Passport stamps around the world

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One of the things that a traveler might overlook are the passport stamps. Well, those are just stamps after all. Those imprints that the immigration officers leave in your passport as an official assurance of your entry to their country. Sometimes, these impressions can make your passport looks grimy and old. But there are stamps that are just pretty cool

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Currencies around the world

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When you travel abroad, one of our primary concerns is to know what currency is being used in that particular country. There are 164 official national currencies around the world. Below are some of them that I have exchanged during my travels. Some can make you an  instant millionaire for a day. So, let’s set the ball rolling.   The

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Where Anna La Viajera has been

        Andorra Belgium Bulgaria Brunei Cambodia China Czech Republic France Germany Greece Hong Kong Indonesia Italy Japan Laos Luxembourg Macau Malaysia Mexico Myanmar Philippines Poland Portugal San Marino Singapore Slovakia South Korea Spain Taiwan Thailand Vietnam I – Ilocos Region II – Cagayan Valley III – Central Luzon IV-A – Calabarzon Mimaropa – Southwestern Tagalog Region V

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Backpacking Southeast Asia

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My first travel abroad was when I was 23 years old.  I just started earning  quite well from that time that I thought of taking a 1-week break from my corporate job. Vigorous research was done since I had no idea how traveling to a foreign land was like. There were lots of whats if. My main goal was to

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Things to do in Cambodia in a day

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When did the mystery of Angkor Wat temples begin to uncover?  Was it when in 1586, Antonio da Madalena visited this “such extraordinary construction” which he can’t help but admitted that “it is not possible to describe it with a pen, particularly since it is like no other building in the world”? According to the Portuguese monk,   Angkor Wat “has towers and decoration

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Foods to Try in Cambodia

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Sandwiched between Southeast Asia’s culinary lions, Cambodia cuisine has often been over passed. But the best thing about Cambodian food is that we could readily relate them to neighboring Asian countries’ cooking specifically Chinese and our own Filipino foods. Here are some meals in Cambodia that you can identify  for sure as a Filipino, who also has a deep familiarity with Chinese

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