Exploring SIMUNUL: The Cradle of Islam in the Philippines

Have you ever wondered how Islam came into our country? Wonder no more. An Arab missionary came to the island of Simunul in the wonderful province of Tawi-Tawi centuries ago, and from there, Islam has finally planted its roots in the country . In this blog, I’m going to present what you can do in…

Exploring Vientiane: Laos’ Mesmerizing Capital

The country of Laos has initially caught my attention as a child because of its name. (If you’re not sure about what I mean, the word laos in our mother tongue means obsolete.) Of course, I knew better when I already grew up. The country of Laos is definitely not obsolete, outdated or unpopular in…

Exploring Bali: Indonesia’s Premiere Travel Destination

The last leg of our Indonesian getaway happened in Bali, the most famous travel destination in the country of Indonesia. According to statistics, Bali accounts for approximately 45% of Indonesia’s total tourist numbers. Reported to have attracted 5.5 million foreign visitors in 2017, Bali offers a lot of natural wonders, man-made structures and various activities…

Exploring Lombok: One of Indonesia’s tropical gems

The next leg of our Indonesian getaway happened in Lombok, an island found in the province of West Nusa Tenggara in Indonesia. It is located at the east side of Bali, having Lombok Strait separating it from its more famous neighboring island. Unbeknownst to many, Lombok is the place to go to when you are…