I don't believe in those whirlwind "Europe in a week" tours. But if I am going to travel across the International Date Line, I like to know what I should be sure not to miss. So, don't tell anyone I gave it to you, but here's a very unofficial (and surely incomplete) check-list of the Macau (cultural) must-sees:

Penha Church

A-Ma Temple

Moorish Barrachs

Lilau Square

Mandarin House

St. Lawrence Church

St. Joseph Seminary

St. Francis Xavier Relic

Dom Pedro Theatre

St. Augustine Church

Sir Robert Ho Tung Library

Ruins of St. Paul

Macau Museum

Saint Dominic Church

Senado Square

Chinese Garden of Lou Lim IOC

Guia Fortress

Handover Museum

Cultural Center & Arts Museum

Kun Iam Statue

Rua da Felicidade

Cultural Club

Guia Light House

Grand Prix & Wine Museum

Taipa Monument, House Museum, and Food Street

A-Ma Village

St. Francis Church




jennyb150Jenny Block is the author of "Open: Love, Sex, and Life in an Open Marriage" (Seal Hardcover, June 2008 and Seal Paperback, March 2009), which has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. She writes a weekly column for the Dallas Morning News publication Quick called "Sex Talk with Jenny Block" (quickdfw.com). Jenny holds both her BA and her MA in English from Virginia Commonwealth University and taught college composition for nearly ten years. She writes for a wide variety of publications and websites, including huffingtonpost.com, yourtango.com, American Way, Veranda, the Dallas Morning News, the Dallas Voice, edgedallas.com, literarymama.com, Spirit, chow.com, and ellegirl.com.