Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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10 Reasons to take a Private Tour (and 5 Reasons Not To!)

If you're taking a trip to a new destination, you may be considering whether or not to book a private tour. You have options...

5 Things To Do on a Costa Maya Port Cruise Stopover

The Costa Maya port in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico is one of the most exciting ports of call in the Caribbean. Usually, passengers...

7 Kinds of Seatmates in the Skies and How to Deal With Them

Seatmates in the skies are like surprise presents. You will never know what or who you are getting until it/he/she gets there. Unless you fly with someone and you booked your seats to sit together.

Early morning at Bridgetown Port, Barbados

The Port of Bridgetown is in the southwest coast of Barbados. The port is located in the northwest end of Carlisle Bay and hosts...

The midnight I got “lost” at Susupe road

Lost. Some things are just impossible to explain. I was driving from Kanoa Resort to Garapan, Saipan, past midnight a few years back. A strange...

10-hour road trip from New Orleans to Orlando, Florida

I always love road trips especially when all I have to do is ride buses and enjoy the views from my window and get...

Early morning at the Cai Rang floating markets

The floating markets are among the most popular attractions in Vietnam and if you are in the country, put it in one of your...

Visit to the Long Neck Karen Hill tribe

The Long Neck Karen Hilltop tribe is one of the top attractions that draws a never-ending stream of tourists to Chiang Rai, Thailand's northernmost...

Chasing the swimming pigs in the Bahamas

The first time I heard about the Bahamas swimming pigs years ago, I did not exactly jump up and down or thought that I...

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The midnight I got “lost” at Susupe road

Lost. Some things are just impossible to explain. I was driving from Kanoa Resort to...

Mixed-up bookings and chest massages

If there's one thing that I always look forward to especially while traveling, it's...

Driving on the right wrong side of the road

Can you recall the horror when you drove for the first time on a...

airport diaries

Welcome aboard Hello Kitty airlines

TAIWAN—Growing up with so many cats in the household, I thought I’ve had my...

I slept in a crypt in Kuala Lumpur

I slept in between two guys last night, with another guy on top of...

Embarrassing luggage reveal at the Beijing International Airport

WHEN the Asiana Airlines I was boarding taxied into the runway of the Beijing...

‘Frisked’ at the Hong Kong International airport

One thing about air travel that I never look forward to is having to...

Cash-strapped at the New Delhi airport

When I got off the taxi at the Terminal 2 of Indira Gandhi International...

Trapped in a Bahamas (airport) restroom

There's a lot of things that I like about the Great Exuma, a small...

Taiwan’s Wall of Literature

TAIWAN—If you are thinking the phrase ‘Wall of Literature’ belongs to a school or...

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Catching winter’s last hurrah in the Himalayas

INDIA has always been in my bucket list for as long as I can...

I walked all the way from Thailand to ...

If I say I walked all the way from Thailand to Malaysia and you...

Parasailing over Saipan waters

   SAIPAN— Parasailing is one of the most popular marine activities in the island that...