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4 Reasons to Visit Rio de Janeiro, Beyond the Carnival

Beautiful, passionate, and filled with bustling life, Rio is a city that will leave no heart untouched. While it’s true that the famous Rio de Janeiro Carnival is the number one tourist attraction here, there are many other reasons to visit Rio. From fascinating history, commemorated in architecture and museums to fantastic beaches, this city has something to offer to every guest.

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Benguet Mid-range Stay Stay

Stay | Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre

All roads lead to Baguio for metro folks looking to escape the city heat. More so during the cold months when people yearns for the cold clime as Baguio temperature drops below to 15 degree centigrade. Traveller would delight to know InterContinental Hotels Group has stamped their presence in the city of pines with the newly built, Holiday Inn Baguio City Centre. The 185-room, eight story building opened its doors mid of 2018. Offering another option in Baguio City with the staple quality of the Holiday Inn chain.

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Metro Manila Philippines places of interest Travel

iDiscover Quiapo: Heritage and Culture You May Have Not Seen

The Ocampo Pagoda Mansion
The Ocampo Pagoda Mansion

I remember spending a lot of time in the streets of Quiapo when I was still in college. There are familiar streets and landmarks but my wanderings remains to what is required from school. Deovir art supplies, Hidalgo camera shops and bookstores nearby. Venturing through the bustling streets of Quiapo can be challenging and intimidating. Not to mention its seedy reputation as home of pickpockets. But thread carefully and guided properly, a trip to Quiapo can be an enriching experience. Behind the many shops, dvd stalls and buzzing transpos are heritage gems, foodie finds and culture

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Malaysia Perak Travel

Hippie Ipoh: A Day Trip from Kuala Lumpur

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Old Town Ipoh seal

We took a three-hour drive from Kuala Lumpur to visit the capital of neighboring Perak state, Ipoh. Known as the “town built by tin”, Ipoh rapidly grew in prominence as a booming tin mining industry in the 1880s. By 1895, Ipoh became the second largest town in the Federal Malay State. But as soon as the tin deposits started to deplete and tin prices declined, Ipoh’s economy went stagnant by 1970s. For a while it was a town momentarily forgotten. Recently, Ipoh began its resurgence. Livening up the British colonial architecture of the old town, highlighting the historical and natural wonders and the hard free flowing water which the town claims makes the food tastier.

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Beautiful Destinations to Explore in 2019

Virgin Island Bantayan Cebu
Virgin Island Bantayan Cebu

With the New Year almost here, it is time to start planning for vacations and getaways. Here are some of the most beautiful destinations to explore in 2019.

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Travel

6 European Outdoor Exploration Ideas

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Presenting a variety of outdoor pursuits,Europe is one of the best places for travellers who love exploring new activities. Here are some of the best places for outdoor exploration in Europe.

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Spain Travel

4 Essential Places You Must Visit In Spain

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Spain is a beautifulMediterranean country and the principal attraction of the Iberian peninsula. Popular with backpackers for its gorgeous road trips, cuisine and glittering cities, there is a lot to explore in the country. If you are planning a trip to this Mediterranean paradise, here is a list of four places you should visit: