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My 2017 in Travel

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Wow, only two days before 2018! I realized while browsing through my 2017 photos that hubby and I had been busy visiting places near and far practically every month this year! I love that I got to go to the … Continue reading

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Ascending to the Hilltop Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, Portugal

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Bom Jesus do Monte or Good Jesus of the Mount is a Portuguese sanctuary outside the city of Braga.It is a popular destination for both pilgrims and tourists. There are two ways to get to this sanctuary on top of … Continue reading

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A Cheeky Smile

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I see “cheeky” in the smiles of these masks. Don’t you?These were on display at a mall in a city in the Philippines called Bacolod. They were part of dance parade costumes for the city’s Masskara Festival held every October.Back … Continue reading

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Serene Stehekin

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Stehekin is the most serene place I had ever visited. With the gentle lap of lake water nearby and the majestic mountains at every turn, Stehekin inspires communion with nature. The scene that popped in my mind when I read … Continue reading

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From glowing glass ball to glass horse

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The island of Murano in Italy is very proud of their skillful glassblowers who are rare treasures. The number of experts on the trade have dwindled. Watching a glassblower transform a ball of glass is amazing. I couldn’t help but … Continue reading

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Experimental in Seoul

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One of the interesting places hubby and I got the chance to visit in Seoul, South Korea last month is Gwangjang Market, one of the oldest and largest traditional markets in Korea. It is a stop included in a Free … Continue reading

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Fall in Seoul

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Well, not really in Seoul, but in the Incheon region near the Seoul/Incheon International Airport in South Korea, stands a small temple that is over a thousand years old. It was a beautiful fall day to see the temple. Fall … Continue reading

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Gyeongin Ara Waterway Cruise, South Korea

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The Ara Waterway is a canal in South Korea that flows from the Hangang River to the West Sea. It was started in the 13th century by King Gojong of the Korean Joseon Dynasty, but was not completed until the … Continue reading

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Seoul City Tour 1, South Korea

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An nyeong ha se yo (hello), everyone! It’s back to reality for me after attending a beautiful wedding in the Philippines, meeting up with family and friends, and signing up for transit tours in South Korea.I didn’t find much time … Continue reading

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Ara Blue Walk, South Korea

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Ara Blue Walk is located outside of Seoul in an area called Gyeongin. It is a circular structure with a glass walkway giving the illusion that one is walking on air.The rounded structure hangs suspended at the edge of a … Continue reading

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