SOUTH KOREA – 2 Days in Busan: What to Do, See, Eat

My trip to South Korea with my high school friend, Mon, involved 11 days of touring Seoul (with day trips to Paju, Anyang, and Gapyeong), Danyang, Busan, and Jeju. Our third stop was in Busan which is the second largest city in the country. The world’s biggest department store, Shinsegae Centum City, is also located here. Busan is recommended for travelers who prefer a laid-back, more affordable, and less crowded version of Seoul.

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SOUTH KOREA – 1 Day in Danyang: What to Do, See, Eat (+ GIVEAWAY!)

My trip to South Korea with my high school friend, Mon, involved 11 days of touring Seoul (with day trips to Paju, Anyang, and Gapyeong), Danyang, Busan, and Jeju. Our second stop was in Danyang in Chungcheongbuk-do. It is a small town known for its picturesque views of mountains, rivers, caves, etc., making it an ideal spot for adventures and extreme sports such as rafting, paragliding, clay shooting, and the like.

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SOUTH KOREA – 4 Days in Seoul: What to Do, See, Eat (+ GIVEAWAY!)

My trip to South Korea with my high school friend, Mon, involved 11 days of touring Seoul (with day trips to Paju, Anyang, and Gapyeong), Danyang, Busan, and Jeju. Our first stop was in Seoul which is the country’s capital and largest city. I loved exploring Seoul because the tourist destinations are accessible via subway which granted us a hassle-free experience to shop until the wee hours, eat street food and other delicacies, and immerse in Korean culture.

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MANILA – Genki Sushi: Hop on the Sushi Train

If I was stranded on a desert island and could bring only one food along, I would definitely choose Japanese sushi! Or maybe I would just catch some seafood and make my own haha (I wish). Better yet, I would simply take Genki Sushi!

Genki Sushi is a Japanese chain restaurant located at Bonifacio Stopover, Bonifacio Global City. It allows you to order a variety of sushi using a tablet computer before delivering it to your table by a train-like conveyor belt.

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SOUTH KOREA – The Ultimate Travel Guide to Seoul, Danyang, Busan, Jeju: 11D10N Itinerary and Budget

Before setting my foot in South Korea, I had already foreseen going there with my friend from high school, Mon, because both of us have been caught by its wave, also known as Hallyu. Hallyu, translated as “Flow of Korea” in English, describes the international popularity of South Korean culture and is exceptionally accounted for the growth of tourism in the country. Its effect has taken the world by storm since the 1990s through Korean music, drama, food, skincare, cosmetics, and fashion.

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NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – Perth Paradise Resort: To Infinity and Beyond

Last January, I went to Visayas with my friends to tour Dumaguete, Siquijor, Bacolod, and Iloilo in particular. However, I had a different flight itinerary because I booked later than them on Cebu Pacific Air. My flight was unfortunately delayed for 3 hours due to overbooking issues. In lieu of the delay, they provided me a free domestic round trip ticket valid for 6 months. Thus, I was able to fly to Bacolod for free which was my gateway to Perth Paradise Resort. Continue reading

Food + Trip = Eat to Travel

Let’s be realistic. We cannot always travel to our dream destinations (unless you do it for a living) due to several reasons such as tight budget, hectic schedule, vacation leave dilemmas, family priorities, health issues, and the like. Thankfully in the Philippines, there is now an opportunity to go on a trip or travel internationally without even leaving the country. How? Just by eating! Continue reading

MANILA – Barkin’ Blends Dog Cafe: Dogzoned

I grew up in a family of dog lovers. We currently own a shih tzu named Stanley, a dachshund named Mojo, and an aspin (Philippine street dog) named Cho. I jumped in excitement when I found out that a piece of heaven here on earth a.k.a. dog cafe finally opened in Manila!

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CDO-Camiguin: 3D2N Itinerary and Budget for 2 pax

“Kaladkarin” people who are always game for anything are the best travel companions! That is why I could not be any happier when my bestfriend, Espee, accepted my short notice invitation to accompany me on a domestic trip.

My original plan was to visit Cagayan De Oro only for the sake of White Water Rafting but I found out that it is possible to do a side trip to Camiguin (and also Bukidnon if time permits) from my research prior to this trip. Little did I know that Camiguin would actually become our main trip instead of CDO. Continue reading