Pinay Traveller Recommends #21: Travel Essentials on Pinterest

Pinay Traveller Recommends #21: Travel Essentials on Pinterest

TGIF! It’s the end of the week and I’m sure most of us can’t wait to satisfy our wanderlust. I’m even willing to bet many have already started their weekend,  off to somewhere exotic (or even just remotely so). Well, for the rest of us stuck in the office till 5or6, here’s something to while …

3 Amazing Time Lapse Videos Around the World

I’m so thankful to these film directors and producers for letting me see the world in a totally different light. These three fascinating time lapse videos around the world are truly cinematic gems. I guarantee watching it will be the best 15 minutes of your life spent in front of  a computer. Enjoy! Terra Sacra …

Pinay Traveller Recommends 20# : Sleeping Around Without Guilt

Finally!  One can sleep around and not feel guilty about it! But only if one does it in Sleeping Around, a unique ‘pop-up’ hotel in Belgium. 😉 The ‘hotel’ is actually a set of six discarded shipping containers turned into four luxe guestrooms, a breakfast and lounge area,  and a sauna room.  Apparently, it is …

Pinay Traveller Recommends #19: The Daniel Airstream Hotel

Smart Luxury…this is the phrase coined by Hotel Daniel to describe its brand. And this extends to their adorable trailer hotel in Vienna. For 112 Euros a night, you get to stay in this 16 square meter Silver Creek Clipper Airstream circa 1952. The Airstream can be found in the garden adjacent to the hotel. …

Pinay Traveller Recommends #17:  Galapagos Safari Camp

Pinay Traveller Recommends #17: Galapagos Safari Camp

I’m not really into safari trips. Maybe because I associate it with hiking or mountain-climbing which, to be honest, I find too tedious.  I don’t know. I’m more of a beach person.  And maybe it’s my age talking but I’d really rather sit, sip coffee and watch the sunset, preferably overlooking the Mediterranean sea. But …

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2013

Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Countries to Visit in 2013

Lonely Planet has released its much awaited Top 10 list of countries to visit in 2013. Topping the list is Sri Lanka, which is fast becoming a top value-for-money destination. The list also includes Montenegro, a country relatively unknown to me.:) Read the list and plan your trip/s now!

Pinay Traveller Recommends #16: Portugal’s Hostel of Style

Pinay Traveller Recommends is a weekly round-up of interesting sites, photos, stories and/or events found around the net. From the outside, it looks like a typical Portuguese World Heritage building fully restored to its tiled glory. But inside, every bit of it is modern. Welcome to Tattva Design Hostel, the largest hostel in Porto. Inspired …