Reymond

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10 Reasons Why Couchsurfing is the Best Option to Travel

I am a frequent flyer and I love to explore new destinations. I never give up my passion of visiting new places and meeting friendly people around the world. Traveling abroad can be much cheaper than you think. So what keeps holding you back from seeing the world? There are plenty of ways to reduce your costs without compromising your experience; one of them is through Couchsurfing. Most of you ha...

7 Reasons Why You Need to Travel with Mom Now

“I wish I had spent more time with my father before he died. I wish I had taken him to his dream place to enjoy life more. Because of my regrets, I realized that I have to spend more quality time with my family, especially Mom.” When I was young, I would always think traveling is for wealthy people. I grew up in a family where travel was seen as a luxury for the privileged, but it’s not. I badly w...

King’s Day in Amsterdam: The World’s Biggest Street Party

So, literally I have come back from an unforgettable experience of witnessing King’s day in Amsterdam. I generally like boisterous parties and the bastion of bacchanalian, making loud noises. After experiencing one of the world’s most famous parties, I am now feeling overwhelmed. First of all, let me tell you something about King’s day that has been celebrated on 27th of April every year. Earlier,...

15 Stunning Instagram Photos of Kuwait That Will Make You Want to Visit Now

Kuwait has so much potential to be the next tourist destination in the Middle East. Being an expat, I have seen great improvements in its infrastructure, government structure and tourism. Kuwaitis are becoming more friendly and hospitable to expats and visitors. The country’s unique culture and tradition is even as rich as their oil production. Through social media, Instagram user @beautiful.kuwai...

8 Free Things to do in Kuwait

Who says there is nothing to do in Kuwait without spending money? I agree, it is expensive country but still expats and locals can enjoy activities without breaking their wallet. Living in Arab country makes me realize that one can get happiness for free yet most people spend a lot for spas, resorts, golf clubs, expensive gym and overpricing restaurants. Kuwait is evolving to a vibrant country eac...

A Dream Birthday Trip to Paris

Why do we celebrate birthdays anyway? Let’s face it, we look forward to that special day all year long. So this year, I had the most exciting and memorable celebration that I can carry through my entire life. (…insert short dramatic story) Every year, I go through this pattern of feeling down, anxious and depress after my father died on my birthday three years back. Yes, it was in the morning of A...

Philippine Official Holidays for 2016

If you’re somebody who spends all day at a desk and computer thinking when and where to travel next, then you are a Corporate Nomad. Get ready! Save your vacation leave and take advantage of 2016 official holidays. Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. of Malacañang has released Proclamation No. 1105, dated August 20, 2015, issued to the public, Wednesday, August 26. The proclamation lists 10 regu...

Travel Guide to the Grandiose Temples of Siem Reap, Cambodia

Situated in northwestern Cambodia, Siem Reap is a popular resort town and a gateway to Angkor Wat Archaeological Park. Cambodia’s star tourist attraction is Angkor Wat, which is designated as a World Heritage site. I first learned about Angkor Wat in a history class during high school and I never would have thought I would see it with my own two eyes. I couldn’t have been happier to find that this...

51 Life Lessons Travel Has Taught Me

Traveling teaches us a lot of things in life. For the past 3 years I’ve been to many countries including France, Germany, Singapore, UAE, Turkey, Cambodia and more.  I have discovered not just the wonders of the world but who I really am. Nothing makes you feel more alive and free than traveling. My friends keep asking me how I can afford my travels.  Do I have a rich beneficiary? Did I win instan...

Things to do in Cologne, Germany

Weighing in as the fourth largest city in Germany, Cologne is home to over ten million people. It is situated on the Rhine River and is located less than 100 kilometers from Belgium. Visitors to Cologne come for its array of beautiful churches and its internationally renowned cathedral. Even I couldn’t resist the urge to wander amongst the historic streets and stroll around the fascinating museums...

Flashpacking Brussels, Belgium

After a getaway spent in Cologne, Germany, I was lucky enough to have time for a day trip in Brussels, Belgium. In only a short amount of time, I was able to see some of the main sights, eat as much delicious food as I could fit and enjoy mingling with the locals and other tourists. With less than twenty four hours in the city, I found myself having quite the adventure. When I first arrived in the...

8 Free Sights and Activities in Barcelona

Hola!..are you on a shoestring budget? If you are like me then you can make a great trip without spending a cent. People think Barcelona is an expensive place but you’ll be surprised if I tell you that there are lots of activities and sights for free. Barcelona is home to an incredible modernist architecture, non-stop party and fiesta, famous beach and mouthwatering tapas. This gorgeous city has a...