Tips and Guides

For A Day's Worth of Hike

When I’m all round up with work and only got a day to spare, hiking is one thing I enjoy doing. I like sweating too much under the heat of the sun, motivated by sharing of laughter with friends, almost gives up at some point, and yet reaching the peak mightily. When on top, I can only think of how worthy a hike has been and can only look forward to another round the next time I could. So, when you...

5 Must Try Activities Atleast Once – Infographic

For adventure junkies, there is never a shortage of activities to get their spirit pumping. With everything, the world can offer to anyone looking for an exciting adventure, and with so little time, it can get confusing on where to actually start. However, there are some activities that you just have to try, even once. These activities are staples for anyone looking for a thrilling ride, that swea...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

trip-to-paris, save money

A lot of friends and readers ask me almost every day: How much does it really cost to travel in Paris? Can you recommend a budget plan? What if I told you that €100 or ₱5,000 is enough to enjoy Paris?  Here you go! Paris is a dream. Let’s face it, most Filipinos biggest excuse avoiding trips they desire is that they simply expensive. Frequent travel around the world is a luxury of the rich, in the...