How COVID-19 Ended My Travels and Had Me Stuck 2 Months in Bangkok

I was on a personal journey to travel to Northern Africa with a long-term travel plan in mind last March 2020. But my supposedly long-term travel plan was unfortunately short-lived. Out of the growing fear of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, everything has changed quickly and unexpectedly. Before I go further,

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Check If You Need A Visa For Transiting or Entering A Country

Someone once told me that ‘traveling the world is a rite of passage every human being should take’. While I firmly agree with his statement, unfortunately, the access to this privilege is predetermined by which country we are born in and the passport we were given. For us Filipinos, one of the most important deciding factors...

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1-Day Tashkent Itinerary And Travel Guide With Budget All-In

Despite stories that there is nothing to see in Tashkent, I still wanted to give it a chance. And I’m glad I did. By utilizing Uzbekistan’s 5-day visa-free transit, I managed to enter Uzbekistan last November 2019 through Tashkent airport. With only one day to spend in Tashkent before I head south of the country, I was able to see...

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3-Day Bishkek Itinerary And Travel Guide With Budget All-In

Bishkek, the capital city of Kyrgyzstan, is actually just a 5-hour drive from Almaty, Kazakhstan. But since I was entering the country through visa-on-arrival, I flew in to Bishkek airport (from Almaty) where my visa can only be processed. And just like Almaty, the Kyrgyz capital still has retained its former Soviet Asian flavor.

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5-Day Almaty Itinerary And Travel Guide With Budget All-In

Almaty was the capital of Kazakhstan until 1997 when it was moved to Astana (now Nursultan). One of the reasons given for the move was because of Almaty’s geographical location–it is in a southeast corner of the country. I, on the other hand, moved and traveled down south from Astana to Almaty due to the extreme cold of Astana.

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3-Day NurSultan Itinerary And Travel Guide w/ Budget All-in

The city of Astana, now called NurSultan, was my first stop on an extended Central Asian adventure last October 2019. Known today as Kazakhstan’s futuristic capital city, NurSultan certainly is a tough place to live because of its harsh cold climate but still, it is well worth a short visit. You can see NurSultan's main sights...

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2-Day Sapporo Itinerary: Best Places To See In Sapporo, Japan On A Budget

While many travelers see Sapporo as a transit hub from which to access Hokkaido’s mountains and hot springs, there are enough worthwhile attractions to keep you here for days. Summer is the season for beer and food festivals. In February, despite the bitter cold, Sapporo’s population literally doubles during the famous Snow Festival.

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5-Day Tokyo Itinerary: Best Places To See In Tokyo, Japan On A Budget

Deciding what to do and what to see in Tokyo depends on how much time you have (considering your budget, too haha.) If you only have 5 days in Tokyo but surely don't want to miss those must-see places in the megacity, this is for you. In this blog, I've put together the perfect 5-day Tokyo itinerary which includes Tokyo's...

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Top 15 Budget Travel Tips That Every Traveler & Backpacker Should Know

If you will be traveling abroad on a small budget and looking for great tips in order to avoid spending too much, then this blog is perfect for you! You might be very excited into traveling but I bet you’re a little anxious on how to stay on your budget. Whether you’re a frequent traveler or a newbie in backpacking...

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2-Day Yangon Itinerary: Best Places To See In Yangon, Myanmar

If you're curious to know which places are worth visiting when you only have two days in Yangon, then you're in the right blog. I've put together the perfect 2-day Yangon itinerary which includes the top attractions in the city. I flew in to Yangon, Myanmar on my 28th birthday and spent two days in the city. Yep...

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