Why leave the comforts of your own home and venture into the unknown? Why leave the familiar and marvel at the strange but amazing things this world has to offer? Why indeed? In a world where materialism is slowly taking over, it is indeed a […]
And then I realized, Adventures are the best way to learn!
I am a believer that there are adventures waiting for us out there, if we are just willing to open ourselves up to the world. Life does not have to be mundane and we need not live like a boring lot. Why settle for less when you can have a lifetime of adventures? I have come to a point in my life when I no longer desire material things.
I crave to do things, which will give me an adrenaline rush, adventures which will set my soul ablaze and allow me to experience what it is like to truly live, whether in the clouds, at sea or on land.
One of the things, which I have longed to try, is parasailing. Albeit not as risky as some other extreme sports, it was one thing, which I had on my bucketlist for a long time and I was not going to pass up the chance to finally try it on our very short time off in Langkawi.
Ho Chi Minh is a lovely and historical city with quirky, little cafes tucked in alleyways and nondescript dilapidated buildings. The unassuming facades of the buildings, where these cafes are located, do not warrant a second glance so I suggest you read up on them […]
I haven’t always been a beach lover and there was a period when I absolutely abhorred being under the sun, although I grew up in the islands, so I find it a surprise that lately I have been craving for Vitamin sea. Fast forward to December of last year when my friends and I decided to head to Phuket for my birthday, a far cry from my original plan of spending it in the desert.
Alas, and it turned out to be one of the best decisions I have ever made as my friends and I had a blast. Phuket should be on any true beach lover’s list. Dotted with limestone karsts and blessed with clear, blue waters, it is comparable to El Nido although I would choose the latter any day because Phuket is just too commercialized and tourists swarm like ants that it is quite difficult to get a good, quiet spot. This, for me, took the island a few notches down on my list.
The island of El Nido is a 6-hour drive away from Puerto Princesa. Some say it is best to travel to the island early in the morning so that there is still daylight when you arrive while others have said it is best to travel at night so by sunrise you will already be at the beach frolicking and enjoying the pristine waters. There are plenty of buses and vans going to El Nido from San Jose terminal. If you want comfort, you can take the buses but if you want to mix with the locals, you can take the RoRo buses.