August 27, 2019 Catherine Mendoza 10Comment

Sri Lanka is an island country in South Asia. Known as one of the tea countries in the world. From watching and getting up close the gentle giants in the Safari National Parks, the most stunning views of tea plantations to the most gorgeous beaches, this place sure will give you hundreds of reasons to coming back to! If you’re planning a long trip around Sri Lanka and have no idea where to start, then I’d like to share with you this detailed guide based on the 25-day trip that my husband and I did. We flew from Kuala Lumpur to…

July 26, 2019 Catherine Mendoza

If you’re heading to Catanduanes soon, then I hope you wouldn’t miss these incredible things to see. Here are my top 7.   Rolling hills Batanes is known for its rolling hills and other scenic sights making it a dream destination to many. However, to some, it remains a dream because of its expensive airfare. But did you know that somewhere in Catanduanes, there is a place with an equally breathtaking view? The place is called, Binurong Point, the most famous rolling hills of Catanduanes.     📍Binurong Point, Barangay Guinsaanan, Catanduanes (more…)

July 4, 2019 Catherine Mendoza 11Comment

Macau is just an hour away by ferry from Hong Kong. Very close, right? And the good thing is, even if it’s just a day trip, the selection of getting a glimpse of Macau’s popular landmarks are pretty high!  If you’re in Hong Kong, there’s a pretty good chance you’ll enjoy a side trip to Macau. WHAT YOU NEED  PASSPORT.  You must bring with you your passport, it is necessary before buying your ferry ticket. We bought a ticket at Turbo Jet, one of the travel agencies at the Macau Ferry Terminal. There are several travel agencies to choose from,…

June 5, 2019 Catherine Mendoza 5Comment

Is Laos part of your trip? Have you considered taking a slow boat to get there but don’t know how and where to start?    Well, you landed on the right article! 🎉 📍 LET’S GET STARTED We took the sleeper train to Chiang  Mai from Bangkok. If you’re coming from Bangkok, the sleeper train which takes 13 hours is the best option. To know more about the sleeper train, you can click my blog post about it here. We arrived in Chiang Mai at around 8 a.m., took the tuk-tuk and headed to the bus station for our trip…

March 12, 2019 Catherine Mendoza 8Comment

5,500 steps? One way or back and forth? The answer is, one way! I know, right?!   Adam’s peak reaches an altitude of over 7,350ft above sea level.  Climbing up Adam’s peak was part of  Chris’s and my itinerary during our 25-day trip to Sri Lanka.   We took the train from Ella,  our previous destination, to Hatton for five5 hours at $4 each, and we were picked up at the Hatton train station by a driver we hired. Hiring a driver costs $40/day.   It was a two-hour drive from Hatton to Adam’s Peak and we had to stop…