My Travel Journey

This is the part of my blog where I will share my adventures and mishaps on TRAVELING. I am not a RICH traveler so I always plan ahead with a BUDGET in mind but I ALWAYS look forward to visit PLACES I’ve never been to and most especially, ENJOY my TIME.

First-time Surfing in Kuta Beach, Bali

Bali is a perfect destination for surfing. With its varying waves, surfers of all levels are welcome to enjoy the ride. Being first-time surfers that we are, we needed to learn how it's done first. There are options to do that in Bali. Mostly, beginners are...

Bali Beaches & A Monkey Stole a Phone at Uluwatu Temple

Welcome, guys! This is a run-down of our third day in Bali. You can also read Day 1 and Day 2 if you haven't read it yet. We started the day by visiting the popular beaches and ended up having dinner at the seaside of Seminyak beach. Dreamland Beach Dreamland is on...

Day 2 in Bali: Tirta Empul Temple & Rattan Bags Everywhere!

Welcome back to my blog! This is about our day 2 in Bali. We rented the same car with the same driver as on our first day. I told you guys, we liked our driver. He was energetic with lots of stories to share. By talking with him, we learned tons about Bali and its...

A Fun Filled Week in Bali, Indonesia: Day 1

Bali is a popular island destination in Indonesia. It is known for religious temples, beaches perfect for surfing and cool relaxing spots for meditation and retreats. I have always imagined myself traveling in Bali. My inspiration to go to Bali came after watching...

Popular Tourist Destinations in Thailand

Thailand is one of the top tourist destinations in the world. According to Thailand's tourist statistics, the first quarter of 2017 saw the arrival of 9,194,057 tourists, which was a modest increase of 1.72% compared to the previous year with 9,038,893 arrivals....

Art in Paradise: The First Art 3D Museum in Bangkok

Have you ever been to a 3D Art Museum? If not yet, Art in Paradise will surprise you with its creative and spectacular illusional arts. Art in Paradise is known to be the first art 3D museum in Bangkok. If you are residing in Thailand or visiting Bangkok for the first...

Night Out in Khao San Road, Bangkok

One of the must-see sites for tourists visiting Bangkok is Khao San Road. It is known to be the backpacking district in Southeast Asia. It's packed with restaurants, pubs, shops, and varying accommodations. It is also known for wild parties and memorable experiences...

A Long Weekend Getaway in Koh Chang

  Sawadee Ka! ( "Hello" in Thai ) I want to share with you guys my recent long weekend Holiday in Koh Chang. Koh Chang has been on my islands bucket list in Thailand for a few years now so I was feeling excited during this whole trip. Koh Chang is one of the largest...

Are you Ready for Songkran Festival 2018?

Songkran is the traditional New Year in Thailand. It is celebrated on the 13th of April every year. It is commonly known as the “ Water Splashing Festival” to foreigners. The ways of celebration differ from every region of the country. It's a long-week festival...

Exploring the Pristine Island of Koh Kood, Thailand

For the four years that I have lived in Thailand had I never heard of Koh Kood Island. It won't be on the top 3 popular islands when searching for beaches in Thailand. There are plenty of famous islands such as the Islands in Phuket, Koh Samui, Koh Tao and many...

Camping at Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai is the largest city in the North of Thailand. It is the capital of Chiang Mai Province and one of the most visited cities in Thailand. If a crowded and noisy city doesn't interest you at all and you'd rather be in a relaxed city surrounded by nature, Chiang...

Why I didn’t Enjoy my Trip in Koh Samui?

I wanted to avoid posting trips that I may label as my little "disappointed trips" because writing it down here will make it permanent.  Visiting a new place is a unique experience to me that I am always grateful for. But I also want to be honest with myself and to...

Where To Go When Visiting Chiang Rai, North of Thailand

Chiang Rai is a city in the north of Thailand. Tourists mostly overlook this city to Chiang Mai though it has a relaxed and accommodating feel. A visit to Chiang Rai is a must when planning a trip to the North of Thailand. Accommodation varies from the cheapest...

One Day Adventure to Golden Rock (Kyaiktiyo Pagoda)

I didn’t know about the Golden Rock prior to our trip to Myanmar. We had five days in Yangon but we only planned to go around the city. We don't want to rush from place to place like we used to do. Instead, we want to get the feel of a place and enjoy everywhere we...

Myanmar: Top 11 Things to Do while in Yangon

Just this month, we were privileged to travel to Yangon, Myanmar. I actually booked in 2015 and everything was planned out. Unfortunately, we didn’t push through because of some conflict in my job. This year, I really wanted to make that plan reality. So, this article...

How to Make Your Weekend Getaway to Koh Samet Enjoyable

Koh Samet is one of the eastern islands of Thailand. It is in the Gulf of Thailand of the province of Rayong. It is the most common weekend getaway for the locals and the foreign visitors as it will only take 3- 4 hours’ journey by land and sea to get to the island....

Krabi, One of the Best Tourist Destinations in Thailand

Krabi is a Thailand Province on the southern west coast region. It is now becoming a popular tourist destination because of its awesome beaches and leisure activities that everyone can enjoy. Activities that you can do include island-hopping, snorkeling, rock...

Application of Non B Visa in Vientiane, Laos

This is a continuation of my visa and work permit series while working in Thailand. If you haven't read my previous posts, I was laid off from my previous school. Luckily, after few months I found a new job. This change of job also entails new requirements and...

Unraveling Phuket, Thailand and its Breathtaking Beaches

Phuket is one of the southern provinces of Thailand. It is consists of Phuket and another 32 smaller islands off its coast. The quickest option to get to Phuket from Bangkok is to book a flight but it can be costly. If you like a cheaper option, you can take a train...

A Special Travel Journey in Singapore with my Sister

This trip to Singapore was special to me because it’s the first time that I will be traveling with my sister internationally. When we were in college, we always travel together, we invite each other for trips to the beach or to friends’ parties or events. We always...

Discovering Siem Reap, Cambodia as a Budget Traveler

Siem Reap is in the Northwestern part of Cambodia. It is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor including the famous Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Growing up learning Asian History in school, the Angkor Wat was always mentioned with great importance. That...

6 Reasons Why Hanoi is One of my Favorite Places to Travel

"Have you been to Vietnam yet?" Most often, when I asked a group of people this question, they would answer me "No". Vietnam is not a very popular tourist destination as they believed that Hongkong, Malaysia, Korea and Japan are a more enticing country to visit. You...

12 Places to Visit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur is known for the Petronas Towers or also known as Petronas Twin Towers which was ranked as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004. These buildings are the landmark of Kuala Lumpur. But there is more than just the Twin Towers in KL. Here are...

How to Spend a Weekend in Jomtien, Thailand

Do enjoy spending time at the beach? If so, you will surely appreciate the beaches in Thailand such as in Jomtien. Jomtien or Jomtien beach is a town on the east coast of Thailand. It is only 3 kilometers south of Pattaya. It only took us about 2 hours to arrive in...

A Relaxing Weekend Spent in the Magical Khao Yai, Thailand

Khao Yai is located in the central part of Thailand. Traveling from Bangkok to Khao Yai will take about 2 hours depending on the traffic within the city. Khao Yai is known for its beautiful sceneries of nature; green tall trees, fresh cool air and a calm and relaxing...

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