Backpacking and Beyond · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Travel Listicle

5 Puerto Galera Secrets No One Told You About

Though I’ve been to Puerto Galera countless of times because of it’s close proximity and affordable possibilities, it wasn’t until recently that I really learned to fully appreciate the island. Dubbed as the poor man’s Boracay, I’ve come to realize that Puerto Galera is more than just its crowded White Beach and its world known diving… Continue reading 5 Puerto Galera Secrets No One Told You About

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Top 10 FAQ On Southeast Asia Travel

Dreaming about traveling through the jungles and exotic islands of Southeast Asia but somehow feeling a bit unsure? I’ve listed the top 10 frequently asked questions that I get asked a lot to make it easier for your research. Inspired mostly by questions I come across in Girls Who Travel, a travel group on Facebook, I tried to… Continue reading Top 10 FAQ On Southeast Asia Travel

Adrenaline & Adventure · Couples Travel · Into Indonesia · Pretty Places · Travel Tales

Lushing Out in Tegalalang Rice Terraces

What is it about lush sceneries that we, travelers or not, could not get enough of? Even if I’m a self-proclaimed beach person, any form of greenery never fails to put me in such a calming mood. Although I’ve been living in the Philippines and I have seen a few rice terraces before, Tegalalang was… Continue reading Lushing Out in Tegalalang Rice Terraces

Backpacking and Beyond · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle · World Lust

20 Signs To Diagnose Chronic Wanderlust

This article was first published in Thought Catalog, but written by yours truly. If you like my blog, follow me and let’s get in touch on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram! There’s love of travel, and then there’s chronic wanderlust. It’s a drug and a disease all at the same time. It only spreads bigger as… Continue reading 20 Signs To Diagnose Chronic Wanderlust

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Listicle

6 Lifestyle Changes That Happens After Backpacking

Thought Catalog published this article and I might as well post it here in my blog.  While there are plenty of deeper and more meaningful things that happen when you travel, there are also minor ways that it changes you. Yes, sure, you’ve found yourself and you now have a new perspective in life. We get it. But… Continue reading 6 Lifestyle Changes That Happens After Backpacking

Backpacking and Beyond · Female Travel Hack · Hacks For Wanderlust

How To Survive Tourist Sites 101

No matter how much you consider yourself a sophisticated advance level traveler and not just a mere tourist, some places that you dread because they’ve been recognized to be “too touristy” are just plainly unmissable. Sites, landmarks, and sceneries that serves such huge importance in history or even in the modern day hype, they just… Continue reading How To Survive Tourist Sites 101

Couples Travel · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Travel Tales

Time Traveling in Taal, Batangas

One of my favorite things about venturing to new places is the possibility of feeling like you’re being transcended back in time. It’s quite fascinating to see how some still manage to preserve it’s state from centuries throughout all the war, all the fortuitous events, and every changes that came to the world as time… Continue reading Time Traveling in Taal, Batangas

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Hacks For Wanderlust · World Lust

The ABC’s of Backpacking South East Asia

South East Asia is a beautiful portion of the world. With a plethora of culture combined with a medley of colonial history, it’s a place of diversity at it’s finest– a melting pot. There’s so many things to write about my experience that I intend to in the future, but for now, I’ll start off… Continue reading The ABC’s of Backpacking South East Asia

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

Adrenaline & Adventure · Couples Travel · Heights & Hiking · Philippine Gems · Travel Tales

Mountain Climb Monday – Mt. Talamitam

I was never a fan of hiking until recently. Lately, my thirst for any thrill has been on top of it, which is great, because I’m bringing myself to new heights- literally and figuritively. So one weekend, I was able to convince my husband to go on a hike with me. We decided to go… Continue reading Mountain Climb Monday – Mt. Talamitam