• Travel Stories
  • A Guide to Taal Volcano, Philippines

    I can’t count how many times I’ve visited Tagaytay and admire the view of Taal Volcano from afar. My family used to go Tagaytay when I was still based in the Philippines but never set foot near the Taal Volcano.    Taal Volcano is one of the smallest active volcanoes in the world. Indeed it […]

  • Travel Stories
  • So you want to look fresh after a long flight?

    Long travels are exhausting. The most extended trip I had was 24 hours.I honestly can’t recall how I made it but it sure took a lot out of me and it showed. Yes, I may had a long flight but I refuse to look like one. I mean who in their mind would like to […]

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  • Mutrah Souq: A Gateway to Aladdin’s World

      Every nation has a distinct identity that makes it unique. In my experience the best place to see this are in markets or bazaars. Different from department stores, markets or bazaars are a blend of traditional and modern products and are in settings that showcase the history and tastes of the culture from traditional […]

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  • What to do for a Day Visit to Chicago

    It’s been nearly a year now since I had my first visit to Chicago, USA. Chicago is a place that has a lot to offer.  It is a place perfect for shopping, nightlife, museums and even for walking around. I stopped by Chicago to visit family that I have not seen in over 15 years. […]

  • Expat Life
  • Al Hoota Cave: A hidden treasure in Arabia

    When I  heard the newly renovated Al Hoota Cave which has a train going inside the cave is finally open to the public, I didn’t miss the chance checking it out. Al Hoota Cave, located in Al Hamra, Oman is said to be the first and only show cave in the Arabian Peninsula with a total length of […]