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5 Reasons Why Semarang, Indonesia Is A Perfect Offbeat Destination 

This post contains affiliate links. Bali. Lombok. Yogyakarta. Maybe even Jakarta. Those are the places most people think of when envisioning a trip to Indonesia. But being an archipelago consisting of over 17,000 islands, Indonesia has so much more unspoiled beauty that you don’t really see in most travelers’ bucket lists. It’s a shame, really, because for… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Semarang, Indonesia Is A Perfect Offbeat Destination 

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Is Halong Bay Even Worth It?

As I awoke with the sound of the airconditioning turning off, I didn’t had to remind myself where I was. I can still feel subtle rocking, though very mildly, it was very clear that I was on a boat. Quickly, the excitement came over me as I scooted my body up reaching for the window.… Continue reading Is Halong Bay Even Worth It?

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Travel Taught Me How To Go Makeupless

Spending my childhood in the Philippines, makeup wasn’t really something that was deemed necessary. I grew up with four aunts of different ages, but as most women were back then, they were all about simplicity. Makeup is for special occasions only, like weddings or prom. So when I moved to the states and sooner than… Continue reading Travel Taught Me How To Go Makeupless

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10 Non-Touristy Ways To Experience The Best Views In Batanes 

Oh, Batanes. She’s that person everyone can’t help but fall for. She’s popular, but very mysterious. Everyone knows of her, but barely anyone really knows her. You hear nothing but great things, and when you finally have a chance to spend time with her, even for just a little bit, you see just how charismatic… Continue reading 10 Non-Touristy Ways To Experience The Best Views In Batanes 

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An Intro To Batanes, A World Away

  It was all a dream. When I first heard about Batanes, I was intrigued right away. It was one of the first places recommended to me aside from the usual others such as Palawan and Boracay. Having very little experience in traveling within the country at the time, I didn’t really had a clue… Continue reading An Intro To Batanes, A World Away

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Time Travel Edition: 6 Places In The Philippines That Will Transcend You Back In Time

We all search for magical moments. Why else do we go out of our way and fly thousands of miles. It’s not always about the things that we learn, but it’s those breathtaking moments that many of us pursue when we travel to places. And although museums takes us back as we get schooled about… Continue reading Time Travel Edition: 6 Places In The Philippines That Will Transcend You Back In Time

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Staycationing On A Budget At Jupiter Suites

  One of the downside about living away from the city is the inconvenient distance from the airport. Truth be told, I rarely ever find myself in the city nowadays, and when I do, it’s mostly because I’m headed for the airport. Living two hours away from the it can be such a pain in… Continue reading Staycationing On A Budget At Jupiter Suites