Himalayan Mountain Trek

Himalayan Mountain Trek: My Journal, Your Guide

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My friends and I embarked on a 4-day trekking mission in Nepal last October (2014) envisioning ourselves standing atop the 3210m high Poon Hill, astounded at the captivating beauty of the Himalayan mountain ranges – Annapurna and Dhaulagiri, to name a few. Himalayan Mountain Trek is an iconic activity you have to do in Nepal. Check out some of the cool …

Places to see in Rome

The Best of Rome – A guest post by Adrian’s Travel Tales

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The Best of Rome – A guest post by Adrian’s Travel Tales Many years ago, back when he was a young(er!) man and Mini-Disc players were all the rage, Jon spent about 6 months living in a small town on Lake Garda in Northern Italy…and loved it!  The food, the people, the history, the scenery, the women, THE FOOD.  It …

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 51 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 …

Career or Travel, Why Not Build Your Career While Travelling

Career or Travel, Why Not Build Your Career While Travelling?

Kach Umandap - Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 87 Comments

Career or Travel? Why Not Both (Note: This article was written last October 2014, we’re slowly changing our lifestyle from monkey backpackers to luxury travelers after we decided to become full-time travel bloggers in 2015. Yipee! Follow my LIVE adventures and message me on Instagram Stories  – 2monkeystravel ) Anyone in their early-to-mid 20’s has at some point reached a crossroads …

South East Asia Backpacking Route (2 months itinerary)

My South East Asia Backpacking Route when I was a Newbie Traveler (2 months itinerary)

Kach Umandap - Howe Asia, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 48 Comments

I was planning to be a low-cost typical Asian backpacker but ended up spending way more than my budget since I’ve been hanging out with mostly Europeans who find Asia very cheap- but no regrets, I really had a great time and still having a blast! In, 01 July 2013, was my 11th day in Koh Pah Ngan, Southern Thailand, …

Female Travellers Beware! Reasons On Gaining Weight While On The Road

Female Travellers Beware! Reasons On Gaining Weight While On The Road

Kach Umandap - Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 26 Comments

I was given many warnings about travelling before I started my journey – Liam Neeson’s movie “Taken” style kidnap and human trafficking; Con Artists and Delhi Belly to name a few but nobody warned me of the one true danger of being a female backpacker.  Note: This post doesn’t intend to offend readers; Just sharing my personal experience.  Before embarking …

Budget Backpacking in India – 2014

Budget Backpacking in India

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Backpacking in India in 2014 is different to what it was a few years ago. However, it can be as cheap as $8/day, or you can splurge up to $30 depending on the convenience. Jon and I initially set a $25/day or 1500 INR budget as a couple (meaning $12.5/person), then we withdraw our money weekly so we have $175/ week …

Budget Backpacking in India

Countries That I’m Planning to See, Visit, & Experience On The Next 3 to 6 Months

Kach Umandap - Howe Inspiration and Love Stories, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 4 Comments

I’ve come up with this ideas in anticipation of my backpacking in Asia. Needless to say, these simply are inspired of the countries that I’m planning to see, visit, and experience on the next 3 to 6 months. 1. Preparation for backpacking – Will narrate the  things I’m going to do and consider before starting my backpacking trip. One of those …

Travel Guide to Dubai and Abu Dhabi

A Filipino Tourist in the UAE: 5-day itinerary on my first visit to Dubai -Abu Dhabi

Kach Umandap - Howe Asia, DIY Travel, Travel Blog, Travel Guides 49 Comments

It’s been almost a year when I traveled like a tourist alone in Dubai. When I resigned from my first job in Kuwait last April 2012, I was entitled to an indemnity (which is according to the Kuwait Labor Law) therefore; I had more than one-month extra salary as my indemnity/separation pay. I’ve decided to travel to Dubai and Abu Dhabi …