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Couchsurfing

A Sad Couchsurfing Story

Some people come into our lives and quickly go—and when they do, we are never ever the same again.   This true, sad couchsurfing story shared by our guest blogger, KiwiMalay, proves that even strangers who met in a fleeting moment of time can share fleeting memories worth to be remembered for a

Mt. Fuji

Konbanwa! Arigato! Exactly a year ago, I was in Japan and saw the grand natural wonder that is synonymous to Japan—Mt. Fuji. Together with newly-found friends through couchsurfing from Japan, Hungary, Germany, Peru, USA, and New Zealand, we walked around the lake where the Mighty Mountain stands so proud nearby.

Kho Phi Phi and Other Islands

Bloggers note: A friend of mine will be backpacking soon to Southeast Asia. Hes gonna follow the trip I had around this time two years ago—starting from Thailand then to Cambodia and down to Vietnam. He asked me some tips and how I did. But, instead of telling him everything

2010 Great Wall Rave

Great Wall Beach Party is the most-awaited partay of Beijing hedonists. It’s the rave of the summer—and for five years, summer’s not complete without this party in Beijing! Or, to exaggerate, in China. Sadly, it’s my first time not to be around in this convention of everything fun: alcohol, dance,

Japan – Shinjuku District in Tokyo

I woke up early only to find out that the guy next to my capsule is shirtless. And cute. LOL… Handsome? Hmmmnnn… I said, he’s cute. 😀 I took a shower and packed my stuff so I can move to the dormitory type room. My wooden capsule was just temporary–for

Beijing City Bus Tour

Yesterday was a beautiful day! There were immaculate clouds decorating the blue sky. It was an exact opposite of the thunderous and rainy weather a day before that. And what a better way to explore Beijing by using up the City Bus Tour tickets we won from the Beijing Pub Quiz last Sunday at The Tun Bar!

Yungang Caves in Datong

I woke up at 6 in the morning and took a shower in an undescribable bathroom of our shabby hotel in Datong. Then, I woke up everybody by knocking their doors loud. Yeah, someone guessed that I would wake them up so there’s no need for them to set the alarm

That’s Shanghai Magazine Couchsurfing Article

Looka, looka, looka! Last week, while I was attending a birthday dinner when a friend, Rocio, broke the news about me appearing on That’s Shanghai Magazine, March 2009 Issue. She described where she saw it and was pretty sure that it was me right there on the magazine’s Table of Contents page! With
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