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Mayon Volcano, Queen Of Bicol

January 7th, 2010 by

Mayon Volcano lays claim to being the only volcano in the world with a near-perfect cone, as well as the most active volcano in the Philippines, spewing lava on 50 separate occasions since 1616. Mayon has once again erupted during the Christmas season of 2009, forcing people to evacuate their communities while drawing tourists to witness the mesmerizing flow of melted rock down the slopes of this regal and terrible queen of Bicol.

Mayon volcano

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10 Incredible Sites to See in Melacca

January 6th, 2010 by

The city of Melacca, sometimes also spelled Melaka, is one of the most popular cities amongst tourists to Malaysia.

Melaka - View over Melaka from St. Paul's

The city is rich with history and is littered with incredible architectural palaces and buildings. You’ll find a wide variety of cultural and historic attractions scattered throughout Melacca and these are just a few to get you started on your journey. Read the rest of this entry »

Three Countries In Ten Days: Looking Back

January 1st, 2010 by

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – As I start the new year 2010, I cannot help but reminisce and look back at all the travel adventures that I had in 2009.

Of course, my year was filled with several trips to some of my country’s domestic destinations.  One of my favorites would have to be my trip to Coron, Palawan during the first half of the year.  After a few months, my partner and I embarked on our biggest adventure yet.  We pulled off our Three Countries in Ten Days escapade!

Arrival in Bangkok

From the Philippines, we booked our US$100 tickets with one low cost carrier.  Our first stop was Bangkok.  But we were just transit passengers in Bangkok.  We waited for about seven hours at the Bangkok airport for our connecting flight to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.  Per our itinerary, we were only to stay in Kuala Lumpur for one night.

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