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Halong Bay is one of the top destinations in Northern Vietnam. During my stay in Hanoi as a volunteer teacher, I got a chance to visit this place. I was with my co-volunteer and we explored Halong bay together for a weekend.It was my last weekend and having to spend it in a beautiful place was really amazing. I met a lot of incredible people and I want to share my experience and some tips with you.Pre-travel GUIDETransport:We booked a fancy van to Ha Long bay in Baolau . We paid 500,000 dong each…

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2017-travel-year-end-review

The moment I welcomed 2017, I told myself, ‘this will be a great year’. I was hoping a year of full of adventures, a lot of travels, and meeting new people. And now, the year is ending, I can finally say, it was an epic year for me. The things I hoped for was given to me more than what I actually hoped for. Including the unexpected things, the good and the bad, that I did not plan at all but I am still grateful for all those moments, especially the familiar and new people who made my 2017 extra…

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24 Hours in Singapore

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Singapore has always been labeled as an expensive country. This was the reason why I do not want to stay longer and explore the place because I have a tight budget. Singapore was the first country I visited for my month long travel. I was with my boyfriend who wanted to tag along even for just 2 days before I start my solo travel. (The reason why I needed to budget).It was a quick getaway for us to travel together, and we only had 1 full day to visit the common tourist attractions in Singapore. And to tell you…

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alone-and-starving-on-my-first-day-in-hanoi

I left Singapore alone, about to embark on my adventure and surprisingly I felt nothing. I was not excited, nervous, or even skeptical about this solo travel thing. It was just blank. I was just doing the things I needed to do like going to the airport, and then wait for my boarding time.Every time I feel nothing, that’s the time I’m worried.As I was thinking why I’m not even bothered at all, my mind was updating me that I should be cautious. It was like my thoughts were jammed inside my brain then everything…

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quit-job-solo-travel

You might think that you are reading a post on how I quit my job and then travel the world. Well, this is not it. I’m sorry if the title is misleading but this is about me being bored while being unemployed and have nothing else to do. If you still want to read, here’s what happened.Why I quit my jobIt was because of my career growth….. JUST KIDDING!Two years ago, while still training for the job, a manager told us that a career is different from a job. He asked us if it was…

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diy-guide-to-sugba-lagoon

The first time I visited Siargao, all I wanted to do was to surf since it is the surfing capital of the Philippines. It turned out that the island offered (and still can offer) more than its well-known waves from the pacific. Me and my friends stayed only for four days and it was a good trip. However, it was not enough.READ: Complete Guide to make your 4-Day Experience in Siargao WorthwhileRecently, I visited Siargao Island with my boyfriend and we intended to stay longer so we opted for a 9 days trip.One of the…

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One of the good parts about traveling is that I can meet a lot of people. Whether I’m the tourist or I’m the local; It connects us to one thing, travel. When we went to Hong Kong a few months ago, we met a local named Monique who went with us touring Hong Kong’s temples. She even took a day off just to take us to their tourist attractions and we tried their favorite desserts. It was one of the highlights of our travel. I believe that the people of a certain place makes my travel more…

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chois-grillhouse-healthy-choice

If you have a healthy lifestyle or even if you are trying to have one. You should try Chois Grillhouse. It is a newly open restaurant located at Centro Maximo, D. Jakosalem St., Ramos, Cebu City . They serve foods with no msg or chemical preservatives. They also use charcoal to cook their food to avoid consuming petroleum gas.The idea came up when the owner and also the chef of the Chois Grillhouse’s mom got ill. He advised his mom to eat healthy foods for fast recovery. From that incident he decided to establish and make healthy foods for…

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Hong Kong Food Adventure

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I don’t search a lot about the must try foods in a specific place, but I realized that food is also an adventure every curious mind should take. It says a lot about one’s culture and I want to experience and discover that in my travels.I might not be a foodie, but like everyone else I also enjoy food! We all know we can’t really say no to food and that’s why for me, food is also something to be explored when visiting a specific place.Travel gives me an opportunity to try things I…

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Exploring Carnaza Island for Php1000

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It was almost a month of unemployment and all I did was watch Netflix on weekdays and freedive on weekends. Though I enjoyed (and still enjoying) both, it was not the routine I wanted. To be honest, I do not like routine because routine is lethal.In the last week of August, I got a chance to break that routine and explored the island of Carnaza, located in the northern part of Cebu. From the island you can see the provinces of Cebu, Masbate, Leyte and Biliran. It was the perfect destination! The island was not touristy and it was…

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