Stunning is the perfect word to describe all the things that we experienced during our #Hokkaido2018 trip as it qualifies for all of the word’s textbook definitions. To be extremely impressed and completely astonished or dumbfounded was mostly the reactions we had throughout the whole trip.
I grew up watching a lot of Hollywood films so it came naturally that most of my wants were heavily influenced by ideas and themes from these films.
Being a kid that watched many movies that involved winter or snow scenes and was enchanted by the look of it had a dream far off, maybe unreachable, because I lived in a tropical country.
A great friend wrote to me once, “Good food makes good company & good company makes good memories”. Although I agree that most celebrations usually start with good food, I feel like there’s something missing to this saying. Sometimes, food becomes more amazing depending on WHERE you have it.
When I was a kid, my grandmother would often take us on vacations that included stays in very, very nice hotels.
When I read travel narratives, I sometimes notice that writers tend to leave transits or transfers as one-liners. It’s usually,
Are you looking for your next winter destination? Travel with me & Jetstar from the Philippines to Hokkaido and let’s see what this part of Japan can offer.
A lot of people dream of getting a free trip. I’m sure that at least once or twice in your life, you have been tempted to join those ‘Win a Free Trip to ______!’ contests on the internet. And if a person is lucky enough to win that contest then WOW, right?
I feel that if a person wins a trip, one is left satisfied and lucky.
‘Travel Gratefully’ is a series of special or sponsored write ups that add more value and gratitude during my travels. The topics cover unique grateful experiences with specific people, things, places, and many others. For sponsored write ups, all are inspired by my experiences and nothing else. All posted articles are deemed worthy and in line with the main goal of this blog series which is to inspire MORE grateful travelling.
‘Irene, how do we travel directly from Boracay to El Nido or vice versa?’ This is usually the question I receive through email or social media from people I meet during backpacking trips when they are visiting the Philippines. As travelers, we always look for the most efficient routes to destinations we want to visit. And who wouldn’t want a direct transit from two of the best islands in the world, right?
Are you looking for a new winter destination? Check out my early winter experience in Hokkaido.