Author: Mylene Flores

7 Reasons Why Hong Kong is a Must-see Destination

7 Reasons Why Hong Kong is a Must-see Destination

Hong Kong was the first Asian country that I visited outside of the Philippines. I instantly loved everything about the state, starting from the long climb up the seated Tian Tan Buddha, riding the cable cars to and fro Ngong Ping, shopping around Mongkok and experiencing the 360° view from the rooftop of The Peak. The things that you can do in Hong Kong are endless. But I’ve managed to list down ... »

Mylene Flores

A Lady Backpackers Guide to Traveling Light

I’ve already mastered the art of traveling light, after 5 consistent years of wandering off. I guess being a woman and being obsessive-compulsive all at the same time is already a home court advantage. Packing all of my stuff into just one bag (regardless of the size) is quite doable. One just needs to know the process and know-hows to make carrying small weights a breeze. Read my list to see how ... »

5 Thrill-seeking Adventures That Makes Traveling to the Philippines More Fun!

5 Thrill-seeking Adventures That Makes Traveling to the Philippines More Fun!

The Philippines tourism industry has prospered even more after promoting it’s now famous tagline “It’s more fun in the Philippines.” In a local’s perspective, being able to partake in this campaign makes ones heart feel proud. With its 7,107 islands, my country proudly presents some of the most thrill seeking adventures in Asia. And I’m proud to say that I’ve experienced some of the best ones yet.... »

7 Tips on How to Travel Affordably

7 Tips on How to Travel Affordably

Everyone can take a trip anywhere, if they set their minds to it. It’s just a matter of saving up and looking out for the best deals out there. As a budget traveler, I always make sure to travel affordably without burning a hole in my wallet. Here are 10 of my well-tried tips that you can try when planning your next getaway. LOOK OUT FOR SEAT SALES. I’m a sucker for these. Out of the 6 trips that ... »

How We Survived Backpacking in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

How We Survived Backpacking in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam closely resembles my country, in terms of the climate and surroundings. Walking during the day would easily make you sweat, and the sun could easily burn your skin (which is why when we arrive, we rent a motorbike in Vietnam for a few weeks each time). But the one thing that will always make me remember Saigon is their fear-provoking traffic and cheap beer. So how did we ... »

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