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2017 in Travel Review

January 1, 2018

Once again, 2017 has been a good year for travels. Here is a recap of the places that I have visited. Jan: new year countdown in Thailand (Phuket) March: Indonesia (Bali)   April: Thailand (Bangkok) and Philippines (Pampanga) June: South Korea, Mexico, Cuba   July: Hong Kong Sept: Pakistan Oct: Malaysia (Kuala Lumpur) Nov: Philippines …
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Vitalising Viñales

October 11, 2017

Havana is generally the first port of call for visitors to Cuba, and if you are pressed for time, it might be the only one. For those planning to explore the rest of the country, or just want a day trip from the capital, look no further than Viñales, which is just under two hours …
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hola Mexico City

September 19, 2017

Mexico has always intrigued me due to the ancient civilisations and beautiful, white, sandy beaches. Mexico is the second largest economy in Latin America and the country caters to all kinds of visitors, from those seeking luxury in the resorts along the Riviera Maya to the backpackers having a slice of the beach at Cancun …
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Cuba, the last socialist paradise

August 13, 2017

Cold war, communist state, trade embargo. These are the three phrases that come to mind whenever someone mentions Cuba. Thanks to our western-dominated media influence, many people do not have a good impression of Cuba. When I informed my family members that I was headed to Cuba, they were all so worried for me and …
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2015 travel review

January 4, 2016

What did I do for 2015? So I did fulfill my new year resolution of traveling more and making sense of the world we live in. This has been an epic year of thesis submission, graduation, pedagogical training and lots of crazy traveling. most unique experience – sleeping in a Mongolian ger (yurt) in the …
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How do I fund #donstravels

April 9, 2015

 So many people have been asking me how do I manage to fund my extensive travels, as it always seems that I am on the move. So far this year, I’ve been doing one overseas trip each month (Myanmar, Japan, Malaysia and coming up soon, the Philippines), adding new countries to my growing list. I …
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Say it with San Francisco

April 7, 2015

It’s the light. Silvery, crystalline, temperate, it bounces off the Pacific and the wide expenses of San Francisco Bay and fills the city with optimism. It takes the long, orange-red track of Golden Gate Bridge, sets it against a luminescent blue sky, and renders it exhilarating, breathtaking. It picks out the tiny, ornate details of …
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The Top 50 Cities to See in Your Lifetime

July 25, 2014

So I’ve visited 25 out of these 50 cities..I need to continue traveling more!!! With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it’s sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we’ve gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the …
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