Macao: Day 2

November 7, 2018

After a good night’s rest and room service, I quickly ate some breakfast and got ready for Day 2.

Our first stop was at St. Paul’s, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On our way there, we did some street photography against many colored walls. Everywhere you turned, there was a photogenic building or a cool street with patterns and eye-catching designs.

A photographer’s playground of textures, light and shadows, and colors.

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Macao: Day 1

November 5, 2018

After a 16 hour flight, a bus ride, and a ferry ride, we finally made it to Macao. I was there with travel mates Ashley (@ashyi), Chloe (@bychloesee), and Christine (@kkarmalove) to document the food scene of Macao to celebrate its recent designation as a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy. This was my first international press trip and I couldn’t have been more excited to begin my exploration. For a recap of my HK Airlines flight, click here.

As our bus made its way towards the Cotai Strip, the flashing neon lights pulsated with electricity and massive casinos were lining the streets. People compare Macao to Vegas but trust me - Macao was on another level of opulence and stimulation.

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How I won a free trip to Jamaica - Part 3

I still don't know how it happened. I set 4 alarms for my morning flight on June 13 yet there I was, staring at 5 missed calls and multiple text messages confirming the worst outcome: I was about to miss my flight to Montego Bay unless I was able to get to JFK from Wall Street in 13 minutes. Feeling unusually calm, I was able to rebook the flight for the next day. That night, I set 6 alarms.

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