Category Archives: Backpacking

Eat Like The Locals: Lalapan

Traveling to other countries is always fun. Exploring new places, experiencing different cultures, meeting new people, and of course, trying out local cuisines. While you can read about highly recommended, must-try food in travel magazines or guide books, I still prefer … Continue reading

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Perks of Being a ‘Digital Nomad’

Digital Nomad: individuals who use telecommunications technologies to earn a living and, more generally, conduct their life in a nomadic manner. Such workers typically work remotely—from home, coffee shops, public libraries, co-working spaces and even recreational vehicles—to accomplish tasks and goals … Continue reading

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One Way (Ticket)… or Another

  Flying in/out of Asia, especially Manila, is always tricky. Most of the time, immigration officers ask to see an onward ticket. Whatever their reason is for doing so — avoiding human trafficking, overstaying or what have you — it’s … Continue reading

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Pack-tical Solutions: Tips & Tricks On Packing For Your Next Great Adventure

 Packing. Love it, hate it… you decide. Before going on any trip, it’s obvious that step 1 is to pack everything you’re going to need on this little getaway of yours. Now while some people actually enjoy packing and find … Continue reading

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Mozzie Magnet No More: Mosquito Repellent Alternatives and Tips and Tricks

Planning to spend your holidays in the tropics? Why the heck not! What with it’s warm weather, gorgeous beaches, breathtaking views… simply paradise! But with vacationing in the tropics comes its downside — mosquito bites. Lots and lots of them. … Continue reading

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Visa Series: Socio-Cultural Visa for Indonesia

Hi guys! So I’m kicking off my Visa Series and starting off with Indonesia as this is where I’ll be headed next and was the easiest one to get. So, if you’re like me and have fallen in love with Indonesia; Bali … Continue reading

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Hostel 101: Managing Expectations

Hostels are budget-friendly, social accommodations that provide travelers with options of renting out a dorm-style bunk bed with shared bathrooms and kitchens, or private rooms usually good for 2 people. It usually caters to backpackers or travelers on a shoe-string … Continue reading

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Happy Friday! 

Doing anything fun over the weekend? 🙂   

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My Travel Fatigue Cure: Make Me Blush Nail Spa & Beauty Lounge

Traveling long-term can definitely take it’s toll on some people. Living out of a backpack and constantly moving around and not having your own permanent space all contribute to travel fatigue. And while getting a long, proper, good sleep and … Continue reading

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