On Pinterest, Tumblr, or other similar sites, we tend to see a lot of quotes designed to motivate or inspire us. Quotes are very powerful. On the surface, they are just a bunch of words but when you ponder over them they reveal powerful ideas that resonate with your very core.
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Today where no one goes anywhere without their smartphones, great applications have become essential to learning new information, locating friends and of course, finding your way around new places. For those who likes to travel, there are a slew of travel apps that cover all the bases, while making travel a breeze and your vacation a memory you will remember forever. Here are 10 must-have free apps when traveling to the Philippines.
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Books may let you travel without moving your feet, but they also inspire you to pack up and go. Here are 10 travel books that can definitely inspire the wanderer in you.
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Manila, also known as the Pearl of the Orient, is located in Southern Luzon, the largest of the more than 7,000 islands that make up the nation known as the Philippines. The city’s name, originally Maynilad, is derived from that of the nilad plant, a flowering shrub adapted to marshy conditions, which once grew profusely along the banks of the river; the name was shortened first to Maynila and then to its present form. The city flanks Manila Bay, and is divided into northern and southern sections by the Pasig River. Manila serves not only as the country’s capitol, but also as its financial, publishing, and business center. The citizens of the city speak Tagalog, but most are also fluent in English, which is the language of instruction in the public schools.
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*** Hey hunnies! I received an email from one of our friends, Brenda Medina, asking about how I managed to overcome depression. It is a sensitive subject and lots of people do not feel comfortable opening up straight away. But that’s exactly the point of this post – a friendly talk about failures, committing mistakes and how not to succumb to such negative thoughts. On my recent travel, I managed to sit down, reflect and was able to write about it. Yes, I always carry a notebook with me whenever I travel so I can write things whenever I get inspired. 😛 I hope you find this helpful. ❤
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MT. GULUGOD-BABOY (DAY HIKE)
Jump-off Point: Philpan Dive Resort, Anilao, Mabini
Rain or shine, Mt. Gulugod-Baboy offers breathtaking views, especially from its peak. It is located in Anilao, Mabini in the province of Batangas. The mountain got its name from the contours of the peaks which resembles a pig’s back.
It has a range of minor peaks (525 meters above sea level) with difficulty level of 2/9. Anilao is more famous for its dive spots but the nearby hills are also a popular hiking destination that’s easy enough to be tackled by newbie climbers.
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