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The Circle Hostel: Where Budget-Conscious and Artsy Travelers Meet

BALER, AURORA – You are a bit adventurous yet you’re conscious about the budget. Or you love colors and maybe a bit of arts. Surfboards. Wall Paints. Handwritten Dedications. Hammocks. Pebbles. These, and Nipa huts, and a simple native common area are elements that make The Circle Hostel the artsy yet budget-friendly hostel, a home away from home.

Bintan Lagoon Resort: A Taste of Paradise Near Singapore

Bintan Island, Indonesia — A QUICK GETAWAY from the busy Singapore by ferry early this March led us to Bintan Lagoon Resort in this side of Southeast Asia, proving to us once more that the Earth is indeed blessed with a lot of paradise-like islands waiting to be explored. But before I share satisfaction about this particular escapade, a personal confession first.