Choi Heong Yuen & Koi Kei Bakeries Macau

What do you when you stay at The Venetian Macao? You shop!!! With over 600 shops inside the hotel it’s a shopper’s dream. I hit two popular Portugese style bakeries in the Shoppes Grand Canal. Both stores are very popular with tourists who buy bags and bags of goodies. Almost everything in the store can beContinue reading “Choi Heong Yuen & Koi Kei Bakeries Macau”

Rome: Pizzeria Dal Paino, Piazza Navona

I wasn’t giving up. I still wanted to find great pizza in Italy. My search took us to Pizzeria Baffeto which was in several lists of ‘must eats’ in Rome. What I neglected to read on my research was the opening hours of Baffeto. No wonder there were no lines, the pizzeria was open forContinue reading “Rome: Pizzeria Dal Paino, Piazza Navona”

Florence: Outlet Shopping at The Mall & Space Prada

For me a good vacation is a fine balance between culture, good food and shopping. If one is missing it doesn’t feel right. The only exception is a beach vacation where I don’t expect any shopping. Luckily my two travel mates are also avid shoppers so dedicating a full day to outlet shopping in FlorenceContinue reading “Florence: Outlet Shopping at The Mall & Space Prada”

Around Barcelona, Xurreria, La Manual Alpargatera

Our day tour of Barcelona booked with Barcelona Day Tours and led by the fountain of knowledge named Marta took us to Montserrat, Park Güell and ended with a drive around famous places around Barcelona. We opt not to go to Sagrada Familia since we were going there on our own the next day. We passedContinue reading “Around Barcelona, Xurreria, La Manual Alpargatera”

Eslite Bookstore, Xinyi Taipei

To call Eslite just a bookstore is a huge understatement. It’s more like a lifestyle store with everything from food, bags, shoes, houseware and gadgets. When Eslite opened their first 24-hour bookstore 17 years ago, they started a trend. The latest XinYi Store is eight stories and 7,500 pings large and has adopted an evenContinue reading “Eslite Bookstore, Xinyi Taipei”