Macau is marketed as Asia’s little Europe and to be honest, it’s effective. Visitors who haven’t been here can easily imagine themselves walking on cobblestone streets, seeing inspiring old and modern buildings, and taking a great culinary journey. Well, Macau was a colony of Europe. In fact, it is the last European colony in Asia, […]
Planning a trip to Tokyo alone is one of the most exciting things you can do! Just a week before my Japan trip, I was overwhelmed and excited by the preparations I had to make. But I survived. So, I’m here to tell you what transpired during my first 24 hours in Tokyo, Japan.
Japan and I go way way back. As early as 1991. When I was about six years old, I lived with (young) adults (my aunts, uncle, and their college friends) who used to call me “Japayuki.” At that time, most of our attractive female boarding house mates escaped poverty (and the trouble of going to […]
Gullible. Trusting. Naive. Did you describe yourself this way after a trip to Intramuros? I did. It was my fault. My mistake. But it doesn’t have to be your mistake, too. It’s okay to be compassionate but please try not to get scammed. I have a soft spot for men who have children. They work […]
If you’re planning a trip to Iloilo, it’s likely that a visit to the UNESCO World Heritage 17th-century Baroque church, Miag-ao, is already on your itinerary. Cross this must-see site on your list plus many lesser known things to do only in Iloilo – in one day. Iloilo, or fondly known as the City of […]
So you want to visit Singapore? Don’t change your plan just because you heard it was an expensive city for backpackers. There are plenty of fun and almost free things you can do in SG. And yes, even if you’re traveling solo.
Visiting La Union? Together with the Northbound Magazine team, we scoured new, less explored parts of La Union to bring you the best sights, eateries, and experiences it can offer to every type of traveler. Read on.