Southeast Sulawesi: Into the Wild, Jungles and Islands

Napabale Lake in Muna Island, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia

Things to bring when you’re backpacking Minimal clothing that fits into a backpack (7kg is ideal) Hygiene kit First aid kit Flashlight A water bottle Snorkeling mask and spray cleaner (it really helps) A bottle of courage — especially if you’re a typical Filipino who can’t drive a scooter, swim or jump from cliffs Also […]

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Things to do in Iceland that make it a bucketlist-worthy destination

Things to do in Iceland

Iceland seems to be in everyone’s planned trips nowadays, even in our nook in Southeast Asia which was previously obsessed only in the exotic cultures of neighboring countries and the old cities in Europe. One of our acquaintances had recently been to Iceland for honeymoon, and they graced us with photos of ice cave explorations. […]

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Mabuhay Laguna: Finally, a decent Filipino restaurant in Kuala Lumpur

Sisig in Lechong Kawali in Mabuhay Laguna Restaurant, Kuala Lumpur

A few weeks ago, my officemates and I went for dinner in Mabuhay Laguna Restaurant, a Filipino restaurant in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Finally, we found something we can recommend to non-Filipino friends here! We need good Filipino restaurants abroad When I first came here in Kuala Lumpur, I thought there’s just one Filipino restaurant that […]

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A world away: Nusa Penida Island

Hammock in Atuh Beach, Nusa Penida

The Island of Nusa Penida in Bali is starting to be an attraction to a lot of tourists. A popular spot for Instagram posts is the one overlooking Kelingking Beach. Whereas the mainland of Bali is better known for its temples and cultural art, Nusa Penida has inviting beaches and snorkeling locations, such as the […]

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Eat, Pray, Love: 6 Days itinerary in Bali

Kelingking Beach, Nusa Penida | 6 days itinerary in Bali

Let me tell you one thing about Bali — it’s a cliche yes, but places become cliche for a reason. Bali is a beautiful island, thriving with culture and native art. We love our trip in The Island of the Gods in a way that’s difficult to express in words, and here we’re sharing our […]

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Love, Bali

Tegallalang Rice Terraces.

I once read a Japanese phrase, “koi no yokan,” which refers to “the feeling that someone is going to inevitably fall in love.” It struck with me because it’s true. Sometimes we know deep inside that things are bound to happen, the inexplicable certainty that comes from the soul. Before Hali and I went to […]

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