If I had read this before I went – no matter how great my first trip to South America was – it would have been a million times better knowing what I know now. ‘Hey Yeni, I saw you were in Peru a few weeks ago, how was it? I’m going June!’ I received this … More Peru Travel from Asia – FAQs
Disclaimer: This post is a purely personal writing exercise Day 1: June 3, 2017 I want to write this before I forget. Last night I arrived in Bali from Hong Kong in a seemingly endless string of flights. Yesterday’s was particularly unpleasant because my seatmate on the plane, a young mainland Chinese man (at least … More Canggu Diaries – Yeni arrives in Bali
Diary of a day spent with the elephants in one of Chiang Mai’s jungle conservations Plus a comprehensive list of Chiang Mai’s best elephant tours in the end The elephants made sure I would never forget that day. The scrapes and bruises all over my legs rendered me unable to do anything remotely physical for weeks afterwards, … More Chiang Mai’s Best Elephant Tours – Elephant Jungle Conservatory
February 10, 2017 – We decided to do the major temples of Chiang Mai all in one go. More than halfway through it, we were so tired from walking under the powerful sun we took a massage break at the Old Medicine Hospital. The latter is actually a massage school where you can get good quality no-frills services … More Chiang Mai Temple Tour x WÖLSCH Watches
Taken from my story on We Are Sole Sisters The journey through one of Japan’s most underrated regions continues. Sole Sister Julienne ventures into the countryside to find the past continuing to live on in Gifu’s old towns, castle ruins, and quaint villages Our tour guide calls her province “the belly button of Japan”. Its name … More Japan Less Travelled, Part II
I’ve been dying to go on this trip since I first arrived in Hong Kong in 2011. But it had never come to fruition until this year, although the trip was much shorter than I was hoping it to be. If I were to do this again, I would give it at least 3-4 full … More Guilin/Yangshuo from Hong Kong via bullet train from Guangzhou/Shenzhen
15-hour layover in Seoul? To the ‘glass half empty’ people, sounds like a nightmare. But to ‘glass half full’ people like myself and my family, we thought ‘oooh yay! We have a WHOLE DAY to explore Seoul from 6am-11pm!!’ I had first heard about the FREE transit tours from my friend flying back to the … More Korea’s Free Transit Tours: Not for Filipinos?