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Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

I’ve been meaning to write about Hanoi for three years now, since I started my blog in 2015. It’s been sitting in my drafts, entitled “Hanoi, I Love You”, but months, years, have gone by, and I struggled to find the words to put together to eloquently describe why I felt the way I did… Continue reading Eating My Way Around Hanoi, 2018 Edition: A Food Guide (Plus Top 10 Must Try Food)

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10 Safety Travel Tips For Mindanao, Philippines

After having lived in the Philippines for almost a decade now, I’m ashamed to say that I’m not entirely always in the know when it comes to the current events here. I choose to avoid the local news because it depresses me, and because I’ve also learned that media is not always the best source… Continue reading 10 Safety Travel Tips For Mindanao, Philippines

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Where To Stay In Boracay: Ferra Hotel Is Like A Sleepover At Your Favorite Rich Tita’s House, But Better

I lost count of how many times I’ve been to Boracay. All I know is that with every visit, despite all the ups and downs, I find something new to love about it. I don’t wanna sound like a broken record, but I’ll say it again one more time: Boracay isn’t the same. It breaks… Continue reading Where To Stay In Boracay: Ferra Hotel Is Like A Sleepover At Your Favorite Rich Tita’s House, But Better

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30 Most Awesome Things To Do In Antique, Philippines

I tried to brainstorm for the perfect adjective that best describes Antique, the province that has captivated me right from the first time I went in 2016. Magical. Mystical. Unique. Off beat. Kickass. Nope. No word is just good enough. Antique is better off as a word of its own, because as thick as Webster’s… Continue reading 30 Most Awesome Things To Do In Antique, Philippines

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The 3-Minute Gili Guide For Beginners And Lazy Readers

By now, I bet you’ve already heard of how amazing the Gili islands are. So, to get down to the point, this isn’t a post to convince you why you might wanna consider taking a journey to the scuba diver and any beach lover’s Indonesian paradise. This is written to semi-help you to plan your… Continue reading The 3-Minute Gili Guide For Beginners And Lazy Readers

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7 Lesser Known Islands In The Philippines Locals Prefer That Isn’t Palawan Or Boracay

There was a time when Philippines was Southeast Asia’s hidden gem. It wasn’t too long ago, really, because the archipelago’s rise in fame happened almost as quickly as the overnight sensation of social media itself. But it was almost expected though– because with the beauty of our beaches and the authenticity of the island life… Continue reading 7 Lesser Known Islands In The Philippines Locals Prefer That Isn’t Palawan Or Boracay

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Sweat, Smiles, and Shimmer in Yangon, Myanmar

My plane continued on with its descent, getting closer and closer to land. As I looked out the window, I thought to myself that I probably won’t be seeing much from my vantage point other than empty land, because Yangon must be a wide city with nothing but dirt roads and cows roaming the streets.… Continue reading Sweat, Smiles, and Shimmer in Yangon, Myanmar

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10 Things You Need To Know About Nusa Penida

1.) It’s a part of Bali. I was under the impression that Bali is just one big island so I was very surprised to learn that Nusa Penida is actually a part of the province, together with the other smaller islands (Nusa Lembongan and Nusa Ceningan). But although Nusa Penida is just one short ferry… Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Know About Nusa Penida

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8.5 Waterfalls Near Manila To Hit Up Before The Summer Ends

Philippine summer is ending in no time. Seriously, where did time go? Things are happening too quickly, seasons are escalating too abruptly, and in a blink of an eye, we’re back to spending weekends indoors while super typhoons cut off our electricity. To help you make the most of your remaining days of summer, why… Continue reading 8.5 Waterfalls Near Manila To Hit Up Before The Summer Ends

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Top 10 Southeast Asian Food You Need To Try Authentically

Food is a critical part of my travels. Each country’s culinary habits are unique and immersing in it is one of the best way to learn about their culture. You may have a go-to “authentic” pho place, and yes, they may be as good as you say, but trust me, there is nothing like the… Continue reading Top 10 Southeast Asian Food You Need To Try Authentically