My 5: Eduardo Marques Square, Macau.

Eduardo Marques Square Coloane Village Macau

1. February 2018. This rectangular cobblestone square in Macau’s Coloane Island sits just a short walk from the village main street off Avenida Cinco de Outbro. Positioned gorgeously opposite the seaside promenade, the square is home to a number of cafes and restaurants where you can have lunch opposite the handsome backdrop of St. Francis […]

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My 5: Cheoc Van Beach, Macau.

Cheoc Van Beach Coloane Island Macau

1. February 2018. Visitors to Macau’s pretty Coloane Island could easily set aside a full day for its many sights and delights. Seen the pandas at Seac Pai Van Park? Checked out the stilt houses in Coloane Village? Grabbed some sausage rolls and egg tarts at Lord Stow’s Bakery? Very well, then it’s probably time […]

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My 5: Coloane Village, Macau.

Coloane Village Macau China

1. 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 […]

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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: The Grand Lisboa Macau.

The Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casino Macau China

1. 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 […]

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My 5: The Parisian Macau.

The Parisian Hotel and Casino Macau China

1. 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 […]

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