Top 5 Sights When Backpacking in Macau

Macau is an enigma. Colonised by the Portuguese, owned by China and influenced by the big bad world of gambling. As a backpacker, I’ve passed through the city/country/colony a couple of times and always had a great time. I never really covered a personal top 5 on here though, so here goes… 1. Grand Lisboa Read more about Top 5 Sights When Backpacking in Macau[…]

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World Borders: How to Get From China to Macau (Gongbei Port to Portas do Cerco)

If you thought my world borders series has been quiet lately (except for the North Korea trip) then that’s because I’ve been busy crossing a load of world borders of my own recently, yet no time to type them up. So it’s time for another Chinese installment now and the border between Zhuhai in China Read more about World Borders: How to Get From China to Macau (Gongbei Port to Portas do Cerco)[…]

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Top 5 Casino Resorts in the World

While I’m not the biggest fan of casinos and gambling, there is something appealing about casino resorts themselves. I’ve visited a few down the years, and I love the vibe around them. But ashamedly and admittedly I have yet to make it to Las Vegas!! Here’s a top 5 casino resorts in the world for Read more about Top 5 Casino Resorts in the World[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Serradura/Macau Sawdust Pudding in Taipa, Macau

A completely delicious dessert or pudding to feature today on Friday’s Featured Food and the second week out of the last three that I’m doing a Macanese style food. This speciality is known as Serradura, obviously getting its name from the Portuguese. It’s an ice cream dessert with biscuits like a “crumble”, and it’s also Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Serradura/Macau Sawdust Pudding in Taipa, Macau[…]

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Friday’s Featured Food: Portuguese Style Egg Tarts in Macau

I love Macau, the ex-Portuguese colony in Asia and a part of the Chinese empire and have been twice in the last year or so. However apart from my posts on how to get to Macau and my story of winning in the Casino there, I haven’t written much about it, time for a Macau Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Portuguese Style Egg Tarts in Macau[…]

World Borders: How to Get From Hong Kong to Macau (By Ferry)

Just because I’m trying to compile reports of all the border crossings I’ve done doesn’t mean I should ignore crossing into a new country by ferry. Indeed I once worked on ferries, even having to be part of the Passport Checking procedure at Jersey and Guernsey, so my interest in ‘water borders’ has always been Read more about World Borders: How to Get From Hong Kong to Macau (By Ferry)[…]