Aileen Adalid

374 Added | 11 Magazines | 2 Likes | 19 Followers | @iamaileencom | At 21, I quit my corporate job in the Philippines to travel the world. Today, I am a digital nomad (entrepreneur & travel writer) living a sustainable travel lifestyle. 

How to Apply for a Nepal Visa on Arrival (for Tourists or Visitors)

Getting in to Nepal in order to see its superb natural wonders and numerous UNESCO World Heritage Sites is not an elusive dream at all. For one …

Immigration

Top 10 Reasons to Stay in Nepal's Meghauli Serai (Luxury Jungle Lodge Safari)

<b>Nepal</b> is a destination that is known for its grand vistas which are a mix of astounding Himalayan views, lush jungles, colorful villages, and anicent …

Asia Travel

Top 5 Amazing Things to Do in Kathmandu City & Valley (Nepal)

Nepal is a historic and natural wonder of sorts, so you could imagine how ecstatic I was when I had the chance to visit this amazing destination last …

Asia Travel

Top 10 Reasons to Explore India in The Maharajas Express Luxury Train

I have gone through several luxury travel experiences from all over the world in the past 4 years, and my time with India’s famous <i>Maharajas Express</i> …

Asia Travel

The Ultimate Polar Plunge: The Day I Swam in Antarctica's Icy Waters!

When I had the chance to go to Antarctica on an expedition cruise with <b>Hurtigruten</b>, I made it one of my goals to do my first ever polar plunge in the …

Camping in Antarctica: A Unique Overnight Experience on the 'White Continent'

<b>Antarctica</b> is known for being the land of extremes (it is the coldest and windiest place on Earth after all!). Given this fact, most of its guests …

20 of The Best Things to Do in Antarctica, The "White Continent"

A trip to Antarctica is undoubtedly the journey of a lifetime for most travelers — after all, it’s a remote grandeur that is unmatched when it comes …

Cherry Blossom (Sakura) 2018 Japan Forecast: When & Where to Visit!

It’s NO exaggeration when I say that <i>every</i> Japanese and (almost) <i>every</i> keen traveler in the world keeps a close watch on the <b>cherry blossom</b> (<i>sakura)</i> …

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) About Antarctica Cruise Expeditions

I’ve had the chance to visit Antarctica last 2017 and it surely has been the most amazing trip that I have ever done in my entire life! …I’m not even …

Antarctic Animals: Types of Wildlife to Spot During an Antarctica Cruise

Due to the cold and harsh environment in Antarctica, it’s expected that it is NOT a hospitable place for ‘<i>life</i>‘ to survive in. In fact, as 98% of the …

South Georgia: A Breathtaking Antarctic Hub for Wildlife Viewing!

It’s no understatement to say that my stopover in South Georgia during my Antarctica cruise with Hurtigruten was the <b>best</b> wildlife experience that I …

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Travel to Antarctica with Hurtigruten

Antarctica is one of the most sought-after destinations in the world given its pristine beauty and wondrous elusiveness. Once you make the decision …

Antarctica

Antarctica Cruise Packing List: The Essential Clothing & Gear to Bring

So you’ve decided to make your Antarctica cruise dreams come true! <i>*high five*</i><p>As early as now, I can guarantee you that this trip will <i>blow your mind</i> — …

Backpacking

Antarctica Expedition Travel Guide: A 20-Day Itinerary with Hurtigruten!

Antarctica is one of my utmost dream destinations! After all, I don’t think there is any other place on Earth that is similarly pristine, remote and …

Antarctica

My Next BIG Adventure: A Trip to Antarctica!

Back in the 60s, only a handful of travelers had the desire to go on a trip to Antarctica. After the success of that ship’s voyage, it inspired more …

2017 Year in Review: My 4th Travel Anniversary!

Before anything else, I just gotta say this first: <b>2017 was freakin’ amazing.</b> <i>(2017 year in review).</i><p>Looking back, it has already been 4 years since I …

To This Day

Fruit Picking & Making Soba Noodles at Nagano's Miharashi Farm (Japan)

One of the largest agricultural farms in <i>Nagano</i> Prefecture is <i>Miharashi</i> Farm<i>.</i> It is situated 900 meters above sea level which gives the area a …

Drive, Fly & Float: Exploring with Pink Jeep Tours to the Grand Canyon West Rim

When I finally had the chance to visit Las Vegas in the USA earlier this year, I definitely made it my goal to visit one of the great 7 natural …

Top 10 Things to Do in Matsumoto City (Nagano, Japan)

In the list of interesting yet offbeat Japan destinations that I have, I just recently added the second largest city in Nagano Prefecture. It’s …

A Week-Long Retreat to a Private Luxury Villa in Mallorca, Spain

If it’s about choosing a great European summer getaway, it would be a mistake to miss a trip to the Mediterranean’s well-known sunny mecca: <b>the island</b> …

Taiwan Street Food: What to Eat & Drink at Raohe Night Market in Taipei

Taiwan is one of the great Asian destinations that is well known for being a foodie’s haven. After I had the chance to visit this small yet vibrant …

The Travel Pack You Need: Wool and Oak's Voyager Set (3 Bags, 6 Styles)

Earlier this year, a certain video on Facebook went viral and it showed this unique set of modular bags that can be <i>combined, swapped or separated</i> so …

Aide de Camp Handbags: Best Camera Travel Bags for Photographers

As a travel blogger, I <i>never</i> leave for a trip without bringing my camera gear with me. If you’ve been following me for a while now, you would know …

Exploring Yehliu, Shifen and Jiufen: A Day Tour from Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan may be a small country in Southeast Asia but it has no shortage of amazing sights for travelers to explore and experience! For instance, you …

DIY Travel Guide: Best Norway Road Trip Itinerary for 1st-Time Visitors (West & East Area)

Norway was a dream destination of mine. In fact, just the thought of cruising through its complex fjords and dramatic landscapes made me shudder with …

European Travel

DIY Trip Itinerary & Travel Guide: 3 Days or More in Taiwan (Taipei + Day Tours)

<b>Taiwan</b> is is a stunning island nation that is smacked right between the countries of Japan and the Philippines. In fact, as someone who has grown up …

Asia Travel

24 Hours in Bangkok: A 'Destination Discovery' of Things to Do

<b>Bangkok</b> is a vibrant urban city in the heart of Asia; so naturally, there is a vast array of sights and activities that you can see or do as a …

Asia Travel

Authentic Thai Cuisine at Its Best in Basil Restaurant, Bangkok

I love and try a LOT of cuisines that are distinct to different parts of the globe, but… if I really have to pick my favorite, it would definitely be</b> …

Chili Peppers

A Sensory Experience: Dark Dining at 'Dine in the Dark' (DID) of Bangkok, Thailand

<b>“How about trying our ‘Dine in the Dark’ experience…?”</b>, the staff at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit quipped while I was pondering about my next meal for …

Food & Dining

The Roof of Japan: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route! (Travel Guide)

If you’re up for incredible and unique nature activities in Japan, it’s a MUST to visit the stunning mountain sightseeing route called as <b>Tateyama</b> …