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Boracay Trip Part 3: Some Helpful Tips

Posted March 1, 2012 by Recultured Team

1) Climate Boracay has two main seasons: dry and wet. It is best to go during the dry season (November to April), as White Beach is calm and very suitable for swimming and other water activities. Bulabog Beach (the other side of the island) has large winds and waves, making it suitable for wind surfing, […]

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Boracay Trip Part 2: Things to Do

Posted February 29, 2012 by Recultured Team

My friends and I stayed in Boracay – Station 2 for four days, which we found was enough time to do most of what we wanted to. I would highly suggest staying at a hotel at Station 2 if you want to have convenient access to all the restaurants, vendors, day activities, and night life. […]

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Boracay Trip Part 1: Background Info on the Island of Soft White Sand, Crystal Blue Waters, and Exciting Activities

Posted February 28, 2012 by Recultured Team

For those of you planning or wanting to travel to a sunny, tropical, and budget-friendly getaway, you should definitely consider Boracay! In this three-part series (see below for the breakdown of content) of my trip experience to Boracay, Philippines over the Christmas holidays, I will offer some helpful information that will hopefully give you a […]

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Couchsurfing Part I: The Basics

Posted February 27, 2012 by Recultured Team

In one of my last articles, I talked about backpacking and staying in hostels. Yet hostels aren’t the only option for accommodation when backpacking or travelling on a budget. Couchsurfing is an idea and a website that’s taken off in recent years. Couchsurfing is for travellers who want to meet new people and perhaps save some money […]

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Winter Break: Trip to Shanghai (ShangHigh!!)

Posted February 10, 2012 by Recultured Team

Having attended high school in Shanghai, this city was like a second home to me. Yet, it was a home that I would never become familiar with. Since its 2010 World Expo exhibition, the city thrived vigorously as skyscrapers sit shoulder-to-shoulder on the neon lit streets. Beside skyscrapers, you can also see gigantic luxurious brand stores […]

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