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Monthly Archives: July, 2015

Arrival in South Korea: My First Impressions of SEOUL

Even though I have been often interacting with Korean students in my teaching career, it was still  a very alienating and strange experience to suddenly find myself in a city … Continue reading

July 31, 2015 · 44 Comments

5 TIPS for a BUDGET TRAVEL in SEOUL, South Korea

Seoul is apparently one of the most expensive cities in the world.  It may not be a budget travel destination, but it is a great city to explore, to get … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tips on How to Apply for a South Korean Tourist Visa

Applying for a South Korean tourist visa in the Philippines is not as easy as before because last February 17, 2015, the Korean Embassy in Manila imposed stricter requirements for tourist … Continue reading

July 29, 2015 · 160 Comments

10 Must Try food in New Delhi

Food is a central activity of mankind and one of the single most significant trademarks of a culture. -Mark Kurlansky Indian Spices (Photo credit: adinathglobalexports.com) New Delhi is very unique and … Continue reading

July 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

QUTUB MINAR – An Indo-Islamic Style of Architecture

QutubMinar is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in New Delhi, India.  It is significant in the history of Indian culture, as being the first monument of Muslim rule … Continue reading

July 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE – New Delhi

Akshardham Temple is a phenomenal architecture that epitomizes rich Indian culture dating back to around ten thousand years of cultural legacy. The construction of this grand structure took around 5 … Continue reading

July 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

My First Impressions of New Delhi, INDIA

Knowing nothing about the country and reading information like rape cases, “eve-teasing”, sanitation issues, scam and danger makes me wary.  I knew from the very beginning of our trip that India would … Continue reading

July 16, 2015 · 12 Comments

TOP 13 Must see Architectural Wonders of DELHI INDIA

Delhi is said to be one of the oldest existing cities in the word.  It is a vast city full of architectural wonders, where history, culture and tradition juxtaposed with … Continue reading

July 15, 2015 · Leave a comment

Be Aware: Solo travel in India, is it safe?

Probably the most important question for anyone planning a holiday in India, in particular a woman travelling alone, is the question of safety.  The reputation the country holds for being … Continue reading

July 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Work Hard. Travel Harder.

Overtime….Deadlines….Lunch meetings  –  sounds familiar?  This working around the clock mentality, responding to emails until 10 p.m., and lunch at desks is becoming so common in the Philippines, making us feel that our jobs … Continue reading

July 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

LOTUS TEMPLE an Exceptional BAHAI House of Worship

Lotus Temple is a Bahai House of Worship in the village of Bahapur, New Delhi.  It is known worldwide for its unique architectural design. The lotus temple is one of … Continue reading

July 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

TAJ MAHAL – Symbol of Eternal Love

My travel to India wasn’t without its challenges but it gave me the chance to experience things I’ve never imagined before.  It was a love-hate experience, the best of which … Continue reading

July 1, 2015 · 18 Comments