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Backpacking in Macau: Touring the Casinos of This Beast

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I kind of forget some of the travel experiences I have had down the years. Something that sticks from my time working and living in Hong Kong is the amount of visits I went on to neighbouring China and Macau. …

Top 5 Sights When Backpacking in Macau

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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 …

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

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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. …

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Top 5 Casino Resorts in the World

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …

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

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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 …