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Alternative places to stay when traveling

I used to think traveling to different places is expensive because you have to stay in posh places like hotels. Well, some people really do travel and stay in hotels all day. I was lucky to stay at 5 star hotels on various occasions. This was at Shangri La Hotel in Edsa.   Read this […]

10 Travel tips if you are going to El Nido, Palawan

Beautiful pristine waters, grand rock formations, beautiful people.. El Nido, Palawan is beautiful alright. And you think to see that beauty is an easy journey? Well not for some. There are still visitors who came unprepared for the challenge of being in this paradise.. Going to El Nido, Palawan may not be an easy tick in […]

How to Get Free Accommodation When You Travel

I have to tell you something.. most of the places we stayed at when I was traveling with my mom were free.. And surprisingly, those places were very nice.. almost glamorous. And did I mention free? You can read more about how to stay in hotels for free here.   Ok before I make some of […]

Win a Free Stay in Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur, Nepal

Yep, I’m giving away free 2 nights / 3 days stay in a brand new building named Star View Guest House in Changu Narayan, Bhaktapur District, Nepal. That’s courtesy of my generous host when I was in Bhaktapur. Thank you Amanda of http://www.unconventionaltourist.com/ This is also my way of promoting the community in Changu Narayan, […]

Miss Fit: A new way of fitting in

  I realized grasya.com has become a travel, technology, book review, cofffeshops and restaurant blog.. But there’s something lacking which I miss writing.. my random rumblings.. not that I rant every now and then on my articles but somehow the personal me just got displaced.. It feels like it doesn’t fit in this site anymore […]

Where to stay in Yogyakarta, Indonesia

You can find lots of accommodations in Yogyakarta especially along the sidestreets of Malioboro. Although it can really be a challenge if you get to the touristy place at peak season.. and lucky me I did arrive at a time where people are having their holidays.. It was the birthday of their Prophet Mohammed that […]

Book Review: Go Negosyo

One of my dreams is to be a social entrepreneur. I want to have a business that does not only make profits but also help improve the society as a whole.I do want to have a coffee shop but I think its not the right time for me to establish it at the moment. However, […]

Home is in my heart

Seven months in the Philippines. Golly time fries… I have to admit settling in was a roller coaster ride but its part of the “fun” in the Philippines… to be fair, I find it always a challenge to be settling in to another country.. even if its my own. I feel more free now.. I […]

How to fund your travels: Garage Sale

So.. you wanna travel too ey? ^_^ One significant thing before you venture into the world is to secure funding, and its a great thought that there are travelers out there helping each other out. Way to go sole sisters, thanks for bringing the good back by helping others out. Please support the garage sale so […]

How to install burmese fonts

I’m learning burmese lately.. kinda exciting to learn another human language I must say. The initial challenge now is how to install burmese fonts and type in Burmese. Here’s the instruction, credit goes to our tutor Inkie Thumb: “In order to read the Burmese on this site, you will need a Unicode font (I recommend […]

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