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SSI Open Water Diver Scuba Certification at Harold’s Dive Center, Dumaguete

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I had never done any scuba diving before, but after doing some research and talking to some friends, I thought that this would be a great way to relax after a busy semester at work. Between SSI and PADI, I chose SSI just because it was recommended by the dive masters.

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TPE ✈ MNL ✈ DGT From Rain to Sun

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I did not arrive late at the airport this time. I had plenty of time to kill before my initial flight to Manila from Taipei. I decided not to sleep in order to avoid a neck ache. I’m too tall for these small seats on these flights but it’s not for long. The Taipei airport has free Wi-Fi now which surprised me. The same was true for Ninoy Aquino International Airport in Manila.

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Longest Vacation Ever

It’s been a long year of work, but I’m finally heading on vacation for CNY starting next week. I have about 3.5 weeks off and I’m heading to Dumaguete in the Philippines to do some scuba diving. Then I’ll be visiting Saigon in Vietnam and bus-ing my way into Cambodia and the temples at Angkor.

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8 Days and 1500 KM All Around Taiwan

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I had a week-long vacation coming up between the end of summer camp and the beginning of the fall semester, and my friend had proposed that we go around the island together on scooters.
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Chinese Star N9500 Phone Comes Pre-Installed with Malware

Plenty of phones comes with bloatware, but most of the time, manufacturers tend to limit the scope of these and won’t include malware. Well, the Chinese seem to have taken it up a notch, and will deliver you a phone that comes standard with malware!

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/chinese-star-n9500-phone-malware/#ixzz36PTioKpQ

Damson Headbones: Bone Conduction Headphones to Rock Your Brain Box

I seem to remember there being some bone conduction headphones on the market a few years back, but these are the first that I’ve come across in a while. These headphones look like an interesting middle ground between headphones and earphones.

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/06/19/damson-bone-conduction-headphones/#ixzz36PT6uuK9

Tokyoflash Kisai Night Vision Wood LED Watch: Burn After Reading

Apparently, anything that’s made out of wood is good. This is also true of Tokyoflash’s new watch, which appears to be encased completely in wood. It’s all rustic, and ready to go camping!

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Read more: http://technabob.com/blog/2014/05/07/tokyoflash-kisai-night-vision-wood-watch/#ixzz3517g46km


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