Macau

Macau: Yue Minjun at the Macau Art Museum

Unfortunately the typical Macau itinerary does not include the Macau Art Museum, which is really a gem. It was designed by architect I.M Pei, probably most known for Pyramide du Louvre in Paris, and features exciting exhibitions. Here's a picture looking out from the museum, towards the Grand Lapa Hotel and the Sands Casino. You… Continue reading Macau: Yue Minjun at the Macau Art Museum

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Macau: The House of the Mandarin

I love this place. It is my favourite in Macau. The House of the Mandarin is such a beautiful piece of East meets West architecture and it has a rich history. It is the former residence of Zheng Guanying and his father Zheng Wenrui. Zheng Guanying was a member of the literati, who published several… Continue reading Macau: The House of the Mandarin

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Macau: Sun Yat Sen Memorial House

Shortly before Christmas I visited Macau again, this time with my parents. I had not been for almost a year and I was looking forward to the trip as I always have great times in Macau. I had been several times previously, visiting the House of the Mandarin (my all time favourite), the famous A-Ma… Continue reading Macau: Sun Yat Sen Memorial House

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Macau: Old Taipa village

Taipa is often mistaken for an area with ‘just’ big casinos, like the Venetian, Galaxy or City of Dreams. But there is much more to Taipa, not just the Taipa Houses Museum. Taipa Village consists of narrow alleyways packed with restaurants, food stalls, shops, temples, and churches with colorful traditional Portuguese inspired architecture. We walked… Continue reading Macau: Old Taipa village