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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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HOW TO APPLY FOR TOURIST VISA AT EMBASSY OF ARGENTINA

How to apply for tourist visa to Argentina? That’s the first question that popped on my mind when I started planning my return-trip to South America.  It is noteworthy to mention that VOA or Visas on Arrival are not contemplated on Argentina’s migration regulations; hence, everyone who’s required a visa to enter Argentina must apply at…

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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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THE FILIPINO TIMES AWARDS 2017

The Filipino Times Awards 2017 held in the tallest hotel in the world, JW Marriott Marquis located at the heart of Dubai was a success last Friday, 11th August 2017! It was well attended by no less than the Philippines Ambassador to the UAE, Constancio Vingno Jr., Philippines Consul General Paul Raymond Cortes, The Filipino Times…

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MY TRAVEL PHOTOS FEATURED ON INSTAGRAM

I’m extremely thankful and thrilled each time my travel photo is featured on massively followed Instagram accounts, along with other breathtaking images created by professional photographers and fellow travel enthusiasts. It’s utterly flattering, inspiring, motivating and challenges my creativity more. Being featured never fails to brighten up my day and admittedly, it’s one of the…

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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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IRAN : A VISIT TO NECROPOLIS & PERSEPOLIS

“So, what made you choose to go to the devil instead of Heaven?”  I was greeted by a smile under dark sunnies with such query. “Excuse me? I didn’t get you.” “What brings you to Shiraz? Hi, My name is Ivan, and she’s Sabina.” “What brought me here? Probably the same reason why you’re here.…

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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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