Tag: Asia

Charms of Vientiane, Laos

Vientiane is a common destination for backpackers in South East Asia. Many say that there is not much to see and do in Vientiane as others make this place only as a stop over before heading to Luang Prabang.  Whatever it is, I find Vientiane interesting and worth […]

Sand Dunes of Mui Ne

The white sand dunes is the main attraction of Mui Ne and one of Vietnam’s charming tourist destinations. The massive Saharan dunes is located  almost 4 hours north of Saigon. The dunes range from gold to pure white. A small stand of pine tree sit on the southern […]

Spending Summer In Baguio

Baguio is the Summer Capital of the Philippines because of its cool climate when the rest of the country is experiencing the heat of summer sun. Baguio is an easy get-away for many tourists because it is just a 5-hour drive from Manila. More so, there are hundreds […]

Pulang Bato Waterfalls

Red River Valley Waterfalls or popularly known as Pulang Bato Falls is a unique waterfalls because of its seemingly red water caused by the red rocks in the area. The rocks contain some sort of minerals that make the water appear  reddish though in fact it is clear.  […]

Sorsogon Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul

Undeniably the most noticeable structure in the whole of Sorosogon City, the Cathedral of Sts Peter and Paul has a huge dome ala-Vatican that dominates the city’s skyline. The new church was inaugurated on April 27, 2011 on the occasion of the 60th year of the Diocese of […]

Magellan’s Anchorage in Butuan

Located in Masao Butuan City, Agusan Del Norte, this site is believed to be where Magellan landed and made blood compact with Raja Siaiu. History has this to say: Antonio Pigafetta and the Official Chronicler of Magellan’s fleet wrote “as we have seen a fire on an island […]

Hong Kong’s Tai-o River Village

Tai-o is a traditional fishing village located in the river banks of Lantau Island, Hong Kong. Tai-o is a popular tourist destination because it is known as the “Venice of Hong Kong” and despite the 2000 fire that destroyed the river village, most of the stilt houses are […]