18 Jun '13, 3am
New post: 72 Hours in Macau
Words and photographs by Melody Yap and ladyironchef Macau, also known as the Monte Carlo of The Orient, is a renown gaming destination in Asia. With its economy based largely on tourism and gaming dollars, Macau is home to more than 30 casinos, and even more integrated resorts (IRs) and hotels – including many big names like Las Vegas Sands, Galaxy, Wynn and Sheraton. You need not be a Blackjack fan to like the bustling city. Just a tour around the big IRs and there will surely be something to attract you – daily performances, shopping belts, popular restaurants and whatnot. My favorite has got to be The Venetian, by the Las Vegas Sands group. Modeled after the Italian city, the interior is that of blue skies (ceilings), complete with canals and gondola rides, an array of shops and restaurants of different sorts to cater to every kind of taste buds. And oh, do not forget ...