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Shantang Jie Suzhou Jiangsu China

Shantang Street in Suzhou – Your Window to Wu Culture

Shantang Street in Suzhou is your go-to for something that resembles ancient China. The courtyard houses there will definitely give you a glimpse of what life was like eons ago. The street is your “Window to Wu Culture,” they (tour guides) say.  If you are into Chinese architecture, you might find this place interesting, and perhaps, a […]

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This Precious Belt Bridge in Suzhou Has 53 Arches

This Precious Belt Bridge in Suzhou has 53 arches. By the look of it, this bridge has weathered time in ancient Chinese history. It is stone bridge that dates back to mid-Tang Dynasty era in Chinese history. However, due to several reconstructions, the bridge you see today goes back to the Ming Dynasty. That is […]

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Relive Old Suzhou at Pingjiang Lu

Relive Old Suzhou at Pingjiang Lu

On Pingjiang Lu, you can still relive the Old Suzhou you are looking for. However, it’s not a kind of experience that will fully give you a satisfying experience. Though the street is lined with white-washed houses of old yore, many are turned into businesses that cater to tourists. There are cafes, street food stalls, […]

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This is What The Bund in Shanghai Looks Like on October Holiday in China

This is what The Bund in Shanghai looks like on October holiday in China. As you know, this year, China celebrates its 70th Founding Anniversary. The holiday always falls on October 1-7. A weekend before that, government workers across the country have to work on Saturday and Sunday to make up for the two days […]

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Dinagat Islands Surigao Philippines Travel Blog

Discovering the Dinagat Islands

The alarm wakes me up at three in the morning. It’s time to get up and catch the 3:30 bus for Surigao City from Butuan City. By 7, the early morning breeze kisses me as I sit in a motorized boat. Today, I am crossing the Pacific Ocean through Surigao Strait. I’m on my way […]

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Camiguin Island Philippines White Beach

Unspoiled Camiguin – Your Perfect Idea of Laidback Island Paradise

The Camiguin Tourism Office sells the island as an “island born of fire” due to its volcanic origin. No, it’s definitely not a “hell island.” 😉 Unspoiled Camiguin is simply one of the 7,641 beautiful islands in the Philippines you’d love to explore – and camwhore ’till you drop!  đŸ˜€ My girlfriend and I have […]

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India Pondicherry - City of Vibes

Pondicherry – A City of Vibes

Traveling is something that each one of us wishes to do in life to truly experience it. We all want to travel to different places to experience specific types of foods, cultures, and people. However, there is one city in India that does not just offer a diverse range of cultures and cuisines, but an […]

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Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: a Christian Basilica, a Mosque and a Museum (Turkey).

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul: a Christian Basilica, a Mosque and a Museum

Aya Sofia or Hagia Sophia in Istanbul is another must-visit attraction that would blow your mind away. It served as a Byzantine Cathedral from 537-1204; a Roman Cathedral until 1261; a Greek Orthodox Cathedral through 1453; an Ottoman mosque until 1931; and then, it became a museum which we enjoy until today.  I gasped when I […]

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10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Blue Mosque in Istanbul (Turkey).

10 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting the Blue Mosque in Istanbul

Istanbul is a culmination of Byzantine, Constantinople, and Ottoman art and culture. Although, there were many eye-catching attractions in the city, the Blue Mosque in Istanbul stands out from the rest of the list. Tips for Visiting: Come in the morning before everyone goes in. The serenity of the place can be deafening with only few […]

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Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban - the Philippine's Version to "Christ The Redeemer" in Brazil

Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban – the Philippines’ Answer to “Christ The Redeemer” in Brazil

Kamay ni Hesus in Lucban or the Hands of Jesus Shrine is a must-see tourist destination located in Quezon province. It is famous for the legends that revolve around the healing church located in the area and also the staircase museum (sort of) of all the important biblical events. Considering the religious devotion of the Filipinos, seeing […]

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