Traveling Abroad? Get any Currency at the Exact Exchange Rate without Commission or Fees using the Flash Cash App

Flash Cash App

Traveling abroad?

After you've booked your flights, planned carefully your itinerary, booked your hotel accommodation, everything seems to be all set. But no matter how you want to pay for all the things you need while you're on a trip abroad, one of the most important things you should not miss is to bring cash. It’s always a smart idea to bring US Dollars and exchange it to the local currency to pay for your daily expenses and essentials such as train tickets, food and drinks, entrance fees, tips and to buy some souvenirs.

8 Useful Tips on How to Avoid Being a Victim of "Laglag-Bala" Scam in NAIA

Tips on How to Avoid Being a Victim of Laglag-Bala Scam in NAIA Manila Airport

The recent incidents of "laglag-bala" A.K.A. "tanim-bala" extortion scheme happening at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) in Manila is quite alarming. The incidence of bullets being "planted" in the luggage of travelers is very scary and I am sure, you don't want that to happen to you.

THINGS TO DO IN JAPAN: Toyota Museum and Plant Tour in Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture

Toyota Kaikan Museum and Plant Tour Aichi Japan

After a 4-hour flight from Manila, we arrived in Nagoya Japan at around 9:00 in the evening. We were then checked-in at Tokoyo Inn, which is located just across Chubu Centrair (Nagoya) International Airport. After a restful evening, we were fetched by our tourist bus and brought us to Motomachi Plant in Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture for a Museum and Plant Tour or Toyota's manufacturing facility.

DUBLIN: Where Rock Stars and Writers are Depicted in Street Art

Things to do in Dublin
Dublin Street Art (Photo: William Murphy)

Dublin is a great place to base yourself when exploring Ireland and there is a great choice of hotels when it comes to accommodation. As for the street art, not all of it is in the city centre and there are some notable examples to be found on the outskirts. One such area is the beach known as Sandymount Strand where graffiti and murals cover the nearby walls. Sandymount Strand looks out over Dublin Bay. It is the most famous beach in Irish fiction and was immortalised in Ulysses by James Joyce.

TOP PICKS: 4 Reasons Why I Hate Visiting Davao City

Reasons I hate visiting Davao City

Reasons I hate visiting Davao City

Davao City is a highly urbanized city in Mindanao and serves as the main trade, commerce, and industry hub of Mindanao and the regional center of Davao Region. It is known by many nicknames, including as the "Crown Jewel of Mindanao", "Durian Capital of the Philippines" and the "City of Royalties." As one of my favorite cities in the country, I've been to Davao City several times and I only have fond memories of all of my visits.

Invigorating Massage Treatments and Pampering Services at Soneva Spa Quezon City

Quezon City Spa and Massage Services

To unwind after a pretty frantic trip or right before a new one starts, going to a spa to get a massage is the best way to relax and relieve your stresses away. That is why when there's a chance to go to a spa, I always take it as an opportunity to reward and pamper myself.

GIVEAWAY: Share What Makes your World ‪#‎Wonderful‬ and Get a Chance to Win an All-expense-paid Trip to New Zealand!

Globe Wonderful Blog and Instagram Contests

Wonderful news Adventuristas!

Life's wonderful moments are meant to be shared! Join Globe's #WONDERFUL Blog and Instagram Competition where you can showcase your talent in writing and photography by capturing wonderful moments and expressing them online! Get a chance to enjoy New Zealand and share your wonderful experience online.

HOTELS IN QUEZON CITY: Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham Acropolis

Microtel Hotels in Acropolis Quezon City

Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham - Acropolis' (Check rates online) strategic location makes it an awesome place to stay whether for business or leisure travel in this part of Quezon City. A member of an international hotel brand, it is an 84-room hotel offering superb and comfortable accommodation marvelously set across the vibrant Eastwood City where businesses, companies, BPOs, restaurants, and numerous commercial establishments abound.

Seyaaha Travel Guide App, "Your Travel Guide Around the World!"

Useful Travel Apps for Travelers

Nowadays, mobile device applications are very useful tools when traveling. From booking flights and hotel accommodations, maps, to managing your trip and itinerary, these apps can help you plan and manage your trips and make every travel more enjoyable and less stressful.

BEACH RESORTS ON CAGBALETE ISLAND: Doña Choleng Camping Resort, Mauban Quezon

Dona Choleng Resorts in Cagbalete Quezon

Cagbalete island is located off the shores of Mauban Quezon. It is one of the most visited island destinations near Metro Manila that offers nice white sandy beaches with clear waters, awesome sunset view and wondrous sights. With its proximity from Metro Manila, it is a popular destination among travelers and city dwellers wanting to have a quiet escape away from the big city.

HOTELS IN TOYOTA, JAPAN: Hotel Route Inn Toyota Asahigaoka

Hotel Route Inn in Asahigaoka Toyota Aichi-ken Japan

On our 2nd night in Japan during the Cebu Pacific Air Nagoya Familiarization Tour, our home for the night is Hotel Route Inn Toyota Asahigaoka (Click here to check rates and room availability). A part of a huge chain of hotels in Japan, it is a 201-room hotel located just a 5-minute drive from Uwagoromo Train Station. It is an awesome place to stay for everyone, from business to leisure travelers visiting Toyota City in Aichi Prefecture.

Get a U.S. Phone Number from Anywhere in the World using the iPlum App

iPlum App Review for Andriod and iOS

Introducing iPlum – a new app designed for iOS and Anroid devices that allows you to call and text anyone in the US directly on their landline or mobile number when you are from overseas without international calling or roaming charges. Using this app, they will provide you a "dummy" number (I called it dummy because it will let you to have a US phone number) and you can use it everywhere around the world. How cool is that?!

Rasoi Indian Restaurant in Angeles City Pampanga

Rasoi Indian Restaurant in Angeles City Pampanga

Angeles City is home to restaurants serving a wide array of delicious international cuisines. If you want to have a taste of well-prepared and authentic Indian dishes, visit Rasoi Indian Restaurant.

BISITA BATANGAS: Where to Stay in Batangas?

Hotels and Resorts in Batangas

In my previous posts, I shared the different tourist spots and things to do in Batangas. Now, the question is "where to stay?"

With all the places that we visited as part of Lima Park Hotel Bisita Batangas Tour , you and your family and friends may avail the Lima Park Hotel promos if you’re planning for Weekend Getaway at Lima Park Hotel.

"Dirt Weekend" at Nuvali Santa Rosa Laguna on November 6-8, 2015

Dirt Weekend at Nuvali Santa Rosa Laguna on November 6-8, 2015

Nuvali will be the host venue of this year’s "Dirt Weekend," the Philippine qualifying race for the 2016 World Mountain Bike Championshipz. Started in 2009, Dirt Weekend is now recognized as one of the country’s premium racing events among professional MTB riders and enthusiasts alike.

BISITA BATANGAS: Tourist Spots and Things To Do in Batangas (Part 2)

Things to do in Lipa Batangas

This is the 2nd part of the Bisita Batangas Tour organized by Lima Park Hotel. If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.

You can find many places and do many things in Batangas. To fully enjoy what the province of #BeautifulBatangas has to offer, here's more of Batangas' tourist spots, attractions and things to do and experience.

TravelersBox, "An Innovative Solution for Leftover Currency at Airports"

TravelersBox Kiosks in NAIA Manila Philippines

Finally, a smart way to use your leftover coins and bills has arrived in the Philippines!

TravelersBox is a new and convenient way to use your leftover notes and coins during your travels. It is a kiosk that can be found in different airports around the world which allows travelers to convert leftover foreign currency into usable digital currency (such as PayPal, Yandex, iTunes, gift cards, etc.) or to make a charitable donation before leaving a country.

GetGo and Fujifilm reward the best travel photo with a brand new camera and a photo walk to Japan!

GetGo and Fujifilm reward the best travel photo with a brand new camera and a photo walk to Japan!

Here’s great news for all travelers and photographers! Your best travel and lifestyle photo may just be your pass to getting a brand new FujiFilm X-T10 camera and a rewarding photowalk in Japan!

Top 3 Most Important Things to Consider when Choosing the Perfect Venue for your Wedding

How to choose the best wedding venue Bride Story Philippines

After the couple gets engaged, two questions will always pop up. When and where? When can be easily done by picking the best time for the both sides where they are both prepared. At the other hand, picking the venue is one of the most crucial decisions that should be made before the planning of wedding. Venue might be taken for granted especially when you easily fall in love with the aesthetic of the place. But you should always keep in mind that choosing a venue is more than just finding the location for your wedding, but it is also about meeting all the needs not only for the couple, but also for the guests.

BISITA BATANGAS: Tourist Spots and Things To Do in Batangas (Part 1)

Tourist Spots and Things To Do in Batangas

The way to show how beautiful a place is to promote by the help of each organization or establishment. "Bisita Batangas" was launched to promote tourism in Batangas and the most beautiful places and industries known in the province. I am happy that Lima Park Hotel is one of the many organizations that help to promote Bisita Batangas.

BUDGET HOTEL REVIEW: Red Planet Hotel Ortigas, Pasig City

Budget Hotels in Ortigas Manila

With too many budget hotels around Metro Manila, it's almost easy to get lost in the midst of "no-so-good" budget hotels. But there's one value hotel that stands out on its own, Red Planet Hotels. I have such fond memories of its amenities and service standards from my previous stays when it was still named as Tune Hotels (Check rates online). So, I really have a certain level of expectations that I have set in mind whenever I stay here.

10 Fun and Crazy Things To Do when Stuck in Metro Manila’s Horrible Traffic

10 Fun and Crazy Things To Do when Stuck in Metro Manila’s Horrible Traffic

Horrible is an understatement when you describe how bad the traffic is in Metro Manila. Just imagine how it is to endure the bad traffic everyday! That is why, as much as possible, I don’t like going to the big city, especially during rush hours.

But if you can't really avoid being stuck in traffic and having it part of your daily life, here are 10 Fun and Crazy Things To Do when Stuck in Metro Manila’s Horrible Traffic.

GADGET REVIEW: KingCom FirePad RA Tablet

Gadget Review KingCom FirePad RA Tablet Philippines

KingCom FirePad RA is one of the newest additions to the KingCom line of value-for-money tablets. Boosting with a 9-inch screen, it gives you perfect view for internet browsing, viewing of photos, videos and even playing your mobile games!

3 "Not-so-popular-but-still-awesome" Food Destinations near Metro Manila

Best Unknown Dining Food Destinations near Manila

Be it dining in a fancy restaurant or trying out local cuisines and delicacies, food has always been part of my every travel. As they say, you'll know more about the place you're visiting by trying out their food. If you're looking for must-visit food destinations that are just 2-3 hours away from the big city, here are 3 of my favorite "not-so-popular-but-still-awesome" food destinations near Metro Manila.

Big Bite! "The Northern Food Festival 2015" at Marquee Mall, Angeles Pampanga

Big Bite The Northern Luzon Food Festival 2015

Now on its third year, Big Bite!, one of the biggest food festivals in Luzon officially opens this morning at Marquee Mall in Angeles City Pampanga. As one of the much-anticipated gastronomical feasts in the country, over 100 vendors from Ilocos Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and Cordillera Administrative Region joined this year's Big Bite, "The Northern Food Festival," bringing together the best of the northern flavors in one place.

Trip Case – Your Handy Travel Planning App

Trip Case Your Handy Travel Planning App

Planning your travel isn’t easy especially when you don’t have your personal assistant to help you organize and set your schedules. Good thing, there are some apps that can do the job for you. I am happy to share to you one travel app I found recently, where all your needs when travelling are compiled and comes with just one click away.

MUST-TRY: Wishbone in Kapitolyo, Pasig

Wishbone Restaurant in Kapitolyo Pasig City

With plenty of new restaurants popping up here and there, it's almost easy to get lost in the midst of ordinary-tasting meals. Good thing I found Wishbone! It's a new restaurant in Kapitolyo Pasig that's been creating quite an attention from foodies who love to try new places to dine for great-tasting food.

Experience Fukuoka Japan’s Cherry Blossom Festival with Cebu Pacific

Fukuoka Japan Cherry Blossom Festival
A sight to behold. Feast your eyes on the breath-taking cherry blossoms—as they bloom during the annual sakura festivals—celebrated first in southern Japan.

Seeing a cherry blossom tree in full bloom is truly a sight to behold. Its blooming marks the end of winter and the coming of spring. In Japan, it also symbolizes the nation’s deep-rooted belief that life’s immense beauty cannot last forever.

TRAVEL GUIDE: How to Get to Cagbalete Island in Mauban Quezon (with Breakdown of Expenses and Where to Stay)

Travel Guide Cagbalete Island, Mauban Quezon

There are many nice beaches near Manila that can satisfy your cravings for a quick weekend getaway. One of them is Cagbalete island located off the coast of the town of Mauban, in the province of Quezon. Surrounded with awesome white sandy beaches and clear waters, the island is a favorite among travelers and city dwellers wanting a quick escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

TRAVEL TIP: Airport Shuttle Service from Victory Liner Pasay for Only 20 Pesos!

Victory Liner Pasay to Airport Terminals

Good news Adventuristas!

Starting October 9, 2015, an HM TRANSPORT shuttle bus will be available from Victory Liner Pasay terminal that will be take passengers to NAIA Aiport Terminals 1, 2, 3 and 4! The schedule of the shuttle bus is from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm with an interval of every 1 hour. Fare is only 20.00 pesos per person! Yey!

HOW TO APPLY FOR A JAPAN TOURIST VISA IN THE PHILIPPINES (with List of Requirements and Steps in Application)

How to apply and get a Japanese Visa in the Philippines

As a Filipino, it's hard to travel abroad in countries that requires a Visa. I felt that I am just so lucky to get a Japan Visa for the upcoming familiarization tour in Nagoya, Japan organized by Cebu Pacific Air. Let me share to you how to apply for a Japan Tourist Visa for Filipinos in the Philippines (with the list of requirements and steps in application).

Capturing and Sharing Awesome Travel Moments with Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS Digital Camera Review Philippines

To capture each memorable moment and to document my trips, a camera is one of basic things I need whenever I travel. I love cameras that are not just sturdy but can also take decent photos and videos that I could share to readers and followers. That is why, I am so happy when I was recently asked to test out one of Canon’s latest and greatest addition to its PowerShot bridge camera line-up, the CANON POWERSHOT SX60 HS.

#DrinkLikeAViking: Celebrate Oktoberfest at Vikings Luxury Buffet Restaurants

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Manila

When October kicks in, what comes first to my mind is the annual Masskara Festival in Bacolod City. And of course, this month won't be complete without celebrating Oktoberfest. The much-awaited season where beer drinkers feasts! Hahaha!