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    Bonista – The Budget-friendly Beach Resort
    Posted in: Places, Resort, Tourism, Travel, Vizayas

    If you are looking for a budget-friendly resort, you may consider visiting Bonista Beach Resort. Known among the locals as Bon-Bon, this beach resort is located in Barangay Buenavista, Escalante City, Negros Occidental. This place can be reached by driving towards the Northern part of Bacolod City, specifically a 110-kilometer distance away from Escalante. By […]

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    Fresh Eyes on Seoul – South Korea
    Posted in: Places, World

    My first time trip to go abroad took place in Seoul, South Korea a few weeks ago, when it’s summer time. Summer is between June to August around which I visited the place. August is Seoul’s hottest month and the temperature goes between 26-35 degrees Celsius, pretty much like mid-summer in the Philippines. Like Japan, […]

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    The Side Tripper

    “Make sure you don’t take any side trips,” warns Schumler, from a phrase in the 1993 American film Swing Kids. If you are someone who does not have time to lose, then it is better for you to stick to your main agenda, because there is something about side tripping that submerges the soul in experiences that sometimes make you hope that time would stand still, as the experiences they bring can be more impactful than the main trip itself. It is that free flowing agenda, an unexpected sleepover or a detour that has unintentionally brought pleasant surprises. You can live without it, like you can eat a cake without its icing, but your journey may not be as meaningful. If travel is the ‘best medicine for the heart’,* then for me, side trips are secret ingredients to the most memorable travels and other events that can happen in between or off the main route of one’s itineraries. Welcome to Side Tripper, a collection of photographs and blogs about the many side trip adventures of our family and friends. *Source: The Global Commission on Aging and Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies, in partnership with the U.S. Travel Association (Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2013 by Chris Erskine)

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