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#Travel, Taiwan

TAIWAN LANTERN FESTIVAL: Taiwan’s Largest Dazzling Dreamland!

Every 15th day of the first lunar month, thousands of people from Taiwan and around the world come together with a grand destination in mind– the 2018 Taiwan Lantern Festival, a dazzling dreamland adorned with thousands of colorful illuminated displays, transforming over 50 acres of Chiayi County Hall into an explosion of lights and colors.

Every year the Taiwan International Lantern Festival rotates among different hosting cities within Taiwan. The 29th being held Chiayi County, South of Taiwan – this year’s being the largest festival of its kind in Taiwan.

Be amazed by larger-than-life lantern displays as it opens free to the public from February 16 to March 11, 2018.

Here’s a first timer’s guide to Taiwan’s Lantern Festival…

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#Travel, Japan

Day Trip To Mt Fuji & Hakone (Photo Essay)

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Mt Fuji is Japans most recognizable geographical formation and one of the worlds most famous Volcanos.  Its nearly symmetrical cone shape has inspired Japanese artist, musicians, and poets for centuries and is considered to be one of Japan’s most sacred sites, playing an important role in Shinto traditions and Japanese culture.

Mt Fuji us one of Japanese Three Sacred Mountains and was officially recognized as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Home to beautiful surrounding forests, Mt Fuji is one of the Japanese most scenic locations, with to a wide verity of plant and animal life.

Today Mt Fuji is a hotbed for tourist activity attracting Millions of tourist and mountain climbers from around the world.

Gettig a chance to visit such an iconic place is something that you will always remember.  The beautiful scenery and breathtaking views are an experience every tourist in Japan should try.

Sunrise Tours JTB Bus Tour (Mt Fuji & Hakone Day Trip)
Hanshu, Japan (Main Island)
Tokyo – Mt Fuji, Chūbu Region
9am – 8pm
JTB Western Japan, Corp.International Travel Division
608-9 Higashi Shiokoji-cho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto, 600-8216 Japan
Phone:
+81-75-341-1413(Japan) 075-341-1413(domestic)
+81-75-371-7910(Japan) 075-371-7910(domestic)
Website: JTB Sunrise Tours
Email: [email protected]

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#Philippines, #Travel

Bulacan: A Spot for Every Kind of Traveler #LakbayNorte7

Bulacan is dubbed “The Gateway to the North,” for it is the first province you come across as you pass by the North Luzon Expressway (NLEX).

Through this year’s Lakbay Norte 7, I was able to see what else Bulacan had to offer apart from being a pit stop.

Here are the sights and activities for every kind of traveler in Bulacan…

Lakbay Norte 7 Series:

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#Travel, Russia

A Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk (Video)

Russia is the largest country in the world, so much so that its borders extend from north Asia all the way to eastern Europe. In fact, the country is so big that its territory alone covers almost one-eighth of the world’s inhabited area.

That’s why it’s no surprise that the largest country in the world almost has it all, from century-old architectures, historic cities, unspoiled countryside to some of the most interesting culture around.

Join me as we uncover the rich history and the beautiful cities of Moscow, St. Petersburg and the northernmost city in the arctic circle, Murmansk.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, Russia

MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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Moscow is the capital and the biggest city in Russia. It is a major political, economic and cultural center for Russia and Europe because it’s also the largest city in the entire European continent.

The megacity is famous for its unique architecture; but mainly it’s most famous building such as the Kremlin, the Red Square, and the world-renowned Saint Basils Cathedral.

Two of the most iconic structures in Russia and the perfect symbol of Russia’s historically rich and intriguing past.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (02) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, Russia

ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia


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St. Petersburg is a city in Russia that was founded by Russian Emperor Peter I the Great as Russia’s “Window to Europe.” A beautiful city with an amazing history and an artistic culture to match.

The city of St. Petersburg is only 2nd to Moscow in terms of size and sheer scale, but after touring both cities, I find that St. Petersburg has greater things to offer compared to Moscow.

Find out why the country’s cultural heart and the old capital of the Russian empire became my favorite city.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, Russia

MURMANSK: The Northernmost City in the Arctic Circle.

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Not everyone can say that they’ve traveled to the top of the world, but if you’re in Russia, then you’ve got a better chance than most.

Located in the far north of Russia, Murmansk experiences extremely cold and long winters that last most of the year, a literal definition of a winter wonderland.

A place where even the Trans-Siberian rail ends, Murmansk is a feat by itself. A perfectly livable city with a fascinating history and beautiful nature to match.

JUAN WORLD PHILIPPINES
34i Le Grand Tower 2, Eastwood City, Quezon City
Facebook: @juanworldphilippines
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.juanworld.ph
Contact: (+632) 636 0739, +63 917 529 2200

Watch VideoA Tour of Russia’s Greatest Cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg and Murmansk

Russia Series
• ST. PETERSBURG: The Greatest City in Russia
• MURMANSK: The Northernmost City above the Arctic Circle
• MOSCOW: A Tour of the Iconic Red Square and Kremlin

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#Travel, Japan

A Peek inside Japan’s Culture: Industrial Sightseeing in Aichi Prefecture

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Japan has always been in the forefront of Technology and Innovation, especially in the field of production, robotics, and automation. They have always pioneered various forms of creating new technology to improve and simplify the life of its people.

And now Japan is leading a new form of Tourism, one that aims at attracting foreign tourists to experience local areas in Japan that is unlike any other tourist destinations. Peculiar tourist destinations that let you immerse and explore Japan’s unique traditional and modern industrial factories in the form of Industrial tourism.

Today, join me as we take a look at what goes behind the high-tech world of Japan.

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#Travel, Hongkong

Dragon’s Back Hong Kong: The Best Hike In Asia?

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Dragon’s Back Trail is an award-winning hiking trail that has been voted the best urban hike in Asia by Times Magazine. The 4-hour hike is a popular draw for tourists and locals, who flock to the mountain to escape the frenzy of Hong Kong.

Seeing Hong Kong from the peak of Dragon’s Back offers a different perspective that helps you appreciate the beauty and complexity of Hong Kong and the surrounding islands.

(Dragon’s Back gets its name from the winding and twisting paths along the peak of the mountain.)

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