In 2012, I traveled solo for the first time in my life. I still remember how scared I was before the trip. With only a small backpack, a Neil Gaiman book, a thousand dollars, and a will to get out of my comfort zone, I boarded the plane to Bangkok.
Theme parks like Disneyland and Ocean Park may probably be the biggest crowd-drawers in Hong Kong, but this futuristic city has a few freebies in store for those traveling on a very tight budget. If you ever find your funds dwindling way before your trip’s expiration date, here are seven
A trip to Hong Kong is never complete without a stop at the Avenue of Stars. That’s why it is no wonder this spot is packed with tourists day and night. Lying along the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade, it provides incredible views of the Hong Kong Island skyline and Victoria Harbor.
The Victoria Peak is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Hong Kong. It allows breathtaking panoramic views of Victoria Harbor. More about Victoria Peak here. The best way to get there? By the iconic and historic Peak Tram, of course. From the Lower Terminus located along Garden Road,
Most of my time stargazing that night was spent looking down. They say that the best place to watch Hong Kong’s Symphony of Lights is the Avenue of Stars, running along the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade along Victoria Harbour. This synchronized exterior lights and laser display features 44 of the
The ride in itself was quite an experience, but it wasn’t until I had a good look of Victoria Harbor that I knew I had done what I came to Hong Kong for. My first trip to Hong Kong was almost perfect. I was able to cross out all the
Hong Kong and Macau are great places to have a first out-of-the-country trip. This realization dawned on me as soon as I started touring these “modern and futuristic” cites. The culture is not too different to alienate Pinoy first-time tourists and not too similar to bore them. The region is
Maybe it’s just me but one thing I have noticed in my three years of being a travel blogger is that the closer you get to big cities, the pricier accommodations get. Of course there are exceptions; most big cities harbor some “best kept secrets”. Not only are they few,
The northeastern monsoon brought with it a biting cold and I felt it pierce through my not-so-thick jacket when I hopped out of the bus. Nevertheless, even the dropping temperature was not discouraging enough especially upon setting eyes on the giant statue of Gautama Buddha sitting on an enormous lotus
“Tito, what time are we going to board the plane?” My niece and nephew were getting more and more impatient as we were waiting for our boarding call at the NAIA Terminal 3. I couldn’t blame them. I was extremely excited myself. Although it wasn’t my first time to travel