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Road trip to Sacramento, California – Day 1
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State Fair of Texas 2015
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Live Blogging: Oktoberfest in Southlake, Texas
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Thai Thip Restaurant in Hurst, Texas
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Free Internet Speed at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar (Live Blogging)
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Throw Back Travel (TBT): Mountain Trek to Everest View Hotel, Nepal (VIDEO)
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Jollibee Opening Soon In Dubai Mall
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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Bangkok, Thailand
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OFW: NBI Clearance Online Application Implemented
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Road Trip to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Road trip to Sacramento, California – Day 1

As a kid in The Philippines watching TV Series such as The Beverly Hill Billies and Dallas, I often wondered what the rest of America was like.

I have been fortunate to travel to many places in the world including The Middle East, Europe, Asia and now finally realizing my dream of seeing America by car.

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State Fair of Texas 2015

The State Fair of Texas 2015 runs from September 25 to October 18. The best time to visit the fair is during weekdays, less crowd.
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Live Blogging: Oktoberfest in Southlake, Texas

We were supposed to go to Fredericksburg for the Oktoberfest but decided to go to Southlake Oktoberfest anyway. But we had a great time, had good food as well.

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Thai Thip Restaurant in Hurst, Texas

I have been craving for something and couldn’t figure out what, until my friend and I passed by Thai Thip Restaurant in Hurst. I thought, hmm maybe it is a Thai spice I was craving for.  I think it is as I have not eaten a really good Thai food for a long time since last November of 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand (Mali Restaurant, which is for me by far the best Thai Restaurant in the world).

Thai food sounds good and it was around lunch time. Wow! Thai Thip was packed. I’ve never seen Thai Thip this packed. The few times that we’ve been here was either after lunch or before their closing time, and usually there were only few tables occupied (sometimes only us). But not this time.  I am glad.  They have the best tasting Thai Food in HEB area.

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Free Internet Speed at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar (Live Blogging)

Being stuck here at Hamad International Airport in Doha, Qatar would be very disappointing if there’s no free wi-fi.  Luckily there is.  What will you do for 19 hours until your next flight if there’s no free internet?  I think I’m going to pull my white hair one by one hahaha.
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Throw Back Travel (TBT): Mountain Trek to Everest View Hotel, Nepal (VIDEO)

I would like to share this video back in 2011 when we are on our way to Everest View Hotel.  It was the 3rd day of our Trekking Holiday in Nepal and still feel hyped with the adventure.

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Jollibee Opening Soon In Dubai Mall

A friend of mine who works as part of a service crew in the Food Court of Dubai Mall, informed me that Jollibee will be opening April 3, 2015.  Anticipating a line of at least 1 kilometer line of Filipino customers, lo and behold the facade was still covered with an “Opening Soon” Sign board.

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Damnoen Saduak Floating Market in Bangkok, Thailand

It’s been ages since I have been in one of the tours while traveling.  In fact, I couldn’t even remember when was the last time (was that too long?).  My travel buddy and I usually travel at our own pace, no time to follow, no tour members to think about and no bus/van to catch.  We thought it was more fun and relaxed.  I was alone in this trip and I took part of a group tour that will go to one of the famous Floating Markets in Thailand and since it’s more than an hour drive from downtown Bangkok, I thought it was a wise decision just to be in the van and not worry about the location and the taxi fare that is usually being jacked up if you don’t know how to haggle.  Trust me, I’m the King of haggling but this time, I just don’t need to stress myself and just go with a tour.  It’s time to be just a tourist.

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OFW: NBI Clearance Online Application Implemented

As an Overseas Filipino Worker (OFW), it was always a hassle to apply for a The National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) Clearance.  It’s wasting one whole day of your Vacation leave.  But with the new implementation of The NBI, you can do the first three steps online (Fill-up Form, Data Check and Payment).  Then just do the remaining steps on your appearance date.

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Road Trip to Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Last Friday was another road trip for both my travel buddy Lew and I.  We went to Sharjah.  We have not planned it, it was a spur of the moment since it was the weekend and nothing else important to do.  The drive was about 50 km long by taking Road E11 and it took us about an hour to reach our first and only stop in Sharjah, Central Souq.  It was 4:30 in the afternoon so there was not much time to roam around Sharjah and see other attractions.  But aside from Central Souq, we were able to see the Fish Market (for both whole saler and retailer side), Fruit and Vegetable Market and the Khalid Lagoon.

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