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PhilippinesSouth Cotabato

My First T’nalak Festival Experience

If you visit the Philippines, you are guaranteed to witness and experience one. You just have to be in the ...
BeanBites Podcast

Should Foreigners Pay More Than Locals?

UPDATE: A few days after I published this podcast, I went on a trip to Calauit Wildlife Sanctuary in Palawan, ...
DestinationsIndonesiaSouth East Asia

Climbing Mount Bromo without booking a tour

Mount Bromo in East Java is definitely one of the most incredible places to visit for mountain enthusiasts. This active ...
BenguetDestinationsPhilippines

I’m not moving to Baguio City anymore

Moving to the City of Pines used to be an exciting prospect for me. But after revisiting Baguio City, I ...
CebuDestinationsPersonal

When Captivity Helps Conservation

I never liked zoos. I’ve never been the type who gets fascinated by seeing animals in captivity. To me, it ...
BeanBites PodcastDestinationsEast AsiaTaiwan

Culture, Politics, People, and ‘Bibiboys’ of Taiwan

I didn’t plan on recording a podcast in Taiwan because I wanted to have a proper vacation. But whatever you ...
Davao del SurDestinationsPhilippines

Night Walks in Davao City

Rupert Brooke was right. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. That’s exactly what I thought when I strolled ...
BeanBites Podcast

A Cringeworthy Travel Story

I couldn’t think of a good ‘Valentine’s Day’ content for this month so I decided to just share you guys ...