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…

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…

How I Spent 15 Days in Japan in just $50 per day

Disclaimer: this is not, in any way, a travel guide. Japan has always be on top of my dream destinations list together with Maldives and South Africa. So imagine my excitement when I was able to make that dream come true! Everything was so surreal, and every day I still couldn’t believe that I am…

Crossing Borders: Busan to Fukuoka by Ferry

During the planning stage of my 2nd big trip, I always looked for more than one way to cross the border mainly to have more adventure. Taking a flight cuts the time but sometimes, going by bus and/or ferry is more practical and convenient, and not to mention, fun! So when I was planning how…

The Greatest Life Lesson Traveling Taught Me

7th of February 2018, I left Philippines with no return ticket, planned on traveling long-term with no end date in mind. But after 3 months, I found myself in an airport, on my way back home. Was it due to lack of finances? No. Did I get tired of traveling? Perhaps. Within those 3 months,…

How I Spent 3.5 Weeks in Indonesia

Disclaimer: this is not, in any way, a travel guide. After spending the same amount of time coursing through Malaysian Borneo, it was time for my next country. Indonesia. I crossed the border from Kuching to Pontianak, my point of entry. Fun fact: Indonesia has double the number of islands compared to the Philippines and…

We are ONE. One for Humanity.

One for Humanity. For the past 2 months of my travels, I experienced a lot of life-changing moments but nothing prepared me for what I’ve experienced in Klaten, Indonesia. After spending 3.5 weeks in Malaysian Borneo, I went to Yogyakarta for another volunteering gig. I volunteered in an English school in Klaten, which was 45…

How I Spent 3.5 Weeks in Malaysian Borneo

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 it. So I was intrigued. Back home, when we think about Malaysia, only Kuala Lumpur, Legoland, and Kota Kinabalu come to mind and that’s it. Malaysian Borneo is not a…

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

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 way down to Pontianak (Indonesia). There are more ways to cross the border than just flying and in this post, I will show you how I did it and the…

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

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 stay in one place. I had to be patient while I took care of all my obligations and responsibilities, and wait for the right moment when I can travel long-term…