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The Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casino Macau.

Views over Macau from Guia Hill Fortress. February, 2018.

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 and put Macau centre stage of my travels for Chinese New Year 2018. Macau is not interesting”, said an uninformed acquaintance of mine, “is only casinos”. While this amazing little autonomous region is indeed known as The Las Vegas of Asia, the aforementioned statement couldn’t be further off the mark.

Visit Coloane Island Macau.

Coloane Island, Macau. February, 2018.

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, traditional townhouses, market streets, chapels, churches, temples, beaches, lighthouses, sleepy villages, military tunnels, a panda park and so much more. Don’t believe me? Then check out my articles on:

The sights:

Camoes Garden

Guia Hill Fortress

Macau Tower

Mandarin’s House

Monte Fort

St. Paul’s Ruins

The 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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