The Top Ten Hotels in Gwangju [inc Map + Attractions]

Gwangju, located 2 hours by train from Seoul, is one of South Korea’s most modern and progressive cities, and is also the birthplace of a modern democratic movement in Korea. Key attractions in Gwangju include Gwangju Pyeongchon Village, Mugaksa Temple, Geumnam-ro Street, Wolbongseowon Confucian Academy, Gwangju Folk Museum, Gwangjuho Lake, 5·18 Memorial Park, Gwangju Family…

Asia’s Most Unique and Most Luxurious Hotels 2017

Asia is a truly amazing place and hides some truly jaw-droppingly beautiful holiday retreats that can only be described as other-worldly. Secrets no more, as here are the most amazing, most unique and most luxurious hotels in Asia. Prepare to enter lalaland and drift off into another word as you peruse these stunning escapes. Jump…

The Top Hotels In Busan

Here are my picks for the top places to stay in Busan, these hotels have been singled out based on their commitment to customer service which is reflected in the consistently high reviews they receive. You can view them on the map below which is followed by brief reviews of each hotel. Most of these…

The Top 10 Hotels in Daegu [inc. Attractions + Map]

The fourth largest city in South Korea and home to Daegu Herb Wholesale Market (Former, Daegu Yangnyeong Market) which dates back to the Joseon Dynasty. It’s also a modern and progressive city yet retaining its cultural heritage with strong influences of Buddhism and Confucianism. Some of the top attractions in the city include Daegu Yangnyeongsi…

The Top Ten Hotels in Suwon [+ Attractions & Map]

Suwon is the home of the Unesco World Heritage Listed fortifications and temples that were built during the reign of Jeongjo (1752-1800). It’s a must visit, especially considering its proximity to Seoul. The top attractions include Hwaseong Jangdae, Hwaseomun Gate, Hwahongmun Gate, Hwaseong Haenggung Palace, Yeonmudae (Dongjangdae), KBS Suwon Studio, and Yongjusa Temple which you…

Where to Go in Palawan, Philippines

Palawan gives off an aura of mystery with hidden secrets as well. Even though you may have read a lot of articles and even blogs about Palawan, you may find yourself having a difficulty planning your itinerary as there are literally thousands of places to see in Palawan. Palawan has three major tourist destinations. These…

Introducing Palawan Island Philippines

Palawan Island in the Philippines is a unique location in the Philippine map, starting with its unique location. It is a long and thin strip of land off the coast of the west Philippine sea. None of Palawan’s main soil is connected to any of the three major Islands of the Philippines namely: Luzon, Visayas,…

Apo Island: Nature’s Gift to Scuba Divers

Apo Island, to first timers, may look like a faint, unassuming little island with nothing much to offer to its visitors. But if one gives this island a shot, even non-fanatics of scuba diving or snorkeling will automatically have a change of heart and mind once they get to experience what this island is all…

Bangkok on a Budget: 5 Places to Visit

While most people have dreams of traveling the world, holidays can easily become expensive, making it difficult to turn those dreams into reality. Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand, is a vibrant city, with some of the best shopping precincts in the world. Here are 5 budget-friendly options in Bangkok: Visit the Markets The marketplaces…

What to Expect When Visiting the Philippines

There are a lot of beautiful and new things to look forward to when visiting the Philippines. There’s a lot to enumerate! If it’s your first time, you’re in for a treat. Just so you get a sneak peak into what it’s like when you’re in the Philippines, here’s our shortlist of what to expect…

Kho Phi Phi: The Beach and Things to do there

The movie The Beach, released back in 2000, featured a young man (Leonardo de Caprio) seeking change in his life, so, he decided to travel to a place where he’d never been before only to find out that it wasn’t enough for him. While pondering his thoughts away during a sweat-inducing night in his room…

A must-visit in Bacolod: The Ruins

Here’s a great place to spend the afternoon in! It’s called the Ruins and it’s an attraction located in Talisay City, Negros Occidental, Philippines. You could say that it is a hidden treasure within the city. It also has a great story behind it, a story of love. The place is vast and beautiful and,…

The Maskarra Festival in Bacolod, Philippines

The Masskara Festival in Bacolod has been celebrated by its people for many many years. Presently, it’s a festival that many people from other parts of the world look forward to. It’s celebrated every October and it’s filled with colorful masks and costumes, street dancing, and partying.    Date: Every third weekend of October, nearest October…

Panglao Island, Bohol: What’s it all about

White sandy beaches are abundant in Bohol. But the most popular would probably be the beaches along Panglao Island. Just imagine stepping out of your hotel room into the infinite cloudless sky, white sand and clear, turquoise water. That is one beautiful experience of Panglao Island. Panglao Island is a small island mostly made of…

Nightlife in Manilla Philippines – A first timers guide

Manila boasts of its perfect view of the sunset. This is an understatement when this perfect view is seen in the Manila Bay area. One can see the reflection of the sun and all its glory, against the waters of Manila Bay. The sunset is not the only thing to see in the sun down…

Swimming with Jellies in Palau

If someone dared you to jump into a lake full of jellyfish, would you do it? The obvious answer would be NO but for this lake, many will make an exception. This is widely known as the Jellyfish lake found in Palau Island (an island located in the Western Pacific Ocean). It’s completely isolated from…

My Experience During the Panaad Festival

Negros Occidental is one of the Philippines’ recognizable provinces. It is made up of different municipalities and every year, a festival is held in my city, Bacolod, to showcase what each municipality can offer. The festival is called “Panaad sa Negros” or “Panaad Festival”. During the festival, you’ll be able to see creatively constructed attractions…

Is this Really Paradise on Earth?

Is there such a thing as paradise on earth? I’ve asked myself that question again and again every time I feel the stress of the city life. It wasn’t until I saw this video that I realized that “paradise” was right in my backyard (not literally, of course). This video is such an inspiration! I,…

What to do during Bacolaodiat

Don’t worry if you’ve never heard of this Bacolod before in your entire life, it’s a relatively small city in the Philippines, about an hour away from the Capital by plane. You may even call it a province but it’s nothing like the country side — it’s well developed and it’s progressing. It’s also known…

This is for You, Untraveller!

“Travelling is rebellion in its purest form”, says a Pinterest-worthy quote.  Couldn’t you agree more? Although, there will always be someone who can honestly admit that he or she loves the daily grind, wouldn’t it be nice to just get away from all these boring routines?  Take yourself far, far away or not too far…

Three Must Sees in the Island of Bohol

The Island of Bohol has three main features that can either be the best introduction, the finest highlight or the supreme conclusion to one’s visit. Basically it’ll vary from the visitor’s mood and preference but the impact will be consistent. There is no particular order to these features; you just have to make sure that…

Asia’s Top 7 Destinations for Australians

Asia is a continent known for its outstanding hospitality and infamous tourist attractions, read on to discover the top destinations in Asia, for Australian holiday makers. Bali, Indonesia One of the most popular tourist destinations, throughout all of Asia, a holiday to Bali offers Australians affordable airfares, inexpensive accommodation, cheap shopping and friendly, local hospitality….

A Larger Than Life Remembrance at Leyte Landing

It’s not every day that you could come across some larger than life statues of people who have made a great mark not just in your own country’s history, but in the whole world as well. That is one of the many things that Leyte can boast about not just to Filipinos, but to the…

Leyte: A Budding Philippine Destination

The island of Leyte may not be as popular as its neighboring islands in the Visayas area of the Philippines. But don’t underestimate this island (and the province of the same name). It can very much compete with other islands in the country, both in history and travel destinations. Leyte is located in the Eastern…

Manila’s Relaxed Nightlife Options

The term “nightlife” always has a connotation of noise, rowdy people, partying, and lots of alcohol. This is maybe due to the fact that this term is universally accepted as equated to night partying, socializing, and drinking with friends and loved-ones. Manila’s nightlife does not escape this connotation, but the city also offers more reserved, relaxed…

Things To Do on Boracay Island Philippines

If the United States has a city that never sleeps, the Philippines has an island that never sleeps- Boracay island. The term Boracay island is a general term for at least eight beaches that make up the whole island. Every little place in Boracay is very much accessible, making it a tourist friendly destination. The…

Philippines Climate and Boracay Island

The Philippines is a tropical country found in the equatorial region of the Southeast Asia. Because of its location, it only has two seasons: the dry season or the summer and the wet season or the rainy season. Its general temperature ranges from 22 degrees Celsius up to 34 degrees Celsius. Its generally warm weather…

Philippine’s Boracay Island: Paradise Awaits

The Philippines is an island country in the Southeast Asia. It is called the Pearl of the Orient because of its distinct formation in the Pacific Ocean. The Philippines is composed of 7,107 islands. This makes this island nation one of the best destinations in the world when it comes to beautiful tourist destinations, specifically…