Embracing Transience: Hanami in Japan
How to Hanami.
Taiwan: A Hidden Gem in Asia
Fun in Taiwan!
What Happens in Pai: A Sleepy Town in North Thailand
Tales from a hippie Thai town.
The Island of Anawangin: An Escape from the World
Weaving Water, Woven Dreams: Traversing South Cotabato’s Lake Sebu
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Why Nepal Stays
It will not be the same when I return, but it will be around, still brimming with life, possibly even larger than how it used to be.
Beijing Express Packaged Tours
Dust collecting, kung fu, etc.
California State Route 1
Driving on the California Pacific Coast Highway.
Maps: Leaving the Mekong
Going Home: Finding Identity in Kalinga
The methodical tap-tap-tapping of the sticks.
North of Home: Finding Brave in Baler
Finding brave in Baler.
Vienna and The Man Who Never Left
Christmas and family.
Mongolia the Whimsical
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Stores for All Your Travel Needs
You gotta go, go, go!
Ways on How You Can Finally Do That Long-Planned Trip
[article_carousel images="https://windowseat.ph/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Planned-trip.jpg, https://windowseat.ph/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Planned-tripB.jpg"][row] [whole buffer="0"][hide_this_text type="title"]8 Ways You Can Finally Push Through with That Trip You Planned Last Year[/hide_this_text]Was last year full of travel plans that got you extremely excited (you even posted a Facebook status about it already!) but, sadly,
Breathtaking Photos of 8 Siem Reap Temples
[row] [whole buffer=0][hide_this_text type="subheading"]Photos of 8 temples in Siem Reap (Angkor Wat and others)[/hide_this_text][dropcap letter="I"] have always wanted to visit the temple of Angkor Wat. Little did I know that aside from Angkor Wat, there are more than 24 other temples
Here’s Why You Need to (Work Hard and Save Up to) Go to Israel
[row] [whole buffer="0"][hide_this_text type="title"]8 Reasons to (Work Hard, Save Up and) Go to Israel[/hide_this_text]As a Catholic, the Holy Land was a destination high up on my bucket list, I wanted to see it at least once in this lifetime. I knew
Regional Pinoy Food Items You Should Definitely Try
My husband Romy Dorotan and I have been running Purple Yam restaurant in Brooklyn these past few years but I've been going back and forth to the Philippines to research and explore regional food items and tracking down handed-down recipes
The Dumaguete Food Scene: Conquer It Like a Pro
[row] [whole buffer=0][hide_this_text type="subheading"]The Dumaguete Food Scene: Conquer It Like a Pro[/hide_this_text][dropcap letter="W"]hen I first transferred to Dumaguete, some friends, by way of welcoming me to the City of Gentle People, introduced me to one of the best things and must-dos
Philippine White-Sand Beaches You Should Check Out
[row] [whole buffer=0][hide_this_text type="subheading"]Obscure White Sand Beaches You Should Check Out This Summer[/hide_this_text]If party-beaching/beach-partying ain't your thing, our friend Estan Cabigas over at Langyaw.com made a list of quiet and far away white sand beaches complete with photos and descriptions. Here