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This travel blog documents the adventures, stories, and travel tips of Aileen Adalid — a young entrepreneur and solo female traveler from the Philippines!

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Ayana Resort and Spa: The Height of Luxury in Bali, Indonesia

Mention Bali to anyone and I’m sure it will bring images of a picturesque paradise to their minds! Without a doubt, it’s a tropical destination that offers a perfect getaway for all ages and tastes. But when it comes to the quintessential luxury experience, there is but one place that you should go to make the most of your Bali vacation, the Ayana Resort...

‘Last Samurai’ Tour with Joe Okada in Kyoto, Japan (Cool Kyoto Walking Tour Review)

Not a lot of people know that real samurais NO longer exist in Japan — the whole lifestyle and system have long disappeared ever since the late 1800s because the emperor favored a more modern western-style army. (Joe Okada) Nevertheless, what we can rather find solace in (apart from the existence of museums for appreciating the tradition) is...

10 Famous Foreign Destinations in the Philippines (Top Lookalikes!)

Everybody dreams of traveling around the world! Though it sounds impossible for most of us who live in third-world countries, please believe me when I say that it IS possible — take it from me who is living a life of travel despite being a non-rich Filipina who only holds a Philippine passport! (Foreign Destinations in the Philippines) But of...

10 Best Travel Shows on Netflix to Watch Now That Will Inspire Wanderlust

Given what’s happening nowadays, I’m sure that your travel plans have been thwarted — BUT, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun right in the comfort of your own home! (Best Travel Shows on Netflix) For sure, you can start off with the best travel movies; though if you’re more into TV shows, there are tons for you to enjoy! After all,...

Best Hotels in Gili Islands, Indonesia: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

The Gili Islands are the perfect getaway for any traveler that wants to be on a remote tropical island! After all, these islands in Indonesia are dubbed as the ‘Turtle Capital of the World’ and ‘Maldives of Southeast Asia’. (Best Hotels in Gili Islands) Looking for activities in Gili? ...

Best Hotels in Tulum, Mexico: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

Tulum is a popular Mexican destination on the Caribbean coastline — and it’s no wonder given that it offers beautiful beaches, countless cenotes, well-preserved Mayan ruins, and exhilarating adventures for just about any kind of traveler out there! (Best Hotels in Tulum) Lying on the east coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, this town features...

30 Unique & Awesome Mother’s Day Gifts for Mom (2021 Guide per Category)

We all know how nerve-wracking it can be to come up with the best gifts for mom — it has to be useful, current, personal and dashed with sentimentality. After all, she deserves the best there is and Mother’s Day is the perfect time to shower her with an amazing gift that will help express your love and appreciation! So don’t fret; I’ve already...

Best Hotels in Siargao, Philippines: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

Siargao is an island located off the northeastern coast of Mindanao and it is well-known as the Philippines’ surfing capital in which thrill-seekers from all over the world gather to ride the waves! (Best Hotels in Siargao Island) However, the island is NOT only for surfers but also for tourists of all sorts — especially those who love white...

Best Hotels in the Maldives: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

For most people, just the mere mention of the Maldives would easily conjure up images of pristine beaches, reef-ringed atolls, and luxurious bungalows perched on top of the ocean. After all, this eighth smallest country in the world is known to be the perfect retreat for weary souls, leisure travelers, and honeymooners or newly-weds alike! (Best Hotels...

20 Best Chrome Extensions for Productivity on Blogging, SEO, & Social Media

Google Chrome is undeniably the best and most-used web browser worldwide and this is largely due to its minimal design, quick speed, and added functionalities. A great example of the browser’s added features is its extensions which are like programs or apps that you can easily install on your Chrome to further enhance your browsing experience! (Best...

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