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
We are used to taking a 2-hour flight from Macau, where we are currently living, to the Philippines, our home country. The longest flight that we had was a four-hour flight to Thailand. And even that, is like a I-seat-finish-one-book-and-voila-we-are-here flight. Long distance flight is not something we are accustomed to. Not until we made our trip to the United States.
Every time I go out to travel, especially in cross-border countries, I always find myself researching and looking for a direct bus route or a direct train to transfer me from one country to another. Taking a plane (aside from coming to and from my point of origin) is always out of the question. I know for a fact that traveling by plane can save me some time and traveling for a long time can make for a very dull travel, but I always prefer to travel by land. The longest land travel I had was 9 hours from Thailand to Cambodia and vice versa.