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6 Things to Wear that Will Keep Your Travel Day Running Smoothly

Packing simply and well is a winning strategy for traveling, but when you’re caught up in the hustle and bustle of security lines and changing weather your day-of travel clothes need to be on par, too. Don’t be the person struggling to undo a major knot in a shoelace, holding up the rest of the […]

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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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Destinations to Travel to if It’s Your First Time Traveling with a Partner

If you’re used to traveling alone, you may be less than thrilled about the prospect of taking a trip with  someone else for the first time. How will you ever pick a place where there are things that both of you like? It all comes down to who your travel partner is, and what you […]

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The Filipinos’ Undying Love for the Sour

As they say, when the world throws lemon at you, you make a lemonade. And the Filipinos did just that. We made lemonades and sinigang and sawsawan (dipping sauce) and a thousand variety of kinilaw (local ceviche). Sourness is one of the main flavor that defines the Filipino cuisine, and what makes it distinct from other Asian […]

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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 […]