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About WeekendHaven

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Weekend Haven documents my journey as I chase my travel dreams, inspirations, love for arts and culture,  and everyday moments from all over the world.

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A Georgian Experience

From our tropical backyard Pinas to the sunny Dubai desert to a winter wonderland snow mountain.

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Indonesia, Photographs, Travels

Two Girls in Bali: Walking Around Ubud

Whenever I feel that life is too stressful and I need to recharge before the next wave comes in to knock me off, I always resort to a little “me” time, or sometimes, “you & me” time. No matter, the need to getaway is vital, even for a short weekend of R&R, to breathe, get my perspectives in order, rest and soak into life’s bare essentials.

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Singapore, Travels

Tulipmania at Gardens by the Bay

Colourful journeys start with thousands of tulips. Pink, red, white, yellow and more will welcome you when you visit the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay from 29 April to 20 May 2013. Be dazzled by a colourful display of 20,000 imported tulips – the largest of its kind in Singapore.

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Travels, Vietnam

A Backpackers Guide to Vietnam

Mui Ne is a coastal town, five hours away from Ho Chi Minh City. Hidden somewhere is a sea of sands, weaved into stunning ridges by rustling wind. Known as the driest land in Southeast Asia, Mui Ne sand dunes changes colors from bright white to gold to red at sunset.

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Philippines, Travels

A Paradise Called El Nido

Ever dreamed of breaking away against all the chaos and seek refuge in an island solitude?

Amazing how the thought of sun, sand and sea can lit up anyone’s gloomy mood. Our wandering soles were given the best of r&r beyond our usual weekend getaway in a paradise called El Nido. Indeed, It’s More Fun in the Philippines!

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Travels

Budget for Travel

The cheapest air ticket I bought for international flight cost less than $15, ticket for two, Manila-Jakarta-Manila. While the cheapest accommodation is free, if you can count staying in with relatives during travels. Or if paid, I spent only $6 for double room in Bohol. See how cheapskates work? Aha, that means more shopping money. $$$.

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