Palaui Island

Cast off remote but beautiful Palaui Island

The rush of waves abated as our boat entered the cove at Cape Engano, the northeastern part of Palaui Island facing the Pacific. I collected myself from the rather wild boat ride earlier en route to Anguib Beach as the amihan, northeast monsoon, blew strong, riling the seas. But unlike my first visit several years […]

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5 Ways To Avoid Bad Table Manners in the Orient

When you’re travelling, one of the last things you want to do is offend the locals. But it’s easily done. Cultures vary around the world and what delights one person might cause offence in another country. Before you know it, you’ve misread the situation and acted inappropriately, potentially upsetting people without meaning to. To avoid […]

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Hotel Sentral

If you’re a frequent traveler, hotel accommodation expenses really eat up much of the budget. For a traveler like me, I really don’t want to stay in dorm type rooms in hostels. I prefer the solitude I can have of staying alone in the room. That’s why when I travel especially abroad, I have a […]

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