Decided to put together a summary of some of my favourite things we did and ate there cos my blogposts on Macau are all split up (due to too many pictures!)
Only in Macau, will you…
… behold the most ridiculously opulent reception areas you’ve ever set eyes on.
… Marvel at the magical spa @ MGM Resorts
… Treat yourself silly at the three-Michelin-star Robuchon au Dôme
(Seared duck and foie gras, house mashed potato and pear + grapefruit marmalade + pineapple.)
… Bungy-jump off Macau Tower, the highest bungy jump in the world @ 255 metres
But you can also do safer things like…
… Check out art exhibits
… Visit A-Ma Temple, one of the oldest Taoist temples in Macau and part of the Historic Centre of Macau, a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site.
… Visit the iconic ruins of St. Paul’s, the 16th-century complex of St. Paul’s College and Church of St. Paul
… Have authentic Portuguese dishes at Tromba Rija at Macau Tower.
(Fig salad with Portuguese air dried ham and arugula, chickpeas with sundried tomatoes and basil pesto, and baked sardines.)
Bite into the juiciest prawn dumplings ever at Canton Restaurant at The Venetian.
(The signature prawn dumplings were gigantic, juicy and incredibly fresh- they just burst with flavour the moment i bit into them.)
Watch extravagant OTT shows… for free.
Have a girlie afternoon tea at the award-winning Pastry Bar at MGM.
(Aps and i posing with the Dilmah Tea Set and Portugese Afternoon Tea Set. See full blogpost *here*)
Bathe in a ballin bathroom at the Sheraton
Party in the City of Dreams
In summary, Macau is a city with so much money that they’ve filled it with anything a human could possibly want there. Of course, their claim to fame and fortune are their many casinos (which i didn’t even gamble in cos i’m not a high roller and theirs scare me) but i was thoroughly entertained by all the colourful and sparkly activity and entertainment surrounding me. And the food. I didn’t know the food in Macau would be so top-notch.
I still think of those prawn dumplings to this day.
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