Tacloban, Philippines before the Haiyan Tragedy

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San Juanico Bridge that connects Samar and Leyte

San Juanico Bridge that connects Samar and Leyte

November 8 was the date that most people in the Eastern Part of the Philippines wished that never had happened. Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda locally) hit the Eastern Part of the Philippines taking 10, 000 lives and many bodies aren’t still recovered. Instead of talking most of the tragedy which just hurts me talking about it every time, I want to look back and show you guys what Tacloban looks like. Tacloban is the hardest hit locality during the typhoon, and most fatalities came from this city. Tacloban, as a city has a huge potentials on becoming a great tourist attraction but all those hopes fell to pieces when it was struck by an enormous typhoon. Let’s look back and appreciate Tacloban City, Leyte before November 8. 

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Bulgaria in Every Season: Through the Lens of Alexander Sandev

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The Turn- the most photographed place on the banks of the Arda river and dam Kurdjalii.

The Turn- the most photographed place on the banks of the Arda river and dam Kurdjalii.

Hey there guys. I have been away for quite some time since I am quite very busy. I realized, I haven’t posted a new topic for the month of November, so this is it. This will be a different article from the usual things I post here in my travel blog. This time, I will be reposting an article from Gerry, my Bulgarian friend who has her own travel site as well. This is my first European post I guess, so I hope you take time to enjoy the content of this awesome article. Bulgaria is quite underrated and overlooked by some tourists, but I believe this country has a lot to offer and you’ll know why if you’ll read this. 

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Problems encountered while traveling and solutions for it

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Inside a crowded airport

Inside a crowded airport

When we go traveling, we think of fun, hassle free and enjoyable moments. However, sometimes it is really inevitable that we encounter problems while traveling. Even though we really hope for the best when we go out and travel, problems still occur and it does not always go as smoothly as we hoped. Thankfully, nothing worst really happened to me while traveling. However, for some people, it is really unfortunate that they experienced it already, or who knows, you might experience it as well in the future. Don’t let problems ruin your trip though! To help you with some common travel problems, here are my little tips .

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10 Captivating Natural Wonders of Southeast Asia

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El Nido, Palawan - One of Southeast Asia's Paradise

El Nido, Palawan – One of Southeast Asia’s Paradise

Truly, Southeast Asia is one of the favorites of many travelers and adventurers across the world. The Southeast Asian region as a whole is becoming one of the most traveled region in the world today and of course we can’t deny the fact that the reason is due to its natural beauty, people’s genuineness, variety of foods, sunny weather, affordable living and more. There are lots of natural attractions in Southeast Asia and they all deserve to be known but on my own perspective and judgment, I will be presenting to you the 10 Best Natural Wonders of Southeast Asia.

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Reasons Why You Should Travel While You are Young

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Young travelers in Asia

Most people would prefer to work hard, rush into relationships and finally have their own family. However, when you finally have your own family, you would focus on your responsibilities more – on how to provide for them and give them a better life. Some people won’t even think of traveling because they don’t want to waste their hard-earned money and time on travel vacations. Sadly, if you are among them, you are missing so much! The world has a lot to offer, and you can experience all those through traveling. Based on my experience, I recommend every young person to get out of their hometown and see what’s out there. Here are seven ways traveling changed me forever.

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The World’s Largest Cave – Son Doong Cave, Vietnam

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Son Doong was found by a local man in 1991.

Son Doong was found by a local man in 1991.

Already existing for million years, it was only in 1991 when it was found by a local man in Vietnam. Son Doong is a Vietnamese word which means “Mountain River cave” since the cave also has a large, fast flowing underground river. The underground cave is poured with sunlight that pours through two huge entrances, allowing trees up to 50 meters tall to grow. It is currently the biggest cave in the world and located near the Vietnam-Laos border. The special thing about this cave is that, since it was discovered, only FEW people were able to navigate inside of it.

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Reasons to Visit the 4000 Islands of Laos

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The beautiful landscape of Laos

The beautiful landscape of Laos

Sometimes the greatest surprises are hidden in plain sight. Nestled in the heart of Southeast Asia, between Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Myanmar and China, Laos is one of the least-visited countries in the region – but why? Maybe because it’s not as built up as Thailand, as well-known as Vietnam, or as large as China, but Laos isn’t lacking in reasons to visit. It just needs more people to spread the word.

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23 Travel Hacks that would make your trip more enjoyable

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Always secure your passport!

Always secure your passport!

Traveling has become a pastime or hobby of millions of people around the world; and of course when you do traveling, you want it to be hassle free since you do traveling mostly to have a relief from everyday stresses. It would not be a good memory and experience if something bad came up in your adventure, like for example you lost your passport, lost something valuable along the way, and worst, you faced legal action in a foreign country. Here are some tips I’ve read from life hack.org which I think would be very helpful to travelers around the world!

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Dare to see it: My 10 Best Themeparks in Asia!

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Tokyo Disneyland, One of Asia's best Theme Parks

Tokyo Disneyland, One of Asia’s best theme parks

When traveling, most of you must be also looking for theme parks in your destination. In my case, whenever I go to a certain country, I always search for some theme parks or museums found on a particular city because it adds up to your overall experience in that destination. Globally, there are lots of theme park franchises, the most popular would be Disneyland, and of course you have Universal Studios and Warner Brothers. Asia might have some of it but it also has some theme parks that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Lets see my top 10 picks and lets bring out the child in you!

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9 Reasons Why You Would Like To Travel Solo

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A man alone in the beach

 A man alone in the beach

While it’s wonderful to share a special trip and new experiences with friends, a partner, or family, there’s a compelling case for travel alone from time to time. Solo travel can work for anyone, whether you’re single, in a relationship, extroverted, or introverted, and here are 9 good reasons why you should try it. This entry is a re-post from lifehack.org since I found this one pretty awesome and on the spot! Enjoy reading.

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