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10 good-to-know tips for Backpacking Southeast Asia

Every millennials I’ve befriended on facebook, followed on twitter and on instagram have this obsession of backpacking Southeast Asia someday, solo or with their bffs, partners or parents (yep, parents)! Not only millennials, but most of my colleagues are bugging me for tips for their first ever take on backpacking Southeast Asia.  Questions like, what’s […]

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5 Asian Destinations for Filipinos Who Want to Travel Solo

For the 8-to-fiver Filipino (or Pinoy) , the desktop browsing history is sure filled with search for asian destinations for Filipino on their first solo travel. Filipinos are mostly looking for destinations  that suits that Pinoy distinct taste, short travel time,  and offers a perfect setting of food fusion and cultural diversity. Not to mention […]

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Shrine Etiquettes for Tourists in Japan

The allure of Japan is in its blend of timeless nostalgic traditions, shrines and temples and high-tech modernity. Japanese shinto shrines is a sightseeing spot that attracts every type of traveller. Shrines in the mountains with breathtaking scenery for each season and temples with a beautiful medley of architectural structures and zen gardens in the […]

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Helpful Tips To Avoid Being Scammed in Malaysia

If you are planning to visit Malaysia during your Southeast Asian adventure, you must stay aware of a few things to avoid being unfairly charged for services. Shopkeepers, mamaks (small outdoor cafes) and taxi services are those facilities that can demand higher prices as their prices are not regulated by the government. When you are […]

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Ko Yao Noi Island: the Hidden Gem of the Andaman Coast, Thailand

Thailand is one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. From the bustling nightlife of Bangkok to the famed resort island of Phang Nga, sometimes it seems as though all of the paths have been too well-travelled. For those travelling solo in Thailand, they may be looking for one of the last hidden […]

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DIY: 5 Budget-Friendly Things to Enjoy at Patar Beach Bolinao

Patar Beach is Bolinao’s main attraction, the star of the show, a gem of find in the northern part of Pangasinan. The best part about this long and wide stretch of  a beautiful shoreline is that aside from being sun-kissed free, there are loads to do around the beach that’s fun and budget-friendly. Getting There […]

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DIY : Your Lake Sebu, South Cotabato Itinerary

Lake Sebu is one of the more visited destination in the province of South Cotabato. If you have been island hopping to a number of beach destinations around The Philippines, Lake Sebu should be a welcome breather for you. This idyllic town displays another side of the country and gives your more reason to extend […]

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Hawaii For First Timers: A Quick Guide To Plan Your Trip

Visiting Hawaii for the first time is so exciting and is everything you’d expect and more. Hawaii is known for its breathtaking beaches, gorgeous green mountains, botanical gardens, and extravagant waterfalls. There are also different fun and exciting things to do in Hawaii that include surfing, kayaking, snorkeling, zip lining, hiking, and so many more […]

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5 Reasons You Didn’t Get That Schengen Visa

There are a lot of reasons why you didn’t get that Schengen visa. A lot of whys and hows and what-the-hell-happened blank stare. There are currently 26 member states in Europe that form part Schengen Area. Today, the Schengen Area encompasses most EU States, except for Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Romania and the United Kingdom. However, […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Sarangani, Philippines

Sarangani is like a thrilling novel with its usual ups and downs, sleepy long narrations and a surprising twist in every chapter that keeps you from putting it down. In each chapter are interesting twist of serene white sand beaches, caves and bat sanctuary, jaw dropping skyline, booming paragliding community, raging waterfalls, rich dive sites […]