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

Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle · World Lust

5 Lies And Excuses For Not Traveling– Debunked

Money. Your job. The future. The lies we tell ourselves to accept our mundane reality and settle with everything we’re accustomed to. Even the most seasoned travelers have given themselves excuses to travel. They do work though, the excuses, don’t they? We trick ourselves into thinking and making believe that there’s simply no way to chase… Continue reading 5 Lies And Excuses For Not Traveling– Debunked

Backpacking and Beyond · Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust · Solo Female Travel · Travel Listicle

How To Avoid Taxi Scams In South East Asia

via Just take a taxi, they said. It shouldn’t cost that much, they said… Taxi scams are scattered all over different parts of Asia. Though many are poorly executed that the drivers are just blatantly looking for a way to take more money, some are carried out so well that you may not even realize… Continue reading How To Avoid Taxi Scams In South East Asia

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 

Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle · World Lust

The 7 Stages of Post-Travel Syndrome

  This is an article I submitted to Thought Catalog about a year ago. Thought I might as well put it up here. http://thoughtcatalog.com/erica-villas/2014/06/the-7-stages-of-post-travel-syndrome/ Traveling. The memories and experience are beyond what money can buy. But whether you do it grand or modestly, it has a price. Insect bites (in my case, an allergic reaction),… Continue reading The 7 Stages of Post-Travel Syndrome

Adrenaline & Adventure · Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems

THE ULTIMATE BORACAY HACK

Boracay, despite the ugly reputation its been getting lately, is still no doubt a paradise to many, including myself. I wish I would have been able to see Boracay in its immaculate form back in the 90’s. I was told that back in the 70’s, the only way to get to to Boracay is through… Continue reading THE ULTIMATE BORACAY HACK