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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[…]

My First Solo trip to Japan: a Mix of Disaster, Fun and Adventure

I consider my first solo out of the country trip to Japan a memorable one although it started like I almost needed to cancel due to a family crisis. Indeed, Japan a Mix of Disaster Fun and Adventure. Got my Japan visa approved. Travel fund is ready. I was just waiting for the month of[…]

I Was 24 When I Experienced My First Airplane Ride to Manila

A Blast from the Past – My First Airplane Ride It was November 28, 2012, when I experienced my first airplane ride and my first trip to Manila. It was my high school friend, Claire, who invited me together with another friend as she has a sister working and living in Manila. She booked my[…]

Seven Years of Working as a Virtual Assistant and Counting

This calls for a celebration! Working as a Virtual Assistant for Seven years? Wow! For me, it’s a milestone because I survived more years of working online than working in an office. I remember when I worked for a BPO company at IT Park, in Lahug, Cebu City, I never lasted for a year. Only[…]

A Personal Experience How I Started Travel Blogging

Earlier today, I got this direct message from an Instagram follower who made me feel so happy about being an inspiration the moment she came across my travel blog. I am not a famous travel blogger but receiving this kind of messages make me feel inspired to blog more despite the hectic schedule with work.[…]

Scuba Diving Experience with Thresher Shark Divers Malapascua

Here’s a blog post of my scuba diving experience with Thresher Shark Divers Malapascua. As I mentioned in my previous post, I asked my Facebook friends about the best diving shop to learn my PADI Open Water Dive Course and one friend mentioned TSD Malapascua. I searched for the diving shop and told this to my[…]

#first7jobs Trending Now – Here’s Mine, Share Yours!

#first7Jobs is Trending Let me join this bandwagon that is showing on my Facebook newsfeed right now, which is using the hashtag #first7jobs. It is good to see where people started working and is currently happy where they are working right now. It was Marian Call, a musician, who started this on Twitter and asked[…]