A Vice writer in Hong Kong tests out some of the city’s creative solutions for poor sleep.
Tucked away in a sprawling industrial space far from the financial district, Chillazy’s modestly sized room is decked out with hammocks, pillows, and a few desks. My first thought was that it reminded me a lot of a co-working space. I picked a red hammock by the window and paid about $6.50 for an hour of rest.
Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to sleep—and I’m not sure how anyone could. For one, it’s bright: There are no curtains on the windows. The air-conditioning unit rattled overhead, and the wobbly hammock was more challenging than relaxing. And there was the problem of the only other customer, who brought her lunch. As I tried to lull to sleep with a boring novel, my fellow patron loudly chomped on a toasted sandwich, crinkling her paper bag.
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