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A cruise ship looking A-One Pattaya

The red and orange tint of the sky was slowly turning blue. The sun just hid itself below the horizon. The lights started glimmering, changing the face of the Beach Road, Pattaya’s most popular avenue, into something neon, slick, and slinky. The lights of different colors exhibited good visual elements, making every dark corner of the city mysterious. The once bland alleys transmogrify (yeah, like a genetic mutation). Massage and Read more

The ultimate backpacking destination has to be Asia. More specifically, South East Asia. There is a wealth of cultural delights to be had within the region. With this, there comes a need for something new. Many backpackers are keen to head to the region to soak up the foreign culture and to experience a completely different way of life. When a Western traveller heads to this part of the world, Read more

ho chi minh city (saigon) arrival

Last year, I organized a backpacking tour with my office mates to visit Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. While Aaron and myself were busy with some other stuff, Roderick silently took our photos from behind. All these fifteen photos are courtesy of Roderick Ordoñez. 1. Arrival in Suvarnabhumi Airport (Bangkok) It was Aaron’s first time to be overseas and he was amazed how advanced the airport is, compared to the Philippines. Read more

Our visit in Bangkok in November 2013 coincided with the city’s first major protest to oust their prime minister. Major tourist sites were selected as a venue of the noise barrage and like activities. As a result, we made some last minute revisions to our itinerary. The places to visit on our day 1 list were Royal Pavilion Mahajetsadabadin, Wat Saket, and neighboring temples – however the staff of our hostel, Lub d, advised us to Read more

Before we headed to our 7-day Thailand-Cambodia-Vietnam Tour, I made some research as to what are the places to visit, transportation to take, and their corresponding fees. Here is the actual result of that research which includes the commuting guide and itinerary. I provided some links (colored fonts) just in case you wanted to know the details of our tour. You can leave your comment(s) if you have questions and I’ll Read more

We woke up early on our 4th day in Bangkok to catch the 05:55AM train to Aranyaprathet, the closest Thai town to the Cambodian border at Poipet. There are buses that ply directly from Bangkok to Siem Reap but we chose the train because we wanted the tour to be more indulging – blend closely with the locals and try every public transport available. The following is the narrative on Read more

Ayutthaya Kingdom (1351 to 1767 AD) was once considered as Southeast Asia’s most formidable, but not until 1767 when it fell to Burma’s fury. At the present, all that remained where ruins and the reinforced chedis. These ruins were under the protectorate of Ayutthaya Historical Park and were listed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site. We visited the Wat Phra Si Sanphet and the Grand Palace ruins after our tour inside Read more