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5 Typical Tourist Things I Do (and Not Ashamed to Admit!)

It’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which means it’s time for people to pack up their backpacks and go to an “exotic” destination of their choice. Americans head to Europe, Europeans head to Southeast Asia, and Southeast Asians… generally stay in Southeast Asia. It’s also that time when the classic debate comes up, either online...

Get on a Boat! The Pallada at VivoCity, Singapore

I was coming home from a quick trip at work when I noticed this HUGE ship at the harbour. Eventually, I found out that it was the Russian tallship Pallada, currently berthed at VivoCity, a mall in Singapore. I snapped some photos of it, and even managed to take a photo of an authentic Russian...

Life on the Little Red Dot

I’ve been negligent in my blogging for the past few months, but I swear I have a very good reason for it. I’ve moved to Singapore. It is not a permanent move (my contract to work here is until November 2010, but I’m aiming to renew it for at least one more year), but I...

Download this Free eBook: Travel Alone and Love It!

Solo Traveler has released a free downloadable eBook called Travel Alone and Love It! The book features ten solo travel stories from readers of the blog, including Sandy Salle of Hills of Africa, Evelyn Hannon of Journeywoman, and Rahim Ismail of The Funk Stop. Oh, and I wrote something, too! I contributed an article entitled...

27 Travel Wishes for My 27th Birthday

photo by sleepishly @ Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0 It’s my 27th birthday today, and to celebrate, I thought I’d come up with a list of 27 travel wishes. I’ll admit that I’m a relative late bloomer when it comes to travel; it doesn’t help that the “gap year” is not a common thing in...

A Public Declaration: Eurotrip 2010

They say that one of the best ways to make sure you work hard and achieve your goals is to publicly declare what you want. This is exactly what I am going to do now. I am going to Europe in May 2010. There, I said it. That means that I can’t take it back...

I’ve Joined the Anywhere, Everywhere Travel Carnival!

I’m thrilled to know that I’ve been added to the 5th Edition of the Anywhere, Everywhere Travel Blog Carnival! Just what is this blog carnival? This carnival will showcase the best blog posts about travel. It doesn’t have to be a post about some exotic vacation — day trips are great too. Or, if you...

Back Home!

I have just returned from my three-week trip around parts of Southeast Asia, as well as Macau and Hong Kong. It was such an adventure, and I definitely enjoyed myself! I did my best to travel light, which meant trying to keep my backpack as carry-on luggage throughout the trip. I succeeded, for the most...

Traveling Man

I will be out of the country starting tonight until April 21. I’m embarking on my own personal “Amazing Race,” though thankfully, it isn’t really a race. I’m gonna go broaden my horizons and experience something new. I was bitten by the travel bug when I went to Hong Kong last year, and now I’m...

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Merry Christmas from So Not Lost! Here’s a photo of the winning parol in this year’s Giant Lantern Festival in San Fernando Pampanga, from Brgy. Telabastagan! Merry Christmas!