Articles Written By: JB Macatulad

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Explore Bangkok on a Tuk-Tuk Night Tour!

Explore Bangkok on a Tuk-Tuk Night Tour!

For me, a tuk-tuk is the best and most fun way not just to get around Bangkok, but to explore it too. Being in an open vehicle, you're more exposed to the elements so you get a better feel for the city. The traffic, the smells, the sounds, the chatter. I know many people don't like it but I do find it to be part and parcel of the Bangkok experience.
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Bangkok Food Tour: Eat Your Way through the Back Alleys of Chinatown with A Chef’s Tour!

Bangkok Food Tour: Eat Your Way through the Back Alleys of Chinatown with A Chef’s Tour!

This street food tour takes you through the back alleys of Bangkok's Chinatown. You'll be guided by Chef Nutth Sammerwong who owns a restaurant in Hua Hin District. Imagine that, a bona fide Thai chef and restaurateur taking you on a 4-hour guided street food tour of Bangkok's Chinatown. Seriously, does it get any better than that?
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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Sagada, Mountain Province, Philippines

A small mountain town of a little over 11,000 people, the first time I visited Sagada was fifteen years ago. My sister and I took a backpacking trip up north and this sleepy town famous for its hanging coffins was one of our first stops. I've always preferred mountains over beaches so I instantly fell in love with the place.
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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam

Saigon's pulsating nightlife didn't appeal to us. What we did find appealing, was the city's vibrant street food culture that exceeded every other destination we had visited in Vietnam. Despite spending little more than two full days in Ho Chi Minh City, we left with some of the most memorable dining experiences from our trip.
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Take a Stroll in and around Hanoi’s Old Quarter in Vietnam

Take a Stroll in and around Hanoi’s Old Quarter in Vietnam

Most buildings in Hanoi have seen better days but if you look past their weathered exterior, you'll find a Southeast Asian city with its own unique story. Obscured by power lines are French windows, decorative ironwork, and vernacular shophouses that narrate Hanoi's rich history. It's an interesting story, if you have time to read the clues.
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