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The 852 Guide to Buddha's Birthday

We all know the Buddha to be a symbol of cultivating inner peace and faith, but why do we celebrate his birthday?  What are some traditions of the Buddha’s birthday? Celebrated on the 8th day of the 4th month in the lunar calendar, the main tradition is to visit the Po Lin Monastery in Lantau Island, which houses the big bronze statue of the Buddha. As Buddhism spread from India many years ago, many people believe in the Buddhist traditions. The holiday is meant to celebrate the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. The holiday is common in different countries across Asia such as Hong Kong, Japan and Korea. Traditions vary based on country and each country has its own spin...

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Socially Distant Date Ideas

Just because there are tighter restrictions, it doesn’t mean that Valentine’s Day is cancelled… it just looks a little different this year! Struggling to make last minute plans and reservations? The answer is actually right under your roof. We’ve got a few ideas that are not only COVID-friendly, but won’t even require you to leave the home! 

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The 852 Guide to Chinese New Year

Do you hear the dong dong chiang of the beating drums and clanging symbols? The biggest festivity and celebration in Hong Kong - Chinese New Year, is right around the corner, and it’s the roaring year of the tiger! Read on to find out more about all things Chinese New Year! 

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Christmas Gift Guide: For Hong Kong Explorers

Amidst COVID-19, our wanderlust explorers, travel bloggers, adventure seekers, backpackers and the rest of us have been cooped up and restricted from travel of any sort. So what better way to cure an extra itchy travel bug, than by some of 852prints’ Christmas gifts guide for the explorers out there to soothe the sting! 

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Christmas Gift Guide: For Her

Shopping for her can be the easiest (it’s the sentiment, really), and hardest thing (they have everything?!) on anyone’s Christmas list. But don’t worry, there are gifts that every lady in your life will love. So read on to find out what the women of 852prints have to say about your wishlist for her this Christmas! 

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