Tips and Guides

10 Reasons Why Couchsurfing is the Best Option to Travel

I am a frequent flyer and I love to explore new destinations. I never give up my passion of visiting new places and meeting friendly people around the world. Traveling abroad can be much cheaper than you think. So what keeps holding you back from seeing the world? There are plenty of ways to reduce your costs without compromising your experience; one of them is through Couchsurfing. Most of you ha...

What Kind of Traveler are you Based on your Zodiac Sign?

What kind of traveler are you? Perhaps the answer is based on your Zodiac sign! No wonder you meet people along the road with different personality. Your star sign will give you an idea of where you are meant to go and whom you should travel with. The horoscope may be wrong about you but really you don’t have anything to lose by giving this a try. Aries – (March 21 to April 19) –...

7 Reasons Why You Need to Travel with Mom Now

“I wish I had spent more time with my father before he died. I wish I had taken him to his dream place to enjoy life more. Because of my regrets, I realized that I have to spend more quality time with my family, especially Mom.” When I was young, I would always think traveling is for wealthy people. I grew up in a family where travel was seen as a luxury for the privileged, but it’s not. I badly w...

How I Travel to Egypt without Passport and Visa

Remember that when you travel abroad, a passport is the most important travel document (apart from flight ticket and visa). So never travel to a foreign land without securing it. Having a Philippine Passport is a bit struggle. Filipinos need to apply for visa before entering Egypt. But in my case, I traveled Cairo, Egypt without passport and visa. What if the immigration officer allows you to have...

10 Tips On How To Travel Solo Safely

Most of us want to travel alone for once in our life; believing that we will learn a lot of things by going out of comfort. Some of us probably wants boost our self confidence or maybe to have a meaningful life to live. In Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of needs defines self-actualization as “The motivation to realize one’s own maximum potential and possibilities. It is considered to be the master mot...

OFW’s Quick Guide on How to get US Visa if you are in the Middle East

*Please note that that this blog post is for the B1/B2 US Visa or Tourist Visa/Business Visa. “Congratulations your visa is approved! Enjoy your birthday trip to the USA.” The day I got my visa approved was one of the happiest days of my life. Everything went surprisingly fast for me. I have been to many visa application process and US won the “most relaxing”, hands down. But for many Filipinos th...

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Have you ever had a last minute change of plans to head up another place but no idea how you’re going to get there? Do you imagine sharing a ride with complete strangers?  Have you ever given up a trip because of the expensive train rides, costly flights, and boring long bus trip? How do you want to save money on a road trip? Well, ride sharing with BlaBlaCar saved me. Through this European-wide c...

King’s Day in Amsterdam: The World’s Biggest Street Party

So, literally I have come back from an unforgettable experience of witnessing King’s day in Amsterdam. I generally like boisterous parties and the bastion of bacchanalian, making loud noises. After experiencing one of the world’s most famous parties, I am now feeling overwhelmed. First of all, let me tell you something about King’s day that has been celebrated on 27th of April every year. Earlier,...

Infographic: Are you a tourist or a traveler?

Do you see yourself a traveler or a tourist? There is always been a debate about who is a tourist and who is a traveler. I have read a lot of blog posts about the difference of both but it seems to me that one is not necessarily better than the other. According to Merriam-Webster dictionary a traveler is someone who is traveling or who travels often and moves around from place to place instead of ...

Filipinos Can Now Travel to 61 Countries without Visa

How far can your Philippine passport go without a visa? This article aims to share with you the countries where Filipinos can enjoy visiting without applying for a visa. I know how hard it is to get a visa particularly from the USA, Canada, and Europe etc. Like you, I hate interviews with the consulate. I hate going through difficulties to get a visa. I have experienced getting refused to get Sche...

A Plunge Into The Deep Blue Sea: Free Diving 101

I never knew about free diving until I was introduced to it just three weeks ago as of writing. It was sure fun to have learned a new sport to enjoy a lot. However, free diving involves multiples of discipline, making it not favorable for everyone. Free diving is a form of underwater diving that relies on the diver’s ability to hold their breath until resurfacing rather than using a breathin...

When in Venice: A Quick and Easy Guide

No trip to Venice would be complete without getting lost repeatedly. I wonder why everybody is head over heels with Venice. To my curiosity, I traveled to this unique city during my Europe trip and suddenly fell in love. I found out that Venezia is definitely in the hearts of tourists from all over the world. Everything for me is extraordinary just like in the movies. It’s stunning architecture, h...