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Trip to Macau

Over the Christmas period my husband and I attended a charity auction organised by his work at RTHK (Hong Kong radio), it’s a yearly event, but this year was a biggie with it being Operation Santa Claus’ 25th Anniversary.

I had my eye on a luxurious dinner for two at the Belon restaurant in the Banyan Tree hotel in Macau. I bid like crazy and guess what? I won!

So over the weekend we set out on our little jaunt to Macau, it’s an hour ferry ride away from my home in Hong Kong. For those of you unfamiliar with Macau, it is part of China, but it used to be a Portuguese colony and still retains a lot of this heritage. Whilst in recent years it has been re-developed into the biggest gambling destination in Asia, a bit like a Las Vegas of the East!!

It was a beautiful sunny day and we had a little stroll around the old town, I wore the new Dahlia Hannah blouse and it fitted in perfectly with my European surroundings.  The old buildings looked so pretty with their decorations for Chinese New Year.

Dahlia Hannah Blouse, Monki Jeans, Zara Shoes, Furla Candy Bag, Monkey Bite Tokyo Sunglasses.

I love the road signs in Macau, they are a mix of Portuguese and Chinese writing and somehow these 2 styles work together really well!

Later in the day we checked into our room at The Banyan Tree hotel as we thought we may as well stay the night! We got changed for dinner and headed down to the restaurant.

Dahlia Erin Dress, limited addition Acne Pistol Boots & Chanel Bag

Being a bit of a foodie, I was really looking forward to my dinner. We started with oysters which were paired with raspberry vinaigrette, chilli or cognac dressings. That got the meal off to a great start and the wine started flowing too!! I ordered steak for my main and Tim ordered pork belly, good job we’re not on diets! The desert platter arrived and it did not disappoint, see my photo below to see I’m not exaggerating! After finishing the meal we were on a high, we thought it would be rude not to try a little gambling. Big mistake!!! We both lost, but never mind we’d had a day to remember.

Love Leigh x

Feb 26, 2013

it looks like such a great place, I’d love to visit it!

Feb 25, 2013

amazing!! i love her look!

Feb 19, 2013

Ah it looks amazing, another I-must-go-there-before-I-die place for me added to my list!

Charlie Messenger
Feb 14, 2013

Oh, amazing! I’d love to go there someday!

Feb 11, 2013

The food is so beautfully presented, isn’t it? (Your Zara shoes are gorgeous too!)

Ali thorpe
Feb 11, 2013

this is lovely. i come from hong kong and i love the food from macau :)

Nicole Chan
Feb 10, 2013

I am French and I discovered Dahlia 2 years ago, since I am a huge fan! I am always checking the website then go to Carnaby street! Love the blog as well!!! Thanks for the beautiful pics you made in Macau!

Feb 10, 2013

amazing, visual presentation is great

Feb 09, 2013

Then Erin dress is my favourite piece from the collection! So pretty :)

Feb 08, 2013

The food and the place both look amazing. Very jealous. :)

Heather Haigh

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