In Retrospect: 14-Day Solo Backpacking Challenge



ShareTweet Here’s for everyone to understand better and more clearly why I have to do the challenge. Purpose: I want to prove to myself and to others as well, especially to Filipinos, that traveling is not that expensive (or reserved only for the rich) thereby encourage fellow Filipinos to travel and explore their own country. Duration: July 6-21, 2010 (14 days + 1) Route/Itinerary: West Visayas except Antique, Region 6 (get a Philippine map to better understand) Manila – Negros Occidental (Silay City, Bacolod City, Murcia, La Carlota City, Kabankalan City, Hinigaran, Valladolid) Negros Occidental – Guimaras (Nueva Valencia, Jordan) […]

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Travel Tip Thursday #4: Try CouchSurfing



ShareTweet I hope you have learned something from tips 1, 2, and 3. There are two things that stretch our resources while travelling: transportation and accommodation. Now imagine having an absolutely FREE accommodation? That is one of the things CouchSurfing can offer PLUS of course my fave- culture exchange. But let me focus on “offering a couch/bed/sofa/room to total strangers for free.” Where? Anywhere in the world where there is a couchsurfer. I’ve used it a lot of times and it has helped me to go into places I never dreamed of. Plus I met some cool travelers/backpackers along the way. Don’t worry it’s […]

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Weekend Getaway: Snorkeling, Running & Wakeboarding at CamSur



ShareTweet So I guess I’m already confident and used-to budget travels. Here’s how I pulled off a Php 1223.00 (US$ 26.50) budget during my 3D/2N stay at Camarines Sur. Before anything else, I would like to let you know that I’m a member of CouchSurfing. It is an online community of travelers, with membership around the globe, who help each other by providing among many others a couch/bed/place to stay for free. Yes, strangers offering a free accommodation anywhere in the world. For more information, visit www.couchcurfing.org I did some snorkeling, running and wakeboarding during the getaway weekend. For more […]

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