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Solo Road Trip: What to do in a Car Crash?

Traveling is full of fun especially if taking a long road trip in a personal car, alone or with others. The long hours on the road, the breathtaking natural views and the scent of nature mostly in the rural areas offer unmatched experiences. However, amidst all the fun, joy, and excitement, these travels have their […]

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Keeping Safe in Asia: Things You Need to Know Before Jet Setting Abroad

As always with travelling abroad there’s a whole range of things to keep in mind when staying safe, and Asia is no different. Your safety is vital, but fortunately there are many precautions you can take in order to maintain your own well-being. Petty theft and scammers – keep your belongings hidden! With any developing […]

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How Not to be Alone When You Travel Solo

Solo travel can be nerve-racking at times. Being alone with only your thoughts for hours and maybe days can drive you crazy at times. The good news is, with the internet boom and the birth of social media, smartphone apps to help you find a travel buddy is now a walk in the woods making your […]

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The Laptop Ban Travel Advisory and How it Affects Your Travel Plans

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has recently announced a laptop ban travel advisory for any visitors entering the US. This means that all electronic gadgets are not allowed in your carry-on or hand carried baggage. Recently UK has also announced that they are issuing the same travel advisory for travellers entering UK. For the […]

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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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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 […]

60 Second Vacation | Gumasa Beach

    Gumasa Beach is located in the idyllic town of Glan, in the province of Sarangani. The beach is unparalleled and will make you want to forget Boracay all together. If quietitude is what you’re after, Gumasa Beach is waiting for you. For a travel guide about the province of Sarangani, click my Sarangani […]

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Top 7 Safe Destinations in The Philippines You Should Visit

Amid the recent bad incidents, sometimes blown out of proportion by the media, thereby sending a negative image throughout the world, there are still safe destinations around The Philippines. The country is blessed with abundant natural wonders and we may have the cheapest beer in the world too so all the more reason to come backpacking in […]

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10 Essential Safety Tips for Women Who Travel Solo

Now more than ever, are more courageous women who embark on their first solo travel. Women are usually the target of scams, mugging and other related crimes. Unfortunately, chances of being a victim to these negative elements is higher for women who travel solo. Here are 10 essential safety tips you need to remember when planning for […]

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Sure Fire Ways To Secure Your Data While Travelling

Being a database geek for a long time now and mostly working with administration and securing business data in my line of work, it comes as a second nature to me to secure my own personal data across all my devices. Especially when I’m on the go and travelling. With a hundreds of mobile apps […]