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A Japan Guide…sort of. - Destination Specialists Cebu - Carlo Villarica

A Japan Guide…sort of.

In many ways, Japan is the exact opposite of the Philippines. You could say we occupy opposite points in a spectrum. Here’s a quick example, we as Filipinos are generally flexible when it comes to rules. You could even say we are “too” flexible. The Japanese follow rules to the tee.

written on September 21st, 2017 by

A Day in Hong Kong [PHOTO-ESSAY]

When you have one free day in a city you’re unfamiliar with, it only makes sense to explore and see what you can. A friend and I had a free day in Hong Kong and luckily, it’s a city of walking and great public transport. 

written on September 13th, 2017 by

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A Different Side to San Francisco [PHOTO-ESSAY]

When we visited California last year, one of our priorities was to stop by San Francisco. If you’ve been reading about travel for a while, it’s not difficult to imagine why we wanted to visit this amazing place.

written on September 5th, 2017 by

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7 To Do’s in Copenhagen

Copenhagen ranks up there as one of the most livable cities in the world, at least during the summer months of June July and August. I heard their winters are long and dark, but the Danes still make winter a beautiful affair with sparkling lights and a beautiful city covered in snow.

written on August 24th, 2017 by

How to be a Responsible Traveler

Travel mistakes can be cringe worthy to borderline offensive. Lucky for you, these incidents are also avoidable. Act in a way that if places could speak, they might rate you as a five-star traveler.

Be mindful of the following things:

written on August 17th, 2017 by

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Road Trips in California [Photo Essay]

There’s nothing quite like a road trip in California, so many beaches to visit, lots of beautiful quaint towns, and…

written on August 7th, 2017 by

Falling In Love with Siargao [Photo & Video Essay]

One weekend.

That’s all it takes for you to fall in love with Siargao. We all know that learning to surf is on top of the list but we experienced something different. During the two full days that we spent there, we experienced a different side of the island that deeply rooted our love for it.

written on July 27th, 2017 by

5 Destinations For Women Who Love To Travel Solo

More and more women are traveling solo these days. Sure, it’s scary, but the idea of exploring the world on your own can be empowering as well. It speaks volumes about a woman’s independence and sense of adventure.

Here are 5 of the best destinations for the solo female traveler:

written on July 20th, 2017 by

5 Reasons Why Your Next Vacation should Be on a Cruise

Filipinos usually enjoy big family gatherings and spending time with each other. Our family is not a stranger to the weekly Sunday lunches, but with all of us living in different cities and countries, reunions become a big deal. For this year’s get together, 37 (and still incomplete!) of us went on a 12-day Baltic Cruise aboard Princess Cruises’ Regal Princess. It may sound chaotic having so many people get together almost daily for excursion tours, but it was a blast. My whole family thoroughly enjoyed the cruise and so will you!

written on July 11th, 2017 by

6 Child-Friendly Destinations In The Philippines

Taking your child to vacations has been scientifically proven to improve their over-all development. According to this article by The Telegraph, children who go on holidays with their parents tend to have higher self-esteem and increased brain development. And that’s beside the loads of fun and memories they get when they’re having fun away from home.

written on July 6th, 2017 by