Blogger to Shine: Regina Roeder in One girl, two feet, one camera = one big adventure

Blogger to Shine: Regina Roeder in One Girl, Two Feet, One Camera = One Big Adventure

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I headed out on this journey with the idea of challenging myself while learning a new language and looking for projects that will teach me. But what I encountered between the Andes and the Pacific during the last year was far more than I could have ever expected. More than one year ago I arrived in Colombia with the aim …

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20 Countries to Visit for Filipinos with Philippines Passport

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(Visa Free, Visa Waiver & Visa-on-Arrival Countries for Philippines Passport Holders) Are you planning to use your Philippines passport next year? Here are the awesome places you should add on your bucket list! Here’s the list of the Visa-free, Visa Waiver and Visa-on-arrival countries for Filipinos who want to have a new adventure this year. New Year means new and …

2015 Recap: Dreams do come True – from Backpacking to Luxury Travel #SustainTravel

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For everyone who followed us in 2015 – you’ll definitely have noticed the changes in our lifestyle. From running a massage business and teaching English in Peru, which funded our hitch hiking and backpacking trip in South America during the first quarter of the year. Then the second quarter when we volunteered in a Hostel in Costa Rica while building …

Voluntourism in Kenya: Celebrating My Birthday with Strangers

Voluntourism in Kenya: Celebrating My Birthday with Strangers #volunteering

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The African sun gazes over my shoulder as I steadily try to ignite the candles on my birthday cake. Every attempt kicks off at a promising start.. Swoosh.. The match lights up, but seconds later a swift breeze sneaks in and the flame evaporates into thin air. Surrendering to my third attempt, I look up at Francis in despair. In no time, Francis offers a helping hand by caving his palms around the fire. It works!

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5 Ways to Stay Sane When Stranded Abroad

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Everything was going well during my second visit to Hong Kong and Macau last July, until the least expected event happened. My friend Ice and I were in Macau, and we were supposed to go back to Hong Kong that afternoon for our flight back to Manila the following day. Unfortunately, all ferry trips between the two regions were suspended due to …

A 21 Year Old Backpacker quit her job at the BBC to set up a Bohemian Hostel in Hanoi, Vietnam 9

A 21 Year Old Backpacker quit her job at the BBC to set up a Bohemian Hostel in Hanoi, Vietnam

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Would you give up a secured and perfect job to put up a hostel without the security it will be successful? Would you risk all your money and savings into a business in a foreign country? Would you leave your family and friends to follow your heart without being sure that it won’t be broke by your own passion? See …

7 Awesome Adventure Travels You Should Experience

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For some travel bugs, having a pre-arranged tour can have the opposite effect: it limits the spectrum of travel options, confined only by the itinerary arranged for you and your pace can only be as fast as your fellow travelers in the tour. Adventure awaits outside these itineraries, so you ended up getting bored of the usual travel schedule, wishing …

How Traveling Pointed Me To the Right Direction (3)

Female Traveler: How Traveling Pointed Me To the Right Direction @girlaboutglobe

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Just do it! Book the ticket, start planning and packing and turn those nerves into ones of excitement. Travelling solo is addictive and once you’ve done it once, you’ll soon want to do it again and again. That’s what I will say to someone who ask for my advice about traveling solo – for the first time. Who am I? …

Customs and Traditions in Celebrating Christmas in the Philippines

Customs and Traditions in Celebrating Christmas in the Philippines @tourismPHL

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Christmas celebration in the Philippines is considered to be the longest one in Asia. Eve. Christmas spirit can be felt everywhere.  Approximately, Filipinos are 90% Christians and 80% of that Catholic.  Keeping up in Christmas preparations, how do Filipinos celebrate Christmas in the Philippines? Below are the customs and traditions on how Filipinos enjoy this season and what you can …

A Filipino Wanderluster’s Perks of Being in the Middle East

A Filipino Wanderluster’s Perks of Being in the Middle East

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Back in August 2008, in the Philippines, when I got my heart badly broken, I started my addiction with traveling. Experiencing a different place was my drug; somehow it eased my pains and my sorrows. It detached me from reality that time, the reality that I was actually torn apart. All of those trips were mostly regional and undocumented, and …

Chasing Happiness in Bali, Indonesia

Chasing Happiness in Bali, Indonesia #eatpraylove

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Four years ago, I got a hold of the book that would change the way I look at happiness. It’s called Eat, Pray, Love by my most favorite author – Elizabeth Gilbert. But unlike Liz, I’m neither a divorce nor a confused 30-year old writer. I’m single, 22, and currently enjoying the many advantages of being young. But loneliness, confusion, …