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Posts from the ‘Hong Kong and Macau’ Category

A 2015 Travel Retrospective

2015 was one of our biggest years yet! But it wasn't because of where we traveled...

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Impromptu Travels: Insta-Winter!

The 4th, in our quarterly Instagram series.

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Dim Sum at the Cheapest Michelin Starred Restaurant in the World

A meal at humble Hong Kong, hole-in-the-wall, Tim Ho Wan.

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The Breakdown: 24 hours in Hong Kong

Though we were only in Hong Kong for 24 hours, it was enough to show us that it's a very liveable city, at least in the autumn. There's a real feeling of diversity with ethnicities from all over the world living and working together side by side.

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The Breakdown: Macau

We spent 2 nights at the Venetian Macau, located on the Cotai Strip. We spent our first 24 hours window shopping through the Grand Canal shops, eating egg tarts at Lord Stow's Bakery and Portugese chicken in the food court. We spent about 1 hour wandering aimlessly around the casino, mostly because we didn't understand how the whole gambling thing worked. We finally placed a few bets, lost our agreed upon limit within 10 minutes and stopped gambling.

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Macau and Hong Kong: Preview Pics

Got back to Seoul last night. Now adjusting to life sitting still again.

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Hong Kong and Macau: The Plan

We're spending 2 nights in Macau, and 1 night in Hong Kong before heading back to Seoul.

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Last Minute Booking?

Sometimes I wish I could be one of those people that could just land in destination unknown, without any advance preparation or planning. Someone who could allow the fates to buffet me to wherever it deemed fit.

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Before: Macau Primer

Macau (also spelled Macao) is one of two special administrative regions of China. Hong Kong being the other one. What this means is that Macau has it's own currency (the pataca), immigration policy, customs procedures and legal system.

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Agoda Adventures in Macau

When we decided to embark on this last minute little of adventure of ours, we neglected to look into accommodation prices before booking the basically free Aeroplan tickets. It turns out that hotel prices in Hong Kong are insane.

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