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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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RIO DE JANEIRO : POSTCARDS FROM BRASIL WITH LOVE

  Here’s a preview of what I saw, what I did, and where I’ve been on my second day in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Stories and more photos to follow soon on its entire travel blog series. Stay tuned. *All photos are taken using my Fuji XA2 camera. *Places featured above : Rio de Janeiro…

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PRICELESS THINGS I LEARNED FROM LIVING AND TRAVELING IN MALAYSIA

When I first laid eyes on Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur, I was mesmerised. It was almost dusk and the famous towers started to twinkle against the twilight. The adjectives that I learned from my English class in High School resurfaced in a blink and were redefined. The sight before me was iconic, magnificent, stunning…

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ISTANBUL : REMARKABLE DISTRICTS OF BEYOGLU, EMINONU & ORTAKOY

“To awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the pleasantest sensations in the world.”  I couldn’t agree more with this quote from Freya Stark. While mornings are beautifully different when you’re greeted by a new place to experience and discover, solitary traveling has been encouraging me to become more responsible, independent and self-reliant. Like what…

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ISTANBUL : LATE AFTERNOON AT GALATA TOWER

The Galata Tower dominates the Beyoglu skyline, viewed from the streets in Karakoy, Istanbul. What do you do when you only have limited time, like three days and two nights to spend in one of your dream destinations? Do you ever plan to maximize your stay and enjoy the experience in a city, where even a month-long trip isn’t enough? What…

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ISTANBUL : MY TRAVEL CHECKLIST AND TURKEY TOURIST VISA REQUIREMENTS FOR FILIPINOS IN DUBAI

My Tourist Visa to Turkey from Dubai released in two days! *Please note that the featured article below was written following my trip to Istanbul last 2015.  Kindly refer and be updated as per tourist visa application here : https://www.evisa.gov.tr/en/ There was a light bulb flashed on my head after my Chinese colleague told me casually, “You’re…

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LEONARD COMBIER’S PASSPORT MASTERPIECES

Don’t you wish you have this masterpiece on your passport? I do! At least on my old one. I became an instant fanatic of his amazingly unique art work the moment I saw them and read the article from my facebook timeline. What makes Berlin-based French illustrator, Leonard Combier different from other artists? His medium : Valid passports! Are you daring and brave enough…

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#TRAVELMEMORIES x BEYOND TOXICITY

Grateful. Ecstatic. Overwhelmed. Excited. Hopeful. Despite my pineal gland is fighting a good battle with Insomnia, because I need to stay awake for my responsibilities as I work on perpetual night shifts in an Award-winning-International-medical-insurance-company based in Dubai with branches worldwide, I cannot put into a single word the mixed emotions I’m currently experiencing as…

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2014 : 3 COUNTRIES, 2 CONTINENTS, A THOUSAND MEMORIES

REBUILD. RESTART. RESOLVE. My 2014 officially started last 23rd February at terminal 3 of Ninoy Aquino International Airport, when I departed from Manila at lunch time to take risk, to try to rebuild and restart my life literally. Destination : Dubai, United Arab Emirates. I didn’t have travel plans at that moment. I honestly forgot that I’ll be going…

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