Travel Guide to Cap Haitien and my Experience Crossing the Border From The Dominican Republic To Haiti

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Haiti which came from the word ‘Ayiti’ literally means ‘The Land of the Mountains’ which is true enough because they are the most mountainous area in the Caribbean. During the 18th Century when it was still under the control of the French Empire, they were the richest colony and was given the name ‘The Pearl of Antilles’. More than the …

Kenya Safari

How to Travel around Africa for Filipinos – Visa Guides and Best Flight Routes from Manila to Africa

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With the wanderlust fad increasingly becoming a universal passion today, more and more people are inclined to travel as much as they can. Europe was once a dream destination for a typical Filipino until the travel bug bit harder. Today, Africa is slowly making its way to our travel bucket-list too, thanks to Lion King and late night Animal Planet …

Top 10 Things to Do at the Universal Orlando Theme Parks – Tips for Adults

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This year I had the pleasure to fly with Norwegian from London to Orlando and spend four days at the Universal Resort in Orlando. Norwegian is flying with brand new Boeing 787 Dreamliners which are faster and reduce the effects of a jet lag. So with no jet lag at all, I was ready to explore the three theme parks …

DIY Travel Guide to Singapore

Here’s How You Can Save On Your Next Vacation In Singapore With Changi Recommends

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Singapore is a very expensive country– that’s for sure. In fact, it has been considered as the most expensive city in the world for a number of times already. To give you an idea of just how expensive it is, let’s put it this way, one beer would cost you 10 Singapore Dollars, a meal at McDo will more or …

Our 10-Day Roadtrip In The Dominican Republic With The Dominican Expert : A Travel Guide

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Hello from Luperon in the Dominican Republic! If you’re new to our blog, we’ve been based here for a couple of months now together with our 2 cats and our sailboat, S/V Empress. We didn’t really plan on living here. We just went here for a Caribbean trip until we found it to be nothing less than dazzling. We just …

4 Day Travel Guide to Belgrade, Serbia & My Experience Staying at MARK Hotel Belgrade

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After moving from one city to another during this 19-country Europe Trip, I was literally longing for a staycation. Traveling is surely fun but the act of consistently packing, unpacking, and moving around to various countries via plane, train, and bus with 20 kilos of luggage on toll is seriously tiring! It may not look like it but I still …

Weekend Guide In Tirana, Albania & My Experience of Staying at Diplomat Hotel

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Tirana being described as a Colorful and Vibrant City is an understatement. I was here to cap off my 2-month European Tour (I can’t believe I’m saying this like a rock star haha) and honestly, I wasn’t expecting much from it. Well, fewer expectations, more fun! This turned out to be one of the highlights of my trip! Aside from being welcomed …

How To Spend Your 3 Days In Valletta, Malta : What To Do And Where To Go

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The Republic of Malta is an archipelago situated in the South of Europe. Valletta, its capital, is considered as a UNESCO Heritage Fortified City which seems to me like an open air museum. Unknown to many, some of the scenes from Gladiator, World War Z, and Captain Phillips, as well as *everyone’s favorite series* The Game of Thrones were shot …

My Itinerary in Bucharest, Romania & Experience Staying at Athenee Palace Hilton Bucharest

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From all my crazy outdoor adventures in Montenegro, Road tripping in the beautiful Bosnia & Herzegovina (which I think has the best scenery in the Balkans so far!), I’m now in a luxury city break in Bucharest, Romania. I arrived here earlier than expected due to some unpleasantries which turned out to be pleasantries (read more about it here), instead …

My 4-Day Itinerary Visiting Skopje, Macedonia & a Day Trip to Pristina, Kosovo

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Hello from my 108th country– Oh ma ma Macedonia (Sing it with me if you know the song)! 🎵🎵 So, I crossed the border from Sofia, Bulgaria where I had quite a luck with my booking and impulsive buying skills. I bought Skopje-Sofia when it’s supposed to be Sofia-Skopje! Good thing my sister noticed it so I was able to …

What You Can Do In The Slovenian Istria For 4 Days – My Itinerary & Experience of Visiting Piran, Slovenia

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A lot of people have told me to go to Lake Bled but I’d rather go to the Slovenian Istria for some reasons. Reason #1 is I always prefer to take the road less traveled. Touristic places are touristic for a reason but I’m sure that you’ll stumble upon even nicer places once you go out of the ordinary route. …

A 3-Day Itinerary In Vienna, Austria and my Luxury Stay Experience at Hotel Das Triest

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Guten Tag from Vienna, Austria (yes they speak German here)! From Crete, Greece, I took a 3-hour flight to get here. I landed around 11 AM and for just 12 Euros, I took the City Airport Train to the City Center. From there, I took Uber to my *very posh* hotel which I am so excited to tell you more …

5 Day Itinerary in New York with my Mother– Tipid Tips and Activities for Filipino Travelers!

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Every time I go on a trip to another country, I always wish I was with my mom. She’s like the coolest mom ever! The problem is I couldn’t take her everywhere I go because of time and financial constraints (and I doubt if she can even live on a sailboat haha!). To make it up to her, I make …

Stockholm, Sweden : The Hidden Gem in the Baltic

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Stockholm is a vibrant and colorful city where centuries-old buildings and top-notch design meet. With an interesting vibe, quaint cafés, amazing views, and nature within arms’ reach, Sweden’s capital is definitely worth exploring although travelers usually opt for more traditional locations such as Madrid, London, Paris or even Berlin. Stockholm welcomes tourists with much more than a clean and pretty …