Turkey is hemmed by many amazing destinations, from grandiose Islamic structures mosques to heritage houses and ancient Roman Ruins, from moon-like-landscapes to paradisaical turquoise bays. It’s a delightful explosion of both Turkish culture and Western influences and Islamic and Christian kingdom.
Traveling long-term is not new, at least for people from the Western countries. Everyday a new travel blog is born – whether it’s an RTW blog, a solo female travel blog, a regional travel blog or family travel blog. Often times, the About Me page tells you something like this – I quit my job to travel indefinitely.
The key to LIFE is BALANCE. – anonymous-
But for a third world country like the Philippines, turning your back to a fixed salary and the comforts of the corporate world is considered a “big thing”, because we rarely meet someone, who does that. (more…)
I am humbled to have been invited to speak about travel blogging and female solo travel in Solo, Indonesia last May for the ASEAN Blogger Festival 2013 (ABFI2013) break out session. The event was joined by more or less 250 participants from Indonesia and the rest of Southeast Asia (ASEAN members).
I just recently got a copy of Republic 7,107 Islands Magazine’s 5th Anniversary Issue featuring my articles about Basilan (Isabela), Sulu (Jolo) and Marawi. It’s available on major bookstores like National Bookstore and Fully Booked. Please get a copy!
Puerto Princesa City Tour (Urban Tour) is a popular activity when in the island and most travel agencies and their partner hotels offer city tours for Php 600 per person. It’s a good price considering you’re riding comfortably in an air-conditioned van and it’s inclusive of the entrance fees to the attractions.
But if you are on tight budget, you can either rent a tricycle (more…)