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NINOY AQUINO AIRPORT TO MAKATI CITY.............

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I was too excited when I reached the Ninoy Aquino international airport with my wife. As told you earlier, this tour was planned all by myself. No feedback from any friend, as none of them had ever been to Philippines. I got help from several blogs and of course my best friend TRIPADVISOR.COM . I  had booked my hotel way in advance in Makati city, through hotels.com. My research for manila had suggested that most of the monuments and tourist attractions were around one or other metro station. Makati city, a part of metro manila is the most luxurious and happening place in manila. So the idea was to get a good standard hotel near any metro station in makati.








My first breath in the city airport, was followed by the  question .... now what.... Again my mind flipped over to peoples' suggestions (from Internet) "getting out from the airport". I was determined to reach my hotel, safe, and in minimum expense.... I had 4 options :
 Getting a yellow taxi from the airport..... that …

PHILIPPINES............ A PEARL OF THE ORIENT SEA....... part 1

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We were looking for an exotic destination for our second wedding anniversary in Feb this year, and were confused between Egypt, Bali, Turkey and Philippines. I started to have a thorough research about the financial, political, and climatic condition of these destinations.

Egypt at that was time suffering from political instability, Bali I heard gets heavy rainfall in the month of Feb, so not very suitable for travelling in this month.Few of my friends told me that Turkey would be too cold. Thus Philippines was finalised by me and my wife

We went to several tour and travel operators in our city,(Delhi), but none of them could provide an itinerary that satisfied us. So for the first time we decided not to take help of any agency and travel Philippines by our own. We went through blogs of several tourists... but our best friend turned out to be tripadvisor.com.
Exploring Philippines online was the best part. We had no idea about its culture and origin before that. The more I read about Phi…

THE WORLD IS BEYOND WHAT YOU CAN SEE

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As a small kid of 5 year I had a tendency to run away from my home and explore the banks of river Ganges. This was the biggest nightmare of my parents. Year by year the desire to explore the world became more intense, but alas, the socio-economic status of our country demands a stable career. My other desire to serve humanity made me to take medical profession as my career, and its path is somewhat in the opposite direction. It needs a lot of dedication and your full involvement with time and money. Then this beautiful girlcame in my life and gave wings to both of my desires. While dating we used to explore our historical Delhi, and now we are on a path to explore the world.
A nut shell of the journey called LIFE