IndoChina: The Adventures and Misfortunes through the Tri-City

Some of the favorite backpacking destinations among tipid travelers, are the countries in South East Asia. One popular, but still affordable, trip to take is across Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand (and/or Laos and Myanmar, depending on a traveler's plan). I had an opportunity to backpack across the cities of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand in one … Continue reading IndoChina: The Adventures and Misfortunes through the Tri-City

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IndoChina Adventures Part 2: Through the Temples of Cambodia

Cambodia, situated between Vietnam and Thailand, is a place filled with temples that narrate the religious and cultural history of the country through architecture and form. After the trip to Vietnam, my friends and I continued our backpacking trip to the Kingdom of Cambodia.   Hotel recommendation: On our trip to Cambodia, we stayed at … Continue reading IndoChina Adventures Part 2: Through the Temples of Cambodia

The IndoChina Adventures Part 1: Threading the Waters of Vietnam

Vietnam, located at the eastern portion of mainland Southeast Asia, is a home to alluvial deltas formed by two main rivers, one of which is the Mekong River. It was mid-October when my friends and I had the opportunity to visit Vietnam which also served as an entry-point for our backpacking route -- Vietnam, Cambodia, … Continue reading The IndoChina Adventures Part 1: Threading the Waters of Vietnam

Panay Adventures Part 3: Seafood Tripping in Aklan and Capiz

Situated at the western part of Visayas are six provinces showcasing different landscapes that will leave a traveler in awe. On the 18th of January, I chose to roam around Region VI: The Western Visayas, also known as Panay. Photo source:  http://nap.psa.gov.ph/ru6/fact&figure.htmThis post focuses on Aklan, the home of the world famous Boracay Island, and … Continue reading Panay Adventures Part 3: Seafood Tripping in Aklan and Capiz

Panay Adventures Part 2: The mystifying Antique

Situated at the western part of Visayas are six provinces showcasing different landscapes that will leave a traveler in awe. On the 18th of January, I chose to roam around Region VI: The Western Visayas, also known as Panay. Photo source:  http://nap.psa.gov.ph/ru6/fact&figure.htm  This post focuses on the Antique, one of Panay's best preserved provinces, which … Continue reading Panay Adventures Part 2: The mystifying Antique

Panay Adventures Part 1: Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Guimaras

Situated at the western part of Visayas are six provinces showcasing different landscapes that will leave a traveler in awe. On the 18th of January, I chose to roam around Region VI: The Western Visayas, also known as Panay. This post focuses on the three provinces that are usually visited in one trip, especially since … Continue reading Panay Adventures Part 1: Negros Occidental, Iloilo, Guimaras

Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur: Visiting the Spanish-induced Filipino heritage

It was mid-February when I made friends within the team in the new workplace I moved to. Discovering our enthusiasm about travelling, one office friend invited another office friend and me to join his planned Ilocos-Cagayan trip for his birthday. "G!," wanderlust said immediately. On the 29th of April, we went on a road trip … Continue reading Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur: Visiting the Spanish-induced Filipino heritage