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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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Fluffiest Place on Earth: Miyagi Zao Fox Village (Japan Travel Guide)

I had a mission when I revisited Japan last November: to visit the fluffiest place on earth… Miyagi Zao Fox Village in Shiroishi! After all, ever since I saw the online articles that featured this spectacular place, I just knew that I had to go — so I did, and you bet I almost ‘died’ of happiness because they were ALL. SO. ADORABLE!!! …And yes,...

Henn na Hotel (変なホテル): Japan’s Unique Robot-Staffed Accommodations

There are a LOT of unique hotels all over the world and if you’re in Japan, it is a MUST to check out the branches of Henn na Hotel (変なホテル) that are spread out all over the country! Why…? Because it is the world’s first robot-staffed chain of hotels that is recognized by the Guinness World Records! Most of the services are provided by...

Where to Watch Bastille Day Fireworks in Paris, France (Top Tips & Best Spot)

The Bastille Day Fireworks Show on the 14th of July is a grand event that must not be missed during the French National Day celebrations (Bastille Day / La Fête Nationale) in Paris, France! After all, when the clock strikes 11 in the evening, splashes of bright colors would erupt from the foot of the picturesque Eiffel Tower and the charming gardens...

How to Take a KPop Dance Class in Seoul (South Korea)

Are you a fan of KPop? …I’m not (or at least not yet *wink, wink*) BUT it doesn’t mean that I’m not interested in it — because I am! I may not be a hardcore fan; however, I am deeply enthralled by the community that loves it. Not to mention that Kpop stars as well as their songs and dances are immensely catchy and vibrant! I mean, for instance, who...

Ayana Resort and Spa: The Height of Luxury in Bali, Indonesia

Mention Bali to anyone and I’m sure it will bring images of a picturesque paradise to their minds! Without a doubt, it’s a tropical destination that offers a perfect getaway for all ages and tastes. But when it comes to the quintessential luxury experience, there is but one place that you should go to make the most of your Bali vacation, the Ayana Resort...

‘Last Samurai’ Tour with Joe Okada in Kyoto, Japan (Cool Kyoto Walking Tour Review)

Not a lot of people know that real samurais NO longer exist in Japan — the whole lifestyle and system have long disappeared ever since the late 1800s because the emperor favored a more modern western-style army. (Joe Okada) Nevertheless, what we can rather find solace in (apart from the existence of museums for appreciating the tradition) is...

10 Famous Foreign Destinations in the Philippines (Top Lookalikes!)

Everybody dreams of traveling around the world! Though it sounds impossible for most of us who live in third-world countries, please believe me when I say that it IS possible — take it from me who is living a life of travel despite being a non-rich Filipina who only holds a Philippine passport! (Foreign Destinations in the Philippines) But of...

10 Best Travel Shows on Netflix to Watch Now That Will Inspire Wanderlust

Given what’s happening nowadays, I’m sure that your travel plans have been thwarted — BUT, that doesn’t mean that you can’t have some fun right in the comfort of your own home! (Best Travel Shows on Netflix) For sure, you can start off with the best travel movies; though if you’re more into TV shows, there are tons for you to enjoy! After all,...

Best Hotels in Gili Islands, Indonesia: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

The Gili Islands are the perfect getaway for any traveler that wants to be on a remote tropical island! After all, these islands in Indonesia are dubbed as the ‘Turtle Capital of the World’ and ‘Maldives of Southeast Asia’. (Best Hotels in Gili Islands) Looking for activities in Gili? ...

Best Hotels in Tulum, Mexico: From Cheap to Luxury Accommodations and Places to Stay

Tulum is a popular Mexican destination on the Caribbean coastline — and it’s no wonder given that it offers beautiful beaches, countless cenotes, well-preserved Mayan ruins, and exhilarating adventures for just about any kind of traveler out there! (Best Hotels in Tulum) Lying on the east coast of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, this town features...

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