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Macau is rich in heritage and culture. A blend of Portuguese and Chinese cultures, there are surprises around every corner in delightful Macau.

Macau tourist spots – Classic and timeless

Palatial hotels, giant neon signs, high-rolling gamblers and limousines parked outside opulent casinos – some would say Macau is defined by excess. It’s the...

10 Macau attractions you’ve probably never heard of but should know...

There are plenty of well-known Macau attractions like the Ruins of St Paul’s and other popular areas to visit. But even though Macau is...

Coloane Macau – old-world charm

I was in Hong Kong and Macau on a three-week business trip, so when two American friends living in Tokyo said they wanted to...

Cultural flavours of Macau

Right next door to Hong Kong, make a date with the cultural melting pot of Macau. Traditionally treated as one of the world’s great...

Macau Map – A Walk Around St. Paul’s Ruins

I was in the Macau Government Tourist Office, gathering information on what was new since my last visit, when an American couple asked, “What...

Macau map and walking tour of Penha Peninsula

Macau is the only place on earth that combines the traditions, architecture and cuisines of both China and Portugal. Settled by Portuguese traders in...

Macau Points of Interest | Churches, Chinese temples and casinos

Macau’s diverse architecture is a magnet to those with an artistic eye. Singaporean infographics journalist Teoh Yi Chie from Parka Blogs visited Macau China for two days...

10 best garden attractions in Macau

Shaped like a lotus flower, Macau which has historically been described as, “The Land of the Lotus Flower,” draws huge symbols of this elusive...

Macau museum spotlight – Tak Seng On pawnshop

Where there’s gambling, you’ll usually find pawn shops. And Macau is no exception. However, this special administrative region of China is also full of...

What to do in Macau away from the tourist spots

There’s half-a-dozen different ways to get around Macau; megabucks limos, buses packed like sardine cans, bump-and-grind taxis, rattletrap pedicabs, and the very handy (and...


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The Mansion Baliwood

Ubud, upcountry Bali. Everyone knows where it is but no one’s quite sure these days of what it’s all about. Traditional Bali? New Age...