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8 Fun Things to Do on the Superstar Gemini Cruise Ship by Star Cruises

Who says going on a cruise ship is boring? I recently joined a three-night cruise aboard the Superstar Gemini by Star Cruises, traveling from Singapore to Penang and Langkawi islands and back. I looked forward to the trip because it was my first time on a cruise ship, but wasn’t expecting...

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Loft Legian Hotel: Stylish & Affordable Rooms in the Heart of Kuta, Bali

Kuta – the notorious epicenter of tourist activity on Bali – is chockfull with hotels and guesthouses that it can be daunting to pick the ideal hotel for your budget. On my last visit to the island, after journeying across Komodo and Flores, I found one of the best-value places to...

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Kelimutu Crater Lakes Eco Lodge: The Best Place to Stay at Kelimutu National Park

Next to spotting Komodo dragons and scuba diving at Komodo National Park, my bucket list for Flores, Indonesia included visiting the tricolored crater lakes of Kelimutu National Park on eastern portion of the island. I was lucky to have stayed at the best place near the scenic volcano: Kelimutu Crater Lakes...

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Blue Marlin Dive Komodo: Beginner-Friendly Scuba Diving in Labuan Bajo, Flores

Besides being the only habitat of the world’s largest lizard, another drawcard of Komodo National Park and its gateway of Labuan Bajo on mainland Flores is scuba diving to marvel at its pristine underwater realms. Located within the Coral Triangle – the center of marine biodiversity in the world –...

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Shop Like A Local at Dragon Centre in Kowloon, Hong Kong

If there’s one thing that’s synonymous to Hong Kong – especially to Filipino tourists – it’s “shopping”. Yes, there are go-to districts like Tsim Sha Tsui and Mongkok for night markets and Causeway Bay for upscale outlets (where we stayed at the chic yet affordable Mini Hotel Causeway Bay), but...