Category: Travel

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Enchanted River – Surigao del sur, PHILIPPINES

Why Enchanted? “Cause no one ever reach its bottom.”     Enchanted River is found in Barangay Talisay, Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur. It is called “enchanted” because no one has ever reached its bottom.   Many people, including scuba divers,… Read More…

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Compilation of the Best Photos of 2012!

On the contrary, 2012 has been an awesome year!   Apart from all the rocus and bad headlines… people around the globe remained awesome and still had the best time!   Here are some of them: (click for larger image)… Read More…

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Boracay Named World’s Best Island 2012!

Boracay has been named as this year’s world’s best island getaway by an international travel magazine.     Discovery Shores in Boracay was also named best hotel spa in Asia by “Travel + Leisure” magazine’s 2012 World’s Best Awards.  … Read More…

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Google’s “Self-Driving Cars” Allowed by New Law

In case you missed it, Google has had a “self-driving car” for the past few years now. Yes, it is very safe, very suffecient, and very reliable. It is expected, that in 10 years, this will be completely legal and… Read More…

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Where to Get Travel Insurance in the Philippines

If you are planning to spend your vacation or holiday in the Philippines, getting travel insurance in this country is very easy.     Travel insurance is very important. It can give you convenience, peace of mind and help you… Read More…

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Americans – No Longer the World’s Tallest Population

When you think of the word tall, you might think about America and its tall buildings, athletes, and majority of their population.     That was the ideal idea until a new study which was conducted in Munich and Princeton… Read More…

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What I Learned Freelance Writing in Boracay

Four years ago, when the economy crashed in the US, I lost my full time job (which sucked anyway). And all I had was my part time freelance writing gig.   But the good thing about online freelancing is, TOTAL… Read More…

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New Study: Happiness can kill you, while grumpiness can make you live longer

People who smile a lot and say “have a nice day” are headed to an early grave, while the grumpy people live longer.     And here I was, researching about “work etiquette” and being “nice at work,” when I bumped… Read More…

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THE BACLAYON CHURCH: A 400 year old exquisite oeuvre and legacy of the Baclaynons

(this is a major term paper that I submitted to my Communications teacher last semester) A tour or vacation in Bohol would never be complete without a visit to the second oldest in the country and the most preserved Jesuit… Read More…

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My time in the PH (What OFWs/Foreigners must know)

Foreigner? Long time OFW? Planning a vacation in the Philippines? Have no idea what to do there? You’re in luck! I’ve just had my month-long vacation in the Philippines! And I know exactly what to do! But first… a back… Read More…

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We were Born to Travel; Not get Stuck

For about a hundred-million years our little furry forefathers roamed from place to place. Over the past five-hundred-thousand years we perfected this nomadism by following the seasons, the herds, and the water; ingraining lifelong motion into our genome. If we… Read More…

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Why is Asia so Divided?

Asia is the largest continent in landmass and most populated. It has the world’s 60% of population that accounts to almost 4 billion people. But why is it so divided? I was lucky enough to have traveled Europe, US and… Read More…

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Why is Everything More Expensive in the Philippines!

“Hot! Whoa it’s too hot!” — Was the first thing I said when I landed in Manila.     I was having a blast in California. It’s still winter, and my body was in hibernation mode. Yep, hibernation mode. It… Read More…

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A Faster Way to Get to the U.S.

I was a Nurse. I graduated 2003 — hope was bleak. No more Jobs. To the newly graduates, it will even be a lot harder. But don’t lose hope — we only use nursing to get to the US, right?… Read More…