Posts Tagged‘Portugal’

Macau

Macau and Hong Kong are like the two small cousins of China. Hong Kong, given it’s International reputation  as an air hub, is a lot more well-known. But, for a lot of reasons, Macau is well-worth a visit, especially if you are passing through Hong Kong for a long enough time. Macau was a Portugese region until 1999, and is now a special administrative region of China (SAR), just as Hong Kong became in 1998, and operates under the same “one country two systems” during a 50-year transition period. It’s now considered somewhat of a gambling hub. Since visiting Macau, when…

What You Didn’t See On Instagram

Of course on my social media accounts, you’ll only find beautiful photos of the seemingly fun times and beautiful landscapes while I’m traveling. However, I have to admit there’s always a lot more going on behind the scenes. Things that I don’t necessarily know how to convey to people who repeatedly tell me how envious they are of my travels. So here’s my attempt to relay some of what was really going on behind some of my Instagram posts:   I took this photo in Vietnam, approximately 4 minutes before I tripped and twisted my ankle, while tumbling down the street like a rubber ball.…