Backpacking Thailand: Stay at D-Well Hostel in Chiang Mai

There are a lot of options for accommodation in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to be honest.  They’re very much prepared to welcome tourists and the options are very responsive to your budget as well.  If you still haven’t decided on where you would be staying in Chiang Mai, Thailand, for a few days, I highly recommend that you stay at D-Well Hostel.  Why so? :)

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Life’s a Beach! – Weekend Getaway at Flotsam & Jetsam Artists Hostel in La Union

“Let’s go to the beach!” was how the conversation at Fred’s happened in December 2013.  And, since all four on the table (Angge, Ros, Justine, and me) already had travel plans for the first two months of 2014, we all agreed to hold a weekend getaway to La Union on the first weekend of March.  From the original four, the invitation extended to the rest of our travelling group.  And, in the end, eight (8) of us pushed through with the trip:  Angge, Raisa, Cecil, Peach, Ros, Chummy, Justine, and me.

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Surviving Singapore with Php 5,000 Pocket Money: Merlion Park

Peach and I planned on spending our last day in Singapore doing something we both like – shopping! So, after doing our morning rituals, Peach and I headed to the outlet stores of Cotton On and Billabong and, of course, to have a tour of Ikea!

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Wandering in Wonderful Indonesia: Candi Sewu

While waiting for the sunset, best witnessed in Candi Prambanan, Angge, Kuya Anton, I made our way to Candi Sewu, a Buddhist temple built in the 8th century.

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Wandering in Wonderful Indonesia: Cokelat Monggo, Batik Shop, and Silver Shop

Angge was so excited to visit Cokelat Monggo, a shop where you can actually watch how chocolates were made.  In real life.  So, we stayed there for about an hour and also did our pasalubong shopping for our families and friends back home.  Here’s Angge so happy.  Like a kid!

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Wandering in Wonderful Indonesia: Taman Sari Water Castle

After experiencing the wonderful Taman Sari Underground Mosque, we were off to see another beautiful Indonesian structure, the Taman Sari Water Castle.

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Wandering in Wonderful Indonesia: Taman Sari Underground Mosque

What all of us knew was that we were on our way to the Water Castle.  But, Herman wanted to show us something he knew we would definitely enjoy – Taman Sari Underground Mosque.  That man is full of (awesome) surprises, I tell you!

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