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Casinos and Gambing in Macau

Casinos and Gambing in Macau

A Travel Guide to Macau's Casinos With over 33 casinos and an annual gaming revenue of over US$40 billion, Macau has eclipsed Las Vegas as the world’s gambling mecca. The reason for Macau’s rise to prominence as the world’s casino capital is due to Chinese gamblers. Chinese love to gamble and they take their gambling

Macau Tower – Views and Extreme Sports

Macau Tower – Views and Extreme Sports

The Macau Tower – Travel Guide Also known as the Macau Convention and Entertainment Center, the Macau Tower is one of Macau’s most outstanding and celebrated landmarks. Home to the best views in Macau, four extreme sports and several over priced restaurants, the Macau Tower is one of Macau’s top tourist sites. Background & Details

A Day In Macau – Casinos, Churches & History

A Day In Macau – Casinos, Churches & History

Hong Kong to Macau and Back in One Day If you are in Hong Kong on a China visa run and you have a day free, what do you do? See Macau. This was my situation last time I was in Hong Kong so I arranged to meet a Polish friend U at Macau’s ferry

Happy Valley Racecourse Hong Kong

Happy Valley Racecourse Hong Kong

A Night at Happy Valley Racecourse Surrounded by apartment buildings and hills in the middle of the city on Hong Kong Island, Happy Valley Racecourse is a tribute to the local gambling addiction. If you are in Hong Kong with an evening free, visiting the racecourse is a great way to have fun, experience a

Top 10 iPhone & Android Apps for Travel and Life in China

Top 10 iPhone & Android Apps for Travel and Life in China

For both first time travellers in China and seasoned expats, Apple and Android applications are life savers. These handy apps can make travel and life easier by translating for you, telling you when your train or plane leaves, putting you in touch with your friends, show you how bad the air is that you are

Travel and Air Pollution In Beijing & China

Travel and Air Pollution In Beijing & China

Beijing has the Forbidden City, the Great Wall of China, Tiananmen Square, fantastic food, great shopping and some of the worst air pollution you are likely to come across. How Bad is the Air Pollution in Beijing and China? Extremely bad! On a summer’s day with clear blue skies and excellent visibility the pollution levels

Travel in Tibet – A Guide to Permits & Visas

Travel in Tibet – A Guide to Permits & Visas

A Guide to the Tibet Travel Permit and other Travel Restrictions Resting on the world’s highest and largest plateau with an average height over 4000 meters, Tibet is aptly named the Roof of World. Home to the 1300 year old Potala Palace, incredible mountain scenery, over 1700 Buddhist monasteries and a rich, vibrant and fascinating

Thru-hiking the Great Wall to China

Thru-hiking the Great Wall to China

Thru-Hiking the Great Wall of China Stretching from one end of China to the other with a total length of over 21,000 kilometers and a history of over 2,500 years, the Great Wall of China is an incredible tourist attraction. For people who like the outdoors and enjoy hiking, walking the great all is a

Travel Survival Guide for Chinese New Year

Travel Survival Guide for Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is the most important festival in China where the whole country goes on holiday or at least week and families are reunited. It is similar to western Christmas but MUCH bigger and more traditional. Travelling in China during the New Year festival is a great way of experiencing Chinese customs and traditions

A Guide to China’s One Child Policy

A Guide to China’s One Child Policy

One of the biggest influences on Chinese society and people during the last 30 years has been the one child policy. To help you understand this amazing and bewildering country and the people you'll meet during your travels here, I've put together below a travellers guide to China's one child policy. The Basics From 1949

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