Beijing Backpacking, Day 4: When ‘Off The Beaten Track’ Is Actually The Middle Of Everything

BEING WITH A local is always one of the best experiences you’ll have as a traveller. It also allows you to stop thinking for a while and just go along with the flow, as regardless of where s/he takes you, you’ll at least perceive that you’re going somewhere truly locals-only. They could probably take you … More Beijing Backpacking, Day 4: When ‘Off The Beaten Track’ Is Actually The Middle Of Everything

Manila: 28 years on

28 years ago today, 1 million people,  in an act of nonviolent resistance,  matched down EDSA, the primary orbital Road in Metro Manila to protest and overthrow the regime of dictator Ferdinand Marcos,  ending his 23 year reign. In what was hailed as the finest moment in modern Philippine history, the people dropped their individualism … More Manila: 28 years on