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: The Grand Lisboa, Macau.

The Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casino from Guia Hill Macau

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: 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 Hotel and Casino – 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

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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My 5: Mandarin’s House, Macau.

Mandarin's House Macau

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

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My 5: Macau Tower, China.

Macau Tower China

1. 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.

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