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Turkish Delight

4-12 August 2017 Istanbul>Cappadocia>Pamukkale>Istanbul I was choosing between PNG and Turkey. As I checked for flights, I realised that flight times were about the same, both visas had to applied online whilst Turkey’s airfare was cheaper, hence, I chose Turkey. … Continue reading

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Swiss Foodies

  Cheese fondue and Rivella. Rules if you drop your bread inside the pot, according to the Walking Tour guide: Don’t bother looking for the bread within the pot anymore, there will be penalties. Examples are: 1. Sing a song. … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s waterfalls, old town and our farewell

13 May 2017 On our last day in Taipei, we decided to see Shifen area. So, we checked out first, and took the MRT to Muzhang Station and took bus 795 to Shifen waterfalls, the last stop. Travel time took … Continue reading

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Taiwan’s parks and nature

12 May 2017 We were supposed to first go to Yangminshan National Park and do a little bit of hiking and sight-seeing. Unfortunately, we missed the MRT stop, so instead of going back and changing to Red Line, we just … Continue reading

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Taiwan, the heart of Asia

10 – 13 May 2017 True to its tagline, Taiwan, really melted my family’s heart. Their natural resources were lush and beautiful. Their city was clean and safe. Public transportation were well-connected. The Taiwanese were gentle and kind. I will … Continue reading

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On shaming

We are all imperfect. We ,at some point in our lives, had embarrassing public experiences that we all just want to forget. We may have accidentally shove people while rushing, or may have raised our voice on someone because of … Continue reading

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Holy Week 2017: A family affair in Vinzons, Camarines Norte

12-16 Apr 2017 It’s been years since I last went back to my father’s hometown, Vinzons, Camarines Norte. We have this family tradition that we would bring a life-size Jesus Carrying the cross with Simon of Cyrene statue to procession … Continue reading

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It’s a cultural thing: Something new for me from Morocco

Kasbah – homes made of clay and straw with 4 high walls, usually without windows. It is usually built on hills. Tagine -North African dish named after the potware used to cook it. Available almost everywhere even in your Moroccan … Continue reading

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Almost goodbye, Morocco

24 Feb 2017 So my itinerary, Fes – Meknes – Rabat – Casablanca. I woke up early to watch the sunrise over the terrance of the riad. Unfortunately, it was hiding underneath the clouds. It was dark and gloomy. Since … Continue reading

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