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Illustragrammers: Hannah Magsayo, Benj Ramos, Gelo Santos and Michael Emlano
Aug24

Illustragrammers: Hannah Magsayo, Benj Ramos, Gelo Santos and Michael Emlano

Itching to book a ticket somewhere but don’t know exactly where to go? Here are some photos from our favorite travelers that can help unleash the wanderlust in you.   When it comes to vacations and trips, this rule applies: “If it’s not on social media, it didn’t happen.” You’re going to be taking pictures of the places and yourself, so of course, the framing has to be good.  And if you’re putting the images online, they...

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Filipino Traveler: Easter Island
May25

Filipino Traveler: Easter Island

Filipino Traveler: Easter Island  By Kylene and Chino Batin Destination:  Easter Island, Chile     What the place is known for Easter Island is one of the world’s most isolated inhabited island located in the southeastern Pacific Ocean, a remote volcanic island in Polynesia. It was on Easter day when the Dutch discovered this tiny island, and that’s how it was named.  We found it very mysterious and interesting. It is known...

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Travel Tips: On the fly – travel secrets from the experts
Jul02

Travel Tips: On the fly – travel secrets from the experts

  There are two things that can be said about vagabonds, explorers, voyagers: one, they can’t stay in one place for too long and two, they know how to prepare for a journey. Wander girl Nikka Sarthou rounds up these travel fiends and gets them to share their trade secrets. T.S. Eliot once said that, “The journey, not the arrival matters.” Though the destination may be the main attraction, part of the appeal of traveling comes from the...

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Digital Nomad: Quitting the 9 to 5 for a sustainable life of travel
Jul02

Digital Nomad: Quitting the 9 to 5 for a sustainable life of travel

  When I was 21 years old, the future looked bright for me. I was working at an international investment company and I was the best performer in the team. I was financially independent, had a looming promotion, and an overseas transfer in the works. The icing on the cake? I became an ‘Employee of the Month’. These accomplishments made my parents beam with pride. Friends thought I had it all.  But what they didn’t know was that I...

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From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story
May07

From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story

From the Middle East to Antarctica: A Pinay Backpacker’s Story By Kristine Abante “Not all who wander are lost”, goes a line from Kach Medina’s travel blog quoting the great J.R.R. Tolkien, a fitting phrase that closely depicts this brave and bold Filipina adventurer’s unusual journey to the top. Making it in the Middle East A graduate of the University of the Philippines, Katrina (Kach) Medina moved to Kuwait in 2009 to join her OFW...

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