Kate Springer is a Hong Kong-based freelance journalist who covers travel, food, culture and architecture. Her work has been published by Condé Nast Traveler, CNN, BBC Travel, Travel & Leisure, Forbes Travel Guide, and more. She is also the managing editor of Ariana magazine and the lifestyle editor of Hong Kong Airlines’ inflight magazine. Having visited Macao over two dozen times in the past seven years, Kate spent her very first trip devouring pastel de natas in the waterfront village of Coloane, which remains her favourite corner of the city to date.
Prepare for more tourists to hit Macao over the coming years. In the past two decades, the city has become a hub for visitors – and heritage projects to protect its history – but the future looks even busier, say the experts.