How I Applied for a US visa after Losing My Passport with a Still Valid Visa

The title says it all. It sounds stupid, I know. But before you get all judgmental, for someone who travels often, losing my passport was heartbreaking! Anyway, back in 2015 just when I was about to embark on my adventure and travel halfway across the world to South America, I lost my passport. I didn’t…

A 10-step Guide on How To Start Your Career with Online Jobs

What are your goals for 2018? Other than making more money, which is what we all want, is having more time and freedom on your list? Perhaps more time to spend with your family or go traveling, or freedom to do the things that you love? Time is the most valuable asset of all human…

The Cost of FREEDOM

What is the cost of freedom really? Does it always have to do with money? 2 months ago I applied for a corporate job for a brand manager position in a retail clothing company. It was so unprecedented even to my friends but my reasons were valid (or so I thought). Having just started One…

Living from Paycheck to Paycheck? Here are 10 Ways to Earn Extra Income!

Despite working your ass off on a 9-5 job, money always seems to run out before the next paycheck arrives. Most of the time, what you earn will never be enough. Are you tired of living from paycheck to paycheck? Tired of not being able to make ends meet? Tired of living just to pay…

Why We Should All Aspire to be The Greater Fool

For the nth time, I finished watching reruns of The Newsroom, all 3 seasons! I don’t understand why I love it so much perhaps because it was relatable and engaging. Anyway, there was one particular scene that resonated with me — the moment when Will and Sloan were talking about what a Greater Fool is…

How Traveling Turned Me into a Sustainable Fashion Minimalist

Just like most women, I also went through a phase in my life when I bought so much clothes, bags, and shoes that I don’t really need. And even then, I still had trouble trying to figure out what to wear to work every day even though I had a closet full of clothes. Girl…

Riding the Artisanal Movement: 5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Handmade Goods

After traveling and volunteering to local communities in several countries, I have witnessed how one person can impact the lives in these communities. This family in Ayacucho, Peru, gave me the opportunity to give back by creating a platform where they can showcase their products. Given that these people are not tech-savvy, online platforms such as Etsy are…

Starting an eCommerce Business, is it Worth It?

For the last 3 months, I have been preoccupied with One for Humanity. A startup with the sole purpose of supporting artisans around the world by creating an eCommerce platform to showcase their works, which are mostly handmade and one of a kind. If I’m not working on my online jobs [I have to because…

How to Start a Travel Blog Worth Reading in 60 Days

Setting up a blog can be done in minutes but to start a blog worth reading takes more time, a lot more. I have read a lot of blogs stating how you can easily start a blog in just 10 minutes and while that is true, the following should also be considered: the time for…

Turning My Dreams into Reality with One for Humanity

Ever since 2015, when I quit my job and traveled to the other side of the world, my life made no sense until now. You see back then, I was living an awesome and carefree life, meeting new people, fell in love, and created memories that would last a lifetime. I could have continued that…