Category Archives: Budget Travel

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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Travel Must-Have: Gatsby Ice Deodorant Body Paper a.k.a Body Cooling Wipes

…Because plain ‘ol baby/body wipes are so 2015. (just kidding, these are just way cooler. Ha! Get it? COOLer) #patontheback We’ve all been there — dreaded long haul flights that seem to last for days (actually, some do… a day … 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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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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Traveler’s Tummy: How to Deal With Delhi Belly

Between the running to the bathroom, running out of toilet paper and simply running out of energy, Delhi belly a.k.a Traveler’s Diarrhea (TD), is any traveler’s worst nightmare. (Aside from getting mugged and losing their passport, that is.) So, to be … Continue reading

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Plane Pet Peeves: The Do’s and Don’ts When Flying (Part 4)

…And we’re back! The ‘Plane Pet Peeves’ series continues to help get you the “Best Passenger” award on your next flight. #makeitaSundayritual 

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Hotel Alternatives: Lodging Fit For Any Budget

Aside from the airfare, accommodation is the next component that eats up a lot of your budget when traveling. And because sleeping on the streets in most cities is considered illegal, and I reckon isn’t that comfortable, here are other … Continue reading

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Some of us were born adventurers.

LIKE if you were born to travel.

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