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"I haven't been to everywhere but it's on my list."

Facts and Untruths on Visiting Brunei

Fact: Negara Brunei Darussalam, officially the State of Brunei Darussalam or the Nation of Brunei, the Abode of Peace is located in Southeast Asia, in the northern coast of the island of Borneo. It is also near the southern Philippines. Continue reading “Facts and Untruths on Visiting Brunei”
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The Horror of Traveling Solo – Bandar Seri Begawan

  I arrived at the Brunei International Airport on a late afternoon. This is the first time I went solo on a trip outside the country, and I have differing emotions – happy and proud to try to be as brave as the Pinay Solo Backpacker, Gael, although Continue reading “The Horror of Traveling Solo – Bandar Seri Begawan”

One Million Dollars in Exchange for the Crown

In her book Some Girl: My Life in a Harem, Jillian Lauren tells a true story of her life as a concubine to Brunei’s royalty, at a time when the Sultan is known as the wealthiest man in the world. She also confirmed the gossip about a Filipina who lived the life of a princess just because she was Prince Jefri’s favorite escort. Continue reading “One Million Dollars in Exchange for the Crown”

Beckham VS Azkals

  I am a frustrated soccer player. The first soccer game I watched was when I was in first year high school.  Since then I dreamed of becoming a football player.  I practiced for the tryouts in UST Continue reading “Beckham VS Azkals”

Surely, Optimus Prime Resides in Singapore

I have been to this awesome country a couple of times before but every time I visit there is always something interestingly new. I wasn’t really expecting that I will be “re touring” Singapore since I was in and out of Continue reading “Surely, Optimus Prime Resides in Singapore”

Why I Have A Travel Blog?

  What I do for a living does not only eat up my time, it can be toxic, too stressful. I always have my hands full. Writing is just a mean for me to play down the pull of routine and let all the negative vibes out.  I tried to write (and publish) my thoughts on nearly anything around me, Continue reading “Why I Have A Travel Blog?”

Have Babies, Will Travel (with or without them)

  As a businesswoman and mommy of four, I may be too busy working and with the demands of parenting but I will always allow myself to get away from all these through traveling.  If I have the chance, I’ll go. Continue reading “Have Babies, Will Travel (with or without them)”

Baguio on a Panic Mode

  With the rains in Metro Manila flooding most parts of the city, we thought of escaping the possibility of drowning, so we climbed the mountains in Baguio. Too much paranoia? It did us good. Continue reading “Baguio on a Panic Mode”

Ekklesiaphilia and Campanology, Church of Abucay, Bataan

I have been searching for the right term to use for “a person who loves churches” but can’t find in Google. The closest is “ekklesiaphilia” which I first heard from a sister. Or did she coin that word? Continue reading “Ekklesiaphilia and Campanology, Church of Abucay, Bataan”

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