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"Own only what you can carry with you; Let your memory be your travel bag." ~ Alexander Solzhenitsyn

BACKPACKING TRAVEL TIPS

APPLYING FOR A TOURIST VISA AS ORDINARY PHILIPPINE PASSPORT HOLDER
United Arab Emirates Visa Japan Temporary Visitor Visa France Schengen Visa
Turkey Tourist Visa China L Visa Germany Schengen Visa
Egypt Tourist Visa Korea C-32 Visa United Kingdom Gen. Visitor Visa
Iran Tourist Visa United States B-2 Visa
MOUNTAIN TREKS IN THE PHILIPPINES
Balagbag (2016) Daguldol (2016) Mariveles (2016) Pokis (Smith) (2016) Tapulao (2009)
Batulao (2008) Gulugod-Baboy (2007) Pico de Loro (2011) Pulag (2010) Tarak Ridge (2007)
Cayabu (2016) Makiling (2016) Pinatubo (2010) Taal (2013) Ulap (2016)
PHILIPPINES - MINDANAO
Agusan del Sur Cagayan de Oro Dinagat Islands Ozamiz City Siargao Island
Basilan Camiguin Dipolog Pagadian Surigao del Norte
Bukidnon Dapitan Iligan City Samal Island Surigao del Sur
Butuan City Davao Lake Sebu Saranggani Zamboanga City
Davao Oriental

Its more Fun in the Philippines

ADVENTURES ABROAD
SRI LANKA - MALDIVES JAPAN 2013 SUMMER (1st Visit)
4-days Tropical Solo Get-away in Sri Lanka - Maldives day 1: Hiroshima solo day-trip 
day 1: Dambulla & Sigiriya day 2: Navigating Disney Resort
day 2: Colombo city tour day 3: Kinugawa for Tobu World Square
day 3: Maldives full-day island tour day 4: Hakone solo day-trip
day 4: Male city tour day 5: Kyoto solo day-trip
day 6: Himeji and Nara solo day-trip
INDIA day 7: Osaka solo day-trip and departure
incredible solo to new delhi-jaipur-agra in 1.5 days Budget tips on solo backpacking Japan (JR pass)
train booking abroad without indian mobile number
india train experience and tips JAPAN 2014 SUMMER (2nd Visit)
new delhi IGI airport arrival 6-days Revisiting Japan for Mt. Fuji (3,776masl) Solo Trek
new delhi city tour (humayun's tomb & red fort)  day 1: Nagoya solo day-trip
jaipur pink city by night tour day 2: Mt. Fuji Yoshida Trail 6th Station arrival
agra city morning tour (the fort & taj mahal) day 3: Mt. Fuji Yoshida Trail Solo Night Trek
i missed my flight! what did i do next?  day 4: Kamakura Temples & Daibutsu Forest Hike
day 5:Tokyo City Tour (Shinjuku to Shibuya Walk)
KUWAIT
visiting the kuwait science discovery center JAPAN 2015 WINTER (3rd Visit)
looking upward to kuwait liberation tower 4 Days Revisiting Japan in Winter with my Mother
kuwait tower, the signature landmark day 1: Kansai South (Wakayama)
kuwait desert picnic day 2: Kansai West (Hyogo)
barbecue sessions at the kuwait aljeleaa beach day 3: Kansai East (Kyoto)
old amiri hospital photoshoot day 4: Kansai Central (Osaka)
middle east santacruzan (flores de mayo)
private boat cruise to kubbar island CHINA 2013 WINTER (1st Visit)
kuwait - iran persian gulf ferry trip 6-days winter solo backpacking in Mainland China
egaila beach pinoy expats get-away Shanghai City day tour 
touring kuwait national museum and planetarium Mt. Huangshan Trekking
green island photowalk for a cause  Great Wall of China in Mutianyu, a great DIY trip
photowalk inside kuwait zoo Beijing City tour 
souq sharq and nearby area nightscape  splendid nanshan outdoor ice skiing
random acts of kindness during winter China trip
SAUDI ARABIA  budget and safety tips in winter backpacking China
earlier days in riyadh city 
 al faisaliah center, the globe at night CHINA 2015 WINTER (2nd Visit)
 kingdom center, at the skybridge by day  7 Days Solo Trip Revisiting Winter Mainland China
riyadh to dammam train trip in the morningday trip only  day 1: Beijing Arrival from Ulaanbaatar Train
 dammam to riyadh train travel in the afternoon day 2: Harbin Tour 1st part (Ice and Snow Sculptures) 
riyadh water tower park  day 3: Harbin Tour last part (Siberia Tiger Park)
national museum of saudi arabia day 4: Zhangjiajie Tour 1st part (National Park)
king abdul aziz historical center day 5: Zhangjiajie Tour last part (Tianmen Mountain)
quadbiking the red sands of riyadh day 6: Overnight train from Zhangjiejie to Beijing
hidden valley of riyadh province day 7: Beijing City Day Tour (Ming Tombs & Great Wall)
riyadh tv tower of saudi
visiting jeddah on weekends HONGKONG - MACAU 2011 WINTER (1st Visit)
touring hongkong and macau in 3.5 winter days
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES day 1: hongkong at night
dubai - abu dhabi 2 days weekend solo backpacking day 2: macau day tour
abu dhabi city solo day tour day 3: macau to hongkong shift tripping
dubai airport arrival at night and bus trip to abu dhabi day 4: hongkong solo day tour and departure
abu dhabi's grand mosque and the leaning tower hongkong - macau 3.5 days tour summary
ferrari world 1st part: super cars showcase
ferrari world last part: the fast rides HONGKONG - MACAU 2013 WINTER (2nd Visit)
dubai city solo day tour 4-days winter budget family tour in Hongkong-Macau 
atlantis dubai nasimi beach clubbing morning at the avenue of the stars
burj khalifa sightseeing at the top by day cable car experience in ngong ping 360
jumeirah public beach with burj al arab 12 zodiac generals, a ngong ping specials 
until evening in the peak tram to sky terrace 428
ISRAEL nanlian garden and chi lin nunnery photo-ops 
7-days Pinoy solo backpacking in Winter Israel  family at last in Disneyland Hongkong
Visa-on-Arrival Experience in Israel Ben Gurion airport  into the monastery of 10,000 buddha
day 1: Tel-Aviv City tour Macau tour
day 2: Northern Israel tour
day 3: Western Israel tour MONGOLIA
day 4: Southern Israel tour 1st part 4 Days Self-guided Solo Trip in Winter Mongolia
day 5: Bethlehem (Palestine Territory)  day 1: Afternoon Arrival in Ulaanbaatar Airport
day 6: Southern Israel tour 2nd part day 2: Genghis Khan Complex & Terelj National Park
day 7: Jerusalem City tour  day 3: Ulaanbaatar Whole Day City tour
Immigration Departure in Israel Ben Gurion airport day 4: Crossborder Train Ride from Ulaanbaatar to Beijing
ARMENIA SOUTH KOREA
3-days Solo Budget tour in Winter Armenia  korea winter get-away
Garni temple - Geghard monastery afternoon tour seoul city tour 1st part (deoksu palace) 
Echmiadzin monastery hopping  seoul city tour 2nd part (seoul tower & bear museum) 
ruins of Zvartnots cathedral solo on dmz half-day tour
on Khor Virap monastery overlooking Mt. Ararat  seoul city tour 3rd part (palaces & world cup stadium)
Yerevan city night strolling  amazing everland themepark
Yerevan morning city tour romantic nami island
unstoppable outdoor skiing
REPUBLIC OF GEORGIA seoul city tour last part (palaces & olympic park)
4-days Solo Trip in Winter Republic of Georgia
day 1: Gori short-visit tour MYANMAR
day 2: Kutaisi afternoon tour 4-days Self-guided Solo Tour in Myanmar (Burma)
day 3: Gudauri day tour Bangkok Transit; Suvarnabhumi to Don Mueang Airport
day 4: Tbilisi day tour  day 1: Yangon City tour
day 2: Bagan Day tour
JORDAN day 3: Mandalay City tour
Surprise Winter Christmas Week-end Get-away in Jordan day 4: Mingun morning tour 
A short visit to Petra Archeological Park 
Mount Nebo and Dead Sea Morning visit SINGAPORE - MALAYSIA 2011 (1st Visit)
Jerash Archeological Park Afternoon visit  what a 2-days trip in singapore-malaysia!
singapore morning rush 1st part (merlion & the flyer)
LEBANON singapore morning rush last part (mbs skypark) 
3 days solo travel in lebanon singapore afternoon adventure 1st part (uss)
tripoli quick downtown stroll singapore afternoon adventure last part (g-max) 
byblos (jbeil) archaeological site malaysia day tour 1st part (petronas twin towers)
baalbek temple of jupiter ruins  malaysia day tour last part (kl tower & batu cave)
jeita upper and lower grotto from malaysia in haste (going back to sg)
sidon (saida) fast tripping
beirut morning city tour MALAYSIA 2013 (2nd Visit)
budget travel tips in lebanon Kota Kinabalu Trekking and Solo Tours
Mt. Kinabalu 1st part (from airport to laban rata)
TURKEY Mt. Kinabalu solo hike 2nd part (trail to summit)
4-days Turkey Summer Solo Escapade Mt. Kinabalu solo hike last part (descend to downtown)
day 1: Selcuk morning tour kilometer markers, a Mt. Kinabalu specials 
day 2: Pamukkale Day tour Kota Kinabalu morning city tour
day 3: Capaddocia Day tour
day 4: Istanbul morning tour  MALAYSIA 2015 (3rd Visit)
5 Days Impromptu Itinerary in Rainy Malaysia
IRAN Revisiting Kuala Lumpur City 
7 Days Solo Backpacking Winter Iran via Persian Gulf Short Visit to Genting Highlands
Ferry from Iran (Khorramshahr) to Kuwait (Shuwaikh) Searching the Penang Street Arts
Cheap and Efficient Bus Travels in Iran Malacca Morning visit
Hostels where I Stayed in Iran
Shiraz (Persepolis, Necropolis, Nearby Mosques) THAILAND
Isfahan (Naqsh-e Jahan Square) thailand, beginning of my travel addictiveness
Tehran City Tour bangkok temple trip
kanchanaburi rail trip
AUTUMN CENTRAL & WESTERN EUROPE ayutthaya ruins trip
23-days solo Autumn Experience in Central Europe siam ocean world
1st part; 4-days in France
2nd part; 2-days in Switzerland VIETNAM - CAMBODIA - LAOS
3rd part; 1-day in Luxembourg vietnam-cambodia-laos 7-days solo journey
4th part; 1-day in Belgium indochina backpacking preparations
5th part; 1-day in Netherlands day 0: ho chi minh city arrival
6th part: 5-days in Germany day 1: ho chi minh to siem reap bus trip
7th part: 1-day in Czech Republic day 2: angkor archaeological park solo day-tour
8th part: 2-days in Austria day 3: siem reap to 4,000 islands bus trip
Last part: 6-days in Italy  day 4: champasak province (southern laos) solo day-tour
Central Europe Hostels and Dormitories I checked-in day 5: pakse to phnom penh bus trip
Train travel tips in roaming Central Europe day 6: phnom penh city solo day tour
phnom penh to ho chi minh bus trip
FRANCE day 7: ho chi minh city solo day tour
day 1: Versailles Morning tour indochina 7-days solo backpacking summary
day 2: Paris day-tour 
day 3: Marseilles day-tour INDONESIA
day 4: Lyon day-tour 3-days White-Water River Solo Trip in Bali, Indonesia
day 1: Bali Temples' hopping tour
GERMANY day 2: Telaga Waja River Rafting & Kota Beach
day 1: Cologne City tour day 3: Ayung River Rafting & Pakerisan River tubing
day 2: Hamburg City tour
day 3: Berlin City tour BRUNEI
day 4: Fussen City tour 3 Days Solo Tour in Summer Sultanate of Brunei
day 5: Munich City tour  Bandar Seri Begawan Walk Tour and Trekking
Brunei River Speed Boat Cruising to Temburong
ITALY Kampong Ayer (Water Village) Afternoon Visit
day 1: Venice City tour
day 2: Milan City tour MOROCCO
day 3: Florence City tour 4-days Morocco Self-guided Solo Tour
day 4: Pisa City tour day 1: Marrakesh day tour
day 5: Rome City tour day 2: Ouarzazate 1st part
day 6: Vatican City tour day 3: Ouarzazate last part
day 4: Casablanca short tour 
GIBRALTAR
2 Days Solo Side Trip to Winter Gibraltar  EGYPT
Gibraltar 1st part; the Upper Rock Reserve fearless 4.5 days DIY eid season solo trip to Egypt
Gibraltar last part; Europa Point and other Spots strolling the modern egyptian museum
sightseeing above the cairo tower at night
UNITED KINGDOM 2014 SUMMER (1st Visit) a dream come true on pyramids of giza
6-days England Summer Solo Travel (United Kingdom) train travel from cairo to aswan
day 1: London City arrival at night collosal abu simbel temples (ramesses & nefertari)
day 2: London City tour 1st day valley of the kings & queens (luxor's west bank)
day 3: London City tour 2nd day hatshepsut and ramessium temple (luxor's west bank)
day 4: London City tour 3rd day magnificent karnak temple (luxor's east bank)
day 5: Salisbury (Stonehenge) & Bath City luxor temple & museum (luxor's east bank)
day 6: Warwick & Oxford  biking the luxor's west bank
budget and safety travel tips on diy Egypt
UNITED KINGDOM 2014 AUTUMN (2nd Visit)
3 Days Revisiting England for Autumn Fellwandering TANZANIA
day 1: London City Stroll at Night 6-days Mt. Kilimanjaro (5,895masl) Machame in Tanzania
day 2: Lake District Highland Fell Solo Hike Mt. Kilimanjaro Hike Planning and Preparation
day 3: Cambridge City & University Strolling Crossborder between Kenya and Tanzania (Namanga) 
 day 1: Machame Gate to Machame Camp
UNITED KINGDOM 2014 WINTER (3rd Visit) day 2: Machame Camp to Shira Camp
5 Days Winter Solo Travel in Scotland day 3: Shira Camp to Lava Tower to Barranco Camp
day 1: London Night Bus Trip to Edinburgh day 4: Barranco Camp to Karanga Camp to Barafu Camp
day 2: Loch Ness and Urquhart Castle day 5: Barafu Camp to Uruhu Peak to Millenia Camp
day 3: Cairngorm Hill Hiking & Glasgow at Night day 6: Millenia Camp to Mweka Camp to Mweka Gate
day 4: Edinburgh City Tour 1st part
day 5: Edinburgh City tour last part KENYA
3-days Masai Mara Safari Solo Adventure in Kenya
CENTRAL, SOUTHERN & NORTHERN EUROPE  Yellow Card Vaccine as Immigration Requirement 
23 Days Solo in Central, Southern and Northern Europe
1st part; 1-day in Germany NEPAL
2nd part; 1-day in Liechtenstein Maximizing the 90-Days Tourist Visa in Winter Nepal
3rd part; 1-day in Slovenia 18-Days Self-Guided Solo Hike in Everest Base Camp
4th part; 2-days in Croatia Visiting Lumbini, Birthplace of Lord Buddha
5th part; 1-day in Serbia Christmas Day Strolling in Bhaktapur
6th part; 1-day in Bulgaria Kathmandu City Walk tour
7th part: 3-days in Romania Morning Visit to Patan
8th part: 3-days in Hungary The North Face Kathmandu Ultra Trail Run 2016 (12km)
9th part: 2-days in Slovakia 16-Days Self-Guided Solo Hike in Annapurna Circuit
10th part; 2-days in Poland 6-Days Self-Guided Solo Hike in Winter Lantang Valley
11th part; 1-day in Lithuania
12th part; 1-day in Estonia
13th part; 1-day in Latvia
Last part: 2-days in Denmark


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