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WHAT PINOY TRAVEL BLOGGERS SAY ABOUT VARIOUS AIRLINES

Your wanderlust was stimulated. A decision to travel again was made. Passport ready. Destination chosen. Budget prepared. Visa requirements cross-checked. Accommodation and itineraries selected. Excitement heightened. But what airline will you book? What makes you decide to purchase tickets from a specific carrier, particularly if there are several options that fly the same routes? Ticket rates?…

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FRANCE : MY FIRST TIME IN PARIS

“There either is or is not, that’s the way things are. The colour of the day. The way it felt to be a child…. But what colour it may be in my memory, depends on the day. I’m not going to tell you the story the way it happened. I’m going to tell it the…

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PACKING TIPS : HOW TO PACK THE RIGHT WAY

Hope this infographic helps you pack better on your next trip! Travel safely! Co-produced by :Rebateszone & DocGelo

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9 YEARS OF BLOGGING : 26 COUNTRIES, 5 CONTINENTS, COUNTLESS CITIES AND A THOUSAND AND ONE MEMORIES

Evolving.  That’s how I describe my blog that has been existing since I conceived it on 8th of May 2007. Complimentary airline tickets, invitations to sponsored hotel accommodation and restaurant reviews, exclusive social media events; international awards, citations, and a few features online and on print. Traveling and dining opportunities. Perhaps, even a bit of…

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MALTA : SYNOPSIS OF MY 9 DAYS IN 80 PHOTOS

“Beautiful, Doc! I have not heard of Malta, shame on me, hehehehe!”   Those were the words of one of my former colleagues that he left as comment to one of my photos posted on Instagram. He’s very honest enough to admit he doesn’t know that a paradise exists in the middle of Mediterranean Sea,…

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EUROPE : MY FIRST IMPRESSIONS, VISUAL STORIES, 25 PHOTOS FROM 5 CITIES.

Nine days and eight nights. Five cities in five European countries, starting from France and ending in Hungary, with nothing in mind but to break the daily routine, while chasing the tail end of winter. To soak myself into arts, culture, a bit of history and architecture in some of the world’s famous cities was already…

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RUSSIA : WEEKLONG BREAK IN MOSCOW AND SAINT PETERSBURG PART 2

Similar to leafless twigs that appear dramatic, poetic and almost gothic, Saint Petersburg in northwestern Russia remains to be attractive, enticing and seductive even on winter. With passports as ID and pre-booked online tickets to night train as our weapons, our game plan to battle with the challenge to explore Russia despite the cold winter…

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RUSSIA : WEEKLONG BREAK IN MOSCOW AND SAINT PETERSBURG PART 1

I initially thought that my plan to set foot in the world’s largest country was too ambitious. From the very strict guidelines of tourist visa application (with atypical requirement of visa invitation / visa voucher), to the fact that when tourist visa is granted, it will only be limited to the specific dates of travel; with…

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SHARJAH : WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER CENTRO SHARJAH HOTEL

Early January 2016, I was generously invited by Centro Sharjah Hotel by Rotana to a 2-night-full-board staycation review that I am grateful for. Here are my top 5 reasons why you must stay in Centro Hotel whenever you’re in Sharjah. ACCESSIBILITY . If you’re traveling in or out of UAE via Sharjah International Airport, the…

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KENYA : MY SHORT BUT MEANINGFUL JOURNEY FROM DUBAI TO NAIROBI

How often do you see animals that were raised in the wild, coexisting with another species in peace? Do you frequently see a giraffe, a zebra and a wildebeest in one area, grazing grass and munching leaves from trees and shrubs harmoniously? I will bet my last dirham on my pocket that it’s not on…

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