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5 Really Adorable Cute Items You Should Bring Home from Japan

Glad to step in for the first time in the district of Akihabara on a weekend. A bustling weekend. Weekends are time for flea markets, second-hand shops, toy stores, loud and tightly packed capsule toy gachapon shops and anything and everything about finding cheap and cute souvenirs to bring back home. Japan is the land […]

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Everybody Was Wrong About Zamboanga

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Your Ultimate Guide to Zamboanga’s Grande Santa Cruz Island

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Skip the Hotel: Sleep Accommodations That Will Bring You Closer to Nature

When you make plans to get away, you probably book your go-to hotel. It may be a regular place to lay your head, but you’re missing out on a chance to be closer to nature and get better shut-eye. Restorative benefits are found near natural environments. Nature exposure has been shown to reduce stress and […]

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My One Essential Travel Writing Tip After a Year of Blogging

It’s been 11 months since I bought my domain name, www.justtravellingsolo.com. After about weeks of tweaking my website, I launched it after a month and created social media platforms where I can promote my pages, photos and videos. Since then, I have written about a hundred articles, shared hundreds of travel photos, shared tips and […]

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Your Complete Guide For Applying Long Term Visa to Spain

8AM. 1 hour to go. I am sitting here on the bench in front of the Spain embassy building. My scheduled appointment is at 9AM. I need to prove to the Spanish consulate that I am worthy of a long-term visa to their motherland. I am clutching in my hand a long plastic envelope containing documents of […]

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[Review] Your Great Weekend Escapade to Villa Escudero

Less than 3 hours away from the city capital Manila, Philippines lies the only coconut plantation open to the public as a resort destination, the secluded Villa Escudero Plantations and Resort. Yes, you got it right, a resort right in the smack center of the coconut plantation of a 2000-acre lot. The resort offers a […]

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Awesome Spots to View Cherry Blossoms in Japan

Japan’s cherry blossom season is one of the more awaited festival each year. During spring, the sakura colors come into play, with its delicate pink hues and beautiful blooms, converting many of Japans’ lush tranquil garden into pink picnic festival. To the Japanese, the cherry blossom trees represent the fragility and how life is short […]

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Tired of Boring Road Trips? Here are 7 Ways to Enjoy the Drive

Feeling spontaneous? You could do a multitude of things to satisfy your hunger for a good time. You could go to the movies, spend an afternoon exploring the city or you could take a road trip. Road trips are always fun. They let you relax and go on an adventure for a while. When you […]

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10 Really Awesome Destinations to See the Northern Lights

When planning for your Northern Lights trip, there are three main things you need to consider. The rest are just plus factors or bonuses. The destination is located somewhere north. Up north. Close to Santa’s place. Long winter nights No light pollution. Go where there is little light or no light at all. Many may not be […]