“Don’t judge a book by its cover”- English idiom
Had no idea what to expect when I boarded the ferry to Macau from Central Hong Kong. All I ever heard is it is the Vegas of Asia, where everything is fuelled by the greed of gambling. I was also advised that Macau is only worth a day trip, unless you like casinos. How wrong were they!
Macau maybe known for gamblers for losing their whole pot on the Black Jack table, but what I found was jackpots of goodness! Chilli goodness! Or dessert goodness! Or.. Who cares, but there is definitely more to Macau than what I’ve been told.
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Hong Kong is popular as it is: urban, hip, foodie’s dream. I can talk all about the great food in the multiple Michelin starred restaurant or the shopping frenzy you can do there. But lo and behold, I was charmed by none other than a small, fishy fishing village west of the main Hong Kong island, on Lantau Island. Seriously though, even a typhoon-like rain did not stop us loving this little hamlet called Tai O.
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It is now near wintry weather in Buyeo, with harsh cold winds and icy morning starts. Being a sun worshipper, Miss Hoggy is half-wishing that it’s Chuseok again. the perfect early September autumn weather: cool morning followed by warm afternoons, receded into a coldlish night . What made this year’s Chuseok perfect was, I woke up to the sound of the waves at the coastal city of Tongyeong. Continue reading “Fishes, Turtles and a Certain Admiral in Tongyeong.”
With everything that we see and do, we keep our very own special edition of them, so we can browsed through them again, like a private gallery. As of my last post of Armenia as a destination, here’s my take of my favourites. Continue reading “Treasures Beyond, and of Yerevan”
“Never say goodbye because goodbye means going away and going away means forgetting.” – J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
This is what that makes goodbyes harder: when it’s to friends and family found far away from home, where you know that it’s nearly impossible to go back. How do you ever say goodbye?
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“The world is all gates, all opportunities, strings of tension waiting to be struck.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson
With enough introduction to Tbilisi with my previous post, here are some of my favourites.
Enter the gate and welcome to my Tbilisi.
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Interested to learn more of my favourite things? Here goes every of my favourite things.
What I love about Melbourne? Hmm…. the food culture (hmm sounds promising), the parks, the theatre, and the people. This is my top five favourites, very concise, if not I’ll go on and on and on. Continue reading “My Favourite Things”