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Where to Stay in Tagaytay: Containers by Eco Hotel

If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Tagaytay, then Containers by Eco Hotel is a great option for you. Spacious, instagrammable, and sustainable, this is definitely a place that we’d love to come back to next time.

The Ultimate Ho Chi Minh City Guide

When I told a couple of old friends that I am heading to Ho Chi Minh City, most of them are quite puzzled with my choice of destination. I mean, there are no fun theme parks, no beaches, and nothing much to see but streets that reflect closely to that […]

A Love Affair with Pho

Traveling by foot and seeing a destination is one thing, but exploring culture through taste and unfamiliar flavors is a whole new realm. This was something that I’ve learned during my short visit in Ho Chi Minh City – a city bustling with life, colors, and great food.

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Slow-moving

For years, my life was all about the hustle. I thought that being productive, getting things done, and working hard would make me feel fulfilled and happy — but, oh boy, was I so wrong.

Feel It Still

I have always believed in the power of written words. As someone who dreads confrontation, I find myself responding in either of these ways: I keep quiet and write down the things that I fail to say, or I distract myself and escape whatever it is that’s bothering me. The past few months have been more of the latter, which explains my long absence online.

I’m Offended: The Case of Clients Asking For Free Work

There are some things in life that are worth working on despite having zero income (passion projects, hobbies), but there are also other things that should not be tolerated. If you plan to reach out to me to ask me to do free work or to do some job where you’ll pay me $2 for 1,000-words… then screw you. I’m sick and tired of people trying to take advantage and of people who think that writing is worthless and trivial (FYI, this sh*t is a hard job to do).

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When I was a child, I fell in love with reading. And then I learned to write. And then I discovered traveling.

Hello, I’m Jhanz. I’m a freelance writer and a curious creative. This space is the sweet spot of all the things that makes my heart happy.

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