Photo Essay: Gyeongbokgung Palace

Photo Essay: Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung is the largest of the five palaces built during the Joseon Dynasty in Korea. It is closed on Tuesdays, and entrance is free of charge. Nearest station (Seoul Metro) - Gyeongbokgung. 

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Tinipak River

Tinipak River

Being a mountainous province, Rizal has an abundance of waterfalls, rivers, and springs. As the population and infrastructure grow in major towns, it's surprising that there are still pristine ecosystems that are easily accessible by road. Before my birthday, we went to Tinipak River in Daraitan, Tanay. From neighboring municipality, Taytay, we headed out at [...]

Baku, I Heart You

Baku, I Heart You

Confession: I had never heard of the country Azerbaijan until about five years ago when we started to operate flights to its capital, Baku. This gem of a country is hidden between the Caspian Sea and its more popular neighbors, Armenia and Turkey. Known as the "City of Winds", I had first-hand experience of just [...]

In Nazi Territory

In Nazi Territory

A trip to Berlin is a great opportunity to learn more about the history of World War II. The city was home to Adolf Hitler's bunker, known as the Führerbunker; and the former Prinz-Albercht-Strasse, a.k.a. The Nazi central office. Prinz-Albercht-Strasse was the Gestapo and SS headquarters. It housed all secrets, plans, and documents containing the [...]