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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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I took up the offer to visit my old friend Fish and spend time with her beautiful family who were on an NGO secondment in Melaka. Spending quality time and reminiscing about the old days over 17 years ago (!) had to be my favourite part of the trip, never mind the food. I love […]

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This shop opened a couple of months ago discreetly in the old part of town with walls stacked from floor to ceiling of beautiful sardine cans. I don’t know about others, but I have a bad habit of buying stuff for their beautiful packaging and have a number of sardines boxes and cans after consuming the […]

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Kebaya Tales by Lee Su Kim is collection of short stories which makes for a lovely bedtime read in one sitting, more anecdotal like how my grandmother and mother tells stories and recounting childhood days and growing up, sprinkled with magical photos of the sarong batik fabrics, beautiful accessories and the elaborate Korosang that holds the […]

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Admittedly I actually haven’t been back to this cosy little corner shop for over a year now and was back recently and reminded of all the cool quaint things homage to Portugal, when Macau was still its little colony. Located in a charming bright yellow art deco style building with a courtyard (you can head […]

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Where do we go for good Portuguese food in Macau? Apart from usual suspects everyone mentions and news media repeatedly talks about – À Petisqueira, Fernando’s, O Santos, Antonio’s, but Espaco Lisboa hardly gets any attention, but the food is great!  Fado, A Petisqueira and this restaurant is where I’d go and recommend going for […]

Those reading this before October 22, there’s a really interesting ceramic workshop going on here in Macao at Albergue SCM…40 hours of learning how to do ceramics for just $500MOP that’s a steal! Nothing better than some handmade beauties for your home. Have a look at Kristina Mar’s site, lovely stuff. Albergue SCM is organising this workshop is for […]

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My friend Normandy, an old Macau hand who’s been coming here for the last decade recommended dinner here – she swears that nothing has changed since. It’s still the same Portuguese chef running the kitchen and his Macanese wife at the front. We were greeted with familiarity and I suspect – extra special service because […]

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My friends invited me to the much talked about Guincho A Galera last week – Macau’s only fine dining Portuguese restaurant and very much talked about since its opening. I’ve always loved the space, we were regulars at the former Robuchon before they moved to the dome. Fine dining Portuguese almost seems a little bit […]

  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 […]