Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle

10 Reasons Why Zamboanga Is The Next Big Destination In The Philippines

One of the most overlooked provinces in the Philippines, Zamboanga, has been overlooked for over a decade. We’ve been told many times by everyone– our parents, the media, the world– to avoid the southern part of the Philippines. Although true in many aspects, there’s so much more to the South than all the misconceptions its… Continue reading 10 Reasons Why Zamboanga Is The Next Big Destination 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 · 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 someone 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

Adrenaline & Adventure · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle

A Manifesto: 30 Adventures Before 30

Here’s a confession: I don’t believe in bucket lists, simply because I’m a huge believer of immersing yourself in EVERYTHING you can at any time of your life. Why limit yourself when you can do it all if you really wanted to? I understand it’s nice to have a little guide and a list of… Continue reading A Manifesto: 30 Adventures Before 30

Thailand Thoughts · Travel Tales

I Rode An Elephant And I’m Not Proud Of It

It seems that these days, one of the most popular things to do in Thailand is to ride an elephant. I mean, how authentic does that sound, right? You sitting on a saddle on the back of beautiful gentle animal, going for a stroll in the lush tropical jungle in an exotic land. Now that… Continue reading I Rode An Elephant And I’m Not Proud Of It

Adrenaline & Adventure · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Tales · Waterfall Wanderlusting

Just A Waterfall Away 

Good news to anyone who lives in Manila: You don’t have to go very far to get in touch with nature. Yes, it’s true. Even to those who’s stuck on an unnecessary layover in Manila for over 24 hours, you too, can escape the chaos and beat the pollutioned air of the city. Let me… Continue reading Just A Waterfall Away 

Backpacking and Beyond · Malaysia Memories · Travel Tales · World Lust

Kuala Lumpur For First Timers

When I booked my flight to Kuala Lumpur, I knew very little about the place. I just got back from Hong Kong and Macau and I was still running a travel bug fever. But why Kuala Lumpur? My husband (boyfriend at the time) asked me. I didn’t really have a reason when I booked it.… Continue reading Kuala Lumpur For First Timers