How to Handle Your Money While Abroad

I get asked about this a lot so I am finally writing this article for those who want to make the most of their money when they are about to go on a trip or while they are overseas. Everyone knows how irritating it is to deal with ridiculous currency conversion fees every time a transaction or … [Read more...]

Updated: Countries Where My Filipino Passport Can Take Me

(Updated: 31 October 2019, all new details have been marked in maroon) I have dreamt of travelling for as long as I can remember. Obviously, I’m all 38 years grown up, married, and I still want the same thing. The dream remains the same - I want to discover the world (this time with my husband) and … [Read more...]

Another Reminder

This is bound. I knew it. Despite my many attempts of staying put. I simply cannot. I knew it was there but the signs were gradual this time – like that of a person growing old, inconspicuous as time passes until the period relentlessly screams of reality. I was going to travel again. Not to run … [Read more...]

This Trip Up North (Part 1)

While on the phone with my friend last night (planning ‘Bahamas’ and weighing the consequences of sending my passport so my visa can be processed), she interjected asking me how many states I have covered so far. I thought, maybe nine or ten. I have been keeping track of the states I have visited … [Read more...]

Why It Will Never Be The Same

Maybe we go back because we have left a piece of ourselves in that place. Maybe we go back because we have the longing to reclaim past glories presented to us. Maybe we go back because we know that change has rolled in dynamic surges that left us gasping and we are still unwilling to roll with it. … [Read more...]