shenzhen

Shenzhen


In 1979, Shenzhen was still a settlement of farmers and fishers with only several hundred thousand people at the borders of Hong Kong. Having become one of Chinese Special Economic Zones, todays Shenzhen is a modern megalopolis with hotels, skyscrapers, smog, and speedways. In addition, there are many cheap flights Air Asia performs all over South-East Asia from Shenzhen, while…

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Cowboy museum

Cowboy museum in Oklahoma


Cowboys are mainly associated with Westerns, and it is hard to imagine that one can meet them today. In fact, the tradition of cowboys is very much alive today, and they exist far beyond the movies. They grow cattle, train horses, participate in rodeo, and get together for the cowboy poetry evenings. In Oklahoma, we visited Cowboy museum to learn…

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Macau

Macau: Temples and Churches


Macau is notorious as the “Las Vegas of Asia”, being one of the world’s casino capitals. As usually, there is a lot behind this main touristic attraction, in particular – some famous Buddhist temples and Christian churches to stop by and ask the gods for some extra luck in the casino. Until late 1999, Macau was the last remaining European…

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