Five of the Best Non-Touristy Places in Macau

Five of the Best Non-Touristy Places in Macau

Macau is known as the Gambling Capital of Asia and home to many traditional and contemporary tourist attractions.  Over the years, Macau has solidify its place as one of the top destinations in Asia.  It is receiving over millions of tourists from different parts of the world annually that famous attractions get crowded any time of the year.  Some would even go to the extent of saying that presently, Macau is one big tourist trap.  Though it is true that famous sites like Ruins of St. Paul’s and the Venetian Hotel are overcrowded, there are still some non-touristy places in Macau worthy to visit.Continue Reading    

Where to Eat in Macau?  2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants

Where to Eat in Macau? 2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants

It’s the time of the year when Gourmands and food Connoisseurs are all ears for the announcement of the Michelin Starred Restaurants.  Last November 30, the list of 2018 Macau Michelin Starred Restaurants has been announced together with restaurants in Hong Kong and all restaurants awarded are now updating their profile to include this recent recognition.Continue Reading    

Getting Around Macau

Getting Around Macau

Macau is a tiny place, so tiny that it’s not even half the size of Hong Kong so getting around it is pretty much easy.  It is small that car rental will never thrive and that you can get around it without having to spend a penny.  Yes, that is right.  Getting around Macau is cheap or sometimes even free. Continue Reading    

How Not to Get Scammed by Taxi in Macau

How Not to Get Scammed by Taxi in Macau

Macao or Macau is known all over the world as the “Las Vegas of Asia” with all of its huge and extravagant casinos and hotels.  It is also a favorite destination of history buffs because of its UNESCO World Heritage Sites.  Being colonized by Portuguese for a long period of time, Macao has been a fusion of traditional and modern, of East and West culture.  Tourists in Macao have no complaints except for one thing, taxi.  Taxi scam in Macao is so alarming that is why the Macao Tourism is doing their best they can to monitor it.Continue Reading    

The Ultimate Macau Travel Guide

The Ultimate Macau Travel Guide

Macao is called the “Las Vegas of Asia” and the “Gambling Capital of Asia”.  Yes, that is definitely true, but, Macao is more than that.  This small city, neighbor of Hong Kong, has more to offer than what you may think.  Portugal, a former colonizer of Macau, has left not only tangible historical marks, but, also intangible cultural influences.  Today, we provide you the best Macau Travel Guide out there.

 

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Shows in Macau this 2017

Shows in Macau this 2017

Just after the successful conclusion of 2016 with amazing fireworks display in Macau, Macau is now gearing towards 2017 as the center of entertainment in Asia.  Last year, locals and tourists were treated with world-class performances from world renowned talents who set Macau’s stage on fire.  Entertainment venues like, Cotai Arena and Venetian Theatre in Venetian Hotel, Parisian Theatre, Broadway Theatre and Macau Cultural Center, to name a few, had been filled with satisfied spectators to the rafters that witness amazing shows all throughout the year.

 

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Street Food in Macau

Street Food in Macau

The old street of Macau is like one open and enormous museum of historical artifacts and establishments.  At least 20 places included in Unesco Macau Heritage Site list are within the same vicinity, that a lot of walking is required.  Traveling not only in Macau can be tiresome, but, the historical richness of the place is all worth it.  Each new place adds information to our brain but each walk can make us feel hungry.  That is why, discovering the street food of one given place is a must.  In Macau, famish is not a word you will associate your self because street food is everywhere.  Macau street food is clean, tasty, uniquely local, and very affordable.Continue Reading    

Macau Dining:  North Restaurant

Macau Dining: North Restaurant

It’s only natural to look for and try Chinese food when you are in Macau.  What some do not know is that Chinese cuisine is very diverse because it originated from different regions of China.  There is the popular “Eight Cuisines of China” that came from different regions and offer different taste and ingredients according to the region’s specialty.  So, when one talks about wanting Chinese cuisine, one must be specific.  It is fortunate that Macau has lots of Chinese restaurants that specialize on different Chinese Cuisines.  For this Macau Dining series, the spotlight is on North Restaurant at the Venetian Macau.Continue Reading    

The Parisian Macao Hotel

The Parisian Macao Hotel

Venetian Macau Hotel has brought Italy in Macau, nine years ago.  This year, Paris is within reach with the completion of the newest resort hotel in Macau, the Parisian Macao Hotel.  Just when everybody thinks that Macau has enough integrated resort hotels, two new ones had opened.  Last August we’ve seen Wynn Palace and its elegant modern hotel and the impressive Performance Lake.  Last month the replica of the Eiffel Tower has impressed a lot of locals and tourists, alike.  Truly, there is no stopping Macau from being the Las Vegas of Asia.Continue Reading    

Two-Day Macau Tour Itinerary

Two-Day Macau Tour Itinerary

Macau used to only be a side-trip while visiting Hong Kong when the city is not yet known as the gambling hub or the Las Vegas of Asia.  The rise to its economy and enormous growth of casino resort hotels brought quite a number of tourists from around the world.  Now, the city is considered to be one of the most famous tourist spots in Asia.  Surely, it has gone a long way.  But, being the Las Vegas of Asia doesn’t mean that it only attracts gamblers because Macau is more than just casinos.Continue Reading