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50 Amazing Places I’ve Visited

50 Amazing Places I Have Visited

  1. Camiguin’s volcanoes
  2. Camiguin’s cold and hot springs
  3. Bolinao’s waterfalls
  4. Bolinao’s Caves/Underground Pools
  5. Luna Pebble Beach
  6. Sta. Ana’s white sand beaches
  7. Cape Bojeador lighthouse in Palaui Island, Sta.Ana
  8. Cagayan Valley’s famous Callao Caves
  9. San Pablo Church Ruins in Isabela
  10. Loon’s Spanish Stone steps (Inang-angan)
  11. Carcar’s Puericulture Center and Dispensary
  12. Tuburan’s Giant Century-old Tree
  13. Lake Danao in Ormoc
  14. White Sandbar in Bais
  15. Dolphin-watching in Bais
  16. Coron’s Kanyangan Lake
  17. Coron Twin Lakes
  18. Lake Sebu’s 7 Falls Zipline view
  19. Beijing’s Forbidden City
  20. Great Wall of China
  21. Beijing’s old Hutongs (courtyards)
  22. Kathmandu’s Thamel Market for gems
  23. New Delhi’s Dilli Haat for pashminas
  24. Hoi An Heritage Village
  25. Da Nang’s Quonset army huts
  26. Hong Kong Disneyland
  27. Hong Kong Ocean Park
  28. Bogor Safari
  29. Ubud in Bali
  30. Kuta Beach in Bali
  31. Surabaya Zoo
  32. Singapore’s Fort Siloso on Sentosa
  33. Singapore’s Underwater World, Sentosa Island
  34. Singapore’s Night Safari
  35. Melbourne Aquarium
  36. Melbourne’s Victoria Botanical Garden
  37. Amsterdam’s Red Light District
  38. Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  39. Lake Geneva Jet D’Eau
  40. Mont Blanc via cable car in Geneva
  41. Chiang Mai’s Night Market
  42. Genuine Thai massage in Bangkok
  43. Chang Mai’s Doi Suthep Buddist temple
  44. Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River Cruise
  45. House of Sampoerna Museum in Surabaya
  46. Camotes Island in Cebu
  47. Sipaway Island Mangroves in Negros
  48. Philippine Eagle Center in Malagos
  49. Fort Santiago and Intramuros
  50. Palawan Crocodile FarmSta.Ana

50 Things About Me

50 Things To Know About Me

  1. I am a Speed-Reader
  2. I have ridden the then-longest Philippine zipline in Dahilayan, Bukidnon
  3. I am a bonafide bookworm/bibliophile
  4. I have tried the then-highest zipline in Lake Sebu, South Cotabato
  5. I can actually dance
  6. I have a Green Thumb
  7. I belong to 2 sororities in UP
  8. I got tattooed while in Bali, Indonesia
  9. I love singing karaoke
  10. I used to be a dead-shot with a slingshot
  11. I can play the piano
  12. My ears are pierced to wear earrings
  13. I spent childhood summers up North with Ilocano relatives shuttling between Baguio, the beaches of La Union and my Mom’s hometown of Vigan
  14. I am allergic to alcoholic beverages
  15. I sketch and draw to decompress and relax.
  16. I can’t eat seafood, particularly crustaceans like shrimp, crab, lobster and squid.
  17. I love Japanese food, particularly sushi and sashimi.
  18. The Southernmost country I have visited is Australia.
  19. My favorite dish from Southern Philippines is Sinuglaw – sinugba pork and kinilaw fish.
  20. The highest place I have visited is Kathmandu, Nepal.
  21. I have been to the Great Wall of China
  22. I have visited the Surabaya Zoo and got to see a live Komodo Dragon
  23. I tasted crocodile meat in Palawan
  24. I was able to try frogmeat when I was a kid
  25. I once kept a menagerie of pets that included dogs, cats, pigeons, white mice, hamsters, and tropical fish
  26. I was a Girl Scout with numerous merit badges in my youth.
  27. I keep a special notebook for dreams, thoughts, poems, or diary entries.
  28. I believe in keeping yearly desk calendars and diaries for appointments
  29. I love pasta with any kind of sauce except seafood
  30. My one vice is Coca-Cola
  31. My comfort food is grilled meat dishes
  32. My wisdom teeth never came out.
  33. I am not a very good swimmer
  34. I know a bit of karate
  35. I play billiards but my wifey is a better player
  36. I dress for comfort and convenience
  37. I snore when I sleep
  38. I have a small bladder so I frequently urinate
  39. I developed a mild ulcer in law school
  40. I tried smoking in college and developed asthma
  41. I have been to Geneva and spoken at the United Nations Human Rights Council
  42. I have spoken before European Union (EU) members in Amsterdam
  43. I represented the Philippines at an ASEAN +3 Ageing Conference
  44. I have small feet and wear size 5 shoes
  45. I once wore retainers for my lower teeth
  46. I have been wearing eyeglasses since high school, and wear grade 750 for my left eye and 550 for my right eye
  47. My parenting style is fun, instructive and disciplined
  48. I am not ticklish; no funny bone at all.
  49. I have an old knee cartilage injury from my youth
  50. I am great in bed JEUrepsAmsterdam

50 Things to Do on your 50th

50 Things to Do on your 50th BDAY

  1. Learn to Scuba Dive
  2. Learn to Ride a MotorBike
  3. Try skydiving
  4. Go Kayaking
  5. Try bungee-jumping
  6. Get a tattoo
  7. Plant a tree
  8. Learn to drive an Automatic car
  9. Drive a golfcart
  10. Ride a hot air balloon
  11. Go Paddle-boarding
  12. Play billiards/pool
  13. Try Wind-surfing
  14. Write a Book
  15. Try a Banana-Boat ride
  16. Go PaintBall shooting
  17. Do Yoga
  18. Try pole-dancing
  19. Do Meditation
  20. Go bowling
  21. Do target-shooting
  22. Gamble at a casino
  23. Ride a Roller-Coaster
  24. Try archery
  25. Do an Octopus carnival ride
  26. Ride a Ferris Wheel
  27. watch the Sunrise
  28. See the Sunset on the beach
  29. Swim with a whaleshark
  30. Watch the dolphins
  31. Smoke a cigar
  32. Dive a shipwreck
  33. Rear a child
  34. Rescue a stray animal
  35. Grow your own food
  36. See a Full Moon on a mountain
  37. Eat fresh sea urchin
  38. Taste jellyfish salad
  39. Sample wild boar
  40. Eat deer meat
  41. Try eating snake
  42. Plant rice on a paddy field
  43. Keep a Diary
  44. Get published as a writer
  45. Sing on-stage
  46. Get an outrageous haircut
  47. Do a media interview
  48. Do volunteer work
  49. Support an advocacy
  50. Ride a ZiplineRAinbowFam