My Hong Kong by Luisa Tam
Hong Kong comes alive by learning Cantonese, but make sure you know the pitfalls when addressing your new ‘aunties and uncles’
- Picking up a few Cantonese words will help expats, visitors dig deeper into city life
- Even strangers can be an uncle or auntie – but how do you avoid offending someone?
Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.