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Alaminos’ Hundred Islands – Sun, Tan and Fun!

Alaminos, Pangasinan has been captivating to me even before I visited it in person. I am the kind of girl who gives all ears to hearing stories of legends. And Alaminos has one, a great legend in fact. The Legend of the Hundred Islands. When I told my sister and…

A Tribute To Japan

Less than a month ago, I was this excited traveler going around Asian countries including “The Land of the Rising Sun”, Japan. I left Manila too early in the morning of March 20th, with too much anticipations of wonderful stories and memories I would be creating with a…

What is Thailand To Me?

Apart from all the towering chedis bounded by the compound walls, temples after temples, epic stories I have not known, What is Thailand to me?   It was towards the end of 2008 when I first stepped in Thailand, didn’t have much idea about the country, didn&#8217…

Who Wants To Be A PoshPacker?

Going on a long trip can be so overwhelming. Before I left the States for my one month and a half Asian vacation which includes the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Japan, I kept on going through the things I really needed and the things I wanted to do, the…

How Will Singapore Charm You?

I haven’t known about traveling yet, I have heard of Singapore already. People talked about it as a clean city, organized, disciplined and highly-developed. When I saw the city/country for the first time, I couldn’t agree more. Right from exiting at the airport, I…

Langkawi is Boho Beautiful

Seeing Langkawi from the moment we arrived at the airport, we had to ask ourselves, is this going to be worth the trip? Aside from the photos we saw online, and from the photos I had seen from a friend, we didn’t have much idea about the place…

Mangrove Tour, Langkawi Malaysia

Traveling to Langkawi, Malaysia was not actually in my itinerary list during this Asian Trip. But my sister jeil, my travel buddy and fashion partner made mention of the place and asked me if we could decide to go there. Aside from the very affordable fare flying from KL, Malaysia…

Boho Fashion Takes Batu Caves, KL Malaysia

When I thought of Kuala Lumpur for the first time, I was thinking of wearing maxi dresses, with flowy materials and vibrant colors. I was imagining of walking in the streets of Kuala Lumpur in a boho fashion and style, sleeves down to my elbows, length of the dresses almost…

Tinago, Surigao’s Hidden Little Palawan

So I get this a lot….. Rhea, where are you from? I am from Surigao. Where is Surigao? Then here comes my introduction about my city. It’s at the north-easternmost tip of Mindanao. It’s about 2 hours away from Butuan City. If you have…

Surigao City At Last!

After a long haul flight from Texas, I am in my hometown at last, Surigao City. Has been missed terribly although I try to visit the Philippines once in every 2 years. How couldn’t I? My favorite people are here. My family and my closest of friends. And…