the golgotha - crucifixion at san pedro cutud

How to get to San Fernando Pampanga from Manila

Online directions to the Crucifixion site in San Pedro Cutud seemed very hard to come by, so we are writing ...
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Michelle enjoying the view of the chocolate hills in bohol - the best and worst of Bohol

The Best Bohol Tourist Spots – Our Guide to Bohol

It comes as no surprise that Bohol island in the Philippines is a popular destination. Bohol tourist spots include the ...
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preparing food ontop of the sand dune at Virgin island, Panglao - Why we won’t recommend Island hopping in Panglao

Panglao Island Hopping Tour and why we don’t recommend it

The Panglao island hopping tour is one of the most popular activities in the region. The tour, departing from Alona ...
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Highlights of Coron - a view of the rock cliff side over the sea at one of the islands visited during the tour

10 Tourist Spots in Coron, Palawan – A Guide to Coron

Coron was right at the top of our list of places to visit in the Philippines, having been highly recommended ...
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El Nido Itinerary for Three Days – Exploring Palawan

El Nido is a little beach town nestled at the foot of the karst cliffs on the northwest side of ...
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Puerto Princesa Underground River Tour Do It Yourself Guide in Palawan

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (also known as the Puerto Princesa Underground River or PPUR), a UNESCO World ...
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Love locks on Lake Ohrid in Macedonia

Thoughts Before We Leave Home – Part 2

Thoughts Before We Leave Home - Part 2 - 5 things we’re looking forward to and 5 challenges we expect ...
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Thoughts Before We Leave Home – Part 1

Thoughts Before We Leave Home - Part 1 - 5 things we’re looking forward to and 5 challenges we expect ...
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View of Sevenavank Monastery in Armenia overlooking the calm Lake Sevan below

The 10 Most Beautiful Monasteries in Armenia

Visiting Armenia? The Caucasian country is full of scenic spots, but what really sets it apart are the beautiful monasteries ...
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The Best Things to do In and Around Baden-Baden during Christmas Time

After deciding to use Baden-Baden as our base during part of our all-girls trip around Luxembourg, the Alsace region of ...
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Cheeky Passport’s Guide to Visiting Abkhazia – What to do and practical tips

There’s something enticing about travelling to a place which nobody seems to know about (and which according to the UN ...
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Five Things To Do During an Airport Layover in Istanbul

Together with Dubai and Doha, Istanbul's Ataturk airport is one of the important airline hubs for people travelling from Europe ...
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Four Fun (and One Less Fun) Experiences in Georgia

From therapeutic Sulphur baths to feasting on a wide selection of flavoursome foods, Georgia proved to be everything you would ...
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Armenia – better than The Kardashians

When we excitedly told our friends and family that we would be travelling to Armenia, the most common reaction was ...
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Armenia’s Top Five Places to Visit

Armenia has for many years been the lesser known destination in the Caucauses. Boasting spectacular landscapes, Armenia is in the ...
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Coastal Montenegro (Ulcinj, Sveti Stefan and Kotor)

Coastal Montenegro is something special. Although I thought that Croatia’s coastline is gorgeous, Montenegro’s shores just blew me away. They ...
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Nikšić and Ostrog Monastery in Montenegro

The drive from the border to Nikšić, Montenegro’s second largest town, was uneventful except for a photo stop at a ...
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A Picnic in Ancient Apollonia – A Tale of Albanian Culture and Hospitality

The buildings along the highway from Tirana to Fier (the larger town gateway to ancient Apollonia, Albania) are very evident ...
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Discovering Montenegro – Reasons to visit Montenegro

Montenegrin women have long, slim legs. That was my first observation in Montenegro. As any decent engineer would do, Nikki ...
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Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder

During our roadtrip in Albania, three of the town we visited where Berat, Pogradec and Shkoder, all very different and ...
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Getting a Visa to Abkhazia – Travel to Abkhazia

You may be forgiven for never having heard of Abkhazia, even if you’re great at geography, unless you're Russian of ...
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Feasting on Local Food in Georgia – Exploring the Caucasus

Feasting on local food is by itself a good enough reason to travel to Georgia, although we do recommend avoiding ...
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Planning a Road Trip

Hiring a vehicle is a great option if you would like to travel around different parts of country without having ...
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Using a printed road map vs. using a GPS

Which is more convenient and what should you pack - old school printed map or  GPS /Sat Nav? With advances and ...
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Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik has hit the international radar in recent years because of its beautiful setting popularised by Game of Thrones in ...
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Visit Split – the Appeal of a Lively Mediterranean City

Initially I was somehow under the impression that Split was a sleepy, walled, old town on the Dalmatian coast similar ...
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Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia’s Garden of Eden

Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of Croatia’s highlights and despite the unavoidable crowds of ...
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The Northern Dalmatian Coast – Places to Visit in Zadar

After spending a night in Split, we set off on the first part of our adventure, a drive along the ...
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Visit Zagreb – Croatia’s Underrated Capital City

Zagreb has to be one of Europe’s most underrated capital cities. It has been described to us as dull by ...
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Treasures of Istria

A day in Optija We arrived in Opatija, a city on the peninsula of Istria one late evening after driving ...
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