Baka Gaijin Travels

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Puerto Princesa – El Nido Palawan Tour Package Experience

I’ve been wanting to go to the beautiful island of Palawan for a long time now so we decided to include this to our Philippines trip last December 2022. I was a bit hesitant to book a tour package because I always prefer to do trips at my own pace. However, since I do not…

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International travel during COVID-19 (Japan/Philippines)

It’s been more than 2 years now living with COVID-19. Foreign workers in Japan chose to not go home for vacation due to some COVID-19-related international border restrictions. But it seems that this virus will not go away anytime soon, and with the economy going down due to the decrease of tourism and all other…

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Winter in Hokkaido

We’ve been to Okinawa for summer before, so last February 2022, we headed to the opposite part of Japan for winter – Hokkaido! Hokkaido is the largest and northernmost prefecture in Japan. It gets so snowy that most houses and streets are covered with it. Hokkaido is the best place to go during winter. Day…

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