Macau

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Discover the Best Macau Gifts and Souvenirs

May 13, 2021

Despite being a small place, it can be difficult to work out where to buy the best Macau gifts and souvenirs. Overview of Macau Shopping In the touristy historic centre, you’ll find plenty of shops and stalls selling inexpensive items such as magnets, postcards, t-shirts and other trinkets. Meanwhile, glossy malls house plenty of international […]

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Armchair Travel: Macau Movie Locations

March 4, 2021

While world travel has taken a backseat, discover Macau movie locations from the comfort of your armchair. This post contains some affiliate links. Should you click through and make a purchase, we may make a small commission at no additional cost to you. We’re surprised Macau hasn’t been used as a movie location more often. […]

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Armchair Travel: Macau Bookshelf

November 3, 2020

If you’re looking for books about, or set in Macau, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll be honest, this has been a tough list to pull together as relatively little has been written about Macau in English. Nevertheless, here are our top recommendations. This post contains some affiliate links. Should you click through and […]

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Hong Kong vs Macau Egg Tart

Hong Kong Egg Tart vs Macau Egg Tart

January 17, 2020

The Hong Kong egg tart and the Macau egg tart are both famous in their own right. Superficially, they are pretty similar, but the devil is in the detail. There’s nothing like a bit of friendly rivalry, which is exactly what we have in this corner of the world when it comes to the egg […]

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Book a Hong Kong Staycation or Macau Just-over-the-waycation

September 19, 2019

A Hong Kong staycation should be firmly on your to do list. By now your summer holidays are fading in your rear-view mirror and the Christmas holidays are but a faint beacon on the far off horizon. And well, who doesn’t need to get away from their routine sometimes? A staycation has all the benefits […]

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Special Hong Kong Tours miniature Great Wall of China at Splendid China Shenzhen

Shenzhen Family Day Out

February 28, 2017

Did we go to the Great Wall in Beijing yesterday? No, we visited Splendid China theme park in Shenzhen. It makes a super fun day out for all the family. Shenzhen is just across the border that separates the Special Administrative Region that is Hong Kong from Mainland China.  At 15 million, its population if […]

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