RJdExplorer: 10 years of Blogging

Ten years ago, this blog started as a journal of my weekend wanderings in Manila. I grew up and finished my schooling...
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Below 24 Hours in Capul Island

Last and only boat departing for Capul Island already left Looc Port when I arrived in Allen from Biri Island. I was...
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First Europe Trip and its Hullabaloos

First was indicated on the title to note that I’ll definitely go back to Europe. Unlike some of the posts here helping...
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HALONG BAY | Overnight in Halong Bay

Choosing between Sapa and Halong Bay was a tough one. The adventurer in me picked Sapa over Halong Bay based on stories...
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Taal Volcano: Day Hike and Pilgrimage in One

For two separate occasions, I was invited by different groups of friends for a day hike to Taal Volcano. And for these...

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I'm Arjay. Traveling is a way to get out of my daily routine. I love adventures, trying out new stuff, sample local cuisines, and immerse in a new culture. Traveled 100 days in Southeast Asia covering Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam.