Places

When in Venice: A Quick and Easy Guide

No trip to Venice would be complete without getting lost repeatedly. I wonder why everybody is head over heels with Venice. To my curiosity, I traveled to this unique city during my Europe trip and suddenly fell in love. I found out that Venezia is definitely in the hearts of tourists from all over the world. Everything for me is extraordinary just like in the movies. It’s stunning architecture, h...

A Day's Worth of Trek: Mt. Capistrano in Malaybalay Bukidnon

An equally easy and quite challenging day hike accessible from the urbanized Land of Promise, Davao City, and Land of Friendship, Cagayan de Oro City, is Mt. Capistrano located at Sitio Binalbagan, Purok 9, Brgy. Simaya, Malaybalay City, Bukidnon. How to get there? From Davao City, take a bus bound for CDO and alight at Brgy. Aglayan. An intersection just before entering the city proper of Malayba...

Flash Packing Kuala Lumpur

With only 12 hours to spare, I got to work exploring this incredible city. From natural sites to manmade wonders, I found that it’s possible to experience this city in less than one twenty-four hours. As a corporate worker, I don’t always have the time but I always find a way. Check out how I made it through in this famous city on a very short period of time.

Brooklyn’s Cherry Blossoms Look Like Something Out Of A Dream

We all have that dream to see the famous cherry blossoms in Japan. It is a good to know that not only in Japan but also elsewhere such as New York that cherry blossoms are in full bloom.  Sakura in Japanese, these hybrid pink and white flowering trees are grown for their beauty like something out of a dream. In my recent trip to New York City, I thought of visiting a place that is something underr...

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...

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...

3-day Bangkok and a Bonus Trip to Ayutthaya

As a corporate worker, I don’t always get a lot of time to travel. So, when I got a three-day off, Bangkok was the very first place that popped in my mind. It’s going to be a big leap, initially considering the cost it entails. I just know that nothing is ever more than rightful to treat oneself every once in a while. The seemingly constraints as having a limited time and budget only became a bear...

10 Tips On How To Travel Solo Safely

Most of us want to travel alone for once in our life; believing that we will learn a lot of things by going out of comfort. Some of us probably wants boost our self confidence or maybe to have a meaningful life to live. In Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs defines self-actualization as “The motivation to realize one’s own maximum potential and possibilities. It is considered to be the master mot...

The Budget Guide to Visiting Zaanse Schans, Holland

A week ago, I was in Holland for a short trip. It was not my first time in the capital city Amsterdam but my latest trip made me realized that there are many “must see” places outside the city center. Amsterdam was too busy and crowded even in wintertime. Don’t get me wrong, I love everything about the it, the people, the places, not to mention the smell of weeds everywhere (even in hostel room) a...

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...

Cheers To The Top 10 Travel Destinations in Myanmar

If you’re a certified beach bum who like to have Buddha as a combination, although it looks very unlikely, you should explore Myanmar. Commonly known as Burma, the country is filled with Buddhist Temples. It also has unspoiled beaches situate in Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. Myanmar is a conservative country slowly and gradually opening to foreign tourism. Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a Sout...

Nature Tripping: Eifel National Park, Germany

I was sad to part with my friend Anne and her wonderful family. Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest have really left a great impression on me, but the urge for adventure forced me to move on, to discover new cities and meet new people. From Vienna, I caught the overnight train to the northwest of Germany, to Cologne. As Cologne is just over 800 km away from Vienna, it required ten-hour journey on a ni...