Backpacking Indochina: Singapore Once More

Sunflower Garden Changi Airport Terminal 2

My fourth time in Singapore was supposed to be only a small part of my backpacking Indochina adventure, merely a 9-hour transit in between flights from Manila to Yangon. But the fates had other ideas because I ended up staying much longer than planned. Launch of Backpacking Indochina 2015 My Backpacking…

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Exhilarating El Nido Island Hopping Tour C

El Nido Island Hopping Tour C

El Nido, Palawan.  The “Philippines’ last frontier”. Inspiration of the famous movie The Beach. Home of various European versions of the reality game show Survivor. Setting of Leg 12 of the Amazing Race 5. Location of the ending scenes of the fourth Bourne Legacy movie. Always included in lists that say “Most Beautiful Beaches” in the Philippines/Asia/the world.…

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Hotel Review: Hanoi Hibiscus Hotel

Hanoi Hibiscus Hotel Review

The main reason why, among the options that Jacq gave me, I chose Hanoi Hibiscus Hotel was because it was a fairly new hotel.  Constructed only in September 2011, the 3-star hotel boasts of budget-friendly and clean accommodations right in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.  Our booking was made…

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