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Travel Report: Coloane Village, Macau.

February 2018. It’s almost criminal to think that thousands of people come to Macau and see out the entirety of their visits in the neon bubble of Taipa Island’s towering hotel-casinos. Sure, Macau is world famous as a gambling mecca and shopper’s paradise, but it also boasts some gorgeous rural scenery. Most unforgivable of all, […]

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Travel Report: Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery, Macau.

February 2018. I’m not really into motorbikes. In fact… let me revise that… I couldn’t care less. But Wonderboy LOVES them, so I knew we’d be checking out Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery from the moment he saw the big billboard: “The only motorcycle exhibition in the world 24 hours open for free!” February […]

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Travel Report: MGM Hotel and Casino – Macau, China.

February 2018. Having spent three days diving into Macau’s rich history and gorgeous UNESCO sights, it was finally time for Wonderboy and I to start hitting the hotel-casinos for a dose of the territory’s world famous, glitzy luxuriousness. Our first stop was MGM Macau, an absolute beast of a building on Avenida Dr. Sun Yat […]

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Travel Report: 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. February 2018. St. Lawrence’s Church is an impressive neo-classical structure peppered with […]

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Travel Report: Mandarin’s House, Macau.

February 2018. There are two nineteenth century historical townhouses in Macau peninsula that are open to the public. Mandarin’s House, located on the quiet Travessa de António da Silva, is the most prestigious as it was once home to the renowned Chinese reformist Zheng Guanyin. It’s free to enter, just give your nationality at the […]

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Travel Report: Macau Tower, China.

February 2018. For unparalleled three hundred and sixty degree views across Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Hong Kong, head over to Macau Tower, a cloud-piercing 338-meter needle created by Moller Architects. February 2018. You can enter Macau Tower through the attached convention and entertainment center, which is little more than a shopping mall full of […]

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

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.  February 2018. Dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary (Mother Mary), St. Dominic’s Church was established […]

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