October 18, 2017
VAIL COLORADO TRAVEL GUIDE

The Complete Colorado Travel Guide

No matter which part of the world you stay in, make at least one vacation trip to Colorado, if not more, in order to feel and experience something quite out of the ordinary. This is the one special holiday spot where you can spend time marvelling at the exotic wildlife, […]
September 25, 2017
Quaint Neighborhoods in Paris

Quaint Neighborhoods That Define Parisian Life

Parisians live well, as the adage le savoir vivre perfectly captures. This must be one of the reasons the city receives quite a high volume of tourists every year. Popular destinations can jade you, especially when bumping upon fellow travelers is inevitable. So how can you experience the authentic and peaceful […]
September 25, 2017
Houston Parks

Houston Parks to Enliven Your Love for Nature

Its perpetual love and support for astronomy gave birth to its endearing moniker: Space City. Indeed, Houston is home to Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center and Space Center Houston—the places where the geek in you is most welcome. But labels and nicknames can be empowering and at the same time, […]
September 2, 2017
Northern Vietnam Travel Guide Ban Gioc Waterfalls, Cao Bang, Vietnam

Northern Vietnam Travel Route | How to Road Trip Hanoi, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay, Sa Pa, Cao Bang, and Lang Son

NORTHERN VIETNAM TRAVEL ROUTE| My partner and I spent more than a month of exploring and motorbiking the northern reaches of Vietnam. And we did not regret our decision one bit, rather I personally wished we stayed longer in northern Vietnam. Some of the places we’ve been to don’t have […]
August 20, 2017

MONEY TALK | I Fear of Going Broke in a Foreign Country

TAINAN, TAIWAN | It’s been eight months since I left the Philippines. It’s been eight months since I left my beautiful life in Cebu, moved my four urban felines and books to the countryside, and gave up my little apartment in Cebu City. I’m here in Taiwan for a month […]
August 19, 2017

THAILAND BUDGET TRAVEL GUIDE 2019| Itinerary, Budget, and Accommodation

In my  five-week trip across five ASEAN countries, the Thailand leg was the most comfortable. Perhaps because I was traveling with Tobi. The discomforts a solo traveler had to endure were replaced with the comforts of a pampered traveling couple. Another reason is the food: Thai food is the closest to […]
August 17, 2017

ONOMICHI TRAVEL GUIDE | Things to Do in Onomichi 2017

ONOMICHI, JAPAN | ONOMICHI TRAVEL GUIDE | While Pim stood by the baywalk’s railing, an old woman, all smiling, passed by and said something in Japanese and gestured towards the camera. With my poor Japanese vocabulary bank: suka, honto ni, wakaranai, kawaii—words I learned from years-long of reading manga, watching anime, and interacting […]
August 13, 2017

Your Most Updated Cambodia Travel Guide 2017 | Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Batttambang!

Your Most Updated Cambodia Travel Guide 2017 | Cambodia, oddly, did not appeal to me at first. I kept on skipping it. To kick off my year-long trip abroad, I decided to start it with a 9-day solo trip to Cambodia before heading to Australia to meet Tobias. In case you […]
August 3, 2017
Northern Vietnam Travel Guide Ban Gioc Waterfalls, Cao Bang, Vietnam

I Left the Philippines December 2016 for My Year-long Trip. I Don’t Think I’m Coming Back Anytime Soon

KATHMANDU, NEPAL | I’m typing this at Ace Cafe, a newly opened restaurant and cafe here in Kathmandu. I thought our trip in Nepal would only last for two weeks, knowing Tobias (my boyfriend and travel buddy of two years or so) had stayed for a month here already, trekking […]
July 30, 2017
Jacksonville Florida Travel Guide

What Makes Jacksonville Extra Special

Jacksonville, a major seaport city in the United States, is a place where the river meets the ocean. Exciting things happen where freshwater befriends saltwater, and the varied activities you can experience here make this city popular and special. From nature parks to museums to amazing beaches to sumptuous dishes, Jacksonville […]
June 16, 2017

An Updated and Honest Philippines Travel Guide and Travel Tips for Beginners from a Filipina

NO TIME TO READ IT NOW? PIN IT FOR LATER! Hi there, I’m Jona, a Filipino who left her homecountry to pursue a long-term trip abroad. Here is an honest and updated Philippines Travel Guide and Travel Tips (last updated in June 2019).  I hope you find it useful. If […]
May 10, 2017
Siquijor Travel Guide Things to do in Siquijor

SIQUIJOR TRAVEL GUIDE | Things to Do in Siquijor Island

This is your most updated Siquijor Travel Guide. Last update June 2019 How many times have I been to Siquijor? Does it even matter? Doesn’t really. Revisiting places allows the traveler to see a different side of the place. When I’m brokenhearted or when I don’t know what’s going on […]