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New Travel Buddy, Travel Pal!

“Think of it as couchsurfing on steroids…”, that surely caught my eye. What on earth?! I was browsing some write up about Travel Pal, a new app that lets its user meet people from all over the world as a traveler or host. Now that does seem couchsurfing-esque. And I loved Couchsurfing! So I was…

Top Three Attractions In Rome

Have you ventured into Italy’s capital before? It certainly looks like an exciting city break. From local food markets bursting with the freshest of ingredients that would drive any foodie wild, to the many temples and archaeological sites that will keep a history buff happy for hours, I’m sure there’s something for everyone in Rome….

Photo Essay: Into The Gobi (Part III)

Well here’s a muddle of memories… (But wait, in case you missed the first two parts of this series, here’s Part I and Part II) Day 4 We were allowed to sleep in for the first time. Hurrah! From ger camp two near Yolyn Am Gorge, it was a relatively short (and when I say…

Philippines Beach Getaways: Where To Next?

Holiday season is descending upon us and with it comes one of the most important decisions we make each year: Where to spend those precious vacay days? For us Filipinos, such season is something that we mostly spend at our ‘rents’ or extended family’s. If lucky, we get a few extra free days for a…

5 Asian Festivals To Try And See Before The End Of 2016

With the immense cultural diversity of Asia, it stands to reason you’ll be able to find a something at the back end of the year to enjoy while you’re there. Here are five festivals you still have the chance to check out in 2016. 1. Big Mountain Music Festival – Thailand This event is officially…

“Live Like A Local”, They Said. (My Top 10 Fave AirBnb Homes)

The call to prayer echoed through Fez’s donkey dung-smelling alleys and towards the nearby hills. Booming as it was, the noise from the tumultuous crowd of campaigners (election in Morocco was to take place in a few days) three levels below was still very audible. We were on the rooftop of a dar we hired…

Crown Regency Hotel Makati: Layover HQ

The silent, deserted lobby of Crown Regency Plaza Hotel Makati was a refuge. We had just come from a battle with the traffic congestion just outside Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 at an ungodly hour. Like, 2:00 AM ungodly. Our little travel tribe (plus my mum who picked us up from the airport in…

Lombok, Indonesia: Eat, Play, Laze

12 days in Indonesia. 39 restless souls (also known as social media influencers/bloggers/vloggers). 5 destinations — only one of which I had not visited. Lombok. Lombok, an island in the West Nusa Tenggara province, was exactly how I imagined it. Paradisiacal and relatively uncrowded. What Bali must have been like a long time ago. Day…

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