Month: October 2015

What’s Left of Beng Mealea Ruined Temple

Mesmerizing, isn’t? Located in the Angkor Wat complex, the ruins from this unrestored temple have created a beautiful backdrop. From different plant species and trees types, roots surround the entire complex creating a green forest-like jungle atmosphere and peaceful setting. Remain untouched since the 12th century, this place is worth the visit! Here’s a quick snapshot of what’s left of Beng Mealea ruined temple: Until next trip, About The Author Mariella Molestina Noboa The art of saying “Yes!” can take you far away. Many people pass on opportunities for many reasons, one of them being fear. Through my life I’ve encounter many people that forget to live the present for something that might not even happen in the future. If you are constantly waiting for the right time to finally do something, like fulfill your life dream, you are going to spend most of your life waiting. My name is Mariella and I created this blog as a source of inspiration for others to believe they can live the life they always pictured. The secret? …

A Weekend in San Francisco

My friends from college decided to plan a trip to San Francisco for Labor Day weekend! I was very excited for this weekend getaway because I don’t get to travel with multiple friends very often. Believe it or not, convincing a group of people to join you on your next adventure is a challenge. Here’s a quick DO’s and DON’Ts guide: Golden Gate Bridge DO: Walk through the Golden Gate bridge! It’s only 20 minute hike and be sure to wear appropriate shoe wear! | DON’T: There are two lookout point at the Golden Gate Bridge. Don’t go to the right side, go to the left instead. #TravelTip: Always wear comfortable walking shoes! — Mariella Molestina N (@TheFabScript) September 5, 2015 World Famous Cable Car You can’t visit San Francisco and not ride the cable car! DO: Wait in line, it goes by fast. | DON’T seat inside the riding car. Wait for the next cable car to come to ride in the outside section! Chu-Chu! ๐Ÿš‹ ๐Ÿ’จ San Francisco, California, USA ๐Ÿ“๐ŸŒ A post …

Describe Hanoi in Five Words

If you had to choose five words to describe Hanoi, what would they be? 1) Alluring 2) Devoted Ho Chi Minh was, and still is, a very respected leader in the Vietnamese culture. Every thousands of people from all over Vietnam visit the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum located in the center of Ba Dinh Square and pay their respects. When Ho Chi Minh died in 1969, his body was sent to Russia to be preserved. It is very impressive to see how many people stand in line for hours just to visit his body and pay respects. 3) Hard-working It is very noteworthy that locals are very hard-working. Whether they are business executives, fruit sellers or watch manufacturers, you can see that they are very goal-oriented and achievers. Many people that work in Hanoi live in small towns outside the city. Every week they go back to their small towns and give their family what theyโ€™ve earned. Did you know that the women selling fruits around Hanoi make an approximate of 25 USD a month? …

Falling in Love With Ha Long Bay…

Words won’t be enough to describe the beauty ofย  Ha Long Bay. Only four-hour drive from downtown Hanoi to Ha Long Bay. Believe me, it was 100% worth it. Two days, one night cruise is all you need to experience Ha Long Bay. Truth is, there is not much to do here. The purpose of the visit is to take in all the wonderful views this place has to offer. Imagine tasting classic Vietnamese cuisine on-board while watching thousands of beautiful islands over emerald waters. Here are 12 pictures that will make you fall in love with Ha Long Bay: There are 1,600 islands and islets in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. When the sun goes down… There are multiple cruises that can take you to Halong Bay, but Dragon Legend Cruise is by far the best option. This luxury cruise offers great accommodations, delicious food, a varied cocktails & wine menu and multiple activities to enjoy during your short visit. Such as, kayaking, morning yoga class, complete spa, excursions and much more. Cons? No Wifi …