Japan Travel Guides for Backpackers

Coastal Culture: The Best of South Korea’s Islands & Beach Towns

The small nation of South Korea is often characterized by its heavily militarized northern border and high-tech, neon-charged cities. However we can’t forget this east Asian peninsula also has about 2,400 kilometers of coastline and 3,000 islands within its territory. This makes for unique mixed landscape of sandy beaches, lush […]
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Explore Puerto Princesa in Just Three Days!

Puerto Princesa City is the capital of the Provine of Palawan in the Philippines. The city boasts a combination of urbanization and tropical paradise from its historic landmarks to its breathtaking white sand beaches, virgin mangrove forest, and subterranean river. My latest visit to Puerto Princesa was in April this […]
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Things to do in São Paulo, Brazil

Every time we think about Brazil we imagine beautiful beaches, like in Rio de Janeiro or Bahia. And sometimes we forget a place that has a lot to offer: the city of São Paulo. Known as the “stone jungle”, the city that never sleeps, it is the largest city in […]
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Summertime in Montreal – Best Attractions and Events

Montreal is one of the greatest cities in Canada and, without any doubt; the best time to visit Montreal is in the summer. If you are planning a trip in June, July or August, you have picked the best time. The town offers good weather and many great things to […]
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Cambridge, UK: a local's travel guide

Whether you want to trade the big city vibes for some fresh air, enjoy long walks in the park in a beautiful scenery or meet locals in their favourite pub for the weekly quiz, Cambridge, UK has it all! One of the United Kingdom’s most popular cities, Cambridge is located […]
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China, Beijing:  Temple of heaven, tea and Great Wall

Beijing is one of the most beautiful cities in China. The rich history of the northern capital dates back more than five thousand years. During this huge period of time, the city has undergone many changes, formed its unique harmony of traditional and modern. Now we can see it in […]
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Baguio City: Travel guide and walk-through!

It’s still vivid in my mind when I first visited Baguio City, this is actually the first time I went out of town as well. Let me tell you my adventure to this serene place that I define as peace. Way back when I was a kid Baguio was defined […]
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China, Shenzhen, The first time Going Solo -Tips and tricks

When visiting China the first time or specifically Shenzhen solo, you need a detailed plan. How surprised I was entering China the first time five years ago! When I crossed the Chinese border and entered Shenzhen, I was literally in a state of shock! At the time, there were no […]
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Places to Visit While You're in Kingston, Jamaica

The sun, the sea, and the sand, Bob Marley, the “irie” vibes, Usain Bolt, dreadlocks, a cool drink of coconut water on a sunny day: these things all come to mind when you think of the little island of Jamaica. But behind the tourist scene and the Patois, outside of […]
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Modes Of Transportation To Use When Getting Around Taiwan

Though I haven’t gotten around the whole of Taiwan yet, I’ve already tried using a considerable number of modes of transportation in this small but progressive nation. So, I thought to share what I love about each, and which one I would prefer the most. My primary point of reference […]
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One day itinerary in Kamakura, Japan

A little background on Kamakura The political centre of medieval Japan, Kamakura is located in Kanagawa prefecture, just south from Tokyo. Surrounded by forests and hills on the north, west and east, and by the Sagami bay on the south, Kamakura is described as a ‘natural fortress’. Though small by […]
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Where to eat in Florence Italy

During my first clinical experience I had the privilege to learn about physical therapy at an inpatient rehab facility outside of Florence Italy. During my 10 week stay I frequently went into the city of Florence to sightsee, shop and try various types of Italian food. Despite the small size […]
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Take a walk in the parks of Budapest

Although Budapest is a crowded big city in Hungary, fortunately, it also has many green parks.  I think everybody needs them, those spots where you can leave the city behind, to get some fresh air and enjoy nature. Besides these benefits, a lot of interesting programs are waiting for you […]
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Delhi: tips for a hassle-free holiday

  Delhi, the heart of the biggest democracy in the world, and it’s current capital. Formerly known as Shahjahanabad, the city enjoys quite a reputation when it comes to tourist attractions, food, and marketplaces. So much of Delhi’s ancient history has little but no records, this may be regarded as […]
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Brazilian culture, history and a beach garden you find in Santos.

Nothing makes me happier and more inspired than writing about my city. I don’t know where you, reader, are accessing my post. One thing is sure: you must finish reading and come to Santos! I am Brazilian I was born and always lived in Santos, a coastal city in the […]
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A Sunday tour in Buenos Aires City

Sometimes we visit big cities for work, for vacations, for stopovers of long travels, but for different reasons we have a very short time to know the whole city, so we need to take advantage of the really short time that we have in the city. The idea is to […]
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4 Must-Visit Destinations + Activities At New Taipei City, Taiwan

So, you think you’ve already had enough of Taiwan? Guess what, you might not have tried these four destinations and activities yet. Get yourself in-the-know about the following tourist go-to’s before finally confirming to yourself that you’ve already covered everything about this little but beautiful country. Shifen Old Street – […]
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What to Cover on a 5-Day Trip to Singapore

One of the world’s most prosperous economies, a melting pot of myriad cultures, an unparalleled urban feat, the country that is popular for its food. Whatever you choose to call it, you must agree on one thing: that Singapore is a country that you visit at least once in your […]
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4 Attractions You Should Never Miss When Visiting Taipei

Taipei is amazing. At least to someone who’s been used to terrible traffic and seeing trash everywhere, the city of Taipei is a vibrant, convenient, and safe place to stay. In other words, it makes city living more attractive. Plus, it’s a worthwhile tourist destination. Planning to visit Taiwan? Make […]
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Philippines – El Nido – Tour A: A Must in Island Hopping Tours

El Nido is a perfect haven for beach lovers. Imagine being able to walk and lounge in the pristine white and fine sand of a beach. The sea is clear that you can see your toes underneath the water that perfectly reflects the sky. If you swim in most spots, […]
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Top 7 Things to Do in San Francisco

Having had the opportunity to spend some time in San Francisco, United States, I would have to say it is the most picturesque city that I have ever been able to explore. It is a truly unique city with countless amazing attractions and unique spots to experience. Here are some […]
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Why Visit Creston, British Columbia

Located within the heart of the Kootenay District of British Columbia, Canada, the small town of Creston has a lot to offer, despite its small size. With a population of only 5000, from unique festivals to community events, Creston is one of those towns where everyone knows everyone. It is […]
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TransferWise: What You Need to Know About This Currency Broker

Have you ever used a currency broker? Not sure what that is? Well, if you’ve used PayPal, then you have used a currency broker. PayPal is one of the most well-known money exchange platforms worldwide that can be used for both business and personal use. There are quite a few […]
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Free things to do in Montevideo that no one told you about

As Uruguay is not the cheapest in South America, some people don’t include it in their itineraries. But with this travel guide, you will get useful tips for public transportation and local advice on free things to do in Montevideo, so you can explore the capital deep but keeping your […]
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Sri Lanka South: Where To Eat Vegan, Chinese & More

Sandy beaches and coconut trees are a dime a dozen on Sri Lanka’s south coast. Many praise the ‘Wonder of Asia’ for its verdant jungles, luscious flora and elephantine fauna. Indeed, there is something to suit every person, every taste: romantic lagoon retreats for couples, backpackers’ hostels for the solo […]
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Solo Travel: Mindful Day in Boston

Got a day in Boston, Massachusetts, USA? If you don’t like to play the hectic tourist and are looking for a mindful stay with a student-feel on your solo travel, here’s a quick guide for you. Even if you just have half a day or a couple of hours – […]
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Visiting Arashiyama? Don't Miss the Iwatayama Monkey Park!

If you’ve ever considered traveling to Japan, you have certainly encountered the pictures of a towering bamboo forest. This forest is located in Arashiyama, Kyoto, Japan and it is definitely gorgeous. It’s a picture-perfect destination for sure, but did you know that there is more to see than just these […]
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Vegetarian and vegan restaurants in Prague

Nowadays, more and more people are turning to a healthier lifestyle and eating habits, without meat or animal products. They’re becoming vegetarians, vegans, pescetarians, etc. However, there are still many who are confused by those notions. I’ll try to illustrate them. vegetarian vegan Although it may seem like a new […]
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Two Days Of Solo Travel In Bratislava

I arrived on a train at the Slovakian capital, Bratislava one cold morning in October 2017. When the cab driver dropped me off at the tip of a solid stone stairway, he said, “Your apartment, car not going.” He brought down my suitcase from the boot, smiled and said, “Bye […]
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Everything You Should Be Doing in Montreal, Canada

In recent years, Montreal, Canada, has become a focal point for a lot of young people to visit thanks to our amazing nightlife. However, don’t be mistaken, even if you don’t want to come to grab a drink or hit up a nightclub, there are plenty of things to do […]
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Best ways to spend your Gaycation in Portland

Portland may not top the list when it comes to Gaycations in the United States of America, but it should be somewhere on there. PDX is a fine little city, where we love our visitors and tourists and all your fresh, beautiful faces. For those new to traveling Oregon or […]
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Traveling to interior of Brazil – Maringá City

Brazil is very vast in cultures and biodiversity. This is reflected in its forests and beaches, as well as in the diversities in its great capitals. But in addition to the big cities and beaches, there are lots of cool things to see in the inland cities. If in addition […]
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Bucharest- a vibrant and dynamic place to visit

In recent years, the capital of Romania has become one of the most popular places to visit in Europe. Bucharest, a vibrant, dynamic and highly entertaining place to visit, is a city of contrasts which makes it all the more interesting. Communistic, grey buildings clash with modern offices. Opulence is […]
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7 must-see places in Cluj-Napoca (Transylvania)

Cluj-Napoca is one of Romania’s oldest cities, its name dating back to the Roman period. Known as the capital of Transylvania region and, also, for its many prestigious academies and fruitful cultural life, Cluj-Napoca or simply, Cluj, is a multiethnic city that primarily impresses with its urban imperial architecture, an […]
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Exploring Binondo on a Student Budget

Many consider Binondo as one of the densest, most dizzying places in Metro Manila. But as a student who loves adventure, history, and local cultures, I’ve always seen the bustle of Binondo as its main charm. Nestled snugly in old Manila alongside other historic districts like Santa Cruz and Divisoria, […]
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Activities You Should Try in New Boracay

We all know that the Boracay was closed for 6 months for its rehabilitation because of its lack of sewerage system. And many local people were jobless and their livelihood was affected and all the reservation that scheduled in Boracay from April 26 to October 25 was also canceled. But […]
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Weekend in Palm Springs – Get away in the Coachella Desert

I’d never seen anything like this before. Traveling the city of Palm Springs was a completely new experience for me. I’ve been to many places in the United States, but this was different! As the aircraft descended, I was mesmerized by the hills of sand, looking like intricate wrinkles on the texture […]
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Visit Nagoya, the forgotten city of Japan!

I bet you’ve barely heard of Nagoya! The city has the reputation of being one of the most boring of Japan and I guess lost between Tokyo and Osaka on the way to Kyoto, it is easy to overlook. And yet, travelers have no idea of what they are missing! As […]
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Top 5 cities to visit in the Netherlands

The Netherlands is one of the most popular European destinations for many travelers. Every year it attracts thousands of tourists that come to see this beautiful country of tulips and windmills. However, did you know that the Netherlands is not only Amsterdam with its coffee shops, Red Light District, small […]
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What To Do in Nelson City, New Zealand

Nelson city, located on the northern part of the South Island of New Zealand, is the perfect break if you’re travelling through the country. It gets pretty touristic in the summer, but still has a nice atmosphere and quite laid back vibes. Like most of the places of this beautiful country, […]
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Batanes: An Essential Travel Destination In The Philippines

Situated in the northernmost part of the Philippines lies Batanes, a small province known for its picture-perfect landscapes, well-preserved culture, and hospitable and honest locals. Batanes is composed of ten islands, but only Batan, Sabtang, and Itbayat are the inhabited ones. With its location, Batanes is often hit by several […]
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Dumaguete City: Places to Visit and Things to Do

The Philippines has three major islands: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. One of the most sought to places is located in Region VII, in the Island of Visayas, called Dumaguete City. This place has been named by the National Hero of the country, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, as the “City of […]
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Restaurant Recommendations in Ubud

The food scene in Ubud is definitely one for the books. Foodies and bloggers travel to Ubud from far and wide to experience the restaurants here, and, of course, to snap those all-important Instagram shots. Although Ubud has plenty to offer beyond the amazing food, you could easily spend your […]
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Ideal Itinerary for Beijing Tour

One of my dream destinations is Beijing and it is primarily because of the Great Wall of China. This is why my friend, Feli, and I planned to celebrate our Y2015 birthdays here. However, we learned that it is not easy to communicate with the locals because only a few […]
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Top Ten Places to Visit In San Francisco

You ever find yourself thinking about what places you should visit? What places are worth visiting? Well, San Francisco is definitely one of those places. One Of The Most Popular Cities In America San Francisco is definitely considered one of America’s crown jewels in terms of captivating attention. The city […]
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Best Places to Visit in lima, Peru

Lima, the capital of Peru. Located on the edge of the Andes mountains and on the coast of the Pacific ocean. Due to its location, Lima is the perfect spot to start your trip along the “gringo trail”. During the two months I lived in Lima, I fell in love […]
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Best Places to Visit in Baguio City: A One-Day Travel Guide

A PHP 455.00 and a four-hour bus ride up north will take you away from the hot and busy Metro to the City of Pines – Baguio City. My second home! This is where I had my degree in Biology, in the university that spells honor and excellence, my beloved […]
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Alternative Things To Do in Japan

Have you been on trips where you enjoyed yourself and the place but felt like you have just been to the same spots as everyone else?  Or maybe, you’ve been to this country before but would like to try and experience new things?  You’re not alone.  More and more frequent […]
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Your Ultimate Guide in Exploring the City of Smiles-Bacolod

It is popularly known as the Sugar Capital of the Philippines and is home to the country’s famous chicken inasal. Whether you’ve already been to Bacolod or not, this treasured city in the Negros Island will definitely amaze you. So yeah, I’m recommending you to visit Bacolod City simply because it has […]
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One day trip in Guwahati: things to do

So you have always wanted to explore the northeastern part of India, but don’t know where to start from. Head to Guwahati, the gateway to the seven sisters (Assam, Meghalaya, Manipur, Mizoram, Tripura, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh). It is the capital city of the state of Assam and is well connected […]
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5 Must-Do Cultural Tours In Sao Paulo

Sao Paulo is one of the most diverse metropolises in all of Latin America. This diversity is largely the result of the large-scale immigration which occurred in the first half of the twentieth century. Dozens of nations are represented in the city; with Portuguese, Bolivians, and Japanese currently being the […]
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I'M Hotel in Makati, Perfect for a Romantic Getaway!

Our Anniversary is nearing and we still haven’t plan anything. Until a friend of ours introduced us to a 5-star hotel in the Philippines, I’m Hotel’s Spacation Package. The Hotel I’M Hotel is a pretty new hotel situated at the heart of Poblacion, Makati. It houses the largest state of […]
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Must-Go Places in Nanjing

After living in Nanjing for a year now, I’ve fallen in love with it. It’s modern enough to be friendly enough to foreigners, but it’s Chinese enough so it doesn’t feel like a totally international city. Nanjing, or “South Capital,” is located at the top of what is considered the […]
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Free Things To Do in Champaign-Urbana

If you’re like me (and you probably are at least a little bit), you have great travel intentions that are held in check by a very reasonable, modest (read: extremely tight) budget. If you find yourself traversing The United States on a college-town tour, you might find yourself checking out […]
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Sakhalin island: what travelers can find on the edge of the world

Once I came out from the jet and felt the sea flavor: Sakhalin. A very first impression was, that Sakhalin looks like other islands: green and untouched like Bali, cold and changeable like Iceland, but now I know for sure – it’s not so simple. What about the weather? Sakhalin […]
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Ulanbator's top must-see sights and best places to eat

Mongolia is a landlocked country between Russia and China. Mongolia is well known for not only it’s nomadic culture and Gobi desert but also for its rich history and astonishing nature. As a person who has been living in the capital city of Mongolia, Ulanbator, here are the best places to […]
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Okinawa Island by public transport!

Okinawa, the sunny island, full of history and culture. With people from many walks of life coming together. Many who have plans of visiting Japan might not think of Okinawa. But if you get the chance, do not give this a miss. Because there is something for everyone here. Okinawa […]
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Layover in Narita: A Quick Transit & Stay Cultural Tour

If you ever find yourself with a half-day or so layover transiting through Narita airport in Japan (the airport most commonly used for Tokyo), be sure to take full advantage of the Transit & Stay Program. There are eleven free tours covering all of Narita’s must-see and must-do attractions, ranging […]
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A Local's Guide to Caving in Gua Tempurung, Ipoh

The magnificent, Southeast Asian country of Malaysia is a hub for exotic wildlife and amazing natural landscapes. Ipoh, a small town in the state of Perak, is the home to some of Malaysia’s awe-inspiring caves as well as an adrenaline junkies dream thanks to the variety of extreme sports the […]
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Nagasaki – A Budget Friendly Destination in Japan

I have been to over ten different prefectures in Japan, and Nagasaki City is by far the most traveler friendly place I have visited to date. All of the main sites are centrally located and easily accessible by tram. The maps at the tram stations are explicit and equipped with […]
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Top Things to Do in Pittsburgh

When you decide to travel and find yourself in Pittsburgh with no idea what to do next, I will happily be your guide. Pittsburgh is a great tourist city, there are plenty of things to pick and choose from. Here is a list of places to visit and things to […]
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Explore a Different Singapore: Haw Par Villa and Chinese Gardens

Many would think of Singapore as an orderly, modern, concrete jungle decked with towering skyscrapers. However, there are destinations for travellers who wish to immerse themselves in a world beyond the realm of the Singapore everyday life. Perfect for a day’s itinerary on the sunny island, Haw Par Villa and the […]
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Top 5 places to visit in Pune

I have been in Pune for last 2 years and have been exploring it as much as I can. Pune has a lot to offer you in each and every field of traveling either it is nature or history or food. Also, it serves as heaven in monsoon. I have shortlisted […]
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Tips you should know before your first time in Astana

Astana has been the capital of Kazakhstan only for 20 years. During this time, it has grown from a small town with 300,000 citizens into a futuristic city where people flock from all over the country. This is the place of inspiration for businessmen and artists, and for tourists who […]
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The Untold Adventures in Quirino Province, Philippines

You are probably the kind of backpacker who has visited the famous places in the world and did what others did. Well, it’s time to make a shift. Experience new things that are yet to be published in the mainstream media. Go to untold places yet to be discovered. Embrace […]
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Your Go-To Travel Guide to Palawan

Beach in Palawan, © Carla Cometto You’ve heard of it, you’ve dreamt of it, you’ve secretly envied that one friend that made it there before you: setting foot on the heavenly beaches of Palawan has been in everyone’s travel bucket list for what seems like an […]
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Budapest: One of the most popular destinations in Europe

Two years ago, I had an opportunity to pay a visit to one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, or maybe even the world. I heard stories about it, and they were all true. The city is captivating. No matter how long you stay, there is not enough time […]
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What to do in Downtown Cancun

I know those images on your head when you listen to the word, Cancun. The white sand, a sea with those shades of blue so characteristic of the Caribbean, those Miami-like resorts, the shopping malls, and party party party! But Cancun is more than the hotel zone. Taking a walking […]
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What you can do in Guadalajara

  You probably wonder what you can do in Guadalajara in a short time, and I´m here to try to help you with some places that you need to know when you go to one part of the country of Mexico Guadalajara is a big city known for the tequila, […]
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Coron Island Expedition: An Off-The-Tourist-Path in Philippines

Palawan is one of the top must-see destinations in the Philippines along with Cebu and Boracay. However, once you get to Palawan, you’ll realize that even 2 weeks is not enough to see all that it has to offer. In Palawan, there is Sabang, Balabac, Port Barton, San Vicente, El Nido […]
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The Best Soup Dumplings in Taipei

I lived in Taipei, Taiwan for 6 years and over the years I gained 10 pounds, because Taiwan is known for is good food. I also had a lot of friends come visit. So much so that my two sisters, my flatmate and I have developed an unofficial list of […]
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Exploring London: Something for Everyone

London, the capital city of the UK, is a huge bustling city with plenty of things to explore, and something to cater to everyone’s interests. I hope that this article, based on my own experiences, will act as a guide for you to have the perfect holiday, no matter who […]
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5 Best Vegan Eats in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

During one of my trips, I based in Cebu and met this Polish guy (who eventually got close to me). I conversed with him on our myBus trip from SM City Cebu to the Mactan Cebu International Airport and had learned a lot from their perspective as “aliens” in my […]
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11 Things for travellers to do in Hong Kong

People who like travelling as I do will always like to go and to see the world. Some people like to stick with tourist attractions, some people like to relax and enjoying indoor services, some people like to backpacking and get themselves busy on exploring new places in other countries. I […]
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8 places to visit in the city of Bor and eastern Serbia

Mining tourism exists in Serbia. There is one city in Serbia that many tourists refer to as a Serbian Disneyland. Did you know that there is such a thing in the world? Yes, there is, and its name is Bor. Anyone who comes to this city located in eastern Serbia, […]
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EASY HIKING ADVENTURES AROUND TOKYO

During my everyday life in Tokyo, I happened to meet a lot of travelers who, attracted by the worldwide fame of this buzzing metropolis, fly to Japan and venture to explore the city’s restless streets. Akiba’s Electric Town with its cheap electronic shops, manga & anime stores; Harajuku, the heart […]
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The Ultimate Guide to Japanese Hot Springs

The combination of communal bathing and flat-out nudity make Japanese onsens one of the stranger experiences for many travellers visiting this wonderful country. These places are often far too easy to overlook and miss out on, due mainly to their birthday suit dress code. This is a shame because once you […]
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Hidden Waterfalls in Osaka and Mie

I always find the best adventures in places that are not extremely well-known. You know, the places that are mind-blowingly gorgeous, but not crawling with tourists (other than yourself!) so you can easily take pictures and soak it in. As I’ve lived in Kansai (the central area of Japan,) I’ve […]
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A hike to a magnificent view of Kyoto City

Since I have been living in Kyoto almost three years now, I do have to say, Kyoto is not just about temples and shrines. Indeed, those famous shrines and temples are worth visiting, however, once is enough. Most of the time, the places just get too crowded and noisy. Kyoto […]
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Singapore – Advice for a first time traveller

Singapore, the cleanest city in the world, boasting the worlds best airport, huge buildings and huge prices to match. There are a thousand claims and reputations surrounding this city but I’m here to officially give some advice for a first time traveller to help you along. First Impressions First impressions […]
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Lunar New Year special, shopping in Mong Kok /Hong Kong, China

  Looking for the best exchange rate in town? Where is the local shopping area? How to save your time in transport? Best exchange rate inside the most dangerous place /Tsim Shi Tsui Shops in Hong Kong don't accept other currencies but usually accept credit card. It is necessary to bring […]
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Things to do in Dubai

Dubai A fast emerging city and one of the seven emirates of the United Arab Emirates is called Dubai. A place full of luxury cars, high-end restaurants and beautifully designed buildings and skyscrapers. One would think that there is nothing to go to in this captivating place, but I am […]
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Fly In and Out of Tokyo to Climb Mt.Fuji in 40 Hours

Things to Know Before You Go Climbing Season What?! There’s a climbing season for Fuji!?  Yes, those were my exact thoughts too!  The climbing seasons starts July 1st and goes until September 10 every year.  If you go outside of the climbing season, you will need to apply for a permit. […]
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3 Kooky Things That Make Budapest a Gem

After I graduated from college, I circumnavigated the globe with my a cappella group. It sounds insane, and for good reason. It absolutely was. About midway around the world, we stopped for almost a week in Budapest, Hungary. Before arriving there, we had visited Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Thailand, and […]
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Valencia! Spain's hidden gem

When you think of a trip to Spain the usual places always pop up.. Barcelona.. Madrid.. maybe even Ibiza for you party people out there; well I’m here to tell you Valencia is the place to be! Now I could try to convince you by telling of how the city is […]
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Hong Kong, a sensorial experience

‘Japanese chopsticks are sharper, so you can grab the slippery food in Japanese cuisine. Korean chopsticks used to be made of silver because, back in the day, poisoning royalty was frequent and silver could detect poison, and these days they’re still made of metal. Chinese chopsticks are longer, because we […]
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Karuizawa: Activities for every season

Karuizawa is one of Japan’s hidden natural treasures. Located in Japan’s Honshu island, in Nagano Prefecture, this little town is best known for winter sports, recreation activities, golf, whiskey, and hot springs. It is on the foot of Mount Asama and boasts scenic gorge with a feast of colors every […]
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3 Days in Tokyo, Japan: A Travel Blog

My boyfriend and I visited Tokyo, Japan last November 2017 for our 10th anniversary (yey!) It was a trip we’ve been wanting for a long time and then finally, we were able to make it and it was beyond wonderful! Fast facts: Tokyo is the capital of Japan and is one […]
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Texas as a traveling destination

Out of many states – why choosing Texas? Being an exchange student in the United States is a chance not only to be fully immersed in the American college life but also to travel around the country and see how diverse, different and unique is the country itself. Every state […]
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7 Reasons to Visit Cusco, Peru

For the many travelers heading to Machu Picchu in Peru, Cusco acts as a home base. But this small city with big attractions is worth staying in more than a few days. As an English teacher living here for 5 months, I still have not run out of things to […]
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7 Reasons to Love San Francisco

Being born and raised somewhere can make you take a lot of things for granted. You might only look at the negatives or see things and think that they’ll always be there. I’m from San Francisco, California – born and raised. However, I’ve been living in Barcelona for the last […]
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What to see and do in Mainland China

According to the World Atlas, China is the fourth largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia. It’s approximately 9.6 million square kilometers big! That’s huge compared to my home country, the Philippines. Despite how massive this country is, people tend to conclude that the whole of […]
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Top 3 Places to Go for Japanese Cuisine

In the Philippines, the language of love is pretty obvious, it's feeding people. If you travel to the Philippines and you make friends, the main form of bonding is through eating; whether it is eating out or dining in, we Filipinos make sure to keep our loved ones full of […]
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Seeing Cape Town on a student budget

Cape Town is one of the most stunning cities not only in Africa, but it is also world renowned. For students with a taste for adventure and would like to explore this amazing coastal city but are slightly uncertain because you might think your student budget might not cover this […]
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Ericeira – a Hidden Gem of the Portugal Western Coast

There are countries in the world that sink into your heart so deeply that you travel there again and again. For me such country became Portugal. I remember perfectly the moment when I got hit by the beauty of this land – on some hectic office day I glanced at […]
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A Foreigner's Guide to Surviving in China

What are the first words that come to mind when someone says China? The mystic land of the East. The land of the clones. The place where Facebook and the likes are blocked and social media are doomed. China is the place with an open door policy expectation and yet, […]
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Budapest – Visiting Magical City On A River Danube

Three years ago I applied for a scholarship in Budapest to study the Hungarian language for one semester. Living in Budapest for 5 months was a blast! I met a bunch of foreign people from Egypt, France, Venezuela, Colombia, Russia, Ukraine, USA, Canada, Poland, Japan, Korea, China, Brazil, Argentina, Hungary. […]
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Welcome to Riga 101: tips from a local

Riga is probably not your first destination choice on a trip through Europe, but if it has landed in your travel route, congratulations – you’ve chosen wisely! Riga is often called the “hidden gem” of the Baltics, or Europe, even. Paradoxically, a part of what makes it a gem is […]
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Korea's Second Seoul: Where to go and what to do in Busan

So you’ve been in Seoul for a while, and you’re starting to wonder what Korea would looks like with a little less smog and a few more beaches. Luckily, the second-biggest city in Korea has both of those things, and is a welcome respite from the breakneck pace of life […]
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Sights of Nizhny Novgorod

How to buy tickets from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod.   Nizhny Novgorod I want to tell a little about the trip to Nizhny Novgorod. We bought the tickets a week before departure. High-speed trains “Strizh” and “Lastochka” go from Moscow. On the way 3 hours 35 […]
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Mumbai : A Food Heaven

Mumbai, known as the city of dreams, is also known for its vibrant food culture. Over the years, it has become a playground of flavors for all the food enthusiasts out there. From authentic Indian cuisine to world-class delicacies, affordable street food to high-end eateries, vegan-friendly to gluten-free, the list […]
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Ukraine: A city with the most beautiful view of the planet

                  I have visited many places in my life, (I think I visited enough for my age) and I have seen a lot of beautiful places in this world. But the most pleasant picture for my eyes in Ukraine is my hometown […]
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Desaru: Discovering Surfing in Malaysia

Malaysia is a tropical climate country that does not have four seasons, but it has sunny days and rainy days throughout the year. During the Northeast Monsoon season, the sea will be raging and the tides will be high, which cause some parts of the beaches in Malaysia to be surfable.  Surfing […]
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All about Amsterdam in 2 days

Amsterdam is an amazing city, which everyone should visit at least once in their lives. First of all, it is a city of contrasts. On the one hand, the city breaks all stereotypes, free love, and other entertainments are welcomed here. On the other hand, the city has a very […]
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Winter Holiday in Hokkaido Japan for 7 days 5 nights

A Winter Holiday in Hokkaido with only AUD828 I would love to share my experience on how I spent only AUD 828 for a beautiful snowy winter holiday in the northernmost area in Japan which is Hokkaido. With only AUD 828, this has included the flight ticket, the accommodations, the […]
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5 Things To Discover in Dahican Beach Mati, Philippines

What used to be a beach only known by the locals with free access to its white sand and ravishing waves any time of the day now has become one of the most sought-after beaches in Mati City, Davao Oriental. Dahican Beach has become known not just by its nearby […]
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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Lviv, Ukraine

If you’re planning a trip to Eastern Europe, be sure to visit Lviv. Haven’t heard of Lviv before? Boy, you’re in for a ride! They call Lviv the Western Capital, the Cultural Center and the Heart of Ukraine. All year round, the city welcomes thousands of tourists from Poland, Germany, […]
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Niseko: a snow lovers dream

Picture your idea of snowy paradise. Where is it? Canada? France? America? I bet Japan wouldn’t be in your visual, right? Let me tell you right now, it should be.   Niseko, located on the northern island of Japan, is fast becoming known for its light, deep and fluffy powder. […]
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Japan's Nara Park: Deer-Central

Why go to Nara Park? Nara Park is famous as one of the most picturesque and oldest parks in Japan. It is a sprawling 502 hectares of beautiful sights and is home to many cultural landmarks of the City of Nara. But what the park is famous for is the […]
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A City within a Village: Greenwoods Executive Village, Pasig

WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF GREENWOODS!      For 9 years, I have lived within the walls of Greenwoods Executive Village, my house securely positioned within the inner part of the subdivision.  Years ago, the village was not as innovated as it is in the present. Before, there were more […]
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Jeju Island Solo Backpacking: A small person on a big island

Seogwipo City Jeju Island, also known as South Korea's Hawaii, is the dream destination for all South Koreans. Located in the South of South Korea, Jeju Island is furtherer away from Busan, South Korea's second biggest city, than it is from Japan's city of Fukuoka. Jeju […]
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The Sydney Guide

Sydney is one of the most famous cities of the southern hemisphere and often mistakenly called the capital of Australia, embodies the relaxed and easy-going way of life. Therefore, every year millions of tourists travel there to surf the wave and many of them never leave. Nightlife In Sydney I […]
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Secrets Of Gion: Exploring The Geisha Town Of Kyoto, Japan

Discovering The World Of Geisha You've never been to Kyoto if you haven't been to Gion. Made internationally famous by the controversially critiqued book and movie adaptation, Memoirs Of A Geisha, Gion hides away the secretive world of the Japanese geisha. However, it wasn't Memoirs that hooked me in on this […]
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Top 5 parks to visit in Singapore

Occupying 719.1 square kilometres, Singapore is not an enormous country. (As a comparison, Australia is 7.692 million square kilometres.) However there is a lot squeezed into it: more than 5 million people, business hubs, a thriving arts scene, every imaginable type of food, a busy nightlife and continual construction. But because of […]
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Cherry Blossom and Japanese Culture

Who has travelled to Japan? It is different compared to the Western world, this is for sure. When I have to explain my friends how Japan is, I always try to make a comparison between India and Japan. And I love both of these countries. However, they are the complete […]
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Beginner’s Climb: Mt. Gola + Mt. Manalmon Twin Hike

Always wanted to try mountaineering but afraid the climb will be too difficult? Take it easy and don’t worry Mt. Gola and Mt. Manalmon is a good starting point for you. Located at Sitio Madlum in San Miguel, Bulacan that is a few hours away from Metro Manila, the Philippines' […]
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What to do when you are in Taipei, China

  Recently, Taipei, a city based in China's province, Taiwan, has been seeing an increasing number of foreign tourists and that too, each and every year. Keep in note that even though Taipei is not an extremely budget destination in China, it is still a whole lot of cheaper than […]
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What too see your first time in Tokyo

When I decided to visit Japan, I was afraid of getting lost and being overwhelmed by the masses of people. This was especially true concerning Tokyo, the capital city of Japan with a population of 13 million. I am coming from a small country, and the city where I live […]
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The ultimate foodie list for vegetarians in Kathmandu

When traveling sometimes it is difficult to discover nice restaurants. Maybe they are too touristic or they charge you a lot for a good and clean meal. But I reveal you here (so you won't have to take any risk) the best vegetarian and vegan spots in Kathmandu. Nepali culture […]
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Top 5 Things To Do In Brisbane

During my time in Australia, I spent over 4 months living with a local Brisbane family in a suburb, 15 minutes outside of the Central Business District. In this time I was able to explore what Brisbane has to offer and how the locals live. If you want to find […]
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How and Why You Should Move to China

Most of us daydream of it, you know getting up from our desk and quitting our day jobs, hopping on a flight and going somewhere different? And then there are the small group of people that actually do it! We have all seen the pictures on Instagram, heard the stories […]
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MUSEUMS IN JAKARTA: THE BEST WAY TO DISCOVER INDONESIA’S HERITAGE

If you are forced to brand Jakarta by the first sight you will probably mention its horrifying transport system and insubstantial character as capitalistic economic centre. So I did a couple of months ago! Every time I entered the city I did almost everything to leave it as soon as […]
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Tokyo Food Guide

Tokyo Food Guide If you are a lover of sushi, consider yourself a foodie, or if you're just looking to try something new, Tokyo is the perfect destination for you. With restaurants of every variety on nearly every corner, you never have to look too far. Sushi One of the […]
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Pasifika and International Cultural Festivals 2016 in Auckland

SUMMERTIME IN AUCKLAND: IN HONOUR OF PACIFIC ISLANDS AND WORLDWIDE CULTURES         During my stay in Auckland, I could notice that the number of foreign people moving in there has been increasing and I observed how the city accepts that the population is becoming international. I mainly remember of two Festivals to […]
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OSAKA Amazing Pass: A ticket for having more fun with less cost

If you are planning a trip that you would like to stay in OSAKA for deep travel, do not miss to add this ticket/the pass on your list. Osaka is the biggest city in western Japan, has more than 2 million population. In this kind of busy city, it has […]
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Exploring Vancouver Canada

Moving from Europe to Canada Introduction When I was young, I enjoyed geography — I was always researched countries, flags, history and was able to find any country on the map almost instantly. Love for travel stayed with me since then. I had always dreamed of traveling the world, yet being from a small […]
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Eating in Pai, Thailand

One of the main reasons I love to travel so much is the food!  Every country, every culture, expresses itself in the myriad of ingredients, spices and herbs they use in their cuisine.  Food is a trademark of every region around the globe; it distinctly defines a group of people and […]
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Exploring Japan: Top 4 Unique Things To Do

Once the Imperial capital of Japan, Kyoto is now a popular destination for world travelers who have their eyes set on Japan. Most people who visit usually plan a detailed itinerary, making sure they see all the famous sights in Kyoto. The city is one of the few left in […]
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Mexico City: the hottest place to be

I'm facing some major changes in my life right now. In fact, just the last week has contained changes on almost every one level: I got two jobs, I got the news that I'll have to move from my apartment, I found a new apartment, I handed in the first draft […]
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Hot Springs Around the World

In the past year, I've travelled to the East (hitting Japan) back to the West (In Yellowstone National Park, USA), and somewhere in the middle (Iceland). And although these countries couldn't be more different from one another, there was one thing that I managed to find in all of them. […]
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Enjoy Tainan as a Local

Time to get another point of view of Tainan on Taiwan. Tainan, a city located in a southern part of Taiwan, is the oldest city. It is said to be a food paradise which I can only confirm. It is also famous for temples, historical buildings and crazy traffic. Initially […]
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Japan: More Than Just Mangas and Animes

JaFun from the mountains to the megalopolis   When you hear the word Japan, anyone can immediately associate it with ramen, kimono, sakura, geishas among many other words which we have used in daily conversations. However, I would like to target some readers who want another perspective of what Japan […]
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Highlights from Kansai, Japan

Growing up watching tokusatsu, anime, samurai movies, and eating Japanese food, have made me very fond of Japan and their culture.  Last August presented itself as a great opportunity to visit Japan when an unplanned trip to the local travel fair scored us some really sweet airline deals. We were […]
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Tokyo: Find a Room and go Around by Bike, Part I

The essentials: accommodation, bike, and parking it Why cycle in Tokyo? Not very long ago, I found myself in Tokyo for 3 months, living in Ota-ku and working in Minato-ku (two of Tokyo’s wards, or ku). Long story short, after commuting to work for a few weeks I realised that: […]
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Picking Cherries and Baking Pies in Rural Romania

Picking cherries and baking pies in rural Romania. Doesn’t it sound idyllic? Oh, no? Then you probably haven’t picked cherries before. Or apples. Or olives. Or fallen leaves. Or maybe you just can’t find that space in your head that goes “Oh yeah, cherry picking, bring it!”. Or, you know, […]
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24-hour layover in Hong Kong

A 24-HOUR LAYOVER IN HONG KONG Okay, so you got 24-hours layover to see the best of the best in Hong Kong. I’m here to give you a 24-hour itinerary that gives you both dualities of Hong Kong – the hustle and bustle and the sweet greener goodness of nature […]
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Helsinki Hietalahti Market Hall: Sundry of Flavours

There's something special about this age-old Market/ Food Hall Over a century old, Hietalahti Market Hall has gone through a lot of changes. Starting as a central trading hall for merchants in the early 1900's until the 1970's, to becoming an all organic market hall for a while and to […]
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Visiting Jazz Town

The trip to the south of USA was not planned in advance and was more of a spur-of-the-moment decision, however, as at usually happens, this kind of decisions can lead to the most memorable adventures. I had purchased the tickets two days prior to the departure and was able to secure […]
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Corregidor Island: So Small Yet So Big

It Finally Happened Corregidor Island in Cavite is one of the places I have been wanting to visit since Grade School (I know, that was over 10 years ago!). Well, the long wait is over and thanks to the man who brought me there as a surprise weekend trip. Going […]
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Kamchatka: 7 Reasons to fly to the end of the world

Kamchatka is a peninsula in the Far-eastern Russia, right across the Pacific Ocean from Alaska, not far from Japan. It’s also the land of fire-breathing mountains, pure ice-cold water springs, hot thermal bathing pools, wild animals and pristine, untouched nature. If you wish to feel connected to the world around […]
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One day trip to City of Pines: Baguio City

Are you searching for the cool place and want to escape to the hot weather that u experienced right now? well Baguio City awaits you Transportation Approximately 300kms from Manila to Baguio if you travel by bus or even lesser if you travel by car. it is depend to your […]
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A Whimsical Experience in Hamamatsu, Japan

Let's go to Hamamatsu City, Japan Hamamatsu, a city known for musical instruments and motorbikes, is located in Shizuoka Prefecture and is located roughly 90 minutes away from Tokyo. During the Edo Period, it served as a communications center so it has quite a bit of history. It is not […]
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A Capsule Hotel in Asakusa

My Capsule Hotel Experience Japan, the Land of the Rising Sun. How many of us have dreamt of travelling this melting pot of culture and food? Well, please bear with me as I cannot stress how much I love going around this country! What made Japan so unique were the […]
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Baja California has it all

Baja California has it all Forget everything you've heard of Baja California and let me tell you why you should include it in your travel plans. For it proximity to the United States is a state with a cultural mix you will not find anywhere in Mexico or even the […]
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8 Must-See Spots in Kyoto

Since my travel to Tokyo last year, I never really let go of the idea that in a few months I will be back to Japan, particularly in Kyoto. On one hand, Tokyo was breath-taking. A huge metropolis that surprises you with traditional Japanese culture from time to time. On […]
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36 Hours in Seoul

Seoul has an undeniable energy.  You can feel its ebb and flow instantly on arrival.  It’s the kind of place that leads you down a seemingly normal, dank alley and just when you think you’re lost, find yourself in the middle of a vibrant nightlife scene.  It’s one of the […]
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Nusa Lembongan: The Magical Island Getaway in Bali, Indonesia

NUSA LEMBONGAN: THE MAGICAL ISLAND GETAWAY IN BALI, INDONESIA “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” – Marcel Proust I definitely agree with the quote above. The objective of the real travellers is not only visiting new spots but also experiencing new things […]
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Bits of London: 24 Unconventional Hours

Who wouldn't visit London once in a time? London is one of the most popular European capitals and if you aren't lucky enough to have more than a handful of days, I am sure that the place you'll pick will be quite predictable: Buckingham Palace, the Parliament and the Big […]
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Darjeeling- the queen of Hills

DARJEELING- the land of thunder bolt   view of Mt. Kanchenjunga from Darjeeling Darjeeling- the queen of hills once a summer capital to the British India is a small town in the North east part of India located at the foothills of the Himalayas nestled in […]
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THE PERFECT ONE-DAY TRIP TO THE VALLEY OF LONGEVITY, VILCABAMBA

It is Sunday and I have tons of assignments to do in law school, but my mother always insists on doing something together on weekends. I was reluctant about the thought of leaving my homework undone, but the truth was I needed some fresh air. Therefore, my parents and I decided […]
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Fushimi Inari-Taisha in Kyoto, Japan: More Beautiful In Person

How Did I End Up In Japan? My trip to Japan has a bit of a backstory, so please bear with me. Last year, I accomplished one of the items on my bucket list. Not only did I fly internationally by myself, but I traveled to Japan. A lot of […]
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Bung Jagoi: A piece of Borneo Bidayuh native history

Bung Jagoi: A piece of Borneo Bidayuh native history A First Timer's Hiking Journal to Explore the Forgotten Borneo Bidayuh Natives' Settlement Hiking up a mountain is not something I am familiar with, perhaps it is due to the fact that I was born in the city, in the middle […]
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Korea: visting the demilitarized zone

A little history Before and during world war two. Korea was colonized by Japan for 35 years. After the war was finally over so was the Japenese rule over Korea. The country was left with no government until the united states and the soviet union agreed to occupy and take […]
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How to eat & drink in Japan

For someone who had no intention of ever trying Japanese food, let alone liking it, Japan's cuisine really struck me and my stomach by surprise. Oh my gosh the food. Once you eat Japanese food, you'll never go back. It's handy to know that Japan is one of the safest […]
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Canarian food: where to eat in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Where to eat local and seafood in Las Palmas? Food is any substance, mainly plant and animal based, consumed to provide nutritional support for the body. We have to eat to survive but also we sample and taste for pleasure. The quality of produce as well as service makes it […]
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Baguio: A Trip to The Mountains

Baguio: A Trip To The Mountains   Something about the place: Located at the mountainous region of the Cordillera, Baguio City is a famous tourist spot here in the Philippines because of its cool climate, the fresh pine tree-scented air, the culture and traditions, historical past and more. It is approximately […]
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Brisbane: 7 Lovely Places to Visit.

Hello, there! I decided to write about Brissie because I lived there last year and I felt in love with this amazing place! So I would like to recommend you visiting 7 places if you are in this city of Australia. Let´s go! South Bank Brisbane […]
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Japan: 6-Day Guide to Tokyo City

Japan, is one of the world's most interesting countries you can visit, embodying both its national tradition and the modernization of the world at large. Home to skyscrapers and temples, Tokyo, Japan's busiest capital is the New York of Asia in my opinion. Tokyo is always bustling with energy and […]
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Andaman Islands: Pearls in a sea of blue

Andaman Islands: Pearls in a sea of blue Think about clear turquoise water, spectacular rain forests, sun-kissed beaches, gorgeous corals, and prehistoric tribes – where in India can you find all this and more? Of course, on the Andaman and Nicobar Islands! A tropical heaven in the truest sense, the […]
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Land of Mountains – Leh

India : Land of Mountains – Leh, Jammu and Kashmir Location: In the midst of the beautiful Himalayas lies a small town, Leh in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. Surrounded by mountains on all sides Leh is a beautiful town. As soon as you land you are greeted […]
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ISHIGAKI: THE UP AND COMING ISLAND OF JAPAN

  I call it up and coming because it's just that, paradise waiting to be discovered. Many people crave that hidden paradise where you can go to relax and unwind. An emerald green colored beach and not be surrounded by so many tourists. Where Is Ishigaki? ISHIGAKI has got just that… […]
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Iloilo City: The Philippines

Iloilo City is and always will be home. It has the vibe of a laid back town that can get up and party when needed, or if it wants to. Turn of the century buildings and graceful Spanish mansions stand elbow to elbow with new infrastructure, and old jeeps share […]
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Kokura Adventure

Kokura Station Inside this once upon a Medieval Town The irony of being known as an ancient castle town when the place itself is now considered as one of the modern well-developed districts around Kitakyushu. It may seem located at the far side of Fukuoka, but […]
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How To Avoid Paris Syndrome (vol. one)

Paris syndrome (French: Syndrome de Paris, Japanese: パリ症候群, Pari shōkōgun) is a transient psychological disorder exhibited by some individuals when visiting or vacationing to Paris, as a result of extreme shock resulting from their finding out that Paris is not what they had expected it to be. The odds of […]
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Layover at Incheon Airport: Best idea ever.

A year ago I traveled with my boyfriend to Japan. Since we were very far away from home, we decided to take advantage of the situation and travel a little bit through Asia. After looking through many different options, we decided to go to the ancient and beautiful country of […]
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A truly unique experience: fashion in Harajuku, Tokyo!

La Maison de Juielitta, in-house make-over and photo-shoot experience: Harajuku, Tokyo Nearest metro: Meijijingu-Mae Station inside LaForet. Japan is well known for its dress-up experiences, with many choosing to try on traditional Geisha outfits, but if you feel like something modern and ultra Kawaii you might want to try this. […]
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Coolest Buildings in Taichung, Taiwan!

Just before school starts, I had a getaway in a city in the middle of west Taiwan. I've spent few years of my childhood in Taichung, and it has changed a lot. This city may not be the largest in Taiwan, but because it doesn't contain as much business buildings […]
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The Czech Republic: 5 Gardens of Prague

Of course, there are spots in Prague visiting which is a duty of any tourist and traveler with at least some self-respect. The Charles Bridge, Prague Castle, Petrin tower – all of them are widely known for both beauty and over-crowdedness. However, studying in a new city has certain advantages: […]
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Island Off Okinawa, Japan

As a country that safeguards its unique culture while keeping up with the rest of the world, Japan's charm lies in its distinct ways of the modern and the traditional. Each of its prefectures has character that cater to different types of traveler – from temple and shrine enthusiasts to  night owls and fans  of Japanese cuisine to […]
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Calauit Safari Park: An animal lover

Calauit Safari Park: An Animal Lover's Paradise Giraffes. I've always loved giraffes and needless to say, it is my favorite animal. I've heard of this 'safari' in the Philippines and vowed to myself that I will visit this place by hook or by crook! So when we finally scored some […]
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Six memorable features of Gili Trawangan, Indonesia

Gili Trawangan island located in the Lombok strait between the Indonesian islands of Bali and Lombok, is the biggest of the three Gili islands – Gili Trawangan, Gili Meno and Gili Air. Last December when I decided to take the trip to Gili Trawangan and spend a week (including New Year's Eve and Day) […]
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Tiangge: Cultural Philippine Bazaar

Shopping is part of traveling. When visiting places, one would always find things he would want to take back home. Unless you happen to be an egoistically snobbish shopper who loves buying expensive brands you can brag about for a single time and wouldn’t, in any way, make you a […]
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Yokohama, the elegant neighbor

When it comes to traveling in Japan, most people will tell you the same: you must see the electric and fashionable Tokyo, the traditional and peaceful Kyoto, the funky and friendly Osaka. This is all probably true. But what about the great neighborhood of the capital city? Yokohama, second largest […]
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São Paulo, the city that also never sleeps!

As a born and raised “paulistana”  my first post could not be about anywhere else but the South American city that never sleeps. So many cultures in one place What almost no travelers know is that many immigrants settled in the city in the beggining of the century (my family […]
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My ultimate guide to Whistler, Canada

Whistler had been high on my list of places to visit ever since I can remember, so when the opportunity arose to be able to live and work there I jumped at it with my arms and wide open. Whistler is a small town located approximately 2.5 hrs away from […]
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Siem Reap: Short Circuit & Pub Street

Cambodia, The kingdom of wonder That little place is Cambodia in case you are wondering! This is my first time in Cambodia and frankly when I got to know that I was accepted by an NGO here for my summer internship, the first thing I did […]
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El Nido: An Adventure to Remember

Regarded as one of the best islands in the world, Palawan, Philippines has so much to offer. With its breathtaking scenery, you'll definitely come back for more. There are numerous flights going to and fro its capital, Puerto Princesa City. But if you want to save time, you can book […]
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London: The multifaceted city.

I think about London and it makes me feel emotional. I´ve been living there for about a year and I feel that it´s a magical city. Maybe it just because it was the first city I put a foot on after I left my own country, Argentina. Now, I had […]
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welcome to Miyajima in Hiroshima of Japan

→How to go Miyajima?← Visit to Hiroshima of Japan,have to go Miyajima island on once. Total Time :45mins (From Hiroshima Station JR Sanyo line*to Iwakuni way* to Miyajima Station) From Miyajima station will go though undergound and then will see like picture show that place. This way is go take […]
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BOHOL, PHILIPPINES: More Than Just Chocolate Hills

“It’s More Fun in the Philippines” That was the 2015 campaign of Philippines' Department of Tourism. And with good reason. There might be hundreds of other destinations for travelers and beach goers such as Maldives, Santorini and Saint Tropez among others but with a country of roughly 7,107 islands, there […]
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Dublin: Irish city of wonders

Sweny's Joycean Pharmacy What can you find in an old pharmacy? One day I was staring at the display on the front window of a quirky spot on 1 Lincoln Place. There were books in front of the shop, a retro looking bench and fancy hats at the display. It […]
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Overview of Tallinn

      Estonia is a small country which is located in Northern Europe in the Baltic Region. It has borders with Latvia from the South, Russia from the East, Finland from the North and Sweden from the West (Finland and Sweden are across the Gulf of Finland and Baltic […]
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Experience London Through ME

Experiencing such a beautiful city like London, by reading an article about it is quite difficult but I will try my best to take you through London, and present everything  you need to know when planning a trip to explore the city. London, where do I even begin to present you […]
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Tokyo: 10 Hidden Gems You Should Visit (Part 1)

It's a common thing to found Asakusa, Akihabara's shops of electronic goods or Hachiko statue in your Tokyo bucket list, as well as any tourism spots recommended by your trusted sources of traveling info. Well, not that those mainstream attractions are boring but let me tell you some hidden gems of the city that […]
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Okinawa Cruising via Costa Victoria

Each and everyone of us wants to travel once in awhile to have some break from our corporate lives even in just a short period of time. And who wouldn’t want it if you’ll have it for free? I’ve been working in the travel industry for almost three years already […]
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Chronicles of the Spontaneous Adventure: Osaka, Japan

Welcome to the Land of the Rising Sun! The Dream Traveling has always been a dream of mine. If asked where do I see myself five years from now, I would always visualize myself walking on the streets of some random country, being one with the […]
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South Korea : Cats and Green Tea

South Korea: Cats and Green Tea When you think about South Korea, what comes to mind? For most people it’s the notoriously pungent kimchi, or it could be the new wave of Kpop music that has hit the charts. Gangnam Style being the prime (and most annoying) example. For girls […]
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Modern-day Exploration of Historic Intramuros

Manila is one misunderstood city. Whenever I travel abroad and locals find out I’m from Manila, they sometimes make this quizzical face and ask me “but what’s good about Manila?” People most likely have heard only bad things about it but there are also those who are sincerely curious about […]
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5 Important Tips For First-Time Travellers In JAPAN!

  Thinking about heading to the land of the rising sun for the first time? Well if you haven’t been there before, you might find the following 5  travel tips super useful. Japan is a country melding tradition with the latest technology and may be a little different to what […]
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Kaiserslautern “K-Town” – Little America

Living in K-Town Living abroad is definitely different from just traveling to a foreign country for a few days – and I soon discovered this as I realized that I was now living in a place where I was not fluent in the local language, and the only friend I […]
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Seoul: Cafés, Coffee shops and Tea houses

Who lived off coffee as a student? Everyone, right? Well, actually I didn't. Give me a cup of earl grey, hot chocolate, or a smoothie! But fact remains that everyone has ducked into a café or coffee shop at some point (probably Starbucks), looking for a temporary fix. Or enough […]
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Shizuoka: More Then Just Beaches

Shizuoka: When people think of Japan they automatically think of sushi, Geisha, samurai, and anime. If asked to name a famous landmark in Japan most people would say Mt. Fuji right off the bat.  What most people don't know about Mt. Fuji is that it's located in Shizuoka Prefecture. Those […]
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Mallorca

Mallorca After a lot of sprinting through airports, living out of suitcases and language difficulties I can say with certainty that Mallorca is my favourite place in the world and am happy to now call it my home. Mallorca while having a renowned reputation central to Magaluf and its antics […]
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The Heart of Down Town Vancouver

  Vancouver, “Beautiful British Columbia”, Canada   Vancouver, British Columbia is a picturesque city right on the ocean, in the midst of the mountains, lakes and rivers… it doesn’t get any better than here! Whether you’re visiting with your partner, family, or with a group of friends, you’ll be able […]
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Argentina stands high… on a fake platform

The first week in Argentina for me was an ugly shoe. The kind of post-apocalyptic shoe that looks retro Japanese mixed with the Spice girls thick platforms and sparkles. Who would wear that? Let’s find out High platform shoes in the shops

The hauntingly beautiful crater lake of ‘Kawah Putih’

The hauntingly beautiful crater lake of  'Kawah Putih' [caption id="attachment_20735" align="aligncenter" width="597"] Flying in the colors of the beautiful 'Kawah Putih'

Kawah Putih (meaning ‘white crater’) is a stunningly beautiful and atmospheric crater lake, lying in one of two craters belonging to a dormant andesitic stratovolcano called Mount Patuha. The […]
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Buenos Aires: From Malbec to Street Markets

Having been lucky enough to visit this gorgeous country not once, but twice, and having spent my time there two very different ways (one being a long weekend in a hostel and the other being a ten day trip in a four star hotel), I believe I have just what […]
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JAPAN: 10 DAYS IN TOKYO

JAPAN: 10 DAYS IN TOKYO Undoubtedly Tokyo should be on every traveller plans. In this city you will find from the latest technology to some of the most important temples in Japan. If you don't have too many days to spend in this metropolis you can try to visit two […]
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Chasing Jack: Exploring the Remnants of Victorian London

There's something oddly romantic about Whitechapel; not the emotional type of romantic, but the idealised, curious type. I often imagine myself walking the foggy, cobbled streets of Victorian London wearing a peaked cap, stopping off at a quintessentially British pub and washing down a hearty stew with a nice cold […]
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A Weekend in Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, capital city of the small island nation of Taiwan in East Asia, a modern metropolis reminiscent of Hong Kong, Tokyo and Shanghai. Crowded streets, rowdy night markets and bustling nightlife – everything a nocturnal being like myself could possibly crave for is right here in Taipei. Taipei is often […]
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Weekend in Buenos Aires: Cool cafe hopping

I can no longer count how many times I have been to Buenos Aires, for a day, for a week, for a month. The truth is the city never ceases to amaze me. Even coming from the bustling cultural life of Montevideo, Buenos Aires appears lively and full of fabulous […]
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Auckland, New Zealand: How To Avoid Boredom In The Big Smoke

The Gateway to New Zealand As the most populous city in the country, and the only one with a half-decent airport, it's hard to avoid Auckland if you're planning on visiting New Zealand. From the rugged West Coast, the glistening waters of the northern North Island, and countless other exhaustively […]
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Adelaide: Australia

The sounds, the smells and the colours at the OzAsia Night Noodle Markets. Vibrant, electric and moving – all words that Australian travellers don’t frequently associate with Adelaide, the City of Churches, and ever little sister to the Australian “must-sees” Sydney and Melbourne. But I’m here […]
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Wellington, New Zealand: A Travellers Guide To The Coolest Little Capital

 Wellington, NZ   Said to be a small version of Melbourne, New Zealand's capital is one which boasts an amazing city culture. Whether you are interested in food, artwork, shopping, adventure or nature, Wellington offers something for everyone all you need is a comfortable pair of shoes to traverse this harbour […]
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Sao Paulo: Visiting Like A Local

Sao Paulo – the largest city in Sao America; a megalopolis that will chew you up and spit you out unless you are a born Paulistano. I moved to this hot and polluted city in October, 2014. As I flew in over the expansive and seemingly never-ending night-lights I wondered, “What […]
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Fascinating Hua Hin, Thailand

Hua Hin, a district of Thailand. About 3 hours road trip from Bangkok, Thailand's capital. There is no airport in Hua Hin, however, train is another option to reach to Hua Hin directly, but bare in mind, it is really time consuming, it may takes up to 4 hours journey. […]
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Jalcomulco, a hole in the sand.

Whitewater rafting in México. There is no place I know better than Jalcomulco, in the state of Veracruz in México.  This is the place where I got introduced to whitewater rafting, something I´ve never ever heard mentioned before or even seen on T.V. When I finished highschool a series of […]
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A guide to Byron Bay. The happiest place on earth.

How many times in your life have you experienced pure and udder bliss? The kind of bliss that you can feel as your hair becomes softer, your skin clearer and your eyes brighter. Not a bliss that comes from a temporary moment of happiness, but from somewhere deep inside your […]
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Osaka: The Deliciousness

I love food, Yes! good food is bliss, whether eating by yourself or with others. Every meal time should be celebrated. It's a great fortune to have food and to able to eat, it’s a greater fortune to be open to different kinds of foods. And when you have to […]
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