Yalla Habibi!

My Travel Bucket List

Libreng mangarap, kaya wag ka nang kumontra. = p

Now boarding…

Yes, I’ve always WANTED to travel. Even from my younger years. However, certain circumstances and factors (school, work, family-related reasons, funds et al) have prevented me pursuing the desires of my itchy soles.

If you’d look up my Timeline, you’d see that it’s just recent that I’ve started travelling more often than previous years.

And I intend to travel more in the coming days, months, years. As long as I can.🙂

So, let’s unfold my MUST-GO-LIST.

Drumrolls, please… Chos.🙂

It’s More Fun In The Philippines!🙂

1. Manaoag, Pangasinan – Shrine of our Lady of Manaoag -perennial visits

2. Baguio City perennial visits

3. The Northern RoadtripByaheng Ilocos

4. Climb Mt. Pulag!

5. Trek Banaue and Batad Rice Terraces – and experience the popular topload trip!

6. The Sagada Experience.🙂

7. Bolinao, Pangasinan – 1.0 Patar White Beach – Mar 2012, 2.0 – Da Beach ulit Plus Bolinao Light House visit

8. Alaminos, PangasinanHundred Islands – 1.0 (daytrip with frinds), 2.0 – Family trip

9. Tagaytay (Sep 2011)

10. Enchanted Kingdom, Laguna (Sep 2011)

11. Manila – MOA -(Sep 2011) + MOP (Sep 2011) Intramuros, Manila Bay Sunset, Star City (honestly)

12. Zambales – Trek Mount PinatuboSubic 2.0Anawangin and Nagsasa Coves, Capones Island – Overnyt Camp

13. Boracay – 1.0 Club Panoly in Sep 2003. 2.0 Dec 2012.

14. Bohol – curious sa Tarsier at Chocolate hillsPanglao (Note: itinerary reference – Alex’s visit)

15. BicolandiaMayon VolcanoCaramoan, wakeboarding @ CWC, curious with Calaguas!

16. PalawanCoron + El Nido,+ the New 7 Wonders of Nature: PPUR!

17. Cebu – the Queen City of the South!

18. Camiguin!

This list is short. But I know one day, when I’d finally be based back home, this list will drop to the floor.🙂

Out and about!

AROUND THE WORLD

1. Bahrain (current locationVisit the Tree of Life (Seriously) Desert night CampBanyan Tree experience.

2. UAE – Dubai – 1.0 June 2009, 2.0 Feb 2012,  3.0 – Atlantis the Palm

3. UAE – Abu Dhabi Feb 2012.

4. UAE – Other Emirates 

5. Qatar – Doha + Dukhan sidetrip – Aug 2012

6. Oman Muscat – Oct 2012Musandam, Salalah

7. Saudi Arabia (only been at the border, sooo curious about the huge land area)

8. Kuwait – home to our Home Office, hehe

9. Majulah Singapura Dec 2012

10. Malaysia, Truly Asia – Kuala LumpurDec 2012Kota Kinabalu, Malacca, Penang

11. China – Discover Hong Kong! – Dec 2012ShenzenMacau – Dec 2012  

12. Australia – to see a Koala Bear and a Kangaroo

13. Indonesia + East Timor

– as part of my dream SEA BACKPACKING TRIP

14. Brunei (SEA BT)

15. Cambodia (SEA BT) – Siem Reap

16. Laos (SEA BT)

17. Burma (Myanmar) (SEA BT)

18. Vietnam (SEA BT)

19. Thailand and its popular beaches (SEA BT) BangkokChiang Mai, Phuket, Pattaya

20. South Korea (inspired by my love affair with Koreanovelas) – Annyeong Seoul! visit Jeju Island

21. Explore Japan, land of the Cherry Blossoms – Hajime!

22. Incredible India! my colleagues Victor, Suresh & Saji’s home country – see the Taj Mahal in Agra

23. Nepal – a glimpse of Mt. Everest

24. ride an elephant in Sri Lanka

25. Jordan – visit the city of Petra and float in the Dead Sea

26. The Pyramids of Egypt (cue: flute music)

27. Marrakech, Morocco – former colleague Mounia’s home

28.  The Holy Land (hopefully with mom)

Taralets!🙂

29. Istanbul, Turkey – to enter Hagia Sophia, marvel at the Bosphorus, see MY (Leander’s) Tower, visit Ephesus

30. Greek Isles – island hopping: Delphi, Athens, Santorini, Mykonos,🙂

31. the beaches of Cyprus – Aphrodite’s island

32. Britain and Ireland tour

33. Euro tour 1 – Imperial Highlights (10days, 5 countries): Munich, Germany + Prague, Czech Republic + Bratislava, Slovakia + Budapest, Hungary + Vienna & Salzburg, Austria

34. Euro tour 2 – London to Rome (8days, 4 countries): London + Paris, France + Lucerne, Switzereland + Venice, Florence & Rome, Italy

35. Euro tour 3 – Euro Adventure (12days, 9 countries): London + Amsterdam, Holland via Belgium + Cologne, Rhineland, Nuremberg, Germany + Prague, Czech Republic + Regensburg, Munich, Germany + Innsbruck, Austria + Venice, Italy + Lake Lucerne, Switzerland + Paris, France + return to London

36. Espanya – Viva Barcelona! Hola Madrid!🙂

37. Portugal – Cristo Rei

38. Cape Town, South Africa – home to my work colleagues Mr. Jaco, Mr. Rudi, Mr. Clive, Mr. Zahid,🙂

39. a Safari in Nairobi, Kenya – home to my former boss Ms. Fatma,🙂

40. Brazil! so curious about its popular beaches… and to see Jesus Christ statue in Rio de Janeiro

41. United States – particularly to see the Cloud Gate in Chicago, go up Empire State Buildingsee Liberty in person, walk the Hollywood Walk of Fame,

42. Ola Mexico!

43. Oh Canada – Robin Scherbatsky’s homeland🙂

44. The Scandinavian Experience – Brrrrr!

45. See the Saint Basil’s Cathedral – Moscow, Russia plus Petar I baroque church in Dubrovitsy (near Moscow) thank you Victor for the lovely photos!

Whew!🙂

11 Comments

11 thoughts on “Yalla Habibi!

  1. lea

    And so, aside from I love my job, this list inspires me to work my ass off so much more to save!🙂

  2. Wow!.. Dinaig mo ako…

    Enshallah lahat ng ito ay matupad…

    Di ko matandaan san ko nakita un, But most of the Places u wanted to go ay naka booked ka na ng ticket…. Goodluck and enjoy!…

    Always dream big….

    “Dreams can come true if we believe in them”.

    Ingat lagi!

  3. Tenks, tenks, ambisyosang listahan noh?

    mga nakaraang taon kasi ay aral – trabaho – bayad utang – ipon – pagawa bahay hehehe. ung taunang uwi ko ay halos parang indi bkasyon dahil sa proseso ng mga papel, mga tasks chuvaness haist.

    kaya ngaun lang bumabawi sa lakwatsa,🙂

    yep, sa timeline mo nakita un, ni draft ko muna kasi ina update ko sia..

    Korek, Dream Big! Aja!

    Ingat din lagi,🙂

  4. I love your blog’s caption “Life is too short. Get our from the couch!”

    Cheers

    • thank you, it’s a reminder as i tend to forget time when i’m buried in paper work or glued to the TV. To get out for a walk, or a micro vacation a short flight away, Cheers to life!🙂

  5. hahahaha…i like canada’s robin scherbatsky as well!!

  6. nice one dora! este leandra hhhh…starting my blog as well..😉 keep dreaming and enjoy life!🙂

    • hehe, gogogo sa blogging sis! para bagang online album + diary natin, and maybe we can even travel buddies sometime. Godbless u and all of ur endeavors in life,🙂

  7. Reslie Anne Mabanta

    is this still active? woooow have a safe flight always blogger🙂
    Nsa Bahrain din ako any places na pwede pang puntahan? medyo gala2 din ako :)) thanks

    • thanks for dropping by Reslie! nasiswertehan lang na may promo fare at may leave days hehe. Click mo lang ung Bahrain category para sa mga places to see / things to do dine🙂

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