Monthly Archives: August 2012

Seeing The Sights

My first and minor contact with the Macanese culture had taken place during my visit to Taipa and Coloane on Sunday 7 January. Being busy with settling in Macau and starting my new job, I had not yet really come … Continue reading

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Dining Out

Shortly after I moved into my appartment in the Edificio Lung Tou Kok, I had elaborate and sumptuous meals together with colleagues from UNU/IIST four days in a row: on Saturday 13 January, I took dinner with Richard Moore, his … Continue reading

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In Unfamiliar Surroundings

What I knew about Macau before I arrived there for the first time was that it was the most populous territory of the world, that it was Chinese territory under Portuguese administration from 1976, and that it was composed of … Continue reading

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Starting the New Job

Looking for an appartment and equipping the chosen appartment were not my only activities during my first ten days in Macau. I also began settling in to my job at UNU/IIST. I knew that my job included assisting the director, … Continue reading

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