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This blog aims to inspire each and everyone of you to create the life that you want in your own terms so you can finally start living the life that you love. It ain't easy but not impossible.


How I Spent 3.5 Weeks in Malaysian Borneo

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Mar 23, 2018

Borneo. I haven’t really given much thought about Malaysian Borneo. It wasn’t even on my list until I met travelers who shared good experiences about…

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Crossing Borders: Malaysia (Sabah)-Brunei-Malaysia (Sarawak)-Indonesia

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Mar 22, 2018

From the moment I left the Philippines last February, I already managed to cross 3 borders starting from Kota Kinabalu (Sabah, Malaysia) and all the…

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How I Started a Life of Travel the 2nd Time Around

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Mar 15, 2018

Exactly 5 weeks ago, I left the Philippines again with no return ticket. For the past months before I left, I have been struggling to…

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How to Apply for a Japan Visa [for Filipinos with no ITR and no guarantor]

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Jan 25, 2018

Japan, you were once a dream destination, but in a few months’ time, that dream will turn to reality. Japan has always been on top…

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10 Motivational Videos that Will Help You Win The Day

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Jan 15, 2018

For quite sometime now, I made it a habit to start my day watching motivational videos. Videos that I can definitely relate to; videos that…

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How This Simple Morning Routine Turned My Day Around

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Jan 11, 2018

One of my goals for this year is to develop good habits that would help me be more productive and stop procrastinating. Easier said than…

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Becoming a Pinterest Account Manager: The HOW and the WHY

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Jan 8, 2018

It’s another year full of opportunities, and with it comes helluva lot of changes. Before 2017 ended, I made big changes in my career as…

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Are you Ready to Make 2018 Your Best Year Yet?

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Dec 29, 2017

What are your goals for 2018? Have you given any thought to it? I’m not talking about resolutions, but GOALS. Things you want to achieve,…

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2017 Year in Review: My Best Worst Year To Date

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Dec 21, 2017

2017. You have outdone yourself. You have reached your quota way beyond 100%. To say that this year has been challenging is an understatement. This…

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How I Paid Off $4500 in Debt in 8 Months and Still Travel

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Dec 19, 2017

You know what they say — if you truly want something, you’ll always find a way and if not, you’ll always have an excuse. A…

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How My Love for Travel Evolved and the Life Lessons that Came with It

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Dec 17, 2017

Just like in any kind of love, my love for travel has evolved over the years. And the lessons that came with it, were not…

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Do You Have the Courage to Live the Life that You Want?

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Dec 16, 2017

If only courage can be converted to dollars, I’d probably be a millionaire by now. What many people lack, I seem to have. Am I…

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Find the Courage to Live the Life that You Love

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Nov 26, 2017

I did it again. I quit my job without any replacement in place. But before you get all judgmental, know that I did it for…

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What is Your Definition of a Normal Life?

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Nov 23, 2017

Growing up, we were all brought up thinking that we should follow this life cycle – graduate from University, build a stable life with good…

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How I Spent 9 Days in Seoul in just $40 per day

By Maria Cecilia Ramos | Nov 22, 2017

Last June 2017, I managed to snag a return flight from Manila to Seoul in just under a $100. I didn’t even have a visa…

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