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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...

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...

A Day in Asik Asik Falls

I have long been yearning to visit and witness Asik Asik Falls’ majestic beauty. I was in an awe of this place even in pictures I get to see. I remembered asking a co-employee who lives in North Cotabato about how can I get to this falls and how much it will cost me, budding to do it solo before. Luckily, I found few new friends  who were up for DIY adventures as I’ am. So, on my lead, the 24-hour...

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...

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...

Top 10 Attractions of Italy through an Instagram Photos

Italy is home to the most number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the world. All over the country are historic buildings, monuments, museums and all kinds of places to visit that will make your Italy vacation truly eventful. You cannot go on an Italy vacation without doing some sightseeing. In fact, this is one of the most cited reasons for visiting. The country has a rich culture and history, hi...

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...

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...

Mindanao: With Its Rich and Beautiful Cities After All

Fear, danger, killings, kidnappings, and other inhumane acts are just a few adjectives that most people, not a locale, use to describe Mindanao. It’s hard for a native to defend when there’s some truth to it. I wish I could erase and vanish it all from you, the negative association linked to our beautiful, prosperous, and humble home, Mindanao. But one has to understand that Mindanao is more than ...

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...

Santorini: A Dream Come True Moment

From Athens, I continued on my Greek adventure to Santorini. My trip began at 7 am from the Port of Piraeus where I took a ferry ride to Santorini for 37.50 Euro. Taking a ferry is not a waste of time for me, aside from looking at the sea there is a lot of entertainment inside. Although it took a hefty eight hours, we got to stop off at the four beautiful islands of Syros, Paros, Naxos and Ios. Th...

Chasing Waterfalls: Matigol Falls, Arakan, Valley North Cotabato

“Matigol Falls is a 500 meter multi-tiered waterfall veiling the steep ravine of Sitio Matigol, Brgy. Datu Ladayon, Arakan Valley, North Cotabato. It is most accessible in Sitio Inamong, Datu Ladayon.” How to get there? From Davao City, take a bus bound for CDO. Alight at Kampo Uno in Arakan. It’s few minutes away from Marahan. Travel time from Davao City takes approximately two ...