Category Archives: Travel Vacations

Your Partner and Your Budget Are Important in Vacations

There are many choices of hotels for a romantic getaway like the Hotel Metropole on Catalina Island. When you need to make your choice, you will want to take into account several factors. The first factor, if you are planning the romantic getaway, is what your partner will be comfortable with. Some people want a cheap place that allows money to be spent on other ways to make memories. Some want all the comforts of home, and some want to add the comforts of a spa to those comforts of home. You will want to know what your partner is expecting from the getaway and what romance means to him or her.

The Budget

A very close second to what your partner wants is what will fit in your budget. A romantic getaway becomes a lot less romantic if it costs so much that you have financial problems because of it. That means that you need to take into account the cost of the hotel, the meals, and those experiences that you want to take a part in during your trip.


For some people, the most romantic vacation involves lying in comfort in the bedroom and not leaving for any reason, except maybe a really good dinner. Everything else can be delivered by room service. For others, the romantic getaway will include a massage, a hot tub, and some sort of facial treatment. Still others want to make memories, which means that they want to snorkel, rock climb, bungee jump, or cliff dive. These are the types of memories that can last a lifetime and can enhance any relationship.

Whatever the goal is for your vacation getaway, you will want to examine all of your options including the Hotel Metropole on Catalina Island. Finding just the right spot for you to enjoy the company of your significant other doesn’t have to hard if you know what he or she likes. As long as the two of you are together, the days should be filled with love and joy. Beautiful sunsets, warm weather, and a little sand won’t hurt either.

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The Help of GPS in our travel

I had been mentioning here before that we have been into a lot of road trips — unexpected road trips actually. And because most of us, in our circle of friends, are not coming from Metro Manila, there’s no other means for us to enjoy our road trips but to make use of our GPS applications in our cellular phones, tablets and in our laptops.

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Yes, you heard it! Because the car we used has had no GPS device installed, the newly bought new apple macbook pro of our friend was being utilized as it also had GPS application on it.

GPS, by the way, or the Global Positioning System is a space-based satellite navigation system which helps provide location and even weather conditions. But what this device had provided us was the exact and the shortest possible way we can utilize to arrive in time considering the turtle-like flow of the traffic to where we really would be.

If you haven’t tried the benefits of GPS yourself, then you should now!

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Souvenir Items: Sequin Bangles

When traveling or visiting new places, there is just one thing we always keep in mind — to what souvenir items we can grab from such place and have them as presents to our friends and loved ones. Isn’t it? Smiley

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Just like the image above, sequin bangles are one of the souvenir items I personally make sure to have in hand as soon as I go home from any travel. And one very fashionable sequin bangles to check out are the Reeds Sequin bangles. Yes, those bangles are very classy and elegant and sure to be loved by anybody especially given as a gift or pressie from travel.

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No Travel

I miss home. I miss the province. I miss my family and everything far from me today. I want to go home but I can’t. I have a lot of responsibilities and obligations to attend to here. And of course, I also need to consider my big boy’s condition — he’s yet too young, still an infant, to experience the uncontrollable change of pressure when traveling by air. I don’t want him to suffer such pain and ear irritants in this early age of his. So soon, maybe, I can let him fly and even travel anywhere he wanted to, but definitely not now yet.

No TravelNo Travel for me!

Since I really can’t go home, I can’t travel, I just have to make all the best out of this vacation of mine with my barney. There’s no other way to feel much fulfilled than taking care of him as long as I can and as much as I still have enough time to spend with him.

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Laptops, included in the backpacking lists

Nowadays, any gadgets have had been included in the list of stuff to bring in any backpacking events. These gadgets include laptops, net books, iPad, or mobile computing devices. One of the reasons for this is for the backpackers or travelers to still be updated with the latest events and happenings even though they are out of town.

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Personally,  I do bring some gadgets during travels. Aside from the above mentioned reason, this is also for me to back up my photos taken during the travel directly in my laptop or other devices. However, lately, I just have a problem with portable computing device because of the damaged hard drive of my laptop and that, it functions real slow. I still am looking for reliable technician to do my slow computer and fix it then.

As I’ve mentioned in my previous post, hopefully I can join the backpacking travel plans my friends are organizing and by that time also, my laptop will be working fine as well.

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