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Top 10 Things to do in Bohol, Philippines

Every Christmas and New Year’s I go back to the Philippines to spend time with my family who live there. Each time I visit, we try to top the previous year’s holiday vacation excursions as a family.  Last year, I was able to swim with Whale Sharks in Oslob, just south of Cebu City. This… Continue reading Top 10 Things to do in Bohol, Philippines

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A Girl’s Clothing Guide to Packing for Humid Climates in Southeast Asia

I have traveled to many countries and states that have humid climates and the worst thing about humid climates is feeling dirty and sweaty as soon as you step out of the shower.  I have always felt unprepared or more exhausted and hot when I have traveled with clothing that didn’t really work for my… Continue reading A Girl’s Clothing Guide to Packing for Humid Climates in Southeast Asia

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Swimming with Whale Sharks in Oslob

Swimming with whale sharks was such a surreal experience. It was scary as hell but so exciting to be next to these sweet animals. It was scary because their mouths are huge and when they got close, you think you would get sucked in with the amount of water and food they suck in.

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When Travel is YOUR Priority

Often times I have been asked, how can you afford to travel so much? Wow, you have been to a lot of places, how does your work allow you to travel so much? And the list of questions goes on.  As I was reading a blog that I stumbled upon “How to Travel the World When… Continue reading When Travel is YOUR Priority

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Beginners Guide to the Philippines

What can I say about the Philippines?  Travel in the Philippines is fairly easy in comparison to other Asian countries because English is more commonly used (FYI: English is taught in all of the schools and is mandatory for testing and classroom settings).  So getting around and communicating to someone will make it fairly easy to travel… Continue reading Beginners Guide to the Philippines

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Travel Gifts for the Wanderlust

I know for most of you it might be too soon to think about the holidays but it is coming up closer than you think! So I want to give you some gift ideas for your family and friends who have the incurable case of wanderlust.

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Why you should visit South Korea!

1.  Korean Food Korean food is so flavorful and full of spices that will make your tastebuds explode. Now I am not just saying that because I am half Korean, but Korean food is definitely worth trying.  Korean BBQ is popular among many Korean American Restaurants, but there is more than just Korean BBQ.  … Continue reading Why you should visit South Korea!

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10 reasons why travel is good for you!

As someone who grew up in a military household and having family all over the world, I have been fortunate to travel a lot .  When I was a child, I hated traveling, mostly because of the long wait to get to your destination.  That has all changed now that I am older and now… Continue reading 10 reasons why travel is good for you!

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The Ultimate Long-Haul Flight with Layovers Survival Guide

So it seems like I have been getting a lot of questions from friends and co-workers regarding how do I survive a long haul flight especially with long layovers.  So I am going to do my best to show and explain to you what works for me.  There is a lot of planning and prepping… Continue reading The Ultimate Long-Haul Flight with Layovers Survival Guide