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

Food For Thought · Philippine Gems · Travel Tales

Corcolon Lomi House– Philippines Have Awesome Noodles Too

Noodles. Soup. Noodle soup. Ahhhh, good ole’ noodle soup. I can’t deny the fact that noodle soup of any kind is an absolute guilty pleasure of mine. Who could resist an infusion of flavors in a bowl, all topped with the right things? Living in the Philippines, I was never really that impressed nor satisfied… Continue reading Corcolon Lomi House– Philippines Have Awesome Noodles Too

Backpacking and Beyond · Vicariously in Vietnam · World Lust

Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? That is The Question

Vietnam is a big country that will guarantee you more than just beautiful places and scrumptious meals. Together with its unique culture, Vietnam has all the legitimate bragging rights. But then again, sometimes, a girl just got enough days to spare. There’s a very obvious rivalry between the north and the south– who has the… Continue reading Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh City? That is The Question

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 · Inspirational Corner · Solo Female Travel · Thoughts

Confessions Of A [Married] Solo Twenty-Something Female Traveler

Coming from a culture where wives are expected to submit to their husbands, it was quite something to attempt to pull off a decision to go backpacking in Southeast Asia all by myself. Mind you, I was only gone for over a month, the first week of which, my husband joined me. We’ve gotten different reactions,… Continue reading Confessions Of A [Married] Solo Twenty-Something Female Traveler

Food For Thought · Hacks For Wanderlust · Philippine Gems · Travel Listicle

15 Filipino Food You Need To Try; A Beginner’s Guide

Unlike other Southeast Asian cuisines, Filipino food isn’t really at the top of the foodies’ lists. Sadly, Filipino food isn’t very known in the culinary world. I can attest to why, as I wouldn’t consider it my favorite cuisine at all. But since I was raised very Filipino, I do have my favorite meals that I… Continue reading 15 Filipino Food You Need To Try; A Beginner’s Guide