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Land Travel in Mindanao: 6 Essential Rules to Live By

Mindanao is the third major region in The Philippines, the “Minda” part of the traditional Filipina name, “LuzViMinda”. The island is located in the southern part of the country and has been in the news limelight for  recent terror attacks and series of kidnapping incidents.  Behind these grim news, lies a plethora of beautiful landscape […]

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Consider the Following When Looking to Embrace More Culture On Your Next Solo Adventure

Group trips tend to focus on larger tourist attractions and things everyone wants to see. Solo travel is a great way to really immerse yourself in different cultures and see everything they have to offer. Here are some things to consider the next time you want to discover more culture on a trip. Explore New […]

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Learnings from a Parisian Classroom or How I Got Me Into Writing

A Paris! The dream destination of every traveler I know, dubbed as the world’s most favorite bucketlist item including mine. The world’s most romantic city. The city of lights. I counted the months, the weeks, the days until my day of my flight from Singapore’s Changi Airport to Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Aeroport. In excitement […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Zamboanga’s Grande Santa Cruz Island

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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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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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How to be a Responsible Tourist in South East Asia

The Philippines and the rest of South East Asia is blessed with countless breathtaking natural wonders, ancient structures crafted by mother nature that took thousands of years to perfect. We all know that travel opens our eyes to these natural wonders and we learn from the traditional cultures and their colorful history. As someone who have […]

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Your Ultimate Guide to Semarang Indonesia

Semarang Indonesia is home to about 2 million generally friendly and warm people, and is a major hub of Central Java. This strategic location made Semarang the melting pot of Western, Chinese and Indian Arab culture. Indonesia is probably the only country that I’ve travelled to where I am a millionaire. Seriously. I was holding in my […]

Banaue Rice Terraces

Trekking Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces is considered as the 8th Wonder of the World.  Located in the Ifugao province, in the Cordillera region in northern Philippines, these man made wonders were hand-carved from the mountains by Ifugao tribesmen 2000 years ago. The terraces are situated at an average of 1500 meters (4800 feet) above sea level, they cover […]

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Ultimate Guide to Your First Solo Backpacking Trip

So what’s all this hype about going solo backpacking somewhere cold and sleeping on stiff bunk beds? Solo backpacking or travelling, whatever you prefer to call it, is leaving home and your dog for an epic adventure on your own, going out of your comfort zone and living on a backpack, spending frugally, in an unfamiliar territory. […]