Monday, May 25, 2015

Getting Off the Map: Journey to Batad

I joined Barefoot Travels as they embarked on a journey to Batad, home to the amphitheater-like rice terraces included on UNESCO's heritage list.





Saturday, May 23, 2015

The Forbidden City of Hue

Towards the last leg of my trip around Vietnam, I visited Hue, Vietnam's ancient capital. I did not know what to expect during my trip, but I kept an open mind to absorb as much as I can. Hue was the former capital, cultural, and religious center of Vietnam during its heyday.




Saturday, May 16, 2015

The Royal Tombs of Hue

I visited some of the royal tombs of the former emperors of Vietnam during my stay in Hue. Going to the ancient tombs of the former emperors gave me insight into their personalities.




Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Lakbay Norte: Journey to Ilocos from South to North

Ilocos has several noteworthy destinations that has made it a popular tourist spot for Filipinos. The region has a UNESCO Heritage Town, white sand beaches, historical structures, delicious food, and unique landscapes that attract different kinds of travelers.




Sunday, May 10, 2015

The Fallen Ruins of My Son

I am a sucker for anything that's old, in a ruinous state, and is hundreds of years old. So when I discovered that My Son has temple ruins, I decided to include it in my itinerary during my trip to Central Vietnam.




Thursday, May 7, 2015

Art & Science Collide: A Visit to the Art Science Museum Singapore

I admit that I have only been to very few art exhibits but when I returned to Singapore I couldn't pass up going to the Art Science Museum for their Da Vinci exhibit.




Monday, May 4, 2015

Marinduque Chronicles: Poctoy White Beach

Like many islands in the Philippines, Marinduque has its own white beach. I managed to visit this beautiful place during my trip to the island province.




Friday, May 1, 2015

Getting Cooked in Culasi, Antique

I was looking for something unique to do during my trip to Panay. I just came from Boracay and decided to head to Antique. I've heard good things about Malalison Island and the very unique kawa hot bath in Tibiao.