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Baler accommodations: Luxury, Mid-range, Budget
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Baler accommodations: Luxury, Mid-range, Budget

Baler has been a go-to place for wave riders, and the coolest spots to stay consists of luxury hotels and Instagram-worthy accommodations. If you are not sure where to stay, here are three places worth checking out:

Luxury: Costa Pacifica Baler Location: Sabang Beach Price per night: starts at Php 8,500 (good for two with breakfast) www.costapacifica.com Pros:  24-hour reception and ...
7 incredible things I did in Bali
BaliIndonesiaTravel

7 incredible things I did in Bali

There are a lot of adventurous things to do in Bali - from temple hopping, sunset beach parties to food trips and yoga retreats. Check out the fun things I did in the 'island of the gods' during my 5-day trip. :)

7. Visited Tanah Lot Temple Tanah Lot is one of the most unique temples I have seen because it is built on a large rock formation along the coast. Travel tip: Touch the 'holy ...
5 best outlet shops in Bali
BaliIndonesiaTravel

5 best outlet shops in Bali

If you are looking for the perfect beach attire, surf gear or casual wear, then you definitely must go to Bali's famous factory outlets. In Bali, you can shop for Roxy, Rip Curl, Billabong and Top Shop stuff at a very cheap price! Here's a list of the factory outlets in Kuta area that you should visit.

1. Original Surf Outlet Address: Jl. By Pass Ngurah Rai No. 417B, Kuta, Kabupaten Badung, ...
Where to stay in Bali: Hotel vs. Villa vs. Homestay
BaliIndonesiaTravel

Where to stay in Bali: Hotel vs. Villa vs. Homestay

The task of finding the perfect accommodation for a holiday vacation can be quite stressful but no need to worry, because Bali offers a vast array of luxurious hotels, private villas and hospitable homestays. Here's a rundown on the pros and cons of these three types of accommodations to help you find the perfect place that will suite the type of traveler you are. :)

Hotel: Conrad ...
Bangkok Hangover Tour
BangkokThailandTravel

Bangkok Hangover Tour

If you’re still hungover from the hit Hollywood movie “The Hangover Part II”, then head over to Bangkok and experience the uber crazy and epic night firsthand. Be part of the “Wolf Pack” and explore Bangkok’s one of a kind nightlife with the Bangkok Hangover Tour.



The Bangkok Hangover Tour consists of a visit to the bars where some of the scenes from the movie were ...
Conquer Macau in 14 hours
FoodMacauTravel

Conquer Macau in 14 hours

Macau is a living testament to the saying “East meets West.” It has the flashy and lively vibes of China blended with the charming remnants of its Portuguese influences. If you are in Hong Kong and have a day to spare, squeeze in a trip to Macau on your itinerary and be mesmerized by this quaint country of bustling casinos and interesting historical sights. Here’s my DIY trip to Macau:
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A dozen reasons to love Taipei
FoodTaipeiTaiwanTravel

A dozen reasons to love Taipei

If you enjoyed Tokyo’s Shibuya, Malaysia’s Petronas Towers or Korea’s Gyeongbokgung Palace, then you’ll definitely love Taipei! With Taiwan’s recent visa policy becoming more lenient to Filipinos paired with local airlines offering more cheap fares to Taipei, this underrated city is fast becoming a go-to destination in Southeast Asia. Need more convincing on why you should book a trip to Taipei? Read on ...
Lessons from Kuya Pipay: Baler Surfing 101
PhilippinesTravel

Lessons from Kuya Pipay: Baler Surfing 101

This is Kuya Pipay – electrical lineman on the weekdays and surf instructor on the weekends. What I thought would be a typical surfing lesson turned out to be a great learning experience because of this super cool surf coach! I wasn’t expecting much from my surfing lessons in Baler since a lot of the surfing instructors I met from other surfsites always teach the basics –find your balance, push yourself up ...
18 photos that will make you want to visit Batanes
PhilippinesTravel

18 photos that will make you want to visit Batanes

Whenever I'm stressed, all I have to do is to take a deep breath, close my eyes and picture myself back in Batanes. Just the thought of being in this place gives me an unexplainable feeling of serenity. Batanes is synonymous to paradise. Let me show you why. :) Come to the northmost island in the Philippines and see it for yourself. I'm sure you will fall in love with Batanes the same way I did. ❤ ...
Darwin Dimsum: from Hong Kong to Manila
FoodPhilippinesTravel

Darwin Dimsum: from Hong Kong to Manila

I always enjoy eating dim sum and I’m so happy to have come across a new dining spot in Makati that serves my favorite Chinese dishes - pork buns, siomai, shrimp hakaw, prawn dumplings and chicken feet. Darwin Dimsum Hong Kong Special is a hole-in-the-wall resto that is somewhat similar to the famous Tim Ho Wan Restaurant but it takes the hunger games a notch higher by offering too-cute-to-eat dishes. ...
WanderJan

WanderJan is a travel blogger who shares her personal adventures from tips, guides, photos and food reviews down to the must-buy products and must-try activities. Follow her in her quest for once-in-a-lifetime experiences as she gets lost in the most fascinating places in the world.