Part 2 – Pamukkale and Hierapolis Ancient City

During my trip, the day started bright and sunny but eventually it turned gloomy with gustily showers in the afternoon. I paused for a while and took refuge at a gardener’s shade to keep myself dry. The rain was heavy and was not seizing so I initiated a conversation with the gardener who I personally…

Moalboal, Cebu: Basdaku and Pescador Island

Spontaneous unplanned trips are always the best. The adrenaline rush of going somewhere random by impulse is a perfect weekend getaway. It was a gloomy afternoon, the streets were damp from the rain the evening before, however, it didn’t stop us from hopping into a bus to Moalboal to spend a day at the beach….

Maravilla Beach Resort, Tabuelan, Cebu

I did a random road trip that accidentally ended in Tabuelan. I was hoping to go farther, (Tabuelan was not my destination) however, since I had limited travel time, I decided to spend my weekend in that small town. Located in the Northern Part of Cebu, a 3-hour drive away from Cebu City, Tabuelan is a…

Part 1 – Pamukkale and Hierapolis Ancient City

Pamukkale is a town in Denizli city of Turkey. The name comes from two Turkish words; “Pamuk” and “Kale” which means cotton and castle. So basically it means castle made of cotton. This is not an imaginary name after all. It is named after a unique natural phenomenon; the abundance of hot springs rich in…

Ljubljana, Slovenia – Brief Adventure of a Globetrotter

I took the coach from Venezia Tronchetto,  coaches leave Venice in the afternoon via Trieste and reaches Ljubljana at night. As soon as I got to the city, I looked for my hostel and checked in for a good night sleep.  Ljubljana has amazing hostels with reasonable prices. For instance, the hostel where I stayed…

Bologna, Italy: Brief Adventure of a Globetrotter

Recently I have been to a small and compact adventure through south-east Europe. I would like to share my experience with you travel addicts to help you organize your own. My journey started in Bologna but it was only used as a travel hub at this time (Bologna has a larger airport than Venice and…

The Beautiful but Mysterious Sagpulon Falls

I lived most of my life in Cagayan de Oro City; however, I work in Cebu. Last July, I went home and decided to visit one of the famous tourist destinations in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, the Sagpulon Falls. The locals of Jasaan have been enjoying its beauty years before the Provincial Government of Misamis Oriental…

WPC – Structure: The Diplomat Hotel

I chose the Diplomat Hotel as my entry for this Week’s Photo Challenge because of its interesting history and haunted walls. In 1915, during the occupation of the Americans in the Philippines, American and Spanish priests constructed a retreat house atop Dominican Hill in Baguio City, Philippines. Originally, it was planned to be a vacation…

Hacıllı Köyü, Kamp Alanı Ve şelaleler

Keywords: hacilli, hacıllı, selale, şelale, kamp alanı, İstanbul, şile, piknik, ağva, yakın Bu yazımda İstanbul’a konum itibari ile çok da uzak olmayan kamp alanları içerisinde son zamanlarda popülerlik kazanan yine İstanbul’un Şile ilçesine bağlı bir kamp alanı ve onu çevreleyen güzelliklerden bahsedeceğim. Her ne kadar kamp alanları ile ilgili yazı paylaşmasam da bu bölge beni…

The Hanging Temple: One of the World’s Forgotten Wonders

After being mesmerized by the beauty of the ancient Yungang Grottoes, I was patiently waiting at the exit for my driver. Unfortunately, he needed few more passengers going to the Hanging Temple. The 2 Chinese tourists who were with me didn’t go with us. For almost an hour I waited for the driver to come…

A Quick Trip To Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

From Budva, Montenegro, there are direct international buses to Mostar. I chose to take a night bus that didn’t cross the Croatian border since I didn’t have a Schengen Visa at that time. The trip took roughly 6 hours for 25 euros. Cautious about the trip and at the same time trying to get some…