Travel Experiences Archives - Vinz Ideas - Discovering Asia on a Budget
A Refreshing Weekend Getaway at Nagsasa Cove, Zambales
Mar28

A Refreshing Weekend Getaway at Nagsasa Cove, Zambales

First quarter of 2017 is about to end and believe it or not, I just had my first ever tour this year. It’s pretty unusual to a born-adventurer person like me. And as much as possible, I don’t want to end each month without any out of town trips. Travel is my life and it makes me more focus and bring passion in all the things that I want to achieve. But of course there’s a good reason why I chose to minimize my out of town trips this...

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Backpacking Travel Guide to Cambodia
Feb23

Backpacking Travel Guide to Cambodia

When I was backpacking in South East Asia, one of my friends advised me “Make sure you don’t miss Cambodia, it’s amazing.” I am still indebted to my friend for persuading me to visit this Masterpiece. I visited Cambodia at the end of my trip and it was like the climax of the whole adventure. Unfortunately, Cambodia has not received much appreciation, which it definitely deserves. Well, I think it’s because it’s simple and pure. If you...

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Backpacking Myanmar: Best Places to Visit
Feb21

Backpacking Myanmar: Best Places to Visit

For all those who are in love with the mystique of the ancient architecture and want to wander and get lost in the charismatic reminiscences of the ancient civilization, Myanmar backpacking is gold. I visited Myanmar last year and fell in love with it straight away. The mountains, the temples, the lakes, the culture, I was like discovering myself. The only threat I faced in backpacking Myanmar was, I never wanted to come back. I live...

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Backpacking Travel Guide to Singapore
Feb10

Backpacking Travel Guide to Singapore

“To my mind, the greatest reward and luxury of travel is to be able to experience everyday things as if for the first time, to be in a position in which almost nothing is so familiar it is taken for granted.” – Bill Bryson If you are hyped for a vacation trip, then traveling to Singapore might be your thing. Singapore is one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia. In fact, based on the statistics and...

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New Exciting Theme Parks & Rides in Asia Opening This 2017
Jan19

New Exciting Theme Parks & Rides in Asia Opening This 2017

This is a guest post article from Stefan Simonović. For centuries western civilizations were considered to be more advanced than other countries and it was like that for a reason. However, these days situation is changing drastically. I’ve been traveling the world for quite some time now and I have to say, eastern civilizations and especially countries in Asia are developing rapidly. Moreover, I had an amazing opportunity...

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Traveler’s Pick: Best Places and Traveling Experiences in Asia 2016
Dec30

Traveler’s Pick: Best Places and Traveling Experiences in Asia 2016

With the tremendous increase of people who traveled in Asia this year compared to last, Asia is now the most appealing continent in the world among travelers. Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur and Phuket topped the list with the most international arrivals among Asia-Pacific cities. Before 2016 ends, I asked some travelers from around the world what places topped their list while traveling in Asia this year. I was surprised and...

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A Look Back at 2016: Vinz Ideas’ Best Features of 2016 and Travel Goals for 2017
Dec28

A Look Back at 2016: Vinz Ideas’ Best Features of 2016 and Travel Goals for 2017

  I can’t believe that 2016 is about to end! But before the year officially changes, allow me to share with you some of the highlights of my 2016 travel journey and some of my travel plans for 2017. One of the greatest achievements that I’ve received this year was when Vinz Ideas, a travel blog, was born. I’ve been blogging for 3 years already but it was just January of this year when I planned and shifted my personal blog into a...

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Discovering South Cebu: 4-Day Adventure in Cebu City, Badian, Carcar, Oslob and Lapu-lapu City
Dec03

Discovering South Cebu: 4-Day Adventure in Cebu City, Badian, Carcar, Oslob and Lapu-lapu City

It all started during one of our SMASH badminton sessions. We just wanted to visit our dearest friend Wesley in his hometown in Davao City, Mindanao. But when we checked the price of the ticket, it was almost Php7,000.00 for one-way only so we decided to meet halfway that’s why we came up with Cebu City, Visayas. After a week, Rodel booked our roundtrip ticket going to Cebu for only Php4,100.00 per person. The Planning and...

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