Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems · Travel Listicle · World Lust

10 Things You Need To Know About Christmas In The Philippines

Whole roasted pork instead of turkey. Humidity instead of snow. Baby Jesus instead of Frosty. Special rice cake desserts instead of pies. And staying up to wait for mass instead of Santa Claus. Yup. A Filipino Christmas is definitely no ordinary one. Here are 10 things you need to know if you plan on celebrating… Continue reading 10 Things You Need To Know About Christmas In The Philippines

Female Travel Hack · Singapore Slingin' · Travel Listicle

5 Free Things To Do In Singapore

It’s no secret that Singapore is an expensive country. Considered as one of the world’s most expensive cities, it is without a doubt that Singapore isn’t like its neighboring countries. Accommodations are high, taxi fares are a killer, drinks are a luxury, and shopping is all about the high-ends. But don’t let its reputation impede… Continue reading 5 Free Things To Do In Singapore

Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Tales

The Struggle And The Rewards Of Getting To Colibra Island

Hi. My name is Erica and I have an addiction. A beach addiction, if you may. But unlike many beach obsessed fiends like myself, my obsession revolves around islands that’s extremely addicting to the naked eye. The kind where you see no one in sight and you could claim the island for yourself the entire… Continue reading The Struggle And The Rewards Of Getting To Colibra Island

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Cambodia Cruising · Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust · Thailand Thoughts · World Lust

Crossing Borders: How To Go From Bangkok To Siem Reap via Bus

I love long bus rides! Unlike most people, I actually even find it fun and enjoyable most of the time. Just give me a decent working airconditioned bus, a window seat, a small blankie, and a good playlist, and you won’t hear any whining from me. (READ: Tips For Long Bus Rides and Overland Journey)… Continue reading Crossing Borders: How To Go From Bangkok To Siem Reap via Bus

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust

How To Backpack Southeast Asia For A Month On A College Student Budget (Under $1000)

Here’s an obvious truth– traveling does cost money. But the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. You’ve heard it before and you’ve read about it many times– traveling on a tight budget is feasible, as long as you do your research right and you handle your expenses smartly. Southeast Asia… Continue reading How To Backpack Southeast Asia For A Month On A College Student Budget (Under $1000)

Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust · Travel Listicle

5 Important Things To Consider Before Picking A Travel Buddy

Traveling with someoneĀ is all fun and games until true colors show. Whether it’s with your bestie, your sister, your significant other, or a stranger, travel will somehow bring you to depths your relationship has never been to before. Unless your idea of travel is an all-inclusive trip, or more like a vacation, (which is fine… Continue reading 5 Important Things To Consider Before Picking A Travel Buddy

Abandoned Beauties · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Tales

Abandoned Resorts On The Beach

Skyscrapers are awesome. Modern architecture leaves me in awe. But nothing, and I mean NOTHING– can take away my odd penchant for old, abandoned buildings and ruins. I have this unexplainable fascination with any worn down structures; houses, temples, schools, hospitals– the creepier it looks, the better. I find beauty in mossy walls and broken… Continue reading Abandoned Resorts On The Beach

Adrenaline & Adventure · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle

10 Ways Travel Is Basically The Same As Falling In Love

If you’re like me who sees travel not just as a form of leisure, but as a legitimate essential part of your life, then you probably also have compared it to relationships in general. So you can understand why many travelers are completely happy and content without a significant other, because from the physical manifestations… Continue reading 10 Ways Travel Is Basically The Same As Falling In Love

Inspirational Corner · Solo Female Travel · Thoughts · Travel Tales

On Being A Third Culture Kid: Where Do I Belong?

“Third culture kid (TCK) is a term used to refer to children who were raised in a culture outside of their parents’ culture for a significant part of their development years.” When meeting new people especially while traveling, one of the most common questions being thrown around is usually about where you’re from. It’s easy,… Continue reading On Being A Third Culture Kid: Where Do I Belong?

Adrenaline & Adventure · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Travel Tales

A Detour To Sombrero Island, Shall We?

Living in the Philippines where I’ve been spoiled with the pleasure of being near different beaches, my idea of a lovely day would of course include a short boat ride to a secluded island. Yup, an island. Accessible beaches are nice too, but a short mini adventure to an island that keeps me away from… Continue reading A Detour To Sombrero Island, Shall We?