5 Ways to Make Long Flights More Comfortable

How to make long flights comfortable

In the build-up to a holiday, there is usually a period of time that fills hours, perhaps days with frantically whirring around trying to make sure you’ve remembered to get everything on the to-do list done. This is obviously going to create stress for the vast majority of people. So, once you’ve got the necessary […]

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Are you guilty of traveling for Instagram?

Traveling for instagram

Recently, we’d come across a news article about how travelers nowadays choose their next destination based on how Instagrammable it is. Based on the survey conducted by Schofields Insurance, travelers aged 18-33 says “how Instagrammable a holiday would be” is their topmost motivator (40%). The survey was done in UK, but I suppose it’s safe […]

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Dive, Snorkel, Repeat: Guide to Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

Tukung Burung Island, Perhentian Islands, Malaysia

People weren’t kidding when they said that Perhentian Islands is a must-see in Malaysia. To be honest, I don’t have high expectations about Perhentian Islands because I’d seen the beaches in Malaysia and they aren’t really up my alley. Another blogger friend has also been here and she said it was “Just okay.” In my […]

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Perhentian Islands: My last hurrah in Malaysia

Katherine in Rawa Island

Sometimes I question my decisions in life. For instance, this trip to Perhentian Islands. I only have one last weekend before my flight back to the Philippines. Do I spend it relaxing and organizing my luggage or do I go ahead on this trip? I was leaning on the first, but I promised myself I’d […]

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Spending my 28th birthday solo in Maldives

Fulidhoo Island, Maldives

If you’re going to ask me “Why Maldives?”, I’ll tell you I’m not really sure. I think part of it is that I was influenced by the thousands who yearn of setting foot in this country in South Asia. Maldives? It’s every Filipino’s dream! (Apart from Europe, that is.) Another reason is the country’s own […]

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Maldives on a Budget

Budget travel guide to Maldives

Maldives — what I call the Country of Blue, the place we’re all dreaming of visiting… bungalows set over the ocean, clear light-blue beaches and hundreds of islands to explore. Maldives used to cater exclusively to luxury travelers, but it has since opened its arms to budget travelers as well. Personally, I consider Maldives to […]

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A Quick Afternoon Trip to Melaka

River in Melaka, Malaysia - day trip to Melaka

This is one of those casual posts where I’ll simply be babbling about what I did on one weekend here in Malaysia — a month before I go back home to the Philippines! My officemates (two cool people named Mika and Hermes) and I decided to go on a day trip to Melaka. Melaka (also […]

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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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