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temple-ayutthaya-thailand

We spent a day  trip in Ayutthaya to explore some of its temples and see what it has to offer. This is a province of Thailand which was once the capital of Thailand and is located north of Bangkok. It took about 2 hours travel time from Bangkok to Ayutthaya (including traffic). As we brought [...]

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Jana and I spent a few days in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago to be with family and to accomplish some tasks. After having been in Dubai for 4 years, there was a lot of catching up in terms of responsibilities and planning for the future. What was once a travel for travel (or travel [...]

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My friend, Edwin, was negotiating with boatmen in Moalboal, Cebu, while Doi, Gael, and I, set up a table for lunch. Arriving from the night before, we stayed in Basdaku/White Beach in order to spend a day of snorkelling in the Tuble Marine Sanctuary. Tuble Marine Sanctuary Moalboal, Cebu September 05, 2011 Swimming in Moalboal [...]

poppies kuta beach

Either it was Morocco or somewhere in Asia. My wife and I were wondering where we would spend 7 days of our free travel time. We would be able to get affordable flight prices whichever. Since it's peak of winter time in the Middle East, we opted to go somewhere warm. Asia seemed to be a [...]

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In our 7 days in Bali, Indonesia, we spent a day visiting some of the tourist attractions of this island. After dropping by Dreamland beach, we proceeded to the Uluwatu Temple. Monkeys and Cliffs in Uluwatu Temple Bali, Indonesia Uluwatu Temple Cliff After paying the entrance fee, we were given sarongs to cover our legs. [...]

zamboanga airport

I spent 9 days in Zamboanga City. I visited my girlfriend’s hometown and also toured the area in the process. I was a little worried in the beginning because I left on the day that Typhoon Pablo entered the Philippines. However, Zamboanga was one of the few destinations where scheduled flights still pushed through. For [...]

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We just arrived in Petra on a 4-hour road trip from Amman and we needed to get some shut-eye before our Petra by Night Tour to see The Treasury. The room in our hotel (Petra Moon Hotel - Book Here) was good. What made it even better was the view outside. Petra, Jordan November 2015 [...]

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We went to Bali, Indonesia early this year and had a good time enjoying a week of beach, shopping, relaxation and party. Our visit was a laidback vacation that I wondered when we would be visiting this place again. On another note, I’m wondering if it would be good to visit other places in Indonesia [...]

jordan-treasury-night-time

It was a cold night in Petra. We just arrived from a 4-hour road trip from Amman and we needed to get some shut-eye before our Petra by Night Tour in less than 2 hours. My wife took a nap but I was still awake. I was staring at the view of lighted houses on [...]

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Jordan is an absolutely amazing place to visit, from Amman to the Dead Sea to Petra and points in between. Yet too often, it's overlooked as a destination because of its location in the volatile Middle East. And while those safety concerns are definitely valid, I'm here today to tell you that you absolutely do [...]

wedding in seychelles

It's been another long time since my last blog update. I thought I’d share a milestone for readers who might pass by this blog on a random day. News is, Jana and I got married in Seychelles (by the seychore ;p) last September 2015. I proposed a little over 2 months before the wedding event. [...]

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The Burj Al Arab is one of the iconic structures of Dubai, if not the most recognizable one. Before the Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, the Burj Al Arab has been a staple building in photos and it is known to be "The world's only 7 star Hotel". zoomed in In reality, [...]

tarlac microtel

After a fun afternoon of Go Kart racing in Tarlac’s Kart City, we spent the night in Microtel Inn & Suites Luisita. It was an adrenaline-packed day, like all the other days of our Lakbay Norte 3 familiarization tour. I immediately hit the sack which made me wake up early the next day. Shooting Trees [...]

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We arrived from a long bus ride from Nueva Ecija to Las Palmas Hotel and Resort in Tuguegarao. Travel time took about 9 hours so we spent the night inside the Lakbay Norte 3 shuttle to rest. Afterwards, we headed to our assigned rooms so we could get ready for another adventure prepared for us. [...]