Natasha Jao

Natasha is a full-time banker who gets to take a breather when she travels. She loves being challenged. Adventures and whatever engages her logic get her excited.

Gigantes Islands Iloilo

Iloilo City, Guimaras, and Gigantes Islands with Branch Team

Our branch visited Iloilo for our summer outing just a couple of weeks after small boats capsizing along the Iloilo – Guimaras strait with death toll at 31 filled the headlines for days.   The mishaps didn’t hinder us from crossing the strait for 15 minutes to Guimaras Island though. The weather was good and …

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Parramatta Winterlight Sydney

Christmas in July in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia for Eight Days

My trip to The Land Down Under is my first trip outside Asia. Australia easily became special and overwhelming for me. What Oz offers just makes travelers want to go back to exeperience the totally different culture and environment. I visited Sydney and Melbourne in July to experience the peak of the country’s winter season. …

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Suwon Korean Archery

Suwon, Hwaseong Fortress, Korean Archery, Insadong Day Tour From Seoul

Suwon is the only remaining completely walled city in South Korea. How amazing is that? When I read about this, I just so much wanted to explore the city and experience what it was like to be inside fortress walls and how the outside world looks like from the strategic gates and posts.  Myeongdong to …

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Vivaldi Park Ski Resort

Daemyung Vivaldi Park Ski Resort, Strawberry Picking, and Yangpyeong Railbike Day Tour from Seoul

My excitement for this winter trip was at its peak when it was finally time for me to ski at Vivaldi Ski Park Resort. I have been looking forward to do this since who knows when. We booked a very good deal from Trazy for a package that includes roundtrip transportation from Seoul, Strawberry Picking, …

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Pyeongchang Trout Festival

Pyeongchang Trout Festival, Ewha Women’s University, and Myeongdong Day Tour from Seoul

The start of my snow dream came true when I traveled more than two hours from Seoul for the Pyeongchang Trout Festival. I made sure to do this on my first day to kick-start my snow adventure. Excited girls woke up very early to go to Pyeongchang for snow activites.  Myeongdong to Pyeongchang for Odaechon …

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Myeongdong South Korea

Tropical Girl Enjoys Her First Snow in South Korea for Three Days

My winter trip to South Korea made me so love the cold and winter vibes that everything I experienced just makes me smile nonstop from the moment we touched down, stayed for three days, and up until now fast forward several months later. I got so excited when I read that I can actually experience snow in …

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