Taiwan isn't something we typically think of as a 'tourist destination'. When it comes to traveling abroad, we dream of going to Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore or Thailand--we often forget about visiting Taipei, Taiwan, which is only 1,000 km from the Philippines. This is why Taipei is so beautiful in its own way--an underrated and… Continue reading What to Expect in Taipei, Taiwan
We arrived in Paris on the day the Charlie Hebdo shooting happened. The city is on a manhunt as they pursue the gunmen responsible for the terrorist-driven shooting that left 12 people dead. What a time to come to the world's most romantic city. For the next few days, we would experience Paris like never before: military and police everywhere on the streets, no tourist crowd, and the attractions almost all to ourselves.
Europe has always been a place of wonder and romance for me--a place from dreams of a little child. I thought I've read enough books seen enough Downton Abbey to prepare myself on what Europe is like. But, just like marriage, you can never be fully prepared for what's to come. Here are 10 moments of culture shock you'll likely experience as a Filipino traveler!