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April 18, 2015

The Other Anaheim and More

Anaheim – Hipmunk City Love/Top Cities Summary of a City Guide Blog Post #3 Anaheim’s image has long been judged as the home of Mickey Mouse and his cohorts, where everyone wears the brightest smile and the most colorful costumes. But Orange County is more than Disneyland. The real OC is outside the imagined realities of imagined characters. Of course, you are free to come here, enjoy a ride or two or more,and have selfies with the jolly Disney characters. But once everything you must do is done, it is time to explore the other Anaheim. Here are some of […]
March 17, 2015

On Content Writing and Travel Funding

  At this very moment, I am on a slow ship to Iloilo. It is quarter to eleven in the evening, and surprisingly the Internet connection still looks good. The last real entry on this blog was my narrative on “Whang Od and Her Village” that saw print on Sunstar last month. Rappler published my social commentary on “Being a Dark Filipina Traveling the Philippines” earlier this month. A narrative (have to rework on it) and photos on Malapascua are included in the Sun.Star Yearbook 2014, which is now available at National Bookstore. I have not written on my Down South column for a […]
March 2, 2015
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February 27, 2015

5 Cheap Singapore Hotels to Choose from

  Blog Type Post – Best of List Acclaimed for its elegant architecture, manicured urban landscapes, and sumptuous dishes, Singapore attracts both oriental and western travelers. But some hesitate to venturing here; rumors have it that Singapore is only meant for posh travelers and can leave a big hole in your pocket. Such is a myth. To prove, here are some Singapore hotels to choose from that are shockingly affordable.