Category: Festival

St Miguel Arcanjo Cemetery

When speaking of St. Miguel’s Cemetery, not a lot of people might know about such place. However, after recalling the name “The old cemetery”, majority locals would then know about the spot right away. The name “St Michael” came from one of the archangels named Michael (Portuguese translation: St Miguel Arcanjo). According to the Catholic bible that recorded, Archangel Michael...

Ching Ming Ancestor’s Food Deliveries

Tomb sweeping during Ching Ming Festival and returning hometown worship family’s ancestor; Is one of the most important customs and traditional activities for most Chinese in Macau. Since majority of Macau resident’s ancestors originate from Mainland China mainly; thus most seniors and young generations need to go back their hometown for worships during Ching Ming Festivals each year. Ching Ming...

The return of today’s Mandarin House

This year we’re lucky enough randomly selected in the “Cultural Guided Tour” organised by the Museum of Macau. The entire historic site tour last for three and a half hours, in which on site itineraries included the return of the Mandarin House. Unexpectedly would like to revisit again the ever every corner and detail of this heritage place. The Mandarin...

There’s a true and fake Lilau fountain?

Referring back in the ancient times (the Ming Dynasty presumably); It was fairly difficult for residents near Lilao area reaching up the mountain acquiring drinking water; An old lady witnessed such desparate situation, thus spent some money sending someone build a reservoir facilitating water collections. In odrer to commemorate the good deeds of this old lady, the well renamed till...

Horta da Mitra Seng Kei Rice Rolls

Every time revisiting Horta da Mitra, it always immerse with a kind of simple, easy to find location looking for great food. They never appeared as one of the most busiest tourist attraction point; What they try to promote themselves was the true human touches of Macau’s neighborhood area and captured over hunderd years of homy-hearted ambience; that’s why their...

Macau Federal Restaurant

Located on the main road Avenida Dr. Rodrigo Rodrigues, next Nam Kwong Building, the Macau Federal Chinese Restaurant has been in business for more than twenty years. There are still some other traditional rare dishes preserved well till now. Majority guests arrive here for morning yum cha or local association dinners. I believed majority locals, including myself; have different unforgettable...

Poon Choi Basin Meal

The indispensable “Poon Choi” cuisine during the Lunar New Year each year; its original meaning referred as “Full hall of luck” and “Full clothing and adequate food”. The ingredients used in Poon Choi has special auspicious meaning behind. Looking back at the origin of Poon Choi, this spectacular dish came from Hong Kong, the New Territories of Hakka communities, that...

The Vic’s Place

Located at the basement’s European-style property, The Rocks Hotel, at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf; The hotel lobby went extremely, beautifully decorated. Along with the spiral staircase and European crystal chandelier embellishments, the lobby doesn’t feel restrained at all. The Homy ambience Once stepped into the main dining area, the highlight goes to the wooden furniture themed setups; Embedded with semi-open kitchen,...

God of Land Temple

Ribeira do Patane Temple The oldest temple God of the land in Macau named “Wing Fook Ancient Society” in Patane Temple. Historical record shown built in Song Dynasty, almost 700 years of age. It is the largest temple in Macau with the longest history; one of the five local temples constructed in the Ming Dynasty. The Patane God of land...

Potriat of Saint Andrew Kim

In the previous episode claimed setup a bronze bust of the great Portuguese poet Camoes in the park. Few people noticed that another figure erected in the depths of the park; That is, the Korean Saint Andrew Kim (1821-1846). His icon also appeared in St. Anthony’s Church. It is very interesting that you can see such unique; a few non-Chinese...