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This travel blog documents the adventures, stories, and travel tips of Aileen Adalid — a young entrepreneur and solo female traveler from the Philippines!

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10 Most Beautiful St Petersburg Metro Stations to Visit (Tips & Travel Guide – Russia)

You’ve probably heard of the breathtaking Moscow Metro stations in Russia — but before you focus solely on those, St Petersburg Metro stations are also a league of their own! Looking for other must-do activities? Check out these Russia travel guides now! ...

10 Best Translation Apps for Travel Abroad to Bridge Language Barriers (2021)

Not everyone has the luxury nor the time to learn new languages, even more so if it’s just a brief trip to a foreign destination! …BUT thanks to the best translation apps out there, it’s now absolutely easy to read and speak a local language. In fact, you can’t imagine the number of times that a translation app has helped me in my travels — from...

15 Most Beautiful Moscow Metro Stations to Visit in Russia (Tips & Travel Guide)

My first trip to Russia was a sudden travel project that I had to do for a client; that’s why I didn’t have the time to thoroughly research the sights that I’ll be seeing… I did have some idea about most of the city’s attractions, but not so much about the beauty that is found “under” the capital. So imagine my surprise when I first set foot in the...

LifeStraw Filter: Get Safe Drinking Water Anytime, Anywhere!

Have you ever gone on a long hike or expedition, and you suddenly found yourself running out of water…? If you’re lucky enough to find a water source along the way, you can drink it to quench your thirst; however, you will not be assured of its safety. After all, us humans have managed to contaminate and pollute most groundwater, rivers, springs, and...

Kyoto Cherry Blossom Spots: 15 Best Sakura Hanami Viewing Locations (Tips & Travel Guide)

Kyoto is arguably the most popular city for sakura (桜) or cherry blossom viewing in Japan! Locals and tourists alike flock to this former capital given the number of beautiful Kyoto cherry blossom spots that are perfect, not only as photo backdrops, but also as hanami spots. TRIVIA: Hanami (花見) or “flower viewing” is an ancient tradition in Japan...

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Kuwait in 2021 (Middle East)

The country might not be one of the top traveler destinations in the Middle East, but to visit Kuwait is a fascinating travel experience that you’re sure to cherish! After all, it is a unique and safe country that has a lot to offer to its visitors. Don’t let its size fool you because visitors traveling to Kuwait for the first time always find...

20 Best Instagram Story Apps to Create and Design Beautiful Content & Templates (Top 2021 Editing Tools)

Posting Instagram Stories is one of the most effective ways to reach a wider audience, drive traffic to your posts/links, and engage with your niche audience online. Because of this, brands and influencers alike continually strive to improve the visuals they post by using the best Instagram Story apps available! In case you don’t know, “Stories”...

Complete List of Countries That Require Travel Insurance for Entry (with COVID-19 Coverage)

I will try my best to keep this list of countries that require travel insurance to be constantly updated; however, please exercise due diligence as well to confirm any changes in entry requirements as they are changing quite a lot nowadays. Your destination’s travel requirements are definitely one of the many concerns that you probably have whenever...

15 Best Facebook Groups for Travelers You Should Be a Part Of (2021)

Most of us do our research with the help of good ol’ Google as we seek out the best travel tips and the best things to do for any destination. However, I understand that there are times when Google just won’t cut it and you rather want to gain real-time advice from a group of people online that you can actually converse with — for this, I highly suggest...

Kilawin / Kinilaw Recipe (Filipino Ceviche, Philippines)

As a traveler, I always take the time to learn a country’s local cuisine; hence the reason why recipe posts like this exist on this travel blog — besides, food is a part of travel after all! And for today, I am introducing you to a dish that is from my home country, the Philippines, and it’s called kilawin or kinilaw. (Kinilaw Recipe) » TRIVIA:...

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