This former Portuguese enclave has a lot more going for it than its famous casinos. There are pretty pastel-coloured colonial buildings, dragons parading down the streets, foodie delights, and luxury and affordable hotels. Read more...
So you’re off to Asia… Double the fun by adding in a little side trip nearby to make your holiday all the sweeter, without even having to tack another country onto the itinerary. Here are a few of our favourite Asian side trips that have proven to be the perfect holiday combo. Wind down on the sunny shores of Phuket.Bangkok, ThailandBest side trip: PhuketMany savvy travellers pair a Phuket jaunt with their Bangkok holiday. [...]
With Chinese heritage, Portuguese influence and a modern age of American investment, Macau is the very definition of ‘east meets west’.
One of two Special Administrative Regions of China (the other being Hong Kong), Macau draws a crowd for one main reason: its glitzy casinos.
Welcoming some 30 million tourists per year – most pouring in from mainland China – you may not have thought much about Macau, but it’s definitely worth a stopover.
Jump on the ferry from Hong Kong and you could meet Macau [...]