Tag Archives: Expat

I Did It!

Passing the bar exam. Finishing your first-ever marathon. Becoming a registered nurse. Giving birth and finally starting a family. Each and everyone of us trudging on through life,  all have our different “I did it!” moments. And naturally so, since … 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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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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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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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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Real Talk: Confessions Of A Sheltered Yet Free-Spirited Traveler

With just a little less than 24 hours to go before my flight and big move to Bali, I can’t help but feel a million and one different emotions right now. A new chapter in my life is about to … 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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Airport Talks: A Day In The Life Of A Filipina Who Grew Up in Saudi Arabia And Has An American Accent

 Born in Manila, Philippines. Grew up in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. Went to an International School whose sister school was based in New Jersey, USA; hence the American accent. Had teachers, classmates and friends from all over the world — USA, … Continue reading

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