Claire Algarme

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Floating Cottage and Taklong Island National Marine Reserve

After roaming the whole Guimaras Island in the Western Visayas part of the Philippines (READ: 10 Tourist Attractions in Guimaras Island), it was time …

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12 Days in Indonesia

Indonesia. The largest archipelago in the world. It is home to many natural wonders. It was also my home for almost a year in 2002. This 2017, I’m …

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First-time in Lampung, Indonesia

Arriving on a Saturday morning at the Tanjung Karang train station, we drove through the almost deserted, swept-clean streets of Bandar Lampung until …

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Angkor Archaeological Park | First-Time Travels

With so many tourists who arrived in <b>Siem Reap</b> and the number of large hotels we saw, many travelers seem to be taking the same road we’re on—towards …

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First-time in Siem Reap | First-Time Travels

Flying over <b>Tonle Sap Lake</b>, the small houses and boats were first barely discernible until figures of Buddhist temples and typical Asian architecture …

First-time in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | First-Time Travels

Although I haven’t been to <b>Malaysia</b> before, I was very much familiar with this country. For one, I have studied its history and much of its political …

First-time in Bangkok | First-Time Travels

I still recall the time when I got my first passport. The excitement and thrill of a first trip abroad has brought me sleepless nights. My …

First-time in Macau | First-Time Travels

Macau is a fusion of the East and West. There are Chinese influences everywhere as evidenced in its temples and the Chinese features of the people. …

First-time in Guangzhou, China | First-Time Travels

While the neighboring autonomous regions of Hong Kong and Macau enjoy a great influx of tourists, South China’s <b>Guangzhou</b> and <b>Shenzhen</b> wouldn’t want to …

Hong Kong

First-time in Bohol | First-Time Travels

<b>Bohol</b> has so many things to offer. It is not as crowded as the beaches of Boracay and there are so many things to see in this lovely island. Many …

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First-time in Vientiane, Laos | First-Time Travels

It was in 2001 when my friends and I went to <b>Vientiane, Laos</b> via a train ride from Bangkok, Thailand. It was unplanned and all done in the name of …

Train to Trivandrum on Malabar Express | First-Time Travels

From Kerala’s northernmost district of Kasaragod (READ Kannur and Kasaragod: Of Forts and History) we traversed the whole length of the state of …

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10 Things To Enjoy in Taipei

If you are looking at the map and wondering where would be a good place for your next travel destination, it’s time you take a closer look at Taipei …

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Thrissur: Art, Heritage and Culture

Cultural performances, heritage tours, and shadow puppet plays. Thrissur is the cultural hub of Kerala, India; our sixth destination during our …

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How to Move to London with no job

I was born in the UK, and lived there 18 years before deciding that travel was the answer to all my problems. That all panned out…sort of… but …

Housing

Cambodian Temples - Beyond Siem Reap

<b>Cambodian Temples – Beyond Siem Reap</b><p><i>Temple Ruins and Novice Monk</i><p>Many visitors to Cambodia enjoy the temples of Siem Reap but never explore the many …

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8 Epic Things to do in Estes Park, Colorado

<i>These eight things to do in Estes Park are sure to keep you busy and your experiences full!</i><p><b>1. Take a ride on the Estes Park Aerial Tramway</b><p><b>We won’t</b> …

Hiking

5 Mesmerizing Destinations in North-East India

<b>Authored by Rohit Agarwal</b><p>Cloaked from the world by largest mountains and evergreen forests, untouched by modernization, wild, flaunting its serene …

Bolivian altiplano and magical Salar de Uyuni

Often food, drinks or coca leaves were (are) left behind at the “apachetas” for the next travellers<p>Maybe the most stunning one of the lagoons: the …

Ask an Expat: Living in Christchurch, New Zealand

What is it like to move to New Zealand? To start a new life in a foreign country?<p>In the Ask an Expat series I interview expats living all over the …

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Frankfurt

Looking for the best coffee in Frankfurt? For many, tourists, the airport, the skyline, the stock exchange, the Frankfurt Trade Fair, and the banking …

Rainbow Bagels in Japan: Where to Eat Like a Unicorn

Nestled among the criss crossed streets outside of Kadena Air Base’s Gate 1 lies a land so magical that the bagels are fluffy rainbow pillows of …

Top Things to See and Do with a Day in Murano Italy

Shares 6.6K<p>Most first-time visitors to Venice spend the majority of their time around its (rightfully) famous Saint Mark's Square. Those with a bit …

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5 things that are rare and cool in Tasmania

<b>Why it’s rare:</b> On the shores of Pirates Bay by the Tessellated Pavement State Reserve near Eaglehawk there’s a stunning geological formation where …

One-Day Winter Excursion to Banff for Photographers | For Two, Please

Tickets for Two February 1, 2017<p>Winter in Banff is simply magical. Ever since our visit to Banff last winter, Kev and I have completely fallen in …

Chasing the Northern Lights in Norway

Image Credits: CH – Visitnorway.com<p>Image Credits: Stockshots – Visitnorway.com<p>The Northern lights or Aurora Borealis has always held a fascination …

Pools of the Crane Resort * Ginger on the Go

It's only fair to share...<p>The Crane Resort in Barbados has no shortage of pools. There’s one for everyone, young and old. While I was initially drawn …

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15 Amazing Countries You’ve Definitely Never Heard Of

A Lesson to Remember at Flossenburg Concentration Camp

Table of Contents<p>KZ Gedenkstatte = Concentration Camp Memorial<p>The History of Flossenburg<p>Visiting Flossenburg Concentration Camp Today<p>Practical …

Dalat Vietnam – How to Spend 3 Glorious Days

Dalat Vietnam – How to Spend 3 Glorious Days<p>Posted at h in Vietnam by The Travel Ninjas 94 Comments<p>We love Dalat Vietnam. We offer this itinerary to …