Places

St. Petersburg: Venice of the North

There are many cities claiming to be the Venice of the North, and Russia’s cultural capital, St. Petersburg, is on top of the list. As this was again a short layover, we struggled to see the beautiful parts of the city as best as we can. Having only been to Moscow, which I found a […]

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ArtΓ©, Places

Antoni Gaudi: God’s Architect

I tried my best to visit some of Gaudi’s famous works in Barcelona, walking around the city on a beautiful day. Since it was a Monday, Bellesguard Gaudi (which I haven’t been to) is closed, so I went to the other sites for the second time around. The last time I was in Barcelona was […]

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Muscat Quick Stop

It was my first time to visit Oman even if it’s easy to travel there from Doha. My friend, April, has been based in London for almost a month, and she had a layover in Muscat. Of course, here I came crashing her hotel room again. πŸ™‚ With just a few hours left before my […]

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Places

Tiger Cave Temple

Tiger Cave Temple (Wat Tham Suea) is a Buddhist place of worship in Krabi, Thailand. To reach the temple, we had to climb 1,237 steps; some of which are more than a foot high. For comparison, the Eiffel Tower is almost the same height at 300 meters. The actual cave can be found at the […]

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Rome-ing Around

Rome is one of those places which however many times you visit, will never ever lose its appeal. The last time I went out and took tourist pictures of the famous landmarks in the city was back in 2012, although I had come back quite a few times after that. I make sure to always […]

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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.Β 

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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 […]

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