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Travel Report: Monte Fort, Macau.

February 2018. Monte Fort Macau sits snugly next to The Ruins of St. Paul’s in the peninsula’s gorgeous historical centre. The Jesuits built the fort in the 1620s to protect The Mother of College God against pirate attacks! Today, a climb up to the battlements treats visitors to original living quarters, storage rooms and a few cannons. […]

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Travel Report: Mandarin’s House, Macau.

February 2018. There are two historical, nineteenth century townhouses in the 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. Moreover, It’s free to enter. Just give your nationality […]

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Travel Report: Macau Tower, China.

February 2018. For unparalleled three hundred and sixty degree views across The Macau Peninsula, Taipa Island and Hong Kong, head over to Macau Tower. This cloud-piercing 338-meter needle opened in 2001 after a three year construction project from Moller Architects. You can enter through the attached Convention & Entertainment Centre. Don’t get too excited though, […]

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Travel Report: Guia Hill Fortress, Macau.

February 2018. While a visit to Monte Fort is a must for anyone touring Macau, you’ll almost certainly be more charmed by the comparatively peaceful experience of Guia Hill Fortress. Located in the peninsula’s central east region, a winding, undemanding stone path takes you from street level up to the top in under fifteen minutes. […]

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Travel Report: Camoes Garden, Macau.

February 2018. Camoes Garden is Macau Peninsula’s oldest and largest park. You can find it in the Santo António neighbourhood next to 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 […]

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