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Explore Bohol and Panglao Islands (Travel Guide)

Panglao and Bohol in the Philippines are amazing travel destinations for those who want to relax, explore, and get adventurous while reconnecting with nature and its beauties. Today we want to share with you some interesting tips for creating a unique itinerary in search of authenticity, hidden gems, and fewer tourist traps. Your Ultimate Guide …

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Find Peace in Moganshan, China: A Three Day Guide

Moganshan, China – Travel Guide “Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.” – Bruce Lee My birthday wish this year was simple: to escape the suffocating crowds of Shanghai and bask in the fresh air, blue skies and wide-open spaces of the …

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Bathing Etiquette in Korea: Visiting the Jimjilbang (찜질방)

When you think of a sauna, the first thing that comes to mind is the sweltering-hot Turkish and Swedish saunas popular among Europeans, or the Japanese hot springs. However, Koreans have also mastered the art of unwinding and cleaning their bodies. If you are in Korea, visiting the jimjilbang is a must! Bathhouse Culture in …

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Ultimate Guide to Enjoying Hanoi like a Local

Hanoi is one of the most vibrant and exciting places I’ve visited. The food is fantastic, the people are friendly, and there is so much to get up to. I honestly can’t wait to visit Vietnam again, especially as there’s so much more to see, you can explore Vietnam for a month and still not …

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10 Amazing Day Trips from Taipei (Explore Taiwan)

Taipei is a fantastic city, and one that deserves to be explored to its fullest. It’s one of our favourite cities on Earth, vibrant, rich, and full of life. But there is also so much to see just outside and beyond Taipei city. Are you ready for some great day trips from Taipei? The people …

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Teaching English in China, Korea, & Japan (Pros and Cons)

The most popular countries in which to teach EFL in East Asia are easily China, Korea, and Japan. Each one has its pros and cons with regards to the jobs available, working standards, cultural rules, and a hundred other areas you should be aware of. Having taught English in all three and having known many …

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Review: The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Murakami

“I leaned my head against the wall and closed my eyes. May Kasahara was probably right. This person, this self, this me, was made somewhere else. Everything had come from somewhere else, and it would all go somewhere else. I was nothing but a pathway for the person known as me Even I know that …

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5 Best Book Cafes around East Asia

For so many of us, there’s nothing more soothing and warming than relaxing in a cosy cafe, nursing a coffee, and losing hours to a thrilling novel. There’s something about a cafe atmosphere that enhances the experience of reading, making a memory of the experience. And that goes double for book cafes. Explore East Asia’s …

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Book and Bed: The Best Book Hostel in Tokyo

Claiming this is the best place to stay in Tokyo is a bold one. yes, this is a city brimming with world-class accommodation but Book and Bed certainly belongs up there with the best. Books, travelling, and sleeping are my three favourite things. And Japan is my favourite country, full of wonderful arts and culture …

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