Train-hopping Europe

I have no idea why I haven’t written about my Europe adventure, it was one of the most memorable weeks of my life, and yet, the photos are just saved on my phone. Untouched! Maybe because it’s overwhelming, too precious to be disturbed. I always try to travel in an unconventional way and the goal…

Unfiltered (Mis)Adventures in Northern Armenia

I came back to Armenia after three months, and the experience was totally different. I wanted to see the places outside Yerevan (the capital) and chose North. I spent time in Yerevan, Gyumri, and¬†Dilijan. I mentioned in my previous article that a local guy hosted me through Couchsurfing (if you missed it, read it here)….

I love Armenia (the country or the wine?)

Armenia wasn’t the first country I visited on my own but it was the first that got me drunk every night because why not? Haha. It’s cold outside, it’s cheap, and the wine tastes freakingly good. But it’s not just about getting wasted; this country has more to offer. I decided to spend a minimum…

Armenian Visa for Filipinos in the UAE

Armenia is one of the countries where Filipinos can get Visa on Arrival (120 days maximum) and a usual destination for those living in the GCC countries. It is a landlocked country with Turkey to the west, Georgia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, and Iran to the south. But nowadays, the borders in…

Schengen Visa FAQs for Filipinos in the UAE

Lucky are those who can travel without the need to apply for a visa nor pay anything. Aside from airfare, this is another factor why people feel discouraged to travel. The numerous requirements, the undefined processing times, the anxiety of waiting, and getting the result are the common issues raised. As Philippine passport holders,¬† we…

How to plan for the next trip

Perhaps, you might be wondering: I wanna go on vacation but what should I do first? How did she do it? Did she book through a travel agency? In all of my trips, I always plan and arrange things on my own, DIY style. I wish I can say it’s easy as 1, 2, 3….

Challenges of short girls on the road

Coming from a Filipino descent, I am underprivileged in terms of height. Though it doesn’t stop me from traveling, it somehow affects me in certain situations. Here are some of the situations I normally encounter whenever I travel: 1. Lodging my carry-on luggage in the overhead compartment. It is always a challenge to put my…