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Chinese New Year: Spring Festival Memories

In celebration of the Chinese New Year, I asked my Chinese friend living in the Philippines to tell a story about festival activities in Mainland China. I thought it’s gonna be a simple story that she can share for fun, turns out she wrote a heartfelt story about how they celebrate Spring Festival or Chinese […]

5 Activities that will make you go on Retreats

Going to a retreat is actually a way to rejuvenate yourself, renew your spirit, enlighten your soul. It’s a way of going back to heal before you move forward. Some think it’s a religious activity, but you can actually view it as a way to recharge your human batteries. It’s not all prayers, chants and […]

Dream Travel Destination – Africa

Usually people dream of traveling to the north, like Europe, USA, Australia, any posh capitalist country that has a high economic index. So I’m gonna dream of traveling to another continent instead – Africa. Africa is not a country, it’s a huge continent with several countries. I have met people who went there as volunteers […]

How to travel alone – a guide for solo female travelers

My earliest solo travel memories was traveling from Laguna to Manila every school day at 11 years old. I woke up at 4am, then walk (yes, walk) 2 kilometers to the bus station, and hope to not be late for the flag ceremony at 6:30am. Eventually, the bus conductor knew me already as a regular […]

Travel Dream Destination: Italy

10+ years ago, I lived with Italians.. that is why I know some words like.. Ciao :D But I did not came to live in Italy to mingle with Italians. I was in Tagaytay, Philippines for a 6 month retreat when I came to live with international young people. Do you wonder what we did while […]

Reasons I love and hate Boracay, Philippines

Boracay was termed as one of the most beautiful islands in the world. The first class island in the Philippines has captured the hearts of many specially the rich and famous who escape to this paradise during holidays and weekends. I lost count of how many times I’ve passed in this place. Not because I’m […]

Move to Paradise – a must read for city dwellers

I have lived in different far flung rural areas in the Palawan, Bohol, Antique, Laguna in the Philippines. Aside from that I also lived 5 months in rural Kolkata in India, and a few weeks in Bhakatapur and Heutuda in Nepal, and a few days in far flung rural Laos. I don’t just travel and […]

How to Survive (and Enjoy) Traffic

Are you frustrated with the never ending traffic in Metro Manila? I spent college and early yuppie days in the big city, and my horrible challenge is to put up with traffic and not get late. That was 10+ years ago.. fast forward to today.. and it’s still a problem ^_^ Sooo like climate change […]

Greece: Dream Travel Destination Series

Greece has an impression to me as an ancient country that is rich in history and culture.. I knew this country thru English literature class during those school days but I still look forward to seeing Greece in person… well I want to visit all countries in this Earth actually xD.. let’s see what we […]

10 Practical Holiday Gifts for Travelers

For those looking on what to give this holiday season to travelers, here’s stuff that I found necessary while traveling. I have used some of them and can highly recommend them as gifts to fellow travelers. Check them out, and if you find a stuff that you need, feel free to send this link to […]

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