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10 EVENTS IN MY 10 YEARS OF BLOGGING

I always smile and cringe whenever I think of my first blog post. It was a very short narrative about my trip to Roxas City in Capiz (one of the southern provinces in my country, the Philippines). If you must know, I wrote about how sweet the mangoes I tasted from Guimaras; I briefly discussed…

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ARMENIA : WHERE MY FEET TOOK ME IN 4 DAYS AND 3 NIGHTS

Starting the day literally in another country has been one of the best rewarding stimulants to my senses. Witnessing how the sun rises in a different place, strolling around to familiarise myself with the unknown,  trying to figure out how to go about a day while getting lost in translation are a part of the…

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40 BEAUTIFUL CHURCHES IN THE WORLD

Maundy Thursday for the Roman Catholic community is usually celebrated by Seven Churches Visitation or what we call in the Philppines as Visita Iglesia. If you must know, I grew up memorising the major streets of Metro Manila and nearby southern and northern provinces because our mother back home used to take our whole family…

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IRAN : COLORFUL MORNING AT NASIR OL MOLK MOSQUE

Spending almost an entire morning inside a place of worship, that’s built not even for my own religion became one of my most remarkable travel experiences to date! I reckon, it’s an extraordinary and unforgettable moment that’s worth sharing. Although, I’ve already been to a few impressively stunning mosques in the world (Masjid Putra or the…

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IRAN : PARHAMI TRADITIONAL HOUSE IN SHIRAZ

Although the Visa-on-arrival procedure at Shiraz International Airport took me an hour to wait before I passed through Passport Control and collect my check-in luggage, finding my accommodation for my first 3 nights in Iran wasn’t an issue. I was armed with a print out of the address of Parhami Traditional House, where the location…

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DUSIT THANI DUBAI FRIDAY BRUNCH

Feasting on Friday Brunch in Dubai has always been one of the most anticipated weekend activities of UAE residents like us. Nothing beats gathering and having conversation with friends and families over a great spread of food and drinks, following a long and productive workweek! And among the countless restaurants and hotels that offer Friday brunch buffets,…

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PORTRAITS BY DOCGELO

To say that living abroad and traveling provide me infinite opportunities to meet people from all walks of life, is an understatement. Indubitably, the benefits extend by becoming interactive, and eventually learning about a bit of their character, culture and identity. From random greetings to short conversation, encountering locals has never failed to promote making friends…

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ESTONIA : WINTER MORNING STROLL IN OLD TOWN TALLINN

Waking up few hours before dawn to hit the shower and prepare to go out, to explore a new place at the dead of winter sounds like a crazy idea, doesn’t it? Perhaps, only those who have strong will and extreme wanderlust would entertain such thought and pursue the plan of discovering an unfamiliar place in…

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DUBAI : RAS AL KHOR WILDLIFE SANCTUARY

Whoever said Dubai is only about desert safari, soaring skyscrapers, massive malls and man-made archipelago, hasn’t been to Ras Al Khor Wildlife Sanctuary. Apart from going to Old Dubai, Jumeirah and Kite beaches, weekend brunches, themed parks and other attractions that Dubai has to offer, you can while away time and commune with nature at…

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21 PHOTOS AND 10 REASONS THAT WILL MAKE YOU TRAVEL TO MUSLIM COUNTRIES WITHOUT PREJUDICE

I was fortunate and will remain forever grateful to have chances to live and work in predominantly Muslim countries, in Malaysia for 3 years, and in United Arab Emirates at present. Expectedly, it did not only give me opportunities to grow personally and professionally, more so, it widened my perception, and made me embrace diversities of…

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