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A solo traveler’s day hike from Ngadas to Cemoro Lawang village in East Java, Indonesia: Magnificent views of the Savanna and Sea of Sand at the caldera of Mount Bromo Volcano. I wanted to say that this solo hike was one of the “craziest” things I had
Featured photos from my overnight homestay and hiking experience in Ngadas Village near Mount Bromo Volcano in East Java Island, Indonesia. I stumbled upon Ngadas while searching for alternative ways of reaching Mount Bromo Volcano, one of Indonesia’s
I got in touch with my inner NatGeo explorer when I traveled to Baluran National Park in Java Island, Indonesia. I took this photo while stalking a herd of Java Rusa Deer (Cervus timorensis russa). You could tell from their scared beady stares and guar
I love walking along historic streets lined with old buildings. When I planned my next trip to Peninsular Malaysia, George Town in Penang Island came up on the top of my list of places to visit. George Town, along with Melaka, is a  UNESCO world herita
I explored Indonesia  for two weeks during my three-week backpacking trip early  this year. Considering this huge country trumps even the Philippines in terms of archipelagic size, I wanted to take careful thought with my itinerary. I knew two weeks wo
My plan was to start exploring the archipelagic islands of South East Asia (outside the Philippines). There was a particular image of Borneo that, to this day, stuck vividly in my mind while watching nature shows when I was a kid. It was an aerial view
Here goes my three-week solo backpacking trip to Malaysia, Brunei, and Indonesia. I spent a couple of months cooped up at home so I can save money for this trip along with many others I had planned this year. It was finally time to implement my plans a
Here is what I packed on a three week backpacking trip to Malaysia and Indonesia. Places I traveled to included a mix of cities, mountains, and beaches. I would pack similarly if I were traveling anywhere else in South East Asia given that this region
Deciding on what clothes to pack for a long trip is always a careful and thoughtful process for me. I usually start by putting together a pile of all the clothes that I would love to bring on the trip. More often than not, I end up with a pile too big
One handy travel accessory that I brought with me during my last few trips is a new product called Headware. Headware is a stretchable fabric with a tubular shape, much like an elastic bandana. Seems simple right? That’s because it is! and I’ve been us

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