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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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Interesting Facts You Need to Know About Yangon Myanmar Before You Leave

Beautifully chaotic, interesting, simple and petty is how to sum up visiting Yangon, Myanmar. Its favorite pastime is to eat, socialize and eat some more. No wonder you can find more foodie articles on the internet than how-to-travel-guides to this country, that for centuries, I found out during my visit here, is hiding an effective […]

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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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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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10 Really Obvious Reasons Why You Should Include Philippines in Your Southeast Asia Itinerary

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Surviving the Hong Kong Commute

Hong Kong is a vibrant autonomous territory and a former British colony with about 8 million in population, features skyscrapers that seem to be in a tight contest on whoever first reach the sky, is also the worlds official shopping destination, a global financial hub, and visited by about an average of 50 million tourists in a […]