In June 2017, Heartland Boy’s family reached a mini milestone- they embarked on their first overseas holiday together as a family! Of course, trips to neighbouring Malaysia should not be counted! This is definitely a memorable occasion worth penning down in this blog. For Heartland Boy, this was a moment 29 years in the making! A confluence of factors made this family vacation possible:

  • His parents finally shut down their hawker stall and were waiting to find new jobs.
  • The children are working adults who can help finance this family holiday
  • Heartland Boy was guilty after making too many exotic trips on his own without his parents
  • More importantly, the children realized that the folks are getting on in their age and may not be fit enough to travel in the future

While brainstorming on possible holiday ideas, Hong Kong came to the fore. As inexperienced travellers, Hong Kong was …