El Nido Palawan – The Lio Beach Experience

El Nido Palawan – The Lio Beach Experience

El Nido Palawan amazed all its guests from its islands and sunset. There is also Lio Beach that serves not only as relaxation, but more of inspiration. A paradise in El Nido Palawan one must visit. A completion of one's dream vacation. Lio Beach sparks guests with all the nature adventure that will calm the body and soul. Hotel Covo Lio Estate Resorts, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines Lio Beach is a tourism estate development by Ten Knots Philippines, Inc, a subsidiary of AyalaLand . We arranged our accommodation beforehand. And there are choices from their resort hotels like Huni, Casa Kalaw, Hotel Covo, Balai Adlao, El Nido Cove, and Seda. Each one had their style and identity. We chose Hotel Covo and booked a room to stay. The place is spacious enough, even for the maximum allotted of three persons. Hotel Covo Amenities include a separate toilet and bath and a cable TV. Two beds are available, and one is double in size...
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Laguna: A Food Trip Adventure

Laguna: A Food Trip Adventure

Laguna is not all about hot spring resorts. Tasting their food will give one a burst on his taste buds. And, of course, who can't resist their Buko Pie? Laguna Food Trip Laguna food trip is a great opportunity in exploring the province and its towns.  Sometimes, you may think, is there a particular food that Laguna is known for? When the place Laguna comes up, one can always remember a hot spring swim. No one can deny that their hot spring resorts are a real come-on for tourists.  Who wouldn’t like to submerge his body on a running, natural and lukewarm water?  Thus, making a one-day vacation as the best relaxation of the year. Another special adventure like Laguna food trip is worth to try. The food seems secretively tuck in their kitchen. But when a visitor tries it, he will be surprised by its bursting flavors. Come on, walk with me on this food trip to the hot springy Laguna. We will go to...
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Manila Chinese Cemetery: the Art of Dying Elegantly

Manila Chinese Cemetery: the Art of Dying Elegantly

Manila Chinese Cemetery will give you a rich history of our land, an architectural museum and a glimpse of the lifestyle of dying elegantly rich. Manila Chinese Cemetery is not only the final resting of deceased loved ones.  Would you believe that is also a place for such huge information of our history?  Here, the stories were deeply buried in the graves and tombs of this Manila Chinese Cemetery. And, it gave a dramatic contribution to our land.  Truly, walking through Manila Chinese Cemetery not only fascinates you with the intricate designs of luxurious mausoleums.  Moreover, it will also open your mind. That there is a line between the rich and poor. And, it is not only visible on the livings but to the dead as well.  Not only that, this is not only an ordinary cemetery.  Similarly, it can also be considered as an Architectural Museum.  The mausoleums' designs are patterned from Art deco, Gothic, Neo-classicism, and Modernism.  So, let’s take a tour and...
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Puerto Princesa Underground River

Puerto Princesa Underground River

You’ll be much amazed how Puerto Princesa Underground River proved its worth to be a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of world's New 7 Wonders of Nature. Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour The Puerto Princesa Underground River has a guided tour offered by Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort.  You can choose the schedule you want and we prefer the earliest morning schedule. The Rate Underground River Tour rate is P2300 per adult and the same rate per child, about $44.  A motorized boat would fetch you from the wharf to Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park.  You only need to ride their boat and nothing to worry about.  Getting this tour from Daluyon Resort will relieve you from the stress of worrying tour permits, environmental fees, government taxes and travel insurance.  They will work them out for you.  And aside from that, a delicious meal will await you on your return from the tour on Daluyon Resort's Pawikan Restaurant.  We went to the wharf and found...
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Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort

Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort is a 4-star resort that had gained multiple awards that are recognized by the Department of Tourism.  Visiting a great resort like Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort will give you the best green destination, excellent food, world-class facilities and good experience in their services. Sabang Beach Daluyon Beach and Mountain Resort is located in Sitio Sabang, Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines. To reach Sabang Beach where the resort is located, a one and a half-hour drive are needed from Puerto Princesa City. We were fetched at around 11 am by a van through the service of Private Transfers by Daluyon Resort. Rate is P3,000, about $58, one way from Puerto Princesa to Sabang. The same rate would again be charged upon returning from Sabang to the city's airport. The road had several portions that are zig-zags but you can have a stop-over in Karst Mountain Elephant Cave to be inspired by the limestone view and the cave in the form...
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FEU Manila: 19 Facts on Art Deco That We Never Knew

FEU Manila: 19 Facts on Art Deco That We Never Knew

FEU Manila is a university in the center of a chaotic city with a history engraved on art deco buildings restored and built after World War II. The busy roads of Manila having people rush on everything to meet the demand of everyday life.  Coming back and forth to Quiapo, Mendiola, Espana and Recto, you would never know that in the center of Morayta, the center of the places just enumerated, lie an institution full of history engraved on each art deco building that surrounded the entire university.  That is Far Eastern University in Manila, FEU Manila. I am not an alumna of Far Eastern University, nor knew someone who graduated from it.  FEU Manila is a school that I passed by each time I made an errand to Recto.  The FEU Campus Tour just popped on my newsfeed after I attended a free Postal Tour with Walk with Chan.  And joining the FEU Campus Heritage Tour, I never expected it will...
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Gold Souk Dubai, A Deep Understanding to Their History

Gold Souk Dubai, A Deep Understanding to Their History

Gold Souk Dubai will provide you the rich history of Dubai. It is a must for tourists to visit even though the real intention is only for window shopping. My 7th Day Stay in Dubai As this was my last day staying in Dubai, I planned to spend the morning to visit the Gold Souk.  I am sure that this vacation would never be complete if I would be missing out on the gold market.  There was no plan to purchase.  I just really want to take a peek on the famous Dubai Gold Souk.  Gold Souk in Dubai Old Dubai Gold Souk is rich in history.  As early as 1960, gold trading was really visible.  Importing gold and re-exporting it to be delivered through the international waters off India was a real example of a lively gold trade here in Dubai.  Traders and buyers come from all over the world to have a good bargain of this gold. And now, I prefer to...
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Dubai Museum in the Historical Al Fahidi Fort

Dubai Museum in the Historical Al Fahidi Fort

Exploring Dubai Museum tickles your mind, trying to acquire knowledge, proceeding inside to satisfy the craving of learning the beginnings of Dubai. Al Fahidi Fort The Al Fahidi Fort is the oldest building in the area.  It became the Fort because it has been in the border for defense.  Then, this fort became an arsenal for the storage of artillery and weapons, then also became a prison. Then, the fort was renovated during the time of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, making the Dubai Museum housed in Al Fahidi Fort. Dubai Museum Location Dubai Museum is in Al Fahidi Street in Bur, Dubai.  You can reach the museum through the Dubai Metro.  It has Fahidi Station nearby.  I used the Dubai Metro, a station that was just nearby my hotel.  It was very easy to go around the city even if you do not have your own vehicle.  It will always be possible when a Dubai Metro is around.  Dubai Museum is also...
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Emirate of Abu Dhabi-A Visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Emirate of Abu Dhabi-A Visit to Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Emirate of Abu Dhabi has such magnificent places to pay a visit like Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Ferrari World, Riverland, Legoland and Bollywood. Road Trip to Emirate of Abu Dhabi The day was perfect for another road trip.  This time the destination was the largest of the UAE's seven emirates, the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.  To be specific, we would be going to Abu Dhabi, the capital of the said emirate and the second most populous city of the United Arab Emirates.  We were maximizing this day for all our scheduled activities.  We would visit as many places as possible on this road trip. A given time has allotted for each significant site, making it noteworthy. What does Abu Dhabi Mean? Abu Dhabi means “Father of Gazelle”.  As gazelle is an antelope and are built for speed, so as what Abu Dhabi is showing to the world.  The capital had made a speedy improvement, making on the list of one of the richest...
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Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai Canal Cruise

Ras Al Khaimah and Dubai Canal Cruise

Ras Al Khaimah sightseeing of their golden beach. And the relaxing ride in Dubai Canal Cruise featuring the captivating night beauty of the city. Ras Al Khaimah, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates would be visited this morning. The plan is a road trip to several emirates leading to Ras Al Khaimah and, then, the morning would be spent sightseeing their golden sand beach. Dubai Canal Cruise would be the highlight later in the evening.  It would be another exciting day today, my 4th-day stay in Dubai. The United Arab Emirates has seven emirates.  You can read my 1st Day in Dubai discussing Dubai, one of the emirates. My 2nd Day is the visit to the tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa. And, of course, the Desert Safari Adventure on my 3rd. Bus Shelter My day started when Erol and Eric picked me up from the hotel for breakfast.  We passed this bus stop.  Bus stops are also called as bus shelters....
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