10 ideas for the summer in Milan

Summer is finally here but... what if everyone is leaving town and you're stuck in Milan?
Here are 10 ideas to survive the Milanese summer:


A day in Macau - part 2

As I was explaining in the last post, we arrived to the A-Ma Temple, next to the Maritime Museum in the southern part of the Macau peninsula.


A day in Macau - part 1

Macau is a Special Administrative Region of China. It was once a Portuguese colony and it is now the Asian capital of gambling, which is why it's called the "Las Vegas of Asia", although it generates more revenue than Las Vegas itself.
Macau is not only gambling and big hotels, after centuries of Portuguese colonization (it was the first and last European colony in Asia), historical, cultural and culinary remains can be seen all over the place.


Tung Po, Hong Kong

Excellent seafood in a joyous atmosphere in another Bourdain-featured restaurant in Hong Kong

Have you ever entered a restaurant with such a happy atmosphere that made you smile? Even if you had to drink your beer from a tiny pot and the floor cracked under your feet from the water/trash where you were stepping on? All this while drooling over the dishes as they kept coming out of the kitchens? If not, then you probably haven't been to Tung Po.


Shanghai Map

In case you haven't noticed, there's a section in this blog where you can find the maps with most of the  cities and places featured in the blog. It's called My Maps and you can find it in the upper menu or clicking here.


N'Ombra de Vin, Milan

One of my favorite places in Milan to enjoy a glass of wine surrounded by the best bottles.


Aqua Luna, Hong Kong

Cruising Victoria Harbour in a hand-crafted junk, surrounded by Hong Kong's spectacular skyline



Tim Ho Wan, Hong Kong

Our visit to the cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant: bbq pork buns, chicken feet and delicious dim sum, worth the wait!
Tim Ho Wan, "the dim sum specialists" is a restaurant with 4 branches in Hong Kong (they also have some in Singapore); the first one opened in 2009 and they were awarded a Michelin star the following year. Since then it has become an institution of excellent dim sum in HK, with ever present crowds trying to get some of these delicious dishes.