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The modern day Siem Reap, a home to 9th-century temples, is an archaeological haven. Antique enthusiasts flock to this humble yet vibrant city to witness the grandeur it once have. Though all that are left are empty structures and rubbles, people from around the world are still interested and curious. Some scholars said that secrets lurk on every walls and corners of the temples in Siem Reap. The construction techniques Read more

Kuala Lumpur

Being in a foreign country for the first time can be both challenging and exciting. The planning, the budgeting, the itinerary—everything needs preparation. But the excitement of doing new things for the first time is something to look forward to. Here are some suggestions for the fun activities you can do during your stay in the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur. Roam around the city on-board the Hop-on Hop-off bus Read more

Dos Hermanos, Pagudpud

As a home to pristine beachfronts, awesome rock formations, and scenic countryside, Pagudpud awes every travelers, first timers or not. The inviting Saud Beach and Blue Lagoon are more than enough to entice you to visit. Likewise, the Kapurpurawan rock formations, the Kabigan Falls, the wind farm in Bangui, and the secrets of past of the neighboring towns are equally intriguing – you will surely find your way to the Read more

Sightseeing along Bohol River

As an archipelago, the Philippines provides literally endless experiences, opportunities and activities for the would‐be tourist. Offering a landscape comprised of mountains, rivers and lakes, breathtaking beaches and tropical forests spread across over 7,000 islands, the options for exploration and discovery are endless. Here are four of the most popular reasons for visiting the Philippines: Sightseeing The Philippines can boast not only some of the most spectacular natural beauty the world has to offer, but Read more

Miniature of Lucban Church's facade

Quezon Province was my point of interest in the last two months. I spent my pre-birthday beach camp in Padre Burgos with quick visits to some random beauties in the municipality including the neighboring Pagbilao. The week after that, I included Lucban, Quezon in my eastern Laguna road trip. The following weekend, I ventured alone to see the rumored island in the southernmost tip of Bondoc Peninsula, also in Quezon Read more

Tubbataha Reef: A World Heritage Site

You might be wondering why both Travel+Leisure and Condé Nast Traveler ranked Palawan as the world’s best island in 2013 and 2014 respectively. It wasn’t a recognition they made out of nowhere. It was due the fact that the island, or should I say this group of islands is, indeed, amazing. As a matter of fact, Palawan occupies two spots on UNESCO World Heritage site list and five more are still waiting for Read more

The sunrise is always stunning at the peak of Mount Kiltepan in Sagada

Sagada is one of the few places in the Philippines that preserved indigeneity. Pre-Spanish burial customs; freakish way to remember the dead (panag-apoy); barter change; strong influence of the local tribal leaders called Dap-ay; and strange planting, harvesting, and wedding ceremonies – all these are still part of the ways of life of Sagada people. Located in the central Cordillera Mountain Range, reaching it is…a bit of a challenge. But don’t think about the Read more