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Discovering Bali: a simple and quick guide to the Island of The Gods

On the western-most end of Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east, lies the Indonesian island of Bali. It is mostly known for three things: wonderful beaches and dive sites, rich culture, and cheap massage.

While you can find all three in most, if not all, Asian countries lying in the Coral Triangle, Bali is a bit different. The mix of traditional culture and western influence makes it so.

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Australia: more than just Sydney

“Did you know that everything in Australia will try to kill you?”

That’s what my buddy told me when I told him I’m moving to Australia a couple of years back. In case you have been living under a rock for most of your life, the world (or at least in The Interweebz) has this perception about Australia being filled with the nastiest, scariest, and deadliest creatures. Well, yeah for the most part, it actually is. But other than that, when someone says “Australia”, all they could think about are two things: Sydney and The Opera House.

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Achievement unlocked (again): Skydiving in Australia

It is every weekend warrior’s dream to jump from an airplane. It is the epitome of adrenaline, thrill, and one big life achievement. Skydiving is, without a doubt, in every adventurer’s bucket list. If you’re a thrill-seeker, I’m pretty sure this one’s on your list too.

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Diving in Apo Island, Negros Oriental

One of the top diving sites in the country, as mentioned in various articles, is an island off the coast of Dauin in Negros Oriental. Apo Island, according to a quick Google search, is a volcanic island covering 12 hectares in land area, 7 kilometers off the southeastern tip of Negros Island and 30 kilometers south of the Negros Oriental capital of Dumaguete City.

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