6 Reasons to Visit Bintan Island, Indonesia - Blue Forest on Wet Boots
Thinking of escaping to Bintan? These six things to do in Bintan Island, Indonesia may just convince you to ditch the city for the weekend.
Traveling America Doesn’t Cost a Pretty Penny, If You Do It by Train
Amtrak is getting a shot in the arm as more people go on a cross-country trip aboard its coaches. The renewed interest in Amtrak, and train travel for that matter, was augmented by several articles in the media this year, which highlighted that people can travel coast-to-coast for just $213.
Ngong Ping Village In a Day: What to Expect [PHOTOS & WALKING TOUR]
Ngong Ping Village is a nice little theme park that was built to capitalize on the rising number of tourists drawn to Tian Tan Buddha and Po Lin Monastery. Situated in the highlands of Lantau Island, Ngong Ping Village is accessible via cable car ride from the Ngong Ping 360 basecamp in Tung Chung.
Mahogany Market, Tagaytay City: Wet Market with a Twist
Mahogany Market in Tagaytay City isn’t normally the place that gets featured in glossy magazines, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t warrant respect. Plenty have come to love the humble wet market, where home-cooked fare is served piping hot, and the freshest farm produce is light on the budget.
The Benevolent Swells of Baler, Aurora - Blue Forest on Wet Boots
It is not difficult to see why tourists and locals were drawn to the waters of Baler, Aurora. Deemed as the birthplace of the Philippines’ surf culture, Baler is blessed with benevolent swells that easily coax one into its cool depths. Read more at blueforestonwetboots.com.
Travel Challenge: Eat Exotic Food in Angeles, Pampanga
Homecooked Filipino food tends to be on the safe side, save for the occasional dinuguan (pig blood stew) and kare-kare (a peanut-based stew which makes use of oxtail and tripe as its meat component). Those, however, pale in comparison with some interesting dishes from Pampanga, the province that’s also better known as the food capital of the Philippines.
Taipa Village Macau on Foot: What to See and Do
Taipa Village, Macau is a quaint, centuries old tourist destination in the middle of Macau's rising condominium, casinos and lifestyle hubs. Learn more about our experience of touring the historic site on our travel blog.
How to go to Mahogany Market (Address, Opening Times, and Directions)
Mahogany Market is a public market in Tagaytay. It houses a complex for wet and dry goods, produce, and a canteen that is famed for its cheap bulalo.
Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts: First and Lasting Impressions - Blue Forest on Wet Boots
Vietnam National Museum of Fine Arts in Hanoi is one of the most unique museums that BFOWB has been to in that it was a little unapologetic with its in-your-face patriotism and interpretation of the country’s history. It was said that history is written by the victors, and this, to some level, resonated with the items on display.
Explore Batu Caves, Malaysia’s Iconic Cave Ecosystem
As one of Malaysia’s most recognized tourist attractions, Batu Caves is synonymous with the Petronas Twin Towers in iconic status. Thus, many a travelers, even during their layovers, strive to head to the Batu Caves. After all, a quick trip to the country, or at least the state capital, will not be complete without paying it a visit. Read on to know more information about Batu Caves’ history, how to get there and the best time to go.
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Blue Forest on Wet Boots (BFOWB) is a Philippines-based travel website that seeks to publish well-thought-out pieces on travel trends, intel, culture and experiences. It was founded by freelance writer Sandy Miguel. Learn more about us by following the link.
Hong Kong Disneyland for the Kid In You [PHOTOS & HALF-DAY WALKING TOUR] - Blue Forest on Wet Boots
Perhaps the most popular destination for families in its home country, Hong Kong Disneyland needs no introduction. The theme park, which is located on Lantau Island, began its operations in 2005 and occupies 27.5 hectares of land. Read a blow by blow account of our walking tour on the blog.