Want Some Alone Time? Go to Cagbalete

“Are you here alone?”
Surprised, I turned toward the voice. She was about her thirties, a bit plump. She was fanning the hot coals for her grilled squid.
“Yeah, just me.”
“Soul searching?”, the man standing a few feet from her, said teasingly. Her husband, she introduced.
“Nah, I need this for my blog.”
“Ah, blogger.” They both nodded with approval as if they’ve gotten used to seeing lone campers owning the first quiet spot they could find in the tiny island.

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How to Become A Good Traveler

Getting a passport and buying a plane ticket nowadays is as easy as withdrawing cash from an ATM. It only takes a few clicks to do it.

Marked down fares and trip packages are all over the internet. Airline companies expand routes, long weekends and holidays on calendars are marked red. Everyone wants to travel.

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How to Explore Siem Reap Alone

Thanks to TV documentaries and history books, some of us still have jitters when we think of Cambodia. But Siem Reap City, the capital of Siem Reap province, has become an international destination and proved to be tourist-friendly. Hotels, restaurants, businesses sprawl over the city.

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Have Passport, Will Travel…Solo

Travelling solo never had much appeal to me until I had no choice but to brave it. Since 2011, I made a pact with myself to tag along friends and celebrate my birthday anywhere but in this country. But the following year, I have decided early on I’m not dragging anyone to wherever my feet would take me.

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