The Realities of Travelling Solo as an Asian Woman

What happened when I actually tried travelling solo The whole blogosphere is full of solo female travellers gushing about how liberating / empowering / amazing it is to go on adventures alone. But what about the downside of solo female travel? After travelling by myself or with girlfriends for a while now, I found that … More The Realities of Travelling Solo as an Asian Woman

Canggu Diaries – The Day I Woke Up at 1.30am for a Sunrise Hike to Mt Batur

A continuation of Canggu Diaries – Yeni arrives in Bali Writer’s Note: I had just received some very frustrating news during the writing of this post, hence the slightly angsty tone. Apologies in advance for the crankiness! Day 2 – Kadek, the villa’s housekeeper who comes and does her duties at random times of her choosing, … More Canggu Diaries – The Day I Woke Up at 1.30am for a Sunrise Hike to Mt Batur

10 Reasons Why Tel Aviv Should Be Your Next Holiday

Step aside, Barcelona. “You’re going to Tel Aviv?! Why there?” Asked my girlfriend incredulously before I flew out of Asia for a three-week romp through Israel and Jordan. “That’s such an unconventional destination! And isn’t it dangerous?” She raised her eyebrows at me as if to say, ‘think about THAT’. I’ve only ever heard of … More 10 Reasons Why Tel Aviv Should Be Your Next Holiday

REVIEW: Tel Aviv Bike Tour with Abraham Tours

I biked my way around Tel Aviv almost every single day. Thanks to Tel-O-Fun (the citywide bike rental system), it’s cheap and accessible to anyone. But the bike tour took us to important historical and cultural sites I would never have otherwise known or noticed navigating on my own. Our local guide ‎Amit Musaei gave us impactful and dramatic doses of history … More REVIEW: Tel Aviv Bike Tour with Abraham Tours

How to Get a Visa for Jordan from Israel (Philippine Passport Holder)

Up until the last minute, I still wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to cross the border… I’m not going to whine about how shitty it is to hold a Philippine passport. I’m just going to walk you through my experience acquiring a Jordan visa from Israel, where Filipinos can travel visa-free for three … More How to Get a Visa for Jordan from Israel (Philippine Passport Holder)

Destination Wedding: Aguirre-Cahen French-Filipino Beach Nuptials

February 25, 2017 – Scroll down to download MC script and / or Bride and Groom Questionnaire It took me a total of four flights and three changes to make it to Mayen’s wedding a couple of weeks ago in South Palms Beach Resort, Bohol. I was supposed to fly in with my ex, but the airline … More Destination Wedding: Aguirre-Cahen French-Filipino Beach Nuptials

Chiang Mai’s Best Elephant Tours – Elephant Jungle Conservatory

Diary of a day spent with the elephants in one of Chiang Mai’s jungle conservations Plus a comprehensive list of Chiang Mai’s best elephant tours in the end The elephants made sure I would never forget that day. The scrapes and bruises all over my legs rendered me unable to do anything remotely physical for weeks afterwards, … More Chiang Mai’s Best Elephant Tours – Elephant Jungle Conservatory