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Visit Macau

Macau skyline from Guia Hill Fortress.

Visit Macau: Guia Hill Fortress.

I’ve always wanted to go to Las Vegas! In fact, it’s one of two or three major bucket list destinations I still haven’t managed to tick off. With no plans to get back to the U.S. anytime soon, I decided to make do with the next best thing with a visit to Macau during Chinese New Year in 2018.

Macau is not interesting”, stated an uninformed acquaintance of mine, “is only casinos”. While this amazing little autonomous region is indeed known as The Las Vegas of Asia, this silly statement couldn’t have been further off the mark.

Beach Coloane Island Macau.

Visit Macau: Coloane Island.

Yes there are towering casinos and hotels galore. But dig just a little and you’ll tap into a fascinating world of colonial fortresses, Portuguese squares, leafy hill parks and traditional townhouses.

Saint Michael's Chapel & Cemetery Macau.

Visit Macau: St. Michael’s Chapel & Cemetery.

Not impressed? How about market streets, chapels, churches, temples, beaches, lighthouses, sleepy villages, military tunnels, a panda park and so much more. Don’t believe me? Why not visit Macau for yourself through my articles on:

The Main Sights:

Camoes Garden

Guia Hill Fortress

Macau Tower

Mandarin’s House

Monte Fort

St. Paul’s Ruins

Visit Macau’s Churches:

Macau Protestant Chapel & Cemetery

St. Dominic’s Church

St. Lawrence’s Church

St. Michael’s Chapel & Cemetery

The Hotel-casinos:

MGM Macau

Studio City

The Grand Lisboa

The Parisian

The Venetian

Coloane Island:

Anima Society For Protection of Animals

Cheoc Van Beach

Coloane Village

Eduardo Marques Square

Seac Pai Van Park

Under The Radar!

Nam Peng Cafe

Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery

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