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Hong Kong’s Culinary Delights

  Chatteris Tutor Elsa Williams shares her insights into the world of Hong Kong food culture. This post will make you hungry – don’t say I didn’t warn you!     Welcome to Hong Kong, a vibrant city where food takes centre stage. Known for its rich culinary heritage, Hong Kong offers a diverse and […]

The Secret Caves of Lamma Island

  The islands of Hong Kong have much to offer, from bustling harbourside shopfronts full of snacks and souvenirs, to accessible walking trails looping through beautiful scenery. But, as Chatteris Tutor William Hatcher reveals, there is history to be discovered beneath the charming surface…       A visit to Lamma Island is unquestionably one […]

The Francophile’s Guide to Hong Kong

    Did you know that French people make up one of the largest expatriate communities in Hong Kong? Chatteris Tutor and Francophile Lamia Farah muses on her relationship with French culture, and shows us how you can connect with it even when 6076 miles away from its origin!     My admiration for the […]

Historical Trails in Hong Kong: a Non-Committal Alternative to Hikes

      History buffs who want to get outdoors, but aren’t looking for a hike, this one’s for you. Chatteris Tutor Emma Smale has some historical trail suggestions in Hong Kong that avoid any huffing and puffing!       Are you an introvert tired of Netflix? Do you like the odd solo adventure? […]

Touring Hong Kong and Taipei

  Hong Kong and Taipei are only a short plane ride from each other, and both have tempting tourist attractions. Chatteris Tutor Ewan Stewart gives us the lowdown on their comparable tourist spots, and his thoughts on touring the two cities.     If you’re thinking about visiting either one of these sprawling metropolises, then […]

Five Hikes You Should Try in Hong Kong

  Hong Kong is known for its iconic skyscraper-studded skyline, but the towering hills dotted throughout the city are not so well known. Chatteris Tutor Zoé Watson gives a quick overview of some of Hong Kong’s most prominent hiking routes, and how to look after the natural environment while you are treading the trails!   […]

Hong Kong’s Culinary Staple, the Cha Chaan Teng

 Feeling hungry? Chatteris Tutor Billy Hatcher explains the historical development of the classic Hong Kong-style cafe, as well as giving you some mouth-watering lunch ideas, in this quick guide to the cha chaan tengs of Hong Kong!     Famous for their blend of eastern and western cuisines, and characterised by speedy service and affordable […]

Student Focus: An Intern’s Experience with Chatteris

  Thanks to a generous donation from one of our trustees, Chatteris is joined by student summer interns each year, recruited directly from one of our partner schools. These interns work with the team to create materials and resources, support the logistics of the organisation, and prepare for the academic year ahead. It is a […]

Bridging English and Environmental Education

During the summer, Chatteris Tutor Ashleigh Jameson took on the role of Environment and Sustainability Outreach Intern at Chatteris. This new opportunity shines a spotlight on Chatteris’ commitment to delivering quality environmental education, and increasing opportunities for students’ experiential learning. We sat down with Ashleigh to speak about all things sustainability…        What drew you to the role […]

From Law to Lesson Planning: The Career Journey of a Chatteris Tutor

As an educational foundation working with primarily underprivileged students in local Hong Kong schools, Chatteris continues to impact students and their families every day. However, the impact on participants of our Chatteris International Graduate Programme (CIGP) both inside and out of the classroom cannot be understated.  We sat down with Clayton Inglis, a returning Chatteris […]