur Monster Charms!!! <3  Angry birds in winter coat. Lol! Day 4 has the MOST damage,  I swear.



So many cute stuff, so little money to spend huhu! </3



like this! Anyone care for a bit of cleaning? ? #cleanandtext with this Moschino iPhone 6s case. Ang bigat, karga palang housework na!


Yung akala mo, suplada..


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pero hindi naman pala! (slight) ;))

2pm was the perfect time to have lunch at Din Tai Fung in Silvercord Mall (right across Harbour City Mall. Total spend 680 hkd). Waiting time was shorter & the crowd more controlled. Din Tai Fung is coming to the Phils. but I thought it nice to try the homeland version muna for comparison.

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Shop 306, 3/F, Silvercord, 30 Canton Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon Tel: (852) 2730 6928 Business hours: Mon-Sun 11:30 – 22:30



God has been so very good to us. So very good. <3 I really can’t ask for anything more except good health & long life for me & my loves.




When in Din Tai Fung, one MUST order their specialty, the Xiao Long Bao. And again, my order of crunchy kale, best dipped in oyster sauce. Yum!


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One order each of sugar & spice, parang kami ni Kap. :P



Hahahahaha! Dat face doe. Sometimes, ignorance is bliss. KAP: AKALA KO BA MURA DITO???  Gulat si Kap. From our 150/250/350 meal budget, nag-doble! ;)) Minsan lang naman Honey ko. :-*

The rest of the afternoon was to be spent in Mongkok again. More walking, more shopping. So we split up because at this point, my feet felt like lead. The heart is willing, but the body has long since crashed. Suko na ako! My Lovey took pity on me & got me “home” while the 3 energizer bunnies kept going on.. and on.. and on!

Team Kap

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Kap & the giblings (minus 1) had dinner at Dimdimsum in Mongkok. 112 Tung Choi Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon Tel: 23092300



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How cute are the piggy egg custard buns? Ate brought some home for me, knowing my penchance for delicious piglets! ;P



Aba si Kap, may pahabola pa! The anti-shopping guy turns out to be the last man standing. Overload na nga kami, #buypamore pa sya!

Team Ms. Piggy

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After a much needed nap, my Lovey & I pushed ourselves to go out & get some dinner. She’s had enough of duck rice, lol, so we had pizza & pasta at Carpaccio at the nearby iSquare Mall. Semi-fine dining for a change, walang budget-budget! :P



The dessert selection didn’t speak to us though, thankfully there was Haagen-Dazs on the ground floor so we hauled our weary a$$es & shuffled our way downstairs.


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Ice cream & chocolate always makes EVERYTHING a whole lot better. <3


This served as our last night in HK. Will surely miss our UBE. Kahit na masusungit ang mga tao, kahit na sukdulan ng pangit ang tinirahan namin, kahit na mamatay-matay ako sa sobrang pagod at hapo, #DaBest parin itong ultimate bonding experience ng GOppets in HK. No phone calls to make, no work, together 24 hours/day. Ang sarap.

PS: And of course, not to be forgotten, the pasalubong! We heard that Jenny Bakery makes the best local cookies & candies for gifts. Must buy: Macadamia Cranberries Nougat Candy (L) 28 pcs/100 hkd.

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Jenny Bakery (尖沙咀店) Shop 24 Ground Floor Mirador Mansion 54-64B Nathan Road Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon (+852) 2311.8070 Business Hours: 9AM – 6:30PM This one here is just an outlet though as the queues at the main store tends to get exage!

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  • Reply Chel

    I miss HK! I always stay din sa TST. And I don’t really like bags, but if I’ll ever buy a designer bag it will be Balenciaga. :)

    November 12, 2015 at 8:07 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Diba?! Jana was considering Proenza Schouler kaso spelling pa lang hirap na ako. Sabi ko Balenciaga nalang, mas kilala ko pa hehe:

      November 12, 2015 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Erika

    Hindi na Kapitan K si Kap sakin. Kasi she bought the girls the B no!!! Haha! Ang saya to have a sister no kasi you can borrow the bag. Nagutom na naman ako sa DTF! Sana magkaron agad ng branch sa South!

    November 12, 2015 at 8:08 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Oo nga naghihiraman labg sila kaya bawal bumili ng same. Kadalasan kasi dahil super close sila pareho ng taste. So I force them to buy different things para sharing is caring ang drama! ;))

      November 12, 2015 at 12:04 pm
  • Reply Noel Q.

    Nabigla ako na nag-shopping din si Kap! So out of character, hahaha…

    Juice colored! Maning-mani lang sa inyo yang Din Tai Fung anoh!

    I feel sad din na last day na ng UBE in HK niyo bukas. =(

    November 12, 2015 at 8:18 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Dibaaaa! Basta pag-tennis at isports tapis sale pa, laglag-pera sya hehehe.

      November 12, 2015 at 12:03 pm
  • Reply med

    XLB is luv, luv, luv!

    I tried Shanghai, HK and Singapore branches of Din Tai Fung and quality ng XLB nila pareho-parehong superb I hope when they open here ma-maintain ang quality unlike the XLB in _____ kulubot-kulubot ang version sa Pilipinas. Why oh why?!

    I know they will invite you sa ribbon cutting ceremony ditto ng Din Tai Fung please remind them to maintain the quality ha?!? Please?!?!

    Luv Jana’s outfit – as usual, same question – WHERE OH WHERE? Your B’s are luv luv luv too!!!

    November 12, 2015 at 8:52 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      hahaha feelingera ko naman meding as in sa ribbon cutting talaga? ;)) Hay I will ask jana alam mo naman taga-pirma lang ako. Sila itong kaskas ng kaskas windang na ako! :P

      November 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm
    • Reply Jana

      Tita Med!!! Hahaha skirt from Topshop, sweater from Zara :)

      November 12, 2015 at 1:49 pm
  • Reply Kei Aclaro

    Love the Balenciaga bags, Ms. Jane! Classic… At priceless ang mukha ni Kap nang makita ang bill sa Din Tai Fung. Hahaha! Kaya bumawi din po sya ng bili ng para sa kanya. :)

    Masusungit po ba talaga mga tao sa HK? Ang importante po nag enjoy buong family kahit naexercise kayo ng todo sa kalalakad. Hehehe.

    Lastly, super cute ng piggy egg custard buns! :)

    November 12, 2015 at 9:04 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Hay kei SOBRANG MASUSUNGIT! @_@ Byernes Santo lagi mga mukha nila. Mahilig kasi sa tsaa- mapait! :P

      November 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Pwede ba ko magpaampon para magka balenciaga din ako? hahahahahaha! super generous parents! :)

    November 12, 2015 at 9:04 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Surely! Lika papalit ka na ng apelyido eula haha! :-*

      November 12, 2015 at 11:59 am
  • Reply KassTastrophic

    OMG, so much damage nga ng Day 4!
    I must say, I like Ate’s bag choice best.

    UBE’s foreevvaaaahhhh <3

    November 12, 2015 at 9:19 am
    • Reply sugargospice

      Oo nga that’s the latest style. She likes it kasi clean lines daw.. whatevs that is hahaha. Ako basta yung kulay na hinhanap ko kahit ano nalang. Mas maarte sya! :P

      November 12, 2015 at 11:58 am
      • Reply gezel

        Yes clean lines I know what she means . But I love the kind of mustard/brown bag she is carrying in Hongkong I had been looking at it for the longest , what make? Thanks

        November 12, 2015 at 2:44 pm
        • Reply sugargospice

          It’s a european bag (yata) iClasse or something I bought it when I was single pa many many MANY years ago in one of my unbudgeted travels hehe.

          November 12, 2015 at 7:16 pm
        • Reply Jana

          It’s an Alviero Martini :)

          November 12, 2015 at 7:30 pm
          • sugargospice

            sorry tao lang po. #brandwhore ;P *peace

            November 12, 2015 at 7:50 pm
  • Reply she

    I’ve been reading your blog for a long time pero ala-stalker lang. Super abang ako sa UBE adventures niyo… I really really hope to bump into you when we go home for the holidays, feeling ko (feeling ko lang) magiging close po tayo.

    November 12, 2015 at 12:01 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      Feel ko din magiging super close tayo! :-* Thank you for coming out of the closet She & commenting hehe.

      November 12, 2015 at 12:02 pm
      • Reply she

        Ay *kilig*

        November 12, 2015 at 12:11 pm
  • Reply melvel

    Harbour City! Yay!

    If you ever go on a trip to HK again, let me know, I’ll send you a list of nice places to eat and shop. Also if you have the opportunity to choose hotels, the Marco Polo in the middle of Harbour City is the best…direct access to the hotel!

    November 12, 2015 at 1:56 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      I will give Kap’s number to you Mel so you can influence him & put your lawyer skills to the test hahahahaha!

      November 12, 2015 at 7:15 pm
  • Reply jackie uy

    Love your Balenciaga haul (or should i say hauls!!!) :) Ms Jane, konting tidbit lang hehe, Din Tai Fung originated here in Taiwan :) I hope you get to visit Taipei naman next. I volunteer to be your tourguide! :)

    November 17, 2015 at 1:58 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      omg tignan mo ang blogging skillz ko hehehe mali-mali! Thank you for correcting me Jackie. Yes, hopefully Taiwan soon. Kap-approved coz not expensive daw sa Taiwan. Sayo ako magtatanong about booking & accommodations hahaha! :-*

      November 17, 2015 at 2:04 pm
      • Reply jackie uy

        I will be more than glad to help you out with your itinerary! Kap-approved talaga kasi foodie haven sha, minimal shopping (pero meron pa rin! dami branded hehehe!) happy midweek Ms Jane! :)

        November 18, 2015 at 9:17 am
        • Reply sugargospice

          Will look forward to that Jackie. And meeting you of course. Mwah! :-*

          November 18, 2015 at 2:27 pm
  • Reply Chesca

    MS. Jane which mall did you buy the bags from?
    nakakatuwa tung HK trip. haha iniimagine ko na ganyan parang di ko rin kaya
    but at times the bonding is much better than the luxurious hotel and food.


    December 15, 2015 at 7:29 pm
    • Reply sugargospice

      Hi Chesca! :) Alam mo, nawindang na ako sobra sa dami ng pinuntahan namin. I kenat recall anymore pasensya na. Where they go, I just follow haha. I will ask Jana tomorrow. :-*

      December 15, 2015 at 10:41 pm

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