I Travel Rox
FACT Inspire stands for Fun, Adventure, Crazy, Thrill and Inspirational life stories based on my personal experiences.
Some stories of my visa experience on how I was able to get it or got denied.
Some of the photos I will feature and essays.
Articles on investments, saving up, struggles and other ways to make money on the road.
Food trip from different places
My life as a digital nomad
This is a blog of Roxanne M. Tamayo, who enjoys her life as a digital nomad. How she was able to survive life's struggles, a breadwinner, a strong-willed, hardworking and confident person.
She's a person who loves to laugh at her mistakes. She has gained her sense of humor when she experienced traveling solo and loves every memory of it. Her smile and laughter is contagious you don't want to let her go.
FIND OUT MORE ABOUT ME
SENSE OF HUMOR
Latest on the Blog
MORE ON THE BLOG
The Best Walking Shoes for Travel 2023
Are you looking for the best walking shoes for travel? Personally, I love to walk a lot. When I was in the Philippines, I have this favorite brand of shoes that I always buy when there was a promo. Luckily, when I was pregnant and traveling from Cebu to Europe, I was able to buy[…]
Malapascua Island Accommodation – Where to Stay?
Looking for Malapascua island accommodation? Malapascua island has several places to choose from for backpackers and solo travelers, scuba divers, groups of friends, and family. My first visit was in 2010 with my relatives. I came back here in 2015 as a solo backpacker with a fun experience. I just realized I became a frequent[…]
Amazing Things To Do in Taipei
There are so many amazing things to do in Taipei, Taiwan. I was so lucky that I spent 25 days on my third and 26 days on my fourth visit. Do you need a visa in Taiwan? During my first visit in 2016, I was eligible for a visa-free stay in Taiwan because of Japan[…]
Saint Gervais Les Bains Skiing – My First Ski Experience in France
Skiing at Saint Gervais Les Bains was indeed a great experience. In fact, it was the first time that I really enjoyed it so much. Finally, my first ski experience came into a reality after how many years. Just a throwback, I got invited for a winter trip to Canada but was denied a visa[…]
Quick Things to Do in Paris, France
As a busy mom, I need to try some quick things to do in Paris. As one of the top-most visited cities in the world going to Paris is a dream destination. Thanks to my husband for helping me check it off my bucket list. There are many things to see and do in Paris,[…]
Things to Do in Tokyo 2023
Japan is my favorite country and the easiest flight I could find from Cebu when I was in the Philippines was a flight to Tokyo, bound for Narita International Airport. Do you need a Japan visa as a Philippine passport holder? As a Philippine passport holder, yes I need a visa to enter Japan. So,[…]
How to Have the Best Family Trip to Bologna
When thinking about going on a trip with your family, particularly with your kids, you want to make sure that you choose a destination with plenty of interesting things to do for everyone involved. While not an obvious first choice, the Italian city of Bologna is an excellent place to explore with your family. The[…]
Officially Married in France and Parents of Two Kids
We are officially married in France! After few years of lockdowns, closed borders, and closed offices… Finally, we are officially Monsieur et Madam and now parents of two kids. When life happens during the pandemic. Exciting and surprising, isn’t it? Things were so busy back then the reason I never post updates about my family[…]
How To Do a Spontaneous Backpacking Trip
As a Filipino traveler with a third-world passport, doing a spontaneous backpacking solo trip can be impossible. Maybe because of the thought that one is attached to his 9-5 day time job. Sometimes, you may ask this question, “Should I resign from my job? Can I have a sabbatical leave?” As Filipino, we really don’t[…]
Hiking Mountain Zwegabin with a Broken Heart in Hpa-an, Myanmar
Am I a professional or hobbyist mountain climber? No, I am not. But if you have time around Hpa-an in Myanmar, hiking to Mount Zwegabin is a must. It was my first time hiking a mountain alone in a different country. Although there are lots of hobbyist hikers and climbers in my country, I never[…]
Life Update: Goodbye Solo Backpacking, Hello Family Life!
It’s been a long time I haven’t written for my travel blog and I really missed it, actually. Now, it’s time to update a personal story on my blog on what is going on with my life. I have no plans of abandoning my travel blog as I have so many unwritten stories of my[…]
10 Things to Know Before Traveling to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Visiting Ho Chi Minh City, or Saigon, can be a great experience. Although it’s not the country’s capital, Vietnam’s largest city has a diverse amount of things to do, interesting sites to visit and places to stay. If you’re visiting the south of Vietnam for the first time, it’s important to be prepared before you[…]
5 Top Streaming Platforms to Use When Travelling the Philippines
Traveling to the Philippines is always an amazing experience. Besides the presence of friendly locals, the beautiful islands on display and a lot of beaches to explore, the location is one of the most romantic places to be in the world. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, though, there begs the question of[…]
Tips to Get an Approved Visa Without a Sponsor as a Filipino Traveler
Sharing to you a blog post about tips to get an approved visa without a sponsor as a Filipino traveler. As someone who wasn’t born rich with a third-world passport, I know the pains of getting a visa. Especially when you are denied. It’s very sad to learn that traveling is for the privilege only.[…]
Cebu Pacific Complaints: Pregnant Woman Missed Her International Flight
You may have heard or read Cebu Pacific complaints on the internet about delayed flights and no refunds. This time, I have my own travel horror story with them. The first time in my life when it’s a fully paid flight with an official itinerary ticket and receipt. But got trouble later on. As an[…]
Japan Itinerary 9 Days Autumn in Tokyo on a Budget for Less Than 20K Pesos
Traveling to Japan should not be expensive. Here’s a Japan Itinerary 9 days Autumn in Tokyo on a budget of less than 20K Philippine Pesos. Yes, you have read it right, just less than US$500. Related Article: Things to Do in Tokyo Related Article: Budget Japan Travel Itinerary 14 Days with 500 US Dollars I[…]