Travel Trivia: Whale Sharks of Cebu

At first glance, the whale shark can be a terrifying creature. But the natives of Oslob, Cebu know these sea creatures—locally called butanding—are completely harmless. Here are a few interesting facts about these gentle giants. 1. Whale sharks are sharks—which makes them fish. The name is pretty confusing but we’re making it clear: the whale

Nowhere Else: Palawan Island, Philippines

Palawan, Philippines: El Nido Bay

The Palawan island cluster is slowly becoming the must-see tropical paradise. It’s the largest island province in the Philippines, and is mainly divided into El Nido, Coron, and Puerto Princesa.  Here are a few cool facts about the island that make it a one-of-a-kind destination spot. The Untapped Environment ‘Palawan’ loosely translates to ‘Land of

The 10 Best Places to Go Shopping in Tokyo, Japan

Tokyo, Japan: Shibuya Shopping District

From high-end to thrift shops, high-fashion to otaku culture, Tokyo has it all. But the large city can get overwhelming to explore. Whether you’re hunting for something as specific as an authentic samurai sword, or you just want to casually browse standard department stores, you’ll be able to find it in Tokyo. Ginza You don’t talk about

Our Favorite Milk Tea Places in Tawain

Milk tea first started becoming popular a few years back. Its sweet, syrupy take on the normally bitter drink quickly made it a favorite midday pick-me-up. Nowadays, you can find milk tea shops everywhere serving all kinds of varieties and flavors. Milk tea was born, raised, and perfected in Taiwan, and is definitely something you

5 Reasons to Visit Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Yogyakarta (or “Jog-ja”for short) is known for its traditional arts and cultural heritage. This Javanese city is recognized as Indonesia’s cultural hub, with a laid-back atmosphere steeped in art and history. There’s a lot to uncover in this fascinating city, so what are you waiting for? Read on to find out the 5 reasons to