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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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...

Athens: The Center of Greek Civilization

Of all of the cities I have visited in Europe, Athens is one of my absolute favorites. I find Greek mythology absolutely fascinating and to get up close and personal with the ruins was an incredible treat. I met with friends, wandered the historic streets and had a few negative experiences that skewed the journey but failed to ruin the incredible experience completely. From Kuwait to Abu Dhabi, I ...

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...

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 ...

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...