The Corporate Nomads Blog
This blog is created to document The Corporate Nomads’ adventures and even their misadventures on their quest to keep their corporate jobs; working hard enough, keeping their family’s living, saving as much, and rewarding themselves by traveling as much as they could however near or far a destination could be and no matter how fast or slow it could take them to get there, everywhere.
The Corporate Nomads are inspired by their simple belief that traveling is for everyone. They are geared towards inspiring others in the corporate world to go out there and experience the world, however they could without compromising their corporate jobs. Reymond will try as much to chronicle all his travels in Asia and beyond, while Toni, for her part, will try to narrate her travels within PH, considering how they did it themselves, how they may inspire other travel enthusiasts, aiming to create a different picture of traveling especially for those that are boxed in the corporate world, continuously believing that it’s not possible for them.
The Corporate Nomads are open to connect with other travelers on their pursuit to experience the whole wide world’s offering. Also, as much as they would like to inspire every other travel aspirant in the corporate world, they would like to draw inspiration from them, too.
The Corporate Nomads will set a new status quo portraying their very tag line, “Life is what you make it,” presenting a dignified balance between one corporate work and life,as whole, through traveling.
Simply, travel is possible without having to give up your corporate jobs.
The Corporate Nomads
Toni: A dear friend whom I always knew would pursue his dreams without compromising the family’s living, especially that of Aunt Patricia’s, his mother. Currently based in Kuwait, Reymond is just one of the many Filipinos who sacrificed living away in a foreign land. Although a licensed nurse here in the Philippines, he embarked on a different field as a Web Content Developer in one of the biggest online shopping companies in the Middle East. Humbled by his roots and what he had become of his self, he only continues to make better of what he has and continuously makes his ‘Mama’, the whole family, and we, friends proud. On the lighter side, it’s just funny how he has this deep attachment to airplanes ever since childhood that he thought of them as ‘shooting stars’ to which he can just wish upon to instantly take him anywhere. To date, he only makes his own wishes come true by spending so much time on planes traveling to Southeast Asia, most parts of the Middle East, and some countries in Europe. He simply is, to me, an eminent example of a realization of dreams. That dream destination isn’t that far if you believe it isn’t. One should just make room for working hard to finally get the chance to explore any distant place, anywhere.
Reymond: Toni has always been an adventure seeker, always up to experience new things. She is a proud Davaoeña who lives for the moment, capturing episodes of bliss. She keeps a 9-5PM job in a reputable bank on a Monday through Fridays and for all I know her foot soles just itch in between. I always knew her as someone who has a very strong desire to travel, but she is no big traveler herself as she always says. She does her ‘kindergarten adventures’, she calls, just to break the monotony of working in a one-sitting-cubicle type of job (Toni: Thank you, Lord for this job! lol). Saturdays and Sundays are too sacred for her as she always says it could already get her to many places she have never been within PH or just nearby our hometown. Wandering helps her keep going and say her “Hello, Monday!” mantra lively. She’s a snorkeling junkie and what’s under the sea only excites her. Just like me, she defies difficulties and accept life’s uncertainties. She appreciates the mundane and dreams of stepping in and experiencing the world beyond PH herself. Life on the road simply excites her. And while she is in our hometown doing her stuff, I share with her what it’s like to be visiting what’s up and beyond PH.