My 5: Dongmen Market – Shenzhen, China.

Dongmen Market Shenzhen China

1. February 2018. Shenzhen’s Dongmen district is one of the oldest parts of the city, with a three hundred year trading history under its belt. If you’re in the mood for some shopping, or even just people watching, this is the place to come for the biggest variety of goods and price ranges to suit […]

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My 5: Huaqiangbei Electronics District – Shenzhen, China.

Huaqiangbei Electronics District Shenzhen China

1. February 2018. Wonderboy and I were pretty excited about seeing China’s Silicon Valley, a sprawling three kilometer district packed with electronic malls, stores and service centers. The largest of its kind in Asia, this is one of the busiest shopping areas in the country. Except that is, when you rock up during Chinese New […]

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My 5: Anima Macau.

Anima Society for the Protection of Animals Macau

1. February 2018. Wonderboy and I were walking from Seac Pai Van Park to the main street of Coloane Village when we unexpectedly stumbled upon this Animal Protection Centre on Estrada do Altinho de Ka Ho. The iron gates at the main entrance were locked and after peeking through the bars I initially guessed it […]

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My 5: Seac Pai Van Park, Macau.

Seac Pai Van Park Macau China

1. 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 Macau’s largest natural green area, a beautiful, protected animal park converted from farmland.

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My 5: Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery, Macau.

Street Steel Heavy Metal Bike Gallery, Macau

1. 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 this exhibition from the moment he saw the big billboard: “The only motorcycle exhibition in the world 24 hours open for free!”

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My 5: MGM Macau, China.

MGM Macau hotel and casino

1. 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 this beast of a building on Avenida Dr. Sun Yat Sen. Opened […]

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My 5: St. Lawrence’s Church, Macau.

St. Lawrence's Church Macau China

1. February 2018. I don’t think Wonderboy and I managed to see ALL the churches in Macau, but we must have gotten close. This one, towering above Rua de São Lourenço, is one of the peninsula’s oldest structures dating back to the mid sixteenth century.

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