1. Working out on Lan Kwai Fong
After blowing my weekly food budget on the wrong horse at Happy Valley, my Saturday nights were spent drowning sorrows at Lan Kwai Fong. Fueled by several giant novelty syringe shots, I always went to find somewhere to dance. But in Hong Kong, the street corners are the real dance floors and there is no room for wallflowers. Beyoncé blared out, and I danced with the local kids — my own version of an aerobics class. Vodka jelly and traveller’s inhibition allowed me to learn the moves quickly, and make my new friends for the night. The local gym class could never compare.