travel summary 2017

Travel Summary 2017 – A Year Full of Unexpected Events

Woah! Who would have thought that year 2017 is near to its end? When 2017 started, I was just waiting for South Korea trip as it was the only ticket that I bought for this year. But damn, it never happened. I was full of optimism for 2017 but it started with disappointments. I could[…]

Settling in Puerto Princesa, Palawan for a While as a Digital Nomad

After moving out and traveling from one place to another, finally, I could say that I am settling in Puerto Princesa for a while. This is the longest time I’ve been staying in a place. From Taiwan and Manila, I flew to Palawan since June 2017. Settling in Puerto Princesa, Palawan as a Digital Nomad-[…]

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6 Common Reasons Why Foreigners or Expats Love to Stay in the Philippines?

Here, I am writing why foreigners love to stay in the Philippines? As a traveler in some provinces here in the Philippines, I’ve met foreigners or expats who are staying more than 2 years in this country. They come in different ages: from early 20’s to 60’s. While we Filipinos, most of us want to[…]

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I Run Out of Money While Traveling – Here’s How to Survive

Who would have thought that I run out of money while traveling? So far, it was a scary experience I have encountered. I was unprepared when I moved out in January 2017. Since then, a lot has changed. Unlike before when I was able to save money for 100K PHP and traveled to five countries. Everything was planned.[…]

How to Save Money on Airbnb – A Week in Manila for PHP 350

How to Save Money on Airbnb? A week in Manila for PHP 350 Nobody knew how I struggled in Manila for almost two weeks with less money during the last few days of April and early May. Just imagine, I was in Taiwan for the spring season for 25 days in April 2017 (April 2[…]

Travel Advice for Someone Traveling Abroad without Job But Has a Means To Do So

Any travel advice for someone traveling abroad without job but has a means to do so? As a Filipino traveler with a Philippine passport, sometimes it’s really difficult to travel in a different country. Sometimes, we think that traveling is for the rich or for someone who has a good paying job. How could you[…]

Q & A: Why Do You Travel a Lot? How Come You Travel so Much?

As a Solo Filipina traveler, I’ve been asked a lot by people: Why Do You Travel a Lot? How Come You Travel So Much When You are Poor? Why Do You Travel Solo? The actual message I received on my Facebook messenger: Personal Background No experience working abroad ever. My working experience in an office[…]

My First $100 Google Adsense Income with iTravelRox

My First $100 Google Adsense Income with iTravelRox How iTravelRox Started? A lot of people have asked if I am earning through my blog. To be honest, when I started a travel blog in 2013 through WordPress(dot)com, I never stressed myself to make money. I just wanted a travel blog where I could post my photos[…]

Travel Hack: How to Get Free Accommodation While Traveling?

How to get free accommodation while traveling? As a frequent solo traveler in the past few years, I have received several inquiries on how to get free accommodation while traveling. Some of the experiences that I had were just accidental. In some situation, I submitted my resume to see if my skills fit their needs. I[…]

Living Independently – What It Feels Like Moving Out and Living On Your Own?

In January 2017, I had an unexpected decision I made in my life. It was to move out due to unforeseen circumstances happened at home. Writing about personal stuff would turn me emotional. I’M DONE! It’s time to get out of this unhealthy environment I’ve been dealing with for how many years while at home. Finding[…]

Go to Boracay – Moving On from a Failed Winter Trip

How to Move On from a Failed Winter Trip? It’s been a month since I posted my South Korea Visa Refusal. If you’ve been following my blog, you can tell how heartbroken I was. It was supposed to be a Post Valentine solo trip. Being single for more than three years, I had to be[…]