Travel Archive

Trip to Sta. Elena Fun Farm

My co-workers and I have officially bidden the dry season adieu with a quick swim in Sta. Elena, Laguna! Before we got to the clubhouse, though, we decided to spend a little bit of our time at the Sta. Elena Fun Farm. Was the one-day trip grand! Heartwarming, though oftentimes cheesy, motivational quotes can be

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Tagaytay Freedom!

Just had a marvelous trip to Tagaytay last weekend (June 14-15, 2014) and it was, for the most part, perfect since it was the first time my parents actually allowed me to spend the night out-of-town alone. But then again, my travel buddy Ada Lopez was there throughout my–ahem–journey to the “unknown”, and needless to

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The 3rd World Traveler: Making Traveling Easy

Being frugal is an art form. I admit, I splurge almost half the time, spending much more money on items with almost half the value. (I spend too much on food, don’t judge!) But when the going gets tough, the tough get stingy! The common belief is that food is a basic necessity, and travel

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Opening Our Minds: A Chance to Join the ASEAN Blogger Festival 2013

“The youth is the hope of our future.” -Jose Rizal Within the past year alone, a lot can already be said about today’s youth. Just from browsing through various social media channels, it is already glaringly obvious how truly powerful this generation’s future bright leaders are. And one doesn’t have to be the next Jose Rizal,

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Siem Reap: More Than Meets the Eye

I’ve been experiencing problems with blog.com ever since I made the mistake of signing up for their blogging services. While I abhor duplicate copies of any kind, I can’t help copying the entire article here (I’m compelled, for archiving purposes). After all the stressful events in my life, I never really expected I’d actually win

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7 Nice Places to Visit in Siem Reap

So after reading my tips here, you decided to what-the-heck visit Cambodia. You’ve got your fanny pack ready, you’ve smeared enough sunblock all over your body to remain white for the rest of your life, and you’ve got wads of cash stuffed in your front pockets (and shoes). You’re ready, I know you are. Now

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How to Survive in Siem Reap, Cambodia

I’ve got plenty of great and not-so-great memories from traveling to Siem Reap, Cambodia, via Cebu Pacific. One of the great ones include my entry’s unexpected win at the 2012 BlogFest.Asia Writing Competition, but then there was a problem with the flight I booked at their office at Robinson’s Galleria that may have badly affected how

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