Tuesday, October 25, 2016

10 Things I Learned About Tokyo

A few weeks ago, I spent four days in Tokyo (with a side trip in the neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture), and as my friends are probably tired of hearing, I loved it. Absolutely loved it. Behind their towering skyscrapers and their disciplined culture, Tokyo still retains its charm. Here are the things I learned from traveling in this metropolis.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Exploring Laki Ashi of Kanagawa Prefecture

Last night was a blast. I was awake for almost 24 hours, but that didn't stop me from enjoying our first day in Japan. I can vividly still remember my first meal (a tonkatsu ramen), my first subway experience in Tokyo (which is, by the way, the most efficient and the most expensive mass transportation system I have ever ridden), and my first time crossing the most photographed intersection in the world. It felt surreal. Japan already gave me a very nice impression, and I can't wait to explore more of it!

On our second day, we explored the neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture to see Mount Fuji in person.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Day 1 in Japan: Exploring Tokyo

No matter how prepared you are for your trip, there will always be uncertainties that lie ahead of you. You don't have an idea what's in store for you in the next few days. Prior boarding our early morning flight to Tokyo-Narita, there were a few gaffes - the immigration counter opened thirty minutes late causing a long queue, and I was awake for almost 24 hours. Despite these, I still felt giddy and excited as we settled inside.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

What Tokyo So Long?

Growing up, Japan was always on my side. There were anime shows dubbed in Filipino to keep me entertained after school. Before the K-Pop bands invaded the airwaves, there was J-Pop. I could still belt out the lyrics of Sweet Soul Revue and Feel Like Dance flawlessly. To tell you the truth, Japan was never part of my 'countries to visit this 2016' list. I was planning to go there two to three years from now but I scored a cheap fare earlier this year.

For four days, we explored Tokyo and the neighboring Kanagawa Prefecture. Japan did not fail to mesmerize me. Everything is organized and every corner of the city is very clean. Now I know why Japan is one of the most sought destinations in the world.

Friday, October 14, 2016

Chasing Security as a Travel Blogger

Being a travel blogger is a job that values freedom more than security. You can’t really expect a steady stream of income and to spend most of your time traveling the world. Don’t get me wrong, travel blogging can be a very rewarding occupation. Some famous bloggers even earn six-figure incomes on a regular basis.

If you still want security, however, there are some additional things you would want to do as you travel to the best destinations in the world. We’re going to take a look at those extra things right here in this article.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Seven Asian Dishes You've Never Tried But are to Die For

With such a diverse and expansive selection, it can be easy to bypass some of the culinary delights in Asia. However, to truly immerse yourself into the cultural and take advantage of everything available, why not try some of these lesser-known Asian dishes?

Monday, September 26, 2016

Last Day of Cebu Food Crawl 2016

And finally, off to the last day of this sinful adventure in Cebu. We are now down to the final three: Choobi Choobi Restaurant, Cebu City Marriott Hotel, and Ayala Center Cebu. 

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Chill at Gusto Mare

Cebu's economy has been on a steady rise. The South Road Properties (SRP) used to be a sprawling land with just a highway connecting to the Talisay City, another thriving city of Metro Cebu. Today, more and more establishments had sprung out like mushrooms in this area alone. The same scenario goes to the food scene of Cebu.

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