Vietnam is the timid cousin you never really spoke to during fam hangs™ (I'm coining it). She has soft features; is wide-eyed and naturally observant. You wonder if she is, to quote Jane Austen, plain.
In the two times I've visited Thailand (I pray it to be the first few of many), I've hit two countryside albeit popular tourist destinations, both a little more cultural than the frenetic energy that lives within the metropolitan world of Bangkok.
This is a diary of old and new memories of Bangkok, and why it may be one of my favorite city getaways to date.
I'm not going to build up an argument that Macau was better than Hong Kong, because it's not, but Macau was surprisingly charming! Let me begin—
Hong Kong was hot (June) and crowded (any time of the year). There were always too many things happening at every single time. There were always too many shops, too many tourists, too many stuff.
People might to start to think there's nothing to do in Sorsogon but surf (Well, what's wrong with that?), so I've made a list of things that we need to cross off in our Sorsogon province bucketlist.
Gubat is a nondescript town in Sorsogon, a province far south of Luzon, Philippines. It is part of Bicol Region. It also happened to be a surf town, which was to me and my brother, the main attraction. How I even got there was partly serendipitous.
Like any good adventure (at least the ones we tend to like best), it started with "I just hopped on a bus with no ticket".
I did it. I started a travel blog! THE CONCEPT The format is simple, really (Even I had to give myself a pat on the back for showing some semblance of creativity). Each blog post will be written as a letter, outlining a travel of mine or the other. It will be a correspondence with [...]