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WHERE’S YOUR NEXT TRAVEL DESTINATION?

I am usually asked by people who know me and even random social media followers, “where’s your next travel destination?” Well, where do you think is the next best place for that much-needed break? Apparently, the world is so vast and there are so many beautiful destinations that could prolong your so called, bucket list.…

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25 MOST PICTURESQUE PLACES IN THE WORLD

picturesque ˌpɪktʃəˈrɛsk/ adjective (of a place or building) visually attractive, especially in a quaint or charming way. Among the many cities and tourist spots in the 32 countries to date that I’ve been to, excluding the ones located in the countries where I come from, where I used to live and where I currently live (those are the…

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HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM BEYOND TOXICITY @ www.docgelo.com

Happy 2015 everyone! Let’s start the first day of the new year with love, hope, gratitude and positivity! I’d like to thank all those who religiously follow and read my blog. I’d also want to express my appreciation to those who follow my posts on Instagram (@iamdocgelo), Facebook (Gelo Santos), and Twitter (@docgelo), Maraming salamat…

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THAT DAY WHEN I SET FOOT IN THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO

From Dubai to Doha, then Doha to Casablanca, I arrived with much excitement to spend few days for the very first time in North Africa! The feeling of departing from my current home-base in UAE in mid October, and arriving in another continent was probably comparable to that wonder when a child finally unwraps his gifts under the Christmas…

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5 PLACES TO VISIT IN RABAT, THE CAPITAL CITY OF THE KINGDOM OF MOROCCO

An almost 2-hour-public train ride from Aeroport Mohammed V in Casablanca, that departed at 9:55AM via first-class-coach at 115 Moroccan Dirhams took me to Gare Rabat-Ville station. Next thing I knew – I found myself waiting for a blue petit-taxi-cab outside the 50-year-old terminal and checked in at my riad in a breeze. Since I only have a day to spend in Morocco’s capital…

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MEDINA OF FES, MOROCCO

Ammoniacal odor inside Guerniz Tannery from  lime and pigeon droppings used to soften the hides. Belgha : Finely crafted and colorful Moroccan slippers inside Medina of Fes. Photographed and printed on postcards, the Bab Boujaloud, the gateway a UNESCO Heritage Site. In retrospect, everything and everyone in Fes, Morocco was utterly interesting to a curious…

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RIAD RCIF : JEWEL IN THE MEDINA OF FES, MOROCCO

Still struggling as an Overseas Filipino Worker in United Arab Emirates, I’m renting a bed space in one of the most conveniently accessible flats located in Deira, Dubai. I’m usually out to work either on day or evening shifts, ergo sharing a place simply to sleep, and do some cooking and laundry isn’t a big issue to me; in fact,…

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