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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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WHEN IN DUBAI : EXPERIENCE FLY HIGH DUBAI HELICOPTER TOUR!

Helicopter tour over Dubai has been on my bucket list since the day I moved to this ever future-forward cosmopolitan emirate. I have been admiring those incredibly stunning skyscrapers and iconic landmarks from a worm’s perspective and from a few vantage points however, never from a bird’s eye view while on aerial tour on board…

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40 PHOTOS FROM OLD TOWN DUBAI

A ten minute leisurely walk from Al Fahidi Metro Station to Al Musalla roundabout in Old Town Dubai, could easily transport you back in time. From the future-forward skyscrapers that lord the skyline of Sheikh Zayed Road, to the traditional wind towers of restored settlements made of corals and gypsum, located in Al Bastakiya in Al Fahidi Historical…

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PHOTO ESSAY : PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA

The photos I took in Patagonia, Argentina, although far from being complex and filtered, are direct reflections of my short, yet unforgettable experiences that will remain indelible in my memory for as long as I live! For someone like me who’s currently living and working in the cosmopolitan emirate of Dubai, and who was born and…

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44 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT BUENOS AIRES AND PATAGONIA, ARGENTINA

Buenos Aires and Patagonia, in Argentina are a sensory feast! It’s difficult not to fall in love with Argentina! Es uno de los lugares más hermosos en los que he estado (It’s one of the most beautiful places that I have been to)!  Its tasteful and savoury cuisine, unbelievable natural resources, awe-inspiring heritage sites, friendly locals who are…

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