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El Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela
Jun23

El Camino de Santiago: A Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

By Al P. Manlangit     Finally, after years of procrastinating, I found myself on the way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain, biking the whole 750km. route from Pamplona close to the the French border. With a backpack filled with some clothes, a camera, some Granola bars and a bottle of water, I pedaled away on a bright morning along the highway headed west.   Like millions of pilgrims dating back to 800AD, I would be...

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Tourist or Traveler?
Jan25

Tourist or Traveler?

By Kenneth Surath – Dubai   “We are not tourists, we are travelers”… “I hate seeing tourists moving as a pact with their umbrellas on a sunny day”… “Hostels are dirty and scary”… “I hate standing beside a smelly backpacker.” These are just some of the comments I’ve heard during my past trips. Some of these came from people who are labeling themselves as ‘travelers’ while others were from the people labeled by the...

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Exploring Europe behind the Wheel
Jan19

Exploring Europe behind the Wheel

Exploring Europe behind the Wheel By Leo Barrameda ‘Speedo turismo’ doesn’t appeal to me. It’s exhausting, very limiting, and quite expensive.     If you have travel buddies that you can bring along, planning a self-drive tour across Europe is a good choice. This option is much cheaper. Needless to say, it’s also exciting, and most of all it’s an absolutely bespoke travel program for you and your crazy friends. To be lost...

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