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I thought it’d be fitting to revisit and finally get down to my Berlin posts as my best friend from Beijing was visiting this week over Christmas. A core part of my “growing up” into adulthood during my 4+ years working and living in Beijing with friends I have made for life. Earlier in the […]

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Slim pickings in Macau, I say it often but actually there is plenty of places to go for great food here. But here are my default choices, without a second thought. Pulled BBQ pork tacos. Yes please. At Four Seasons Macao. Perfectly executed, it’s faultless, you cannot not like it. I always order the same, […]

12 hours in macau foodies

This is a long over due post. Towards the end of last year, I took my Hong Kong friends on another Macau Food Crawl. Sequel to Macau food crawl part 1, and part 2 As usual, I hired a little bus and picked all 12 of them from the ferry terminal. We headed straight for […]

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Well, apart from all the amazing local food options as well as Michelin starred fine dining, what else is there to do in Macau? There are 10 cultural things to do I’ve listed, but here’s my favourite 8 things to do on a weekly basis living here in Macau. Unlike big exciting cities like London, […]

I don’t know about other residents or expats living in Macau who have lived here in the long run, but I found it incredibly hard finding a good place to get hearty portion of luscious deliciously dressed salad the 2.5 years I’ve lived in Macau. While there’s plenty of fine dining restaurants and local diners serving […]

Well, you’ve probably read so many variations of what to do outside of casinos, but here’s my take living here as I continue to discover this weird and wonderful place. If you’re travelling as a couple or with children, these could be fun too, although a little more art and culture skewed. 1. Macao Science […]

The flight from Hong Kong direct to Seoul is only 3.5hrs, unfortunately for me direct flights from Macau were all fully booked, so I had to fly via Hong Kong which took me a good 12 hours of commute. Welcome to the life of the international traveller out of Macau. Few people I know travel […]

  There are so many food blogs out there with plenty of lists on what to eat in Macau, and here’s my own humble list from a year of weekends spent in the sleepy casino country. I spend most of my time wandering around Taipa as we live on that side of town, so it’s […]

At 1949 Noodle Loft. There are hundreds of thousands of noodle places all over Beijing, hole-in-the-wall places, stalls in dingey alleys and then the accessible expat haunt places. I’ve been too all types and have been ill repeatedly many times, so I’m going to recommend my favourite places that have had me returning. Noodle Bar […]

On the topic of hotpot, I wanted to share my top 5. The mushroom base broth is my favourite at Haidilao. Haidilao From the moment you step in to being led to your table, you’re well taken care of. Service is friendly and the waiting area comprises a manicure station, game corner and free flow […]

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