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Mark your calendars, the Macao Grand Prix kicks off this weekend, first races on Sunday. Race cars are on display at Tap Saec and past year winners. There you’ll find the GT sportscars and 28 Grand Prix motorcycles as well as last year’s Formula 3 Dallara Mercedes of Portuguese driver Antonio Felix da Costa as […]

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One of the oldest authentic Macanese cuisine spot in Macau, Riquexo meaning Rickshaw in Portuguese was started by centenarian Dona Aida de Jesus. She still hangs out at her little restaurant everyday, say hello to the grand dame who doesn’t look a day over 70. She is usually seated right by the cash register, usually […]

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I have fallen slightly behind taking a photo a day and posting them! I didn’t think finding beauty in daily life would become a commitment and I am trying to focus on one thing and doing everything better and being present. Here’s St John’s Cathedral right on Garden Road. Lots of nature themed photos this […]

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Image courtesy of MGTO This festival is not to be confused with the annual A-Ma Festival in April/May celebrated on the 23rd day of the third Lunar month, a grand birthday celebration of Mazu 妈祖, Goddess of the sea, and the Chinese patron saint equivalent of fishermen and sailors. This coincides with the Chong Yeung Festival on […]

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I’m partnering up with MGTO for the next three months sharing my favourite places and things about Macao both old and new during the four years I lived there. Also highlighting the unique festivals and events that take place annually in Macao. Stay tuned 😉   Well, it’s the time of the year again in Macao […]

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This was one of our best kept secret when Liege finally got the waffles dough formula right. When we first tried them at the Broadway Macao food street earlier last year, it was often times inconsistent. We’ve had them both cold and freshly made. Some days great and others not so good. I think it […]

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I like Korean food, but my husband has less appreciation for it, especially Kimchi that is an acquired taste. He say the smell radiates out of my pores after consuming the pickled vegetables. There are Korean communities all over the world and they bring with them all these delicious sauces and foods. Macau has a […]

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Another option for great value, great quality cuts and a very reasonable wine list too. We went for dinner on their first night and I was back for a tasting of their seafood, and can’t wait to return to try the other sides of Mac n Cheese and the corn mash that I have heard […]

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Japas is a beautifully fitted restaurant with classy rustic interiors helmed by Macau chef Anthony Sousa Tam whose culinary experience spans from the kitchens of Noma to Michel Bras’ Laguiole. His long CV also includes being part of the team of chefs that executed Kate Moss’ wedding and a special culinary course on molecular gastronomy […]

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I contributed to the South East Asian addition of Travel + Leisure’s August 2016 issue with 48H in Macao recommendations, away from the usual glitzy casino activities. So humbled to be featured on the same page as one of my favourite travel writers Pico Iyer.  

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