Why Filipinos Make the Best Travel Buddies

How To Find Volunteer Opportunities Around The World

Kach Umandap - Howe Africa, Australia & Oceania, Caribbean, Central America, Inspiration and Love Stories, South America & Antarctica, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 29 Comments

Before finding a volunteering gig, you have to be clear why you want to volunteer – whether it’s because you want to change the world, you want to learn new skills or you want to save money. One thing is for sure – The experience will change you! This article aims to help you find the places to volunteer. First things …

20 Things You Have To Try At Least Once in Your Life

20 Things You Have To Try At Least Once in Your Life

Kach Umandap - Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog 17 Comments

There’s one sure way that we can all live our lives to their absolute fullest – by taking every opportunity to try something new that comes our way; something that makes us scream; something that makes us think; something that makes us feel completely different to our ‘normal lives.’ Here’s a list of 20 awesome things to try just to …

Working Full time in the Philippines? 6 Ways to Save For Your Travels

Working Full time in the Philippines? 6 Ways to Save For Your Travels

Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor Asia, Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog 13 Comments

It has always been Kat de Leon a.k.a Thrifty Monkey’s dream to explore all the provinces of the Philippines. She believes there are so many majestic sites that her country has to offer, tall mountains to climb and stories from different cultures that need to be shared. This is where her passion for traveling was awakened. Traveling has brought her …

10 Travel Moments That Made Me

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Stories are always what a wanderer brings back home, if he/she ever goes home. These are the byproducts of spontaneous experiences that more often than not make a person, if not change him/her for the better, and that to me is the essence of the whole gamut of traveling. Here are some remarkable travel moments – some hilarious, others daring, …

8 Steps to succeed as a Travelling English Language Teacher

8 Steps to succeed as a Travelling English Language Teacher

Jonathan Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 17 Comments

Do you want to travel around the world? How will you fund your travels? Teach English abroad! These are some tips to help you become a successful English Language Teacher. 1. Learn to teach – TEFL certificate / TESOL / CELTA It’s pretty obvious, but if you want to teach English, it’s probably a good idea to learn a little bit …

8 Things an OFW Needs to Afford to Travel

8 Things an OFW Needs to Afford to Travel

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When a person is well-travelled, the common connotation is that he/she is rich. While it speaks the truth to some, it isn’t always the case for a traveling OFW. An Overseas Filipino Worker is a Filipino citizen who braves a life abroad to earn a living (not traveling), hence the term. Because it is the ultimate goal of an OFW …

6 Signs That You’re in a Long-Term Relationship with a Filipina! (By a converted Englishman)

6 Signs That You’re in a Long-Term Relationship with a Filipina! (By a converted Englishman)

Jonathan Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog 52 Comments

Being from the United Kingdom, you inevitably become accustomed to Western ways and of course, in turn, Western women.   Having left Britain some time ago and has now been with Kach for almost two years, I thought I’d reflect on some of the finer points of being in a relationship with a Filipina and some of the personal changes …

How to Fund and Sustain a Life of Travel Part 2 1

How to Fund and Sustain a Life of Travel Part 2

Kach Umandap - Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 3 Comments

“Long-term traveling doesn’t have to be a choice between being rich and poor; successful or aimless… Traveling is a lifestyle choice that can be supported in many ways.  With time it can even become what supports you. Your income, your career alternative, your life.” – How to Fund and Sustain a Life of Travel Part 1 In the first part of …