Wowed By High-Rollin', Ex-Portuguese Macau September 7th 2017 You might know it has the world's highest revenue-generating gambling mecca. You might know it as a former Portuguese colony. You might know it as where James Bond arrives suited and booted at a casino aboard a small raft on a lantern-lit canal, with fireworks going off overhead. Whatever you know about Macau, it is difficult to argue that it doesn't sound like an interesting place. Just a one hou ... read more
Asia » Macau Colonized by the Portuguese in the 16th century, Macau was the first European settlement in the Far East. Pursuant to an agreement signed by China and Portugal on 13 April 1987, Macau became the Macau Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China on 2... ... read more
Most of you will have been directed here by me - if so, thanks for coming. If not, thanks for coming anyway.
I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unaba... full info