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A DAY IN JEBEL HAFEET

Located about 90 minute-drive from either the Emirate of Dubai, or the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Jebel Hafeet -the second highest peak in UAE is one of the favourite tourist destinations in the inland city of Al Ain (within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi). The mountain straddles the borders of neighbouring Oman, hence each observation deck…

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SEAFOOD KITCHEN : DUBAI’S NEWEST RESTAURANT

On the first day of the new year, my brothers, cousin and I came in troop with our discriminating taste buds and growling stomachs to SEAFOOD KITCHEN, one of Nakheel’s recently opened fish-market-themed restaurants, where fresh seafood dishes are cooked and served based on preference, with a classic flare and modern twists of Asian flavours!…

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WHEN THE TRAVELER TAKES TOURISTY PHOTOS AROUND THE WORLD

While the arguments, discussions and fora on being a traveler versus being a tourist go on, I continue to embrace my trips and adventures without prejudice, and with full acceptance of being a traveler and a tourist myself. And why not? Aren’t we all are a tourist? What’s wrong with being a tourist? I honestly…

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2017 YEAR END REVIEW FOR DOCGELO.COM

2017 may have been a challenging year for me in all aspects – personally, professionally and financially however, looking back, there are more events and experiences and learnings and people-encounters that I have to be thankful for! In retrospect, I may have been to lesser cities and towns this year than the past, and my days,…

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50 REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH HANOI AND HALONG BAY, VIETNAM

HaNoi. The Vietnamese metropolis has been one of the most favourite travel destinations in Southeast Asia. It continues to draw tourists from around the globe because of attractive and charming reasons that the city and the country have to offer. Old yet striking architecture, traditional cuisine, vibrant however relaxed lifestyle, inviting natural resources, cheap and affordable…

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VIEW BY DUSIT THANI DUBAI

And the #VIEW makes a home run to my senses and taste buds! Dusit Thani Dubai does it again with the VIEW by Dusit, the newest, hippest, and the coolest outdoor restaurant and terrace lounge that provides not only enticingly tasteful dishes from award-winning menu by Jones The Grocer, but with unparalleled and uninterrupted view…

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LOUVRE ABU DHABI AND MY FAVORITE MASTERPIECES

While my visit to Musee du Louvre in Paris took me 40 years to wait, it was only 19 days following the public opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi last 11th November 2017, that made me leave Dubai, and troop to the waterfront of Saadiyat Island, a man-made island on the coast of United Arab Emirates’ metropolis.…

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MURAL ARTWORK IN AL RAHA BEACH, ABU DHABI

With a grateful heart and a thankful soul to the country that I consider my current second home, I’ve been wanting to share to everyone, particularly to those abroad, what fascinates me as a resident of UAE. And then I thought, one blog post will not be enough as the list would be as long as…

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12 HOURS IN LEGAZPI CITY, BICOL, PHILIPPINES

It took me 41 years and traveled to 35 other nations in 5 continents before I laid eyes on the world’s perfect cone shaped volcano in my own country. Mount Mayon. Because of my limited vacation days from work, I only wanted to squeeze in a quick trip to see the famous Mayon volcano, document her…

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VISIT LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO, PHILIPPINES!

Believe it or not, it has been years since I’ve started dreaming of visiting Lake Sebu, an eco-cultural travel destination in South Cotabato, in my home country, the Philippines. I’ve been wanting to meet a few from the Tboli tribe, one of the indigenous groups of people from southern Mindanao. I’ve been wanting to discover their…

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