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Quezon City: Microtel by Wyndham UP Technohub Review

It’s our yearly tradition as a family to stay at a hotel every New Year’s eve. Last year, we stayed at Hotel H2O in Manila. This year, we decided to go to Microtel UP Technohub.Microtel UP Technohub

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Columbia Boy’s Silver Ridge III Shorts (Youth) Review

Wyatt Maktrav wearing his Columbia Boy's Silver Ridge III Shorts while trekking in VietnamColumbia Boy's Silver Ridge III Shorts ReviewColumbia Sportswear is a well-known brand providing tested tough

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Manila: Hotel H2O Review – Staycation New Year’s Eve Special

Wyatt Maktrav is so fascinated with the Aqua Room.Few months before December 2016, I searched for different destinations because I want to plan in advance where we should go for the New Year's eve

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Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece Review

Wyatt Maktrav walking around Sapa Town in Lao Cai, Vietnam. It's winter season so he's wearing his Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece.Columbia Youth Fast Trek II Full Zip Fleece ReviewWe've

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Extreme Outdoor Club Travel and Tours Review

Being a well-traveled family, I was asked by my sister-in-law to organize our Ilocos tour. I contacted different tour providers I know on Facebook and asked for quotation. Extreme Outdoor Club Travel

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Columbia Watertight Jacket for Kids Review

Wyatt Maktrav at the starting point of Mt. Fansipan, wearing his Columbia Watertight JacketColumbia Watertight Jacket for Kids ReviewHiking is a very common activity nowadays. You can even see families

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Columbia Youth Pisgah Peak Hiking Shoes for Kids Review

Columbia Youth Pisgah Peak Trail Shoes for Kids ReviewWe started bringing our son to the mountains when he was 8 months old. Back then, there’s no need to buy him a pair of hiking shoes because we’re

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Sapa, Lao Cai Vietnam: Dang Nguyen Hotel Review

Inside our room in Dang Nguyen Hotel We’ve got our customized Sapa tour package from Asia Charm Tours including the one night accommodation in Sapa. I didn’t have any idea about our hotel in Sapa

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Hanoi, Vietnam: B&B Hanoi Hotel Review

Wyatt Maktrav is so happy with our family room in B&B Hanoi HotelWhile searching in the internet, I’ve found many affordable places to stay in Hanoi. One of them is the B&B Hanoi Hotel and

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Vietnam – Sapa Town and Halong Bay: Asia Charm Tours Review

Few weeks before our trip to Vietnam, I searched for different Hanoi-based tour providers for our Sapa Town and Halong Bay tour. I sent email to around 10 tour operators and asked them for a quotation.

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Puerto Princesa: Best Western Plus The Ivywall Hotel Review

I booked a promo fare from Cebu Pacific Air last year for this year's travel dates. I've been busy the past few months and it's about time to unwind. We often go for really cheap accommodations

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Columbia Women’s Drainmaker Fly Water Shoes Review

Columbia Shoes ReviewOne of the things I love about traveling is going to new places and experiencing new things all the time. However, there are some problems that I encounter every time we travel. One

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Batangas: The Peak at Canyon Woods Review

If Baguio City is beyond your reach and you're aiming to enjoy a cooler weather, then Tagaytay is just the perfect place to go. It's like Baguio’s sister city, and since it is nearer our home, we love

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Baguio: Blue Mountain Hotel Review

As the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City is a sure destination spot for a lot of tourists, especially local tourists mainly because of the weather. And with so many places to go and visit,

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Quezon: Batis Aramin Resort Review

Quezon Province is a great place to go to especially Lucban, Quezon which is famous for the Pahiyas Festival. And to top it all, go to the famous Kamay ni Hesus. With a busy line-up of activities in

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Deuter Act Lite Hiking Backpack Review

Hiking with our baby... and our Deuter Act Lite 50 + 10 Hiking BackpackDeuter Act Lite ReviewCarrying a huge bag around doesn't mean that you're carrying something really heavy. On the contrary, the right

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Batangas: Cintai Corito’s Garden Review

Okay, so Indonesia is a plane ride away and definitely will cost a lot if I plan on going there now. The great thing about experiencing Indonesia that's practically the same in the Philippines is the weather.

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Rizal: Sacramento Valley Resort Review

Going to Tanay, Rizal was yet another adventure for us mostly because we hit up another hiking challenge when we planned to hike up Mt. Batolusong. But, of course, trekking will never be complete after

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Bataan: The Plaza Hotel Review

Going to Balanga, Bataan, you'll already know how much history is in this place. The names alone suggest significant Spanish influence and the streets and buildings that stand are well-inspired areas of

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Rizal: Bakasyunan Resort Tanay Review

Tanay, Rizal is readily accessible from Manila. It's easy to get there and most especially it is an open gateway to a lot of adventures you'd love to enjoy and visit in the Province of Rizal.Bakasyunan

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