Notting Hill in London is the place Hong Kong exile Topaz Chan now lives. “Honestly, if London’s weather wasn’t the way it is, I would probably settle here forever,” she says. Photo: Getty Images
Notting Hill in London is the place Hong Kong exile Topaz Chan now lives. “Honestly, if London’s weather wasn’t the way it is, I would probably settle here forever,” she says. Photo: Getty Images
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Escape from Hong Kong: what three wanderers miss about the city, and like about their new homes

  • A fashion designer and her partner have settled in Rotterdam where the people are ‘friendly and helpful’
  • A freelance writer is in Barbados, while a globe-trotting account manager has been away for five years despite telling her parents she’d be back in two

Notting Hill in London is the place Hong Kong exile Topaz Chan now lives. “Honestly, if London’s weather wasn’t the way it is, I would probably settle here forever,” she says. Photo: Getty Images
Notting Hill in London is the place Hong Kong exile Topaz Chan now lives. “Honestly, if London’s weather wasn’t the way it is, I would probably settle here forever,” she says. Photo: Getty Images
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