A small city like Singapore risks being judged as dull and predictable. Sure, its sleek high rises like Marina Bay Sands can awe people for its architectural delight, especially at night. But what else can a tiny, highly urbanized city offer visitors? Contrary to popular opinion, small cities have charms that big ones lack. Singapore’s deceptive smallness makes it even more worthy to explore. Beyond the usual city tours that everyone may have already experienced, there are inviting little nooks just waiting for you. Finding cheap hotels in Singapore should be least of your concerns. It is rather surprising that this city known for […]
Blog Post Type: Planning a Trip to a CityIf Paris is a movie, undoubtedly it is a love story. You may deny it, but it sometimes crosses your mind that you play the leading role, and Paris is your beautiful partner in everything you long to do.Such romance can be expensive, but do not worry. For once you have chosen one of the cheap hotels in Paris. Plus, the city has activities that are absolutely free. It only requires you, your curiosity, and your passion for this city of love, this city of light, and this city of literature and […]
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.
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 […]