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Inside Palacio Nacional del Gobierno in Guadalajara

Going inside Palacio Nacional del Gobierno in Guadalajara is like time traveling. If the walls could talk, their stories can be worth a series of historical documentaries for Netflix or for television. I’ll be binge-watching it for sure. My friend and I had only a night stay in Guadalajara. Yes,

5 Most Interesting Places to Visit in Australia

Australia is a lovely place to visit with amazing coral reefs, rainforests and red deserts to explore on the world’s smallest continent and the largest island. Though the very famous Great Barrier Reef and many other national parks and deserts are always found in every traveller’s bucket list, we have

Views from Prague Castle Tower

The views from Prague Castle Tower is one for the memory. It’s one of those city skylines that will leave you impressions to last for a lifetime. And perhaps, for some of you, the Prague skyline will give you goosebumps. So, when you’re are traveling to Prague, never miss this

St Vitus Cathedral in Prague

St Vitus Cathedral in Prague looks so familiar to me the first time I laid my eyes on its massive Gothic structure. I was pretty sure I’ve seen it somewhere but I had a hard time remembering it. Standing and staring outside its facade, I really tried hard to remember

Pura Lempuyang – Temple With A View Of Mt Agung

Pura Lempuyang (or Lempuyang Temple) is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Bali. It is also one of the oldest and holiest Hindu temples worth going to when traveling to this tropical island. This sacred temple is two hours drive away from Canggu (during a pandemic). The picturesque

These Rickshaws in Melaka Are Beautifully Decorated

These rickshaws in Melaka are beautiful. For a few travelers, they are just overly-decorated tuktuks that are everywhere in the city. But, of all the rickshaws I’ve ridden in Southeast Asia, the ones in Malacca are the most delightful of all! This blog post displays an array of colorfully-themed tuktuks

Christ Church and Stadthuys in Melaka

The Christ Church and Stadthuys in Melaka (or Malacca) in Malaysia are just a spit away from each other. The area where they stand is a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its historical importance. The moment I got out of the taxi, I could see why the place should be

Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bedugul – The Floating Temple

Pura Ulun Danu Beratan Temple in Bedugul, in the highlands of Bali, gains its monicker as the “Floating Temple” as it is on the edge of Lake Beratan. However, the temple is not literally floating on the lake. It depends on where you stand, the temple, at a far distance,

Broken Beach in Nusa Penida – Is it Really Broken?

The Broken Beach in Nusa Penida is one of the most-visited tourist attractions on the small island, next to Bali. But is it really broken? When I saw it personally, I couldn’t figure out why they call it such. Nothing there is broken. If you know why let me know

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is Really Beautiful

Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is really beautiful. I mean, it won’t be called Jatiluwih if it’s not really stunning, right? I was told that “jati” means real, and “luwih” translates as beautiful or good. You see, Jatiluwih Rice Terraces is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You might wonder why but when

Lake Inle Tour + Shwe InDein Pagodas for a Day

Take the Lake Inle Tour if you had a day to explore it. It’s one of the unique travel experiences you are gonna have in Southeast Asia. Lake Inle is Myanmar’s “WaterWorld.” Here, you’ll see how people survive to live in/surrounded by water. It is a glimpse of the resiliency

Maha Wizaya Pagoda at Night is Magically Golden

Maha Wizaya Pagoda at night is magically golden. It really looks like that of a palace that you heard about or read in books about the Far East. I never planned to come here – it was just an accidental discovery. On my second night at Yangon, I walked from

Nga Htat Gyi Temple – A Seated Buddha Awaits You

At Nga Htat Gyi Temple, a colossal statue of a seated Buddha awaits you. Only a few people visit this Buddhist temple which I think you should never miss. Though the pagoda is a bit far from downtown Yangon, it is reachable via Grab taxi. Nga Htat Gyi Pagoda is
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