April 21, 2017

I’m a Southeast Asian Traveler, Neither Rich Nor a Begpacker

SA PA, VIETNAM | Yes, I’m Jona, a Southeast Asian traveler, neither rich nor a begpacker. These are my honest thoughts on the recent “white Begpackers in Southeast Asia” phenomenon.  EDIT: I’ve been called racist for pointing this out. I’ve been called anti-white. Hell no, I’m dating a white guy, by the way. Some of my friends are non self-righteous Westerners. What I find resenting though are those self-righteous, self-entitled individuals, regardless of race and religion. This article doesn’t cover all the geopolitics involved in traveling. All I want is a dialogue. And please read the epigraph thrice if the article […]
May 10, 2017
Siquijor Travel Guide Things to do in Siquijor

SIQUIJOR TRAVEL GUIDE | Things to Do in Siquijor Island

THIS IS YOUR ULTIMATE SIQUIJOR TRAVEL GUIDE. 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 in my already chaotic life, I packed my bag in the wee hours of the morning, headed to South Bus Terminal, and just ride a bus down south without really knowing where I’m heading to until I reach the tail of Cebu. Then Siquijor would pop in my head. This is your Siquijor Travel Guide […]
June 16, 2017

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

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 you got questions not answered in the content, please leave a comment, so I can update this monster of a post. The length is about 2500 words. So spare at least 30 minutes for this! This Philippines Travel Guide and Travel Tips answered all the basic questions first-time travelers might ask: the crazy president we have, terrorism, horrible traffic, public transportation, food, […]
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 will make your next holiday unforgettable. For Football and Concert Lovers: Shout Your Lungs Out at EverBank Field           Photo by Brittany Cabler via Trover.com Football and music are in the blood of many Americans. Jacksonville has the heart to encourage this all-American love for sports and […]