Solo Travel in Taiwan: Things to do

tai1 533x280 - Solo Travel in Taiwan: Things to do

My First Solo Travel in Taiwan   After Taiwan eased its visa policy to Philippine passport holders, I welcomed this good news as a sign to realize my long-awaited wanderlust to the heart of Asia. Another hint was the plunge of the airfare from MNL-Taipei.     Each time I travel, I always challenge myself to maximize it. My red-eye

Read more

When in Europe Stories:The darkest hour is just before the dawn

20171117 042540 860x280 - When in Europe Stories:The darkest hour is just before the dawn

The darkest hour is just before the dawn Paris, France “I found myself sweating amply while rushing through the cold, dark night for the fourth time in a row. This scenario will likely recur anytime in my month-long Europe trip. And Paris was just the fourth out of the 15 cities enlisted in my itinerary. My heart began racing as

Read more

Currencies around the world

2017 12 23 09.19.08 860x280 - Currencies around the world

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

Read more

Tequila Tour

main qimg 398bed3713042bfa799d5c23058b7bc5 c 860x280 - Tequila Tour

Who would have thought this indigenous distilled spirit would stand shoulder to shoulder on the top shelf of fine spirits of the world such as champagne, cognac and scotch?

 

Read more

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

Read more

A Pilgrimage to Sanctuario de Chalma

20160404 133403 e1509164792566 860x280 - A Pilgrimage to Sanctuario de Chalma

There were stories about the Chalma sanctuary christening as a wishing well and the healing power of its river which many believed worked as mysteriously as the miraculous water of Lourdes of France.

Read more

Things to do in Thailand in 2 days + Street Foods to try

DAY 1 Temple Hopping in Bangkok It’s bold. It’s made of gold. Tourists gang up in Thailand for several golden reasons: its spicy food, its tropical beaches, its shopping centers and it  is probably the first stop/ choice  in one’s Southeast Asian travel, especially those coming from the west side of the world. But why Thailand? Other Asian countries have their own proud

Read more

Things to do in Cambodia in a day

550452 4763150646711 1277586743 n - Things to do in Cambodia in a day

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

Read more

Things I have learned from Dating a Mexican guy

20160405 111523 - Things I have learned from Dating a Mexican guy

Even after the relationship is over, he will still remain a friend to you.

Read more