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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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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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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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Here’s How to Travel via Ro/Ro in the Visayas Like a Local

I hope this article helps to correct many sites that I’ve done my research on how to commute between the islands of Panay, Negros and Cebu. For my solo trip from Guimaras-Iloilo-Bacolod-Cebu I consulted many websites on which way was the cheapest and the fastest. There were some sites that had some erroneous or not […]

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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 […]

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10 Horrible Mistakes You Need to Avoid When in Paris

Paris, being a major European destination and flocked by an average of about 15 million tourists each year, can be exciting and at the same time intimidating for the first timers because of the French’s reputation as snobbish, because of the language barrier, because here, you are always reminded as an outsider or a foreigner. […]

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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 […]

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8 Don’ts for the New Traveller

I’m no expert traveller. I am still on my way to learning the ropes and ins and outs of being a savvy expert traveller. After travelling for more than 15 countries now and since that first solo travel to Boracay, Philippines six years ago, I’ve had my bucket of lessons learned along the way. To […]

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Packing 101: What Not to Pack

We all know the routine. We pack our toiletries, gadgets, travel gears, clothes for sleeping, for going out, for formal dinner, for swimming, for walking tours, for what ever activities that you have planned. But when you arrive at your destination, you realise that you pack way too much stuff, all that unnecessary weight making […]

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Layover Guide: Free Activities You Can Do in Singapore

Singapore maybe the most expensive city to live in but there are still stuff that you can do here for free. Yup, free. It’s easy to navigate around even if you’re a first timer here because Singapore has the most effective mass transport system. I’ve also listed the nearest MRT station in my list to help […]