Geography of Macau

March 26, 2010 07:00 Posted by Wizard

According to the U.S. State Department, the population of Macau is 508,000, and the area is 28.2 square kilometers.

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Getting around Macau

January 26, 2011 08:00 Posted by James K.

On the peninsula many of the casinos and tourist attractions are within long walking distance of each other.

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Getting to Macau

August 8, 2010 07:00 Posted by James K.

No visa is required for U.S. citizens to visit Macau or Hong Kong. For citizens of mainland China, a visa is required.

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History of Macau

November 13, 2015 08:00 Posted by James K.

Portugal staked out Macau as a colony around the year 1510, as a trading post.

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Introduction to Macau

February 21, 2011 08:00 Posted by James K.

Macau is a small semi-autonomous part of China, about 40 miles to the west of Hong Kong by water.

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Language of Macau

August 19, 2011 07:00 Posted by James K.

Cantonese is the primary language of Macau, and Mandarin is also understood, but not preferred.

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Macau / Hongkong Currency

March 21, 2010 07:00 Posted by James K.

Although Macau has its own currency (called the pataca, or the MOP), the currency of choice in the casinos of Macau is the Hong Kong dollar.

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People of Macau

September 3, 2010 07:00 Posted by James K.

According to the U.S. State Department, Macau is 95.7% Chinese by race. Of the other 4.3%, 1.7% is Portuguese.

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Restaurant Reviews

April 24, 2010 07:00 Posted by James K.

First, let me say that I have absolutely no business reviewing restaurants.

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Tipping in Macau

July 25, 2011 07:00 Posted by James K.

In Hong Kong and Macau tipping has become the custom, but not to U.S. levels, yet.

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