Travel Journals

Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

Exploring the Grandiose Temples of Bangkok, Thailand in under a Day

If there’s one thing that I admire about Bangkok, it would have to be the city’s rich heritage. I was in awe when I first visited the Land of Smiles. Even the Suvarnabhumi Airport had traces of Thailand’s intricate and towering statues. The display of artworks in the airport was simply a sight for sore eyes. Truly, Bangkok is a must-see destination in Asia. A trip to this city won’t be complete wi... »

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

Why You Should Embark On An Unusual Journey…Today!

A great way to open or expand personal horizons is by exploring various kinds of ideas for travel. A terrific way to discover spectacular destinations is by embarking on unusual journeys. These journeys can be doing something adventurous, like skydiving, or simply travelling to unique destinations to experience different perspectives on living. Learning the particular characteristics of how locals... »

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

Finding The Sun Pilgrims of Konark, India

On my recent visit to the Sun Temple at Konark, I was expecting some surprises at the temples decorations; after all, it is covered with over 100,000 twelve-inch high, stone-carved interpretations of that oh-so famous instruction booklet — the Karma Sutra. And I was right: the giraffes and dogs in compromising positions were quite astonishing. However, the half-a-million sun worshipers that turned... »

Hiking Death Valley

Hiking Death Valley

Around me lay an ocean of sand dunes, broken now and then by scrub brush and solitary petrified branches, which I was using as trail markers. I stared behind me trying to locate the previous lone dead tree trunk I had passed, but it was lost in an expanse of quartz crystals. As I stood on the slope of my hill, the warmth seared through the bottom of my hiking boots until I felt I was walking on to... »

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

20 Shocking And Bizzarre Things I Learned About Shanghai

A couple weeks ago I made my first trip to Shanghai, China. Let’s just say it was a VERY interesting trip. If you’ve ever been to Shanghai or for that matter, China, you can certainly relate to some of the things. Enjoy! 1) Hearing the ‘I’m about to spit sound’ will always gross you out. Chinese people spit everywhere and all the time. It will be one of the most terri... »

Why Ilocos Has Two of the Most Culturally Rich Provinces in the Philippines

Why Ilocos Has Two of the Most Culturally Rich Provinces in the Philippines

Ilocos has got to be one of my favorite destinations in my homeland. Other than the cultural experience, I’ve also found some of the loveliest sceneries and waterscapes from this side of my country. Furthermore, the region also boasts of two noteworthy provinces: Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur — both of which offer some of the best tourist attractions in the country. What’s in-store for you in ... »

7 Refreshing Tourist Sites When Visiting Baguio City, Philippines

7 Refreshing Tourist Sites When Visiting Baguio City, Philippines

The Philippines may be a tropical country. But it also boasts of several cities that have cool climates that can be comparable to wintery temperatures of Hong Kong or South Korea — and one of those would be Baguio City, Benguet. The Summer Capital of the Philippines or the City of Pines is located 1,600 meters above sea level. The subtropical highland climate of Baguio City is known for a lo... »

Island hopping in Coron, Palawan – More fun in the Philippines!

Island hopping in Coron, Palawan – More fun in the Philippines!

Coron has got to be one of my favorite destinations in the Philippines (a first class town in the province of Palawan). The municipality has been recognized for being a popular diving site. So you can definitely explore Coron for its sunken Japanese warships and marine life. You can also admire the aquatic sights and nearby isles via island hopping. Kayangan Lake Kayangan Lake (located above sea l... »

Adventure Seeking in Guernsey

Adventure Seeking in Guernsey

Sometimes I find calling London home gets a tiny bit stressful. Don’t get me wrong, there a very few places in the world I would rather live my life, but there are those rare occasions when I just have the impulse to get away from it all and lose myself in an adventure. So one sunny weekend that’s exactly what I did. Under an hour’s flight from London Gatwick, Guernsey is an absolute jewel of an i... »

2 Breathtaking land trips that you can explore while in Coron, Palawan

2 Breathtaking land trips that you can explore while in Coron, Palawan

After you’ve tried island hopping and/or diving in Coron, what else is there to do when you’re back in town? For quick day trips, one can always explore the nearby sites via land vehicles. Day tours are very much established in Coron, especially those facilitated by motored tricycles. We’ve managed to book one and got to explore 2 breathtaking sites in under 2 hours. Of course, if you have more ti... »

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