BACK IN BAGUIO AFTER 4 YEARS! [2018.02.17-18]

It’s good to finally be back in Baguio after 4 years! Celine and I were supposed to go with Mine, but she was sick that weekend. Celine arrived on Thursday night cause it was a holiday that Friday (not for me though!). I went after my Friday night shift and arrived at around 5am in Baguio. I lived…

SOLO IN THE CITY OF SMILES: BACOLOD [2018.01.15-18]

I almost didn’t go on this trip. I was very stressed the few weeks and had problems that I felt like it wouldn’t be right to go on a vacation at that point. But then I realized, I deserve a vacation after all that I went through.  I only decided to go the Friday before I…

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TRIP: SIEM REAP [2017.11.15-16]

Day 10 Angkor Archaelogical Park On this day, we explored the Angkor Archaelogical Park. Since we have purchased our ticket the day before, we went straight to Angkor Wat at 4:45 AM. It was still super dark when we met our tuktuk driver outside our hotel. I vaguely remember the places we went to chronologically (me and my 1 gig memory HAHAHA) but of…

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TRIP: PHNOM PENH, SIEM REAP [2017.11.13-14]

Day 8: HCMC -> Phnom Penh It’s our last few hours in Saigon and it was pretty chill. We just did some shopping at Taka Plaza. I was able to buy phin (Vietnamese drip filter) which I am still using up to now. All you need is ground coffee and condensed milk. I was also able to…

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TRIP: HO CHI MINH CITY [2017.11.11-12]

Day 6 We booked our Mekong River Tour through the hotel. It was kind of last minute so it’s amazing we were accommodated. We only booked the night before and the receptionist couldn’t contact the tour agency, so he had to do it super early in the morning. When we went down in the morning, we were…

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA TRIP: CATBA, HAIPHONG [11.08-10.2017]

DAY 3: HANOI -> CATBA We woke up early since we will be picked up by the van at around 8am. We were still able to have breakfast before we were picked up. By the way, we just booked this package from the hostel – they have the best staff! They took care of everything…