Recommended Hostel in Penang: TIDO Hostel

I arrived in Penang after about a 4 or 5 hour train ride from KL Sentral, Kuala Lumpur. I paid about 70 MYR for the train, which is about 20 MYR more expensive than the bus but it was totally worth it. It was spacious, you can walk around if you’re feeling tired of sitting…

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Moments and Epiphanies at the Lantern Festival: Finally Living My Dreams

I honestly don’t know where to begin. Last night was an incredibly emotional moment for me and even as I type this now I can feel my eyes start to water. I absolutely cannot believe where I am in life right now. I’m so proud of myself to be… here. This lantern festival in Chiang…

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6 Places to Eat You Absolutely CANNOT Miss When You Visit Kuala Lumpur

In October 5, 2018, I dove into the unknown and started a big trip around the world, at least that is the aim. I’m starting with Asia and seeing how far my money and visas can take me! My first stop is Kuala Lumpur. I never really had the urge to visit Kuala Lumpur, or…

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Hostel Etiquette: How to Behave When Bunking with Other People

I’ve tried hostels several times for brief stays like two or three nights. Recently, I tried staying in one for three weeks! The experiences have been great overall. I had met so many people I quickly became friends with and treated like family for the entire stay. I had more opportunities to save on tour…

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The Perks of Staying at Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotels

Hong Kong is a hot destination for a number of things like the fairs and festivals, the colorful nightlife, the food (internally screams for egg tarts), and of course the shopping. Hong Kong is also the gateway to East Asia. The city never sleeps and it’s constantly flourished with visitors. For Filipinos who travel out…

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Caramoan Islands: Was it worth it?

Following my post on The road to Survivor Island, here are my thoughts on the whole trip: When I reached Caramoan, it was almost dark. I took a tricycle and drove to a cute little town called Paniman, where you take the boats for island hopping tours. It did not have pretty white sand beaches.…

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