Collected by Charlene Tiu
R. da Felicidade, Macau
On the opposite side of Senado square, walk up the little street, the first right street is rua da felicidade, Macau's former red light district - also how the street got its name "Happiness Street" from its former seedy, heady colonial past....
MacauAvenida Doutor Mario Soares, 90號號 Avenida Doutor Mário Soares n° 90, Macau
St. Lawrence's Parish, Macau
On the quiet side of Leal Senado (Senado Square), Wander off to the left, (St Paul's Ruins is to the right uphill) and you'll find this hole in the wall local noodle house, right next to a Mahjong stall where the local old folks get together for a...
R. de São Lourenco, Macau
While wandering through the historic Portuguese part of town, I stumbled upon a little park that was seemingly the designated street art area of Macau. Bright colors dominated the walls--contrasting incredibly with the dull and rainy sky. As in a...
Since moving to Macau 4 months ago, I've been combing the back streets and checking out every little eatery in the area. Veng Kei has the whole family - all 4 generations of them making noodles in the tiny shop and they make the best noodles in...
Almost every local I know shop for their seafood and fresh produce here. The three story building was built in 1936 and its name derived from the red bricks. While nothing fancy, there aren't many markets of this scale and layout in Macau, unlike...
MacauAntonio da Silva10 Travessa de
This building is part of the Macau architectural heritage walk should you pick up the map. Since the government took over this building in 2002 with heavy restoration works, this former Zheng residence was a mansion inhabited by the scholar's...
Macau, Rua de Abreu Nunes 19 R/C
The younger generation of Macanese entrepreneurs have been creating a new café coffee culture in the country. Run by a lovely local Keith - the only European certified barrister in Macau, he shares his passion for coffee, changing the menu...
64 R. da Felicidade, Macau
Literally in an alley way, tables and chairs are placed in the little damp and dark corner while bowls and bowls of the smoothest congee is served up with its traditional fixings, pig's liver cooked a perfect medium rare, with tripe, mince pork...