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DestinationsIndonesiaSouth East Asia

Strolling the Ancient Grounds of Taman Sari Water Castle

“Do you want to know how a sultan finds a wife?” A question I didn’t expect from an old man ...
DestinationsIndonesiaSouth East Asia

Jomblang Cave: Beauty Underneath a Sinkhole

Underneath the bustling city of Yogyakarta is the magnificent Jomblang Cave. Visiting it was one of my best decisions during ...
DestinationsPhilippinesSultan Kudarat

3 Hours in Sultan Kudarat

Sultan Kudarat is a province that I didn’t think I’d visit during my month-long trip in Mindanao. While it’s a ...
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Dilly-Dallying in Digos City

When my best friend and I traveled around Mindanao, we didn’t have definite plans on where we’re actually going. After ...
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OsmeƱa Peak to Kawasan Falls with Merrell Philippines

One of the main reasons why I love Cebu is its abundance of attractions. Whether you’re interested in mountains, white ...
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The night I realized New Year’s Eve is not a ...

was the night I realized how much of a big deal it is in the Philippines. It was New Year’s ...
DestinationsEast AsiaTaiwan

Tourist-Trapped in Taiwan

I just want to put it out there that this story is not about hating on anyone nor is it ...
Events

Visayan Music Awards: Honoring Visayan Culture Through Music

Every big name in the music industry started out in the local scene. Over the years of following artists from ...
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, ...