Welcome To Engineering Travels

Engineering Travels serves as a travel resource for places teeming with history and scenic natural attractions. I believe these are the places where we can make fascinating discoveries and uncover beautiful aspects within ourselves. The aim of Engineering Travels is to assist you in planning and engineering your travels to ensure they are fruitful and worthwhile. – Eljon

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A Hiking Story: Conquering Mount Pulag of The Philippines
Asia | Philippines

A Hiking Story: Conquering Mount Pulag of The Philippines

Mount Pulag is the third tallest mountain in the Philippines. It is one of the best-hiking destinations in the Philippines because of the sea of clouds that forms around its summit. Here is the story of how I conquered it twice and how I learned a life lesson that totally changed my life for the…

Prepare Mount Pulag Hike: What To Expect And What To Bring
Asia | Philippines

Prepare Mount Pulag Hike: What To Expect And What To Bring

I still remember nearing the top of Mount Pulag when dawn broke. The horizon still looked purplish-red then, and at that moment, I had my first sight of the sea of clouds. I almost cried with awe and happiness. Hiking on Mount Pulag gave me an unforgettable experience. Mount Pulag is my mother mountain; I’ve…

10 Famous Mountain In The Philippines (Hiking Bucket List)
Asia | Philippines

10 Famous Mountain In The Philippines (Hiking Bucket List)

As a Filipino, I take great pride in our country’s stunning white sandy beaches, vibrant marine life, and breathtaking sunsets. You’ll find these natural wonders in abundance, whether you’re in Luzon, Visayas, or Mindanao! Our mountains may not receive as much international recognition as our islands and beaches, but they are equally deserving of our…

7 Best Things to Do in Albay: Visiting The Mayon Volcano
Asia | Philippines

7 Unmissable Things to Do in Albay: Visiting Mayon Volcano

The Philippines might not be the first place that comes to mind when you think of heavenly natural scenery. However, our country is home to some truly spectacular natural attractions. Take our white sandy beaches and limestone islands, for instance. Yet, the beauty of the Philippines doesn’t stop at the coastline. Venture inland, and you’ll…

Visiting South Cebu: 3 Day-Itinerary + 7 Best Things To Do
Asia | Philippines

Visiting South Cebu: 3 Day-Itinerary + 7 Best Things To Do

Before I visited Cebu, I thought Cebu was just an ordinary place in the Philippines: beaches, beautiful beaches, and absolutely paradise-like beaches. I’ve been to several of these beaches, and I felt Cebu was just another place I knew.  It was a shame I underestimated Cebu for so long. Why? Because when I went here,…

19 Best Things to Do in Sagada (With Tips and Guide)
Asia | Philippines

19 Best Things to Do in Sagada (With Tips and Guide)

Sagada is undoubtedly the most beautiful and mystic place you can ever find in the northern Philippines. It is where I had so much fun, gained peace of mind, and felt immeasurable awe—all at the same time! Tucked high in the mountains, Sagada is blessed to have eternal spring. That said, it is undoubtedly the…

Taiwan, Why Visit Taiwan, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

30 Reasons Why You Should Visit Taiwan (See Pictures!)

Is Taiwan worth visiting? Without a moment’s hesitation, I would say yes! Every day of my trip to Taiwan was fun, and I believe you’ll find it equally enjoyable . Taiwan is filled with different experiences, from its rich culture and stunning natural beauty to thrilling adventures and relaxing leisure activities. It offers a world-class…

Taiwan, Taipei, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

30 Instagrammable Places in Taipei (With Google Maps)

Taipei is a city that has exceeded my expectations in many ways. One aspect of Taipei that greatly inspires me to return is its appearance. The city is filled with picturesque locations and Instagram-worthy spots. From streets to shrines, bridges to parks, breathtaking vantage points to historical landmarks, Taipei’s photogenic nature is sure to captivate…

Taiwan, Countryside Destinations, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

10 Beautiful Places to Visit in the Taiwanese Countryside

My visit to Taiwan was a blast. The country has many beautiful features that resonated with me. From the dramatic mountain views to the peaceful scenes at its lakes, and from its colorful temples to its famous skyscrapers, Taiwan left me longing to return someday after our trip. Motivated to revisit Taiwan, I started researching…

Taiwan, Nature Destinations, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

5 Nature Destinations in Taiwan for Relaxation & Healing

What I really enjoyed about Taiwan was its nature. When we were planning our trip, I found many places connected to nature that I couldn’t wait to visit. I was so excited! I love visiting places with nature because they help me feel peaceful. Being in nature helped me clear my thoughts, relax, and think…

Taiwan, Yehliu Geopark, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

15 Rock Formations in Yehliu Geopark + Visitor’s Guide

Yehliu Geopark, located in the northernmost part of Taiwan, is a unique destination. Here, you can see fascinating rock formations that resemble waves of mud frozen in time. It’s hard to imagine how these rocks formed, but one thing is certain: Mother Earth took thousands, if not millions, of years to create this masterpiece. If…

Taiwan, Taroko Gorge, Featured Image
Asia | Taiwan

Day Trip to Taroko Gorge Itinerary + Visiting Information

Taroko Gorge is a 19-kilometer-long narrow valley located on the east coast of Taiwan. It is within the expansive Taroko National Park, which spans three counties in Taiwan: Hualien, Taichung, and Nantao. Today, Taroko National Park is one of the country’s most visited tourist attractions with millions of visitors each year. My sister and I…

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