Plenty > Empty

I’ll need the money where I’m planning on going next. So help me God!

Travel Expo Trick or Treats

With roughly 7 hours left to go, you can still be part of the madness. Every budget traveler should attend these at least once. It can really give a solid perspective on, A) how much money can be saved if a DIY trip was planned instead, and B) what other non-mainstream destinations you can combo…

Essential Third World Powers/Survival Skills

Being born and bred in third world-concrete jungle-pollution infested-Manila could just be the best thing that ever happened to me. As my fellow travel enthusiast Lissa once said, “Forget New York! If kaya mong hindi maligaw at magsurvive sa Maynila, you can make it anywhere. FUCK NEW YORK, eww.”   Okay, I exaggerated on that…

Moms of the World

Since I’ve turned freelance, I’m now able to spend more time with my mom since she herself retired and said bon voyage to the 9-5 kind of life. More than traveling and getting to take vacations in a heartbeat, casual and friendly convos with my mother and learning about her life has been most fulfilling,…

“What TOKYO SEOUL long?”

Finally finished editing sight bites from my last trip. View it and my other travel films at vimeo here. Wish I included some of the photos in the cut, but if you want, most of them are in my instagram. Follow me as @thirdworldtourist. More to come in the next coming weeks. Travel Recipe to follow….

“Don’t be a Tourist. Be a Traveler.”

I don’t totally agree with this. Hindi naman lahat may wanderlust na pangEAT, PRAY, LOVE na may matinding hugot or mid-life crisis. At lalo na, hindi lahat kayang magresign para lang masabing ‘man of the world’ na sila. At the end of the day, to be able to go on a vacation for a couple of…

Let’s Begin

Welcome. First, let’s get one thing straight. This IS NOT about soul-searching. This ain’t a ‘not all who wander are lost’ type of travelogue. I am definitely  NOT  encouraging you to quit your day job just to travel or ‘see the world’. In fact it’s quite the opposite. See, almost everyone I meet keeps on saying…