Travel Fatigue is REAL

336 days. That’s how long I’ve been traveling so far. And let me tell you what — it’s not always exciting. Like any routine job, traveling can catch up to have its own routine, where things are the same and they eventually become redundant. Across the last 11 months, I remember that every now and…

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Travel Essentials: What to Pack for Your Next Trip

Packing can be such a chore when you’re about to travel, especially if you don’t plan ahead. When going on a trip, we all want our luggage to be as all-inclusive yet easy to carry as possible, so make sure that you don’t forget all the necessary things you need and leave out all the…

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Moments and Epiphanies at the Lantern Festival: Finally Living My Dreams

I honestly don’t know where to begin. Last night was an incredibly emotional moment for me and even as I type this now I can feel my eyes start to water. I absolutely cannot believe where I am in life right now. I’m so proud of myself to be… here. This lantern festival in Chiang…

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7 Ways to Make Your Singapore Trip Affordable

Why Singapore, right? I thought of the exact same thing when I was planning my trip around Southeast Asia, especially bearing in mind I have to be a penny pincher for this long, small budget journey. Why in the world would I want to visit one of the most expensive cities in the world? I…

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Want to Renew Your Passport Faster? Here’s How.

Ohmaghaaad. I cannot count the number of Facebook statuses or the number of people who have expressed a great deal of frustration they go through trying to renew their passports here in the Philippines. The one big issue? The DFA Website seems to have some sort of glitch with their appointment scheduler. One minute there’s…

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Cebu to Dumaguete (Passport Renewal) Budget and Itinerary

If you haven’t read yet, I posted an article about a few tips on how you can get your passport renewal process faster. You might wonder why I would renew in Dumaguete when there’s a DFA office in Cebu, right? Check out the article by clicking here. I live in Cebu and back in February…

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On Board the Fleur de Passion on an Ocean Mapping Expedition Around the World

Nearly 500 years ago, Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigated the world. In the wake of his expedition, a sailboat under the Swiss flag is off to a four-year expedition to map out and measure the human effects on our oceans. They began in 2015 in Seville, Spain and are ending their journey in 2019 back in Seville.…

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Can’t find clothes that fit you perfectly? I have a little secret to share!

Fashionista is the last thing anyone will call me. I don’t have an elaborate style. I like simple, comfortable, and a little stylish every now and then. I grew up as a tomboy and I have to clear it up here that it does not mean lesbian (yes, I know a ton of people who…

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Treat yourself to a Grand Holiday Trip this Christmas

If you’re still wondering where to go for Christmas this year, let me help you with that dilemma! BE Grand Resort in Bohol is probably one of the best choices you’ll make this year. I visited the place last week to see their rooms and to try out their Christmas Special Buffet Menu. They exceeded…

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Cebuano food must-tries beyond lechon and fried food

When people ask me where to take friends and visitors out for food, I must admit I sometimes struggle to think of a place that’s affordable, clean, and showcases another kind of Filipino dish. This is especially hard when a lot of the restaurants in the city are mostly serving Western food now. It’s also…

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