Tag: poortraveler

A Phnom Penh Post

D E C I S I O N S ,  D E C I S I O N S My 21 day visa-free stay in Vietnam was coming to a close, I opened my laptop and googled “How to extend visa in Vietnam?” It turned out extending a visa would cost me a neck, ok

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My Instant Family in Ho Chi Minh City

The Situation I had a good job back in the Philippines, the pay was adequate, too, but I felt that there’s something missing, something I have yet to find. Purpose? Mission? Maybe. Love life? We’ll see. I have thought long and hard and decided to risk everything. So I quit my job and packed my

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Parola Island’s Unspoiled Pink Sand

You read it right, there’s a pink beach and it’s near you. Well, technically a half day joyride. But I guarantee you, this destination will be your next escape. Calaguas group of islands is undoubtedly the most famous destination in Camarines Norte. It will surely captivate your itchy, beachy hearts. The downside here is that

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Baler Joiner

I was browsing Byaheng Budgetarian facebook group on  a Wednesday night when I happened to come across a group looking for joiners in their Baler weekend getaway. I didn’t have plans, so I asked myself, why not? I messaged Ejay, the group organizer from The RunawayS Travel and Tour, if he had a spot for

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Finding Boo In South Cebu

Couchsurfing, popular site for travelers and backpackers, paved the way for me to meet new friends from all over the world, be exposed to different cultures and changed the way I live my life. I was doing my rounds in that site, casually helping (and promoting my blog) to travelers going to the Philippines. Then

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INIDU ELNIDO

When one hit rock bottom, feel that pain, make it your drive to rise up and be whole again. I found myself in that state again. I said to myself…I do need you, El Nido.  Travel. Make new friends. Enjoy. The Planning Thanks to social media, it has now been really easy to spot on cheap

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Since there’s no Laboracay 2018

I have created a short video on my trip last year to one of the most pristine beaches in the country, in the world rather. What’s Laboracay though? It is a summer beach party there in Boracay during the Labor Day weekend. Hence, the coined term Laboracay is born, Labor x Boracay, you don’t say?! Escape

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Super Siam (Part 1/3)

Let loose and let go of your inhibitions. Lose yourself in the process- for this is when you get a grip of what’s important in your life then you hold on to it. Tie it up, tight..Where else? In Tie-land. K. October 24, 2015 (Manila – Bangkok) It has been 2 years since I got

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Captivating Calaguas

“One hell of a ride yet heaven when we arrived!” I have used that line back when we went to Dicasalarin Cove; but I think, the trip to Calaguas toppled it all in every aspect. Why is that? Let’s go back to where my quick escape started… But wait, check out first our happy faces

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