Travel Report: Seac Pai Van Park, Macau.

Seac Pai Van Park Coloane Island Macau

February 2018. After five nights in the hustle and bustle of Macau Peninsula, I was definitely in need of a change of pace. Happily then, a day spent strolling around Coloane Island provides just that. Start your wanderings here at Seac Gai Van Park, Macau’s largest natural green area; a beautiful, protected animal park converted […]

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Travel Report: The Grand Lisboa, Macau.

The Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casino Macau.

February 2018. If there’s a definitive symbol of Macau its’ got to be the ubiquitous form of The Grand Lisboa, the golden lotus-shaped tower sprouting dramatically from a fat geodesic dome. Wherever you go in Macau chances are this iconic building is just a glance away. This shot was taken from the winding garden paths […]

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Travel Report: The Parisian Macau.

The Parisian Hotel and Casino Macau

February 2018. Gone shopping in The Venetian? Hung out with Batman at Studio City? Then why not take the short walk over to The Parisian for more unnecessary lavishness. Don’t worry about not being able to find it, just look out for the 525-foot half scale replica of The Eiffel Tower outside the main lobby. […]

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Travel Report: Studio City Macau.

Studio City Hotel and Casino Macau

February 2018. In the unlikely event I ever go back to Macau and stay at one of the monster hotels, my hard-earned money would definitely go to Studio City. This is Macau’s cinema themed complex, a palatial 1,600-room structure with a figure of 8 Ferris wheel called The Golden Reel built into the façade!  

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Travel Report: St. Lawrence’s Church, Macau.

St. Lawrence's Church Macau

February 2018. I don’t think Wonderboy and I managed to see ALL the churches in Macau, but we must have gotten pretty damn close! This one is St. Lawrence’s Church, one of the peninsula’s oldest structures dating back to the mid sixteenth century.

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Travel Report: St. Dominic’s Church, Macau.

St. Dominic's Church Macau China

February 2018. Located right in the heart of Macau’s bustling Senado Square, St. Dominic’s Church is a 16th century baroque structure that draws in a steady flow of visitors who literally swarm in and out throughout any given day. 

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Travel Report: St. Michael’s Chapel & Cemetery, Macau.

St. Michael's Chapel and Cemetery Macau

February 2018. “Mate, check out that green church!” exclaimed Wonderboy. We were stood at the top of Guia Hill Fortress just across from the lighthouse, peering out over the beautiful landscape of Macau Peninsula. Even with all the amazing skyscrapers on offer, it was St. Michael’s Chapel and Cemetery that stood out from the crowd […]

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Travel Report: Camoes Garden, Macau.

Old men Camoes Garden Macau

February 2018. Macau Peninsula’s oldest and largest park can be found in the Santo António neighborhood and is accessed via Luis de Camoes square. Before entering the park, grab a bench and observe the local seniors who come here to play chess, sleep, chat and engage in the time honored Chinese tradition of sittin’ doin’ […]

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Travel Report: Monte Fort, Macau.

Cannon battlements Monte Fort Macau

February 2018. Macau’s 400-year-old stone fort sits snugly next to The Ruins of St. Paul in the peninsula’s gorgeous historical centre. Built by the Jesuits in the 1620s, Monte Fort’s top battlements feature a number of cannons and enclosed quarters for soldiers and storage rooms. The fort was maintained as a military base right up […]

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