Surviving a 26-Hour Layover in Addis Ababa Airport

Traveling is not always about the sunset chase and thrill-induced activities. Sometimes it involves having to spend long hours inside an airport where lounges are exclusive for members only, sleeping couches are very limited, and *drum roll* Wi-Fi is a total balls up. And tell you what, experiencing such is as epic as your last […]

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Mt. Agung: Hiking Up The Highest Mountain In Bali

throwback to when I thought I was gonna die from hiking the highest mountain in Bali 😅 (ha!) birthday adventures are the best! #mtagung #gunungagung #tbt A post shared by @ jnomarie on Jun 1, 2016 at 10:08pm PDT The last place you want to be when a storm rolls in is probably on the […]

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Take It From A Local: Lauren From Chicago!

Follow me to Livermore Valley 🍷🍇 Everyone knows Napa and Sonoma, but @visitcalifornia actually has 100+ wine growing regions. Livermore is one of the oldest (and the birthplace of Cali Chardonnay) with 30+ tasting rooms, making it perfect for entry level wine enthusiasts to sip and swirl without pretension. They host fun events throughout the […]

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Essential Things to Know Before Traveling to India

Tourism-wise, always on top of everyone’s list. But more than the iconic destinations, the state does really offer a melting pot of cultures — a nation bursting at the seams with creativity, distinct architecture, amazing people, and the spiciest food I’ve ever tasted. Attending the 7th International Youth Peace Festival got me to book a […]

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Angkor Wat: Interesting Facts and Photo Diary

If I ask you to name a person who’s traveled to Cambodia and did not make it to Angkor Wat, I bet you would call me insane. This is definitely the superstar of the country. In fact, Angkor Wat is the primary reason that more than 50% of international tourists visit Cambodia each year. Well, […]

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El Latino: Mexican Food, Strong Cocktails, and Chill Vibes in Mui Ne

After a seemingly endless strange walk along the main street of Mui Ne, we stumbled upon this Mexican restaurant that looked like just what we needed as we sweat under the scorching heat of the sun! It was past 2 in the afternoon when we made it back to our hostel after a non-stop chase […]

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A Beginner’s Travel Guide To Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh and Mui Ne

You might want to watch our Indochina trip before you get started! Since I only had two weeks of leave from work, my friend and I tried to squeeze everything into 2 weeks, meaning shorter days in each destination, including Vietnam! This country has so much to offer and it’s so unfortunate that we only […]

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Inside Rio Favelas: Visitor Safety, How to Visit, and Insights On Slum Tourism

Due to a hard disk drive crash, 7 years of memories gone in just a snap. *sob* Rio de Janeiro is known for its lush beaches, carnival, samba, and the breathtaking Christ the Redeemer. For visitors who are tired of seeing the typical tourist destinations and are looking for something that offers a more in-depth experience, they choose […]

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A Complete List of Essential Things You Should Know About Dubai

Planning a trip to the UAE, or perhaps considering the possibilities of employment there? Here I made a complete list of essential things you need to know before you go and while you are there. This nation might be commonly known for its Burj Khalifa and man-made islands but *drum roll* long beaches, massive shopping […]

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