Late Post

What Makes Dumaguete a Favorite Retirement Place for EXPATS

Dumaguete City, Philippines – Dubbed as the “place of gentle people,” Dumaguete City is a retirement haven for many expats. It made headlines in 2014 when Forbes Magazine named it fifth among seven of the best places to retire in the world. In 2019, the Philippine Retirement Agency, under the Department of Tourism, named Dumaguete as the best place to retire in the country, making it the first city in the Visayas area to be given the Best Retirement Area Deemed as Retiree-Friendly (RADAR) status.

So what makes this picturesque city a favorite among expats?

Cathedral of St Catherine
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6 things I learnt from studying abroad


So why study abroad? It can be expensive, you’ll have to start your social status from the bottom and how will you deal with the FOMO of home? All trivial questions, yes, but as a student who took the plunge and came out the other side, I can safely say it was (bold statement coming) one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
And what did I learn? Well other than how to stand up for 5 seconds on a surf board, here’s a few life lessons I picked up whilst living it up for a year in Perth, Western
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Six places in Thailand that are seriously zen

There’s more to Thailand than buzzing cities, crazy-beautiful beaches and even crazier parties. Like sunrise Shavasanas with fellow yogis, broadening your mind whilst learning all about Buddhism, and finding your own slice of pristine sand with nobody else for miles.

So if you’re wanting to emerge from the other side of your Thailand escape feeling healed, rather than hungover, here are six places offering unique experiences for those who want something more mindful, than mental…

Railay

The vibe: Railay is a jaw-dropping peninsula stretching out past the popular city of Krabi, but it feels more like a remote island

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Porto travel guide: what to see and do

Hey friends! Alexx here again from Finding Alexx and I’m back with a Porto travel guide.

I did a whirlwind extended weekend Portugal road trip last year from the stunning southern coast all the way up to Porto, so when week #14 of my 52 countries in 52 weeks solo trip took me back to Porto, I was excited to have a full seven days to do a deep dive into the city!

Porto has a distinct vibe that sets it apart from the ultra chill Algarve coast and the big city of Lisbon. The city centre is packed full

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6 things I learnt from studying abroad


So why study abroad? It can be expensive, you’ll have to start your social status from the bottom and how will you deal with the FOMO of home? All trivial questions, yes, but as a student who took the plunge and came out the other side, I can safely say it was (bold statement coming) one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
And what did I learn? Well other than how to stand up for 5 seconds on a surf board, here’s a few life lessons I picked up whilst living it up for a year in Perth, Western
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