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Where in the World is Nina? 2014 in a Nutshell

A slice of paradise in El Nido

I have been on the road for three and a half years…Holy cow! Since 2014 was the “real” year I actually kept a blog, I’m going to do a little nutshell blog here to recount all the awesomeness 2014 had in Continue Reading →

DJakarta Warehouse Party – EDM Fest Jakarta

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OK, my third EDM festival in another Asian capital for 2014. Hey, I think I did pretty darn well this year for festivals. First was Future Music Festival in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, then it was Neverland Manila in Manila, Philippines, and Continue Reading →

Volcano Exploring at Mount Bromo and How to See it for Free

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Mount Bromo, quite possibly the most famous and iconic place on Java. My initial “plan” (because you should know I literally don’t plan…it happens to work out most of the time, like this time) was to work my way west Continue Reading →

P is for Palawan and Paradise: 7 days in El Nido

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  So far the Philippines has already been an adventure. First, I nearly get deported when I first arrived at the Cebu Airport, then I went to Neverland Manila – awesome!, and then my Palawan explorations started around Puerto Princesa, but what Continue Reading →

Play it Cool in Thailand: The Main Do’s and Don’ts

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  Imagine being in a room full of your students and fellow teachers at the school you’re teaching at in Thailand. You’re one of five foreigners in the entire school. It’s a well respected holiday today, a day honoring teachers, Continue Reading →