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Adventures of a Guay Poh

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added on 30/03/2012 by: macaogrrl
Tips and tales on life in Macau, from an expat who lives it! Opinions, guides and anecdotes as well as links to other resources and forums.
 tags: learning Cantonese, living in Macau, regional news
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TDM News in English  Posted on 08/23/2012
Stay in the loop! TDM News offers English tapescripts of all news broadcasts on their website.Dunno how I missed this all these years! Learning more at college than math, I guess. Watch TDM News in English here.
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Feast of Hong Kung  Posted on 08/22/2012
That's not a typo... this feast honors Marshal Hong Kung (with a u) and the celebration includes a lion dance and face-changing performance Festivities run the gamut...here's a sampling: Lion dance Cantonese Opera Treasure Pot...
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Not My Dream Vacation...  Posted on 08/21/2012
Chinese indoor pools are the most crowded in the world. No, I mean, really REALLY crowded. Check out this story and collection of photos on Amusing Planet. Worst-possible way I can imagine spending a day off! Photo credit
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IFT Chinese Tea Course  Posted on 08/20/2012
All you ever wanted to know, and more, in six weeks. Your first step to becoming a tea master! Cultivation, styles of tea set, categories of tea leaf and tea product. Tasting sessions. Proper storage methods. Proper brewing techniques....
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American Indie in Macau??  Posted on 08/17/2012
Indie group Other Lives will perform at LMA Macau, our little SAR's coolest live music venue, on Tues 21 August. If you've not been to LMA yet, here's your excuse. It's an underground live music venue which adheres to...
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Yeah, So Traffic Really is Getting Worse...  Posted on 08/15/2012
Macau has issued an additional 13,000 vehicle licenses in the last year and a half...mostly automobiles. Much as we'd love to blame those crazy casino buses...it's those crazy normal people clogging up the roads. /sigh I am...
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Turning Date Night into Charity Night  Posted on 04/12/2012
Just the excuse you've been seeking for dinner out on the town! TableFor2.org partners with local restaurants in Hong Kong, Japan and the US to fund School Meal Programs in impoverished regions. The idea is to reroute excess calories...
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Dragons Dig Booze!  Posted on 04/03/2012
The Feast of the Drunken Dragon is upon us! Inebriated fishermen dance around to honor a celestial being. They wear masks and tails. They spew rice wine all over the place. Anyone can participate - as long as he's drunk and carrying...
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Avoid the Border This Week  Posted on 04/03/2012
Macau Police expect 1.1 million people to cross the border during the long weekend's observation of Ching Ming, according to this report by Macau Daily Times. During the spring Tomb Sweeping festival, Chinese travel far and wide to...
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The Zoom-In Theory of Communication  Posted on 03/30/2012
Our Chinese colleagues and neighbours have worked very hard to build an impressive English vocabulary. They can express complex ideas in our language - while we, usually, cannot do so in return. With that in mind, let's make it easier...
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  • fernandagarrido
    fernandagarrido 14 June 2013 10:21:20

    Good afternoon. I am a retired teacher and an artist and I ask yoy to give me some information about Macau where I want to live in. The cost of houses and life. Would you answer me to fernanda.silva@gmail.com ? Thank you.

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