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Category: LATIN AMERICA

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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#WORLDPHOTODAY : THIS IS MY WORLD THAT I SHARE WITH THE WORLD

“What camera do you use?”  If I’ve counted the times whenever I’m asked of that query, and if the number of times could be exchange to cash, I think I’d be richer than usual. I’m not complaining but mentioning a fact. While I consider it flattering, most people still believe that the beauty of a…

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AROUND THE WORLD : HAPPY 1ST BIRTHDAY, @GELOTHEBEAR

If you’re following my social network accounts, you must be aware about my travel buddy since July 5th, 2015. And yes, from that date when my brothers, JC & Marky who are based in Abu Dhabi suggested for me to buy a teddy bear from Build-A-Bear Workshop in Al Wahda Mall, for me to have…

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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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BOLIVIA : A DAY IN LA PAZ AND A TASTE OF EMIRATES’ BUSINESS CLASS

Following a fun-filled day tour at the world’s largest salt flat, Salar de Uyuni, I left Uyuni with a huge smile on my face, and took a less-than-an-hour-plane-ride to La Paz, Bolivia. The sleepy town of Uyuni, Bolivia. Salt flat with all other mineral deposits seen from my window seat. Clouds and snow-capped mountains. Bolivia,…

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2015 : 10 COUNTRIES, 4 CONTINENTS, A COUNTLESS MEMORIES

Words aren’t enough to express my gratitude for the chances to travel to 10 countries in 4 continents in 2015.  Apparently, the wanderlust in me was actively at work the entire year! And despite the inevitable hassles and problems, I’m certainly grateful for all the blessings – big and small, that have been pouring in. More than…

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BOLIVIA : SALAR DE UYUNI, THE WORLD’S LARGEST SALT FLAT

Uyuni in Bolivia is the most isolated and most quiet town I’ve been to. Is it worth the travel? My breakfast in Cusco, Peru before leaving for Uyuni via La Paz, Bolivia. WHAT ?  My main game plan in visiting Uyuni in Bolivia was to experience Salar de Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat.  After booking…

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CUSCO, PERU : MY UNFORTUNATE TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

Traveling, like life in general, may come with inevitable circumstances and countless uncertainties. Bad weather. Airport traffic congestion. Multiple delayed flights. Missed connecting flights. And the list of things goes on. Most of them are beyond our control. No matter how petty or severe the situation may be, what matters most is how we react and…

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