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Top 10 Tips on How to Travel on a Shoestring Budget

Wanna travel but worrying about the expenses? No matter where you want to travel, there will always be simple ways for you to enjoy without getting broke or burning a hole through your pockets. Searching relentlessly for the lowest price, and budgeting your time and money, you can be assured of a memorable vacation. Below are ideas you can consider when planning to travel on a shoestring budget.
1. Always be alert on seat sales! You might notice that for every occasion, most airlines offer seat sales. The prices are really cheap but you should always take into consideration the following: travel period, destinations, and inclusions. Most seat sales' travel period are a year ahead. Subscribe to email notifications or you can just follow airlines' official twitter or facebook accounts for This allows you to prepare for your budget and plan accordingly.
2. Check travel promo on deals websites and travel agencies Packaged tours are available on most deal websites. It may come with…

7 Things I Consider in Travel Photography

Have you noticed how some of the travel photos of other people are exactly the same as what you see on postcards?

Yes, I also have some photos like that! I know it's common to capture those scenic spots; but after all, I realized, my photos are kinda boring. LOL! Not looking like it's originally captured by me.

I'm no expert in terms of photography but below are my recommended things to do when taking travel photos.

1. Make "Out of the Postcard Photography".
This concept has been my goal. Shoot landmarks in a different perspective. Who knows, you might discover something new and make stories about it. It could be that the rear view of the famous landmark resembles a thing no one ever thought of? Make sense?
Don't go traditional.

2. Include local 'signages' in your photos.
In this way, your photo will have a good sense of place.Take a good shot of stores, restaurants with different names, road signs, and anything that is unique in the place.


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Must-Do's Whenever You Visit Baguio

Baguio city never loses its charm for me. It is always lovely all year round. Though this Summer Capital City of the Philippines you see now does not come close to how beautiful and breathtaking it was before, I always look forward on going here to enjoy the cold weather and most importantly, to experience the new things it has to offer for me to try and to see.

And because of that, I have created my list of the must-do’s in Baguio City that I have discovered so far. Some might sound ordinary but I hope you find most of it as interesting.
1. Have a lunch or dinner at Good Taste

This place was only recommended by my cousin living in Baguio. If you are looking for good food, this restaurant is just right for you. They serve mainly Filipino dishes. Prices are reasonable. Food quality is average, and serving sizes are more than adequate.

Location: No.8 Lapu Lapu Street, Baguio, Luzon, Philippines (Just nearby Burnham Park)

2. Have a cup of coffee in Cafe by The Ruins This place is a good st…