Japan

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Japan | Destination

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is one of Tokyo’s largest and most popular parks. Located just a short walk from Shinjuku Station, you can enjoy its sprawling lawns and quiet groves perect for  a morning or afternoon stroll. In late March and early April, it is one of the go-to when you want to sea the cherry blossoms. The central lawn areas are particularly stunning.

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Philippines · Sagada, Mt Province

Sagada in Mountain Province | Philippines

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Sagada is known for its “hanging coffins” – the traditional way of burying people which according to their traditions only the married and who have grandchildren may be buried this way. Also,  its sunrise viewing which was featured in the movie “That Thing Called Tadhana.

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Destination · Philippines · Puerto Galera

White Beach in Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro | Philippines

Puerto Galera is well-known for its beaches, the White beach and the Sabang beach. The island is family-friendly during the day, with water sports and jet ski rentals. At night, the bars and restaurants fill up with party-goers with fire dancers and sometimes steel drummers. I’ve been here thrice already, this was my second time.

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