first time abroad

First Time Abroad: How I Almost Got Offloaded as a Freelancer?

How I Almost Got Offloaded as a Freelancer? It was my first out of the country trip for my 4 Days and 3 Nights in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in September 2013. My Philippine passport was so fresh at that time, which I applied for it in January 2013. Got enticed to book my first international trip after[…]

Me in Kyoto, Japan

My Travel Summary in 2015

I started my 2015 with a bang overloaded with travels through volunteer work and invitations. I missed blogging already and I have several backlogs because I am busy with work and traveling of course. So I wrote this travel summary in order for me to remember everything and I’ll just refer to my Facebook account[…]

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Shopping at Bukit Bintang and Some Captured Moments Through Instagram

This was 7pm earlier but the sun was still up. Amazing! #kualalumpur #malaysia #travel #InstaFrame A post shared by Roxanne Tamayo (@roxtamayo) on Sep 23, 2013 at 6:56am PDT I never had the chance to take a photo when we went to Bukit Bintang using my DSLR camera because I was so tired already. But[…]

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Chinatown at Jalan Petaling

We went to Chinatown for a cheap find. Jalan Petaling or Petaling Street is infamous for pirated clothes, bags, accessories, DVDs and CDs. You can do some haggling here if buying in bulk. There are lots of food stalls and restaurants around so don’t worry if you’re hungry, everything is cheap. Although I haven’t tried[…]

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Merdeka Square

We arrived at Merdeka Square with lots of people because there was occasion. I forgot what it was. This is the usual venue for the annual National Day Parade or Merdeka Parade. The Merdeka Square is located in front of the Sultan Abdul Samad Building with its literal name Independence Square. Some of the buildings[…]