Category Archives: Life Decisions

Hit The Ground Running: 7 Do’s and Don’ts for (new) Military GFs/SOs

New to the world of dating a military man (or woman)? Well, welcome to the club! And, if you’re like me who never in a million years thought would be in a relationship with a man in uniform, then you’ve … Continue reading

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Manila, Manila, I keep coming back to Manila…

…simply no place like Manila. Manila, I am HOME. For those of you who don’t know, it’s been 1 month, 16 days and well, give or take a few hours since I’ve been back home, here in Manila, after my … Continue reading

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Freelancing: How To Make Working From Home Work For You

Digital Nomads. Freelancers. Bloggers. Travel Writers. Love us, hate us, or simply join us! After all, in this day and (digital) age,  we ain’t going nowhere! So, for those of you who brave enough to tread a new path and … 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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When I Grow Up… I Want To Be ME!

What have you always wanted to be? Back in 1st grade, I wanted to be a flight attendant – or should I say, stewardess (that’s what they called it during the 90’s)… and then, 2nd grade rolled in and I … Continue reading

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#BringStellaHome

Hi guys, so for those of you new to my blog, my name is Reby. I’m Stella’s mom. I moved to Bali last year and fell in love with this bundle of fur. I adopted her when she was only … Continue reading

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On Distance and Being an Expat: What Leaving Your Home Makes You Realize

The holidays are over and it’s soon back to reality. Bali v 2.0 is in full swing. And after having spent these last 3 weeks with family and close friends, I’ve definitely had a chance to really think about a few … Continue reading

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Fast-Tracking Adulthood: Top 3 Realizations Upon Moving Abroad

To all my sheltered friends who are currently in limbo and deciding whether to take that leap of faith or not (DO IT!), here are a few things I’ve come to realize in my journey towards 100% independence. You’re welcome.

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Morenabeachbum Moves To Bali: Hitting The 1-Month Mark

Tomorrow (June 12) marks my first month in Bali. But, because tomorrow is Philippine Independence Day, I’m saving that for a different special post. #FilipinoAndProud #HappyIndependenceDayPilipinas For now, it’s all about my first 31 days living in the Island of Gods. … Continue reading

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Leaving Philippines: 10 Things I Am Going To Miss

Having lived in the Philippines for the last 14 years of my life, I’m certainly going to miss a few things — from the food, to the people, to the culture, to simple everyday things. Here they are. 10. My friends and … Continue reading

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