Macau

I went to Macau as a side trip from my Hong Kong visit. Macau is a city of contrast. The city has the fortresses, churches and food of its former colonial master Portugal and on the other, Macau is unashamedly and popularly known as the Las Vegas of the East. It took an hour ferry…

Souvenir Dolls

Hong Kong

I have never really thought of Hong Kong as a major destination but a place to chill and break the 24-hour flight before a more desirable journey to Europe. It is a place with multiple personalities, as a result of being both Cantonese Chinese and under a contemporary ex-British influence. The mixture of both cultures…

Manila

Manila is a city that if I didn’t grow up there is a city I would skip so I could immediately go to the more exciting and amazingly beautiful islands. However, the effervescent and laid back quality of people give the city it’s own character. I hate the traffic immensely. A ten kilometre cab ride…

Boracay Island

Boracay Island  is an approximately 315 km south of Manila by distance and the only way to get there is by a water transport. It is more convenient and time-saving to go to Boracay by catching a flight to Caticlan rather than a flight to Kalibo. Boracay is popularly known for its White Beach with amazingly powder…