February 28, 2020

Describe Your Home Country Like Your Ex-boyfriend

It was a pure coincidence––me finding out about this thread on a Facebook group of women here in Hanoi. It cracked the hell out of me. I asked permission to collate some of them here for a wider audience. Feel free to add some in the comment box! The United […]
February 22, 2020
Siargao Travel Guide 2019

SIARGAO TRAVEL GUIDE 2020 | 46 Things to Do in Siargao

Last Updated Jan 2020: This Siargao Travel Guide 2020 covers all the things to do in Siargao. It covers all the essentials you need to know to fully enjoy your trip! Siargao Island at a Glance Often, Siargao Island is described as a tear drop-shaped island. But, meh, I don’t […]
February 19, 2020

QUY NHON TRAVEL GUIDE 2020 | Travel Thoughts, Where to Stay, Things to Do, and Where to Eat,

This Quy Nhon Travel Guide covers all the essentials you need to make your trip to Quy Nhon memorable and smooth. FEB 2020­––Our taxi driver from the airport has a customized playlist for his foreign passengers. “Let it Go” made it to the cut. Me singing along would make him […]
January 29, 2020

It Is Okay to Be Comfortable

On restlessness, stillness, and on the search of happiness and home We were in Co To Island when I saw her post on Hanoi Buy Swap, and Sell—a Facebook group popular among expats in Hanoi. She was downsizing her wardrobe. I fancied the red dress and messaged her about it, […]
January 28, 2020
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BRUNEI TRAVEL GUIDE 2020 | Travel Thoughts, Travel Tips, Where to Stay, What to Eat

Brunei Travel Guide: My Own Travel Thoughts on Brunei Brunei Travel Guide JAN 2020­­­­–I knew nothing about Brunei. I became that traveler you don’t want to travel with: willfully ignorant of the place she was about to travel to. I have to admit it is founded on the condescending “surprise […]
January 20, 2020

Money Guide for Travelers from Developing Countries: Why You Must Have a Separate Travel Fund Bank Account

Money Guide for Travelers from Developing Countries is not usually discussed. Personally, the courage to travel is one thing; having the dough to travel is another. In most cases, I build my courage and travel fund together. The Importance of Why You Should Keep a Separate Travel Fund Account should […]
January 19, 2020

MOALBOAL TRAVEL GUIDE 2020| Things to Do in Moalboal, Where to Stay in Moalboal, Where to Eat in Moalboal

LAST UPDATE: JAN 2020 This Moalboal Travel Guide curates all the essentials you need: things to do in Moalboal, where to stay in Moalboal, and where to eat in Moalboal. IMPORTANT NOTE: There are news circulating that the strip where Chilli Bar, Cafe Cebuano, Marina, and the entire Panagsama beachfront […]
November 5, 2019
Philippines Travel Guide

EL NIDO TRAVEL GUIDE 2019 | Things to Do in El Nido, Palawan

An Updated El Nido Travel Guide 2019. Last update is June 2019 PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES | Some years ago, I traveled solo to Coron, Palawan with the intention of meeting and interviewing the Tagbanuas. I did meet the chief, some of the rightful owners of the place, but I did not […]
October 6, 2019

Pamper Yourself with Cancun Luxury Retreats

It’s easy to see why Cancun is one of the most popular vacation spots in the world. While it used to be known mainly as an area where the younger crowd went to have fun during spring break, the area has transformed into a top luxury travel destination. It has […]
September 10, 2019
Top 15 Filipino Restaurants in Cebu Hukad Restaurant

WHERE TO EAT IN CEBU? The Top 16 Filipino Restaurants in Cebu to Try

LAST UPDATE JUNE 2019 Wondering where to eat in Cebu? These top Filipino Restaurants in Cebu are based on personal experience and preference. It’s totally not unheard-of that Cebu is one of the leading tourist destinations in the Philippines. Centrally located in the Philippine archipelago, Cebu, dubbed as the “Queen […]
July 24, 2019

WHERE TO STAY IN SIARGAO 2020 | The Best Places to Stay in Siargao 2020

Where to Stay in Siargao 2020 covers all the different accommodation found in the island. They are divided into different locations and prince range and preference.  Well, the secret that is Siargao Island is pretty much out. But compared to the world-renowned Boracay Island or Cebu, Siargao still has that […]
July 23, 2019

What Is Success for You? A Happy Pussy, Mind, and Heart

Earlier this year, Adah of pinaywanderess.com asked me what is success for me. Instantly I answered, “a happy pussy, heart, and mind.” She followed her question with “are you successful?” of which I answered, “Pussy is not, the past two months” and tailed it with a bucktoothed glass-wearing emoji.  I cut […]