Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles So our first video from Macau. We finally made it here and we are starting off in Senado Square. We're going to be exploring the area on foot and taking you along. Because this was a former Portuguese settlement all of the signs are in Portuguese and in Chinese. One of the first things I noticed about Macau are the very Portuguese tiles that they have and these black and white mosaic tiles can be found in Brazil and also in Portugal, so let's look at them. We're now here at the most distinct landmark in all of Macau - it is the Saint Paul ruins. Here I am taking refuge in the shade. I'm melting like a Popsicle. I can't believe people are actually jogging in this weather. Insanity! Right now we're just walking up Fortaleza do Monte which is a fortress on top of a hill overlooking the city. And it is super hot and it is super steep and we're sweating. Here we're taking aim at one of the biggest casinos. Here we've got our canon and a ball inside ready to blast. Which one are we blasting? That is the Grand Lisboa. The long climb up here was definitely worth it. Now we get some great views of the casinos and apartments below. Well, I've been to Macau one time before but this is your first time, so first impressions. First impressions, it reminds me a little bit of Las Vegas of course because of all of the casinos but it also has a bit of a Brazilian and a Portuguese flavor. It reminds me a lot of my visits to Rio and the food is great so I'm liking it so far. It is so ridiculously hot and humid outside. We've been literally subsisting off of these pearl milk teas. Another one, what do you mean? Another one. Refreshing. Today we're on a quest for Macanese food. We love to eat and we're always excited to try new things. Background music playing. So this little treat over here is called and it is a popular Portuguese pastry made with eggs. And I'm going to have my first bite. It's kind of Macanese food egg tart. Chinese and Portuguese inspired. How is it? It's nice and sweet and the egg is really fluffy. Almost like a souffle. What do got there? A piece of meat. Is it good? It's like bacon. So time for our second treat of the day. And we found a quiet little back alley away from some of the busy main pedestrian areas. And we've got some almond cakes here. These are also a Macanese specialty. Oh yeah, those are real good. They remind me of Christmas shortbread cookies that you have for the winter holidays. That sounds tasty. Melt in the mouth. Let's look at those again. Yum. Background music playing. So we're here at a local eatery just down a backstreet in Macau and we're here to try a pork chop bun and we've also been given a black soy milk drink, so we'll see what that is all about. Okay, first I'm trying soy milk in my whole life. Mmmm is it sweet? This is sweet, yeah. Does it have a kind of a rich flavor? I don't know. You try it. Yeah, it definitely tastes like sweetened soy milk. A little bit similar to almond milk as well. I can also taste the black bean a little bit too. Background music playing. Time to try this famous pork chop bun here in Macau. Mmmmmm. That's really nice. Is it? It's a soft warm bun fresh out of the oven. I think it may have some butter. And the pork is just so flavorful. Save some for me. No. So it's starting to get really hot outside so we treated ourselves to a nice little pearl tea. Um, I think the origins of this are actually Taiwanese but it's really popular here in Macau, so we're adding it to the video. Background music playing. Background music playing. We got so bored staying in China that we decided to change things up. Now we're in Venice, Italy. Actually we just crossed the street from our hotel in Macau and now we're visiting the Venetian. So we're still in China. Background music playing. So even if you're not a huge gambler there is still plenty to do in Cotai Central here in Macau. There are so many hotels that you can visit and every hotel usually has a unique show that they put on. Here at the Venetian you can ride the Gondola and just feel like you're in Italy for an afternoon. Then the hotel we were staying at was having some kind of Shrek parade which you missed out on. I did miss it but Sam loved it. Oh wow, yes! There is just lots of shows and different performances that you can attend in the evenings. So plenty to do aside from gambling. Coming early in the morning was a really good idea. We basically almost have this whole place to ourselves. background music playing. Well, Macau is a place where dreams come true. You make a little wish and throw your coin into the water. Being the high roller that I am. I've got a Macau ten cent piece here. Which I'm going to throw. Missed it. You missed it? Nice. And of course 1 baht. what? Great camera work on the coin toss. I got the splash at the end. The after splash. Background music playing. Background music playing. So we just got on the ferry. We are traveling from Macau to Hong Kong. We had tickets with Turbo Jet and the cool thing is that if you show up early you can on standby and if there is room on the ferry you just hop on board. Yeah, and we got on and we are taking the hydrofoil. This is going to be a fast high speed ride that should only take forty five minutes to an hour. Background music playing. This Turbo Jet is a high performance gazelle. I'm not having fun. High performance gazelle. We're bouncing up and down. Background music playing. And why are you filling in my Immigration card? Because Sam can't really write. It looks like chicken scratch. Hahaha! This is the truth. It's a true story. Background music playing. The seas are really choppy today so we're treating my seasickness with a cup of noodle soup. It seems to be a cure all for every problem we have. Food! background music playing.