Misty Misadventures at Ba Na Hills

Our second day in Da Nang were filled with light drizzles. The wind still howled of sad songs and the skies were faintly blue. But the tour must go on. No matter the circumstance, whether good or bad, it would still count as an adventure, wouldn’t it? We are scheduled to go to Ba Na…

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Hoi An, the Hidden Gem in the Heart of Vietnam

It had been raining for days when we arrived in Da Nang. Our plans to stay out late are cut short and is turned into Phở dinners in the cold, drizzly evenings. Once the skies clear up, we will go to Hoi An to finally start our two-day adventures here. Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage…

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Hanoi at Night

Hanoi during nighttime is a lot quieter than Manila. Yes, the streets may be packed with food stalls that sprawl from left to right but there is still this undeniable sereneness in the air. We found stores just beside the busy road with food that you need to cook by yourself. We were curious as…

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For Ha Long Bay is Heaven

If you ever think that it is not possible to feel some summer heat in December then I will have to disagree with that. It’s almost the middle of the month but Ha Long Bay has the warmest weather I have ever encountered here in Vietnam, so far. Hanoi, its chill sister — a place…

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Celebrating Chinese New Year in Binondo

It has been my own tradition to attend the Chinese New Year celebrations in Binondo. The colors, the food and even the mood is what I’m always after. There is a charm to Binondo’s organized chaos. The hustle and bustle of this preserved Chinatown will make you want for more. I ride the LRT and…

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