Atlantis to Eden: 5 fantasy islands that really exist (sort of) via CNN

Read this on CNN. Very interesting… An advanced city submerged under sea; an ancient garden paradise bearing a tree of knowledge; an island of bird-women seductresses — the stuff of pure fiction. Or perhaps not? Far-off, mysterious islands provide the setting for some of our favorite myths and folklore. But more often than not, they …

Pinay Traveller Recommends #8

My theme for today is CONCEPT. Travelling can sometimes be tedious. Thank  heavens for the many designers around who pour their time and energy into making travellers’ lives easier. Designing is a miss-and-hit affair but somewhere out there, I’m sure one or two of these concepts will find a future consumer. 1. THE LUNCHBOX. A …

Madrid: Don’t Get Lost in Puerta del Sol!

If you decide to take a walk around Puerta del Sol in Madrid, Spain on a December night, brace yourself for the crowd. I’m talking people-power crowd here, the kind that can topple you over should someone decide to shout “fuego!”. Puerta del Sol is one of the most crowded squares in Spain, especially during …