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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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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.

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...

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 ...

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...

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...