"Surprisingly, I found hardly..." Macao Local Custom Tip by dzni

Macao Local Customs: 42 reviews and 65 photos

Surprisingly, I found hardly any English in this place! This surprised me because 1) every place in China spoke a little English, and 2) its proximity to Hong Kong. Anywho, Portuguese and Cantonese are the primary languages here. And don't expect to get by with some sort of Romance language education.. I found it very difficuly to interprate the Portuguese signs. And as far as speaking Chinese went... I only knew phrases in Mandarin, which didn't help me here. Anyway, that's the big tip of the day... or not really a tip... just expect to have some language barriers... which can be neat in its own right! :)

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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