Tribit and iClever : The Perfect And Powerful Sailing Companions

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Some days spent sailing could be a little boring, and that’s the truth. One day it’s gonna be full of excitement as the waves crash through the sailboat and the adrenaline rush kicks off but some days are just static as we go wandering around the ocean. We actually have found the perfect sailing companion which happens to be the …

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UberSignal: The Best Device to Boost Your Cellphone Signal When Sailing in the Caribbean

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After 8 months of staying in Marathon, Florida where we had to repair and refurbish our sailboat,  it finally came to the point where we felt that indeed, we were all ready to cross the Gulf Stream all the way to Bimini, Bahamas – and by all, we mean our S/V Empress, Kach, and our onboard kitty cat, Captain Ahab. We …

5 Travel Tips That Make A Difference

5 Travel Tips That Make A Difference

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There’s always something that is to be learned through travel. Whether it be via car, plane, train, boat, bike…foot…with each inevitable roadblock there’s always room for a little tip here or there. Which is why every time I go somewhere, I always learn something new or helpful about the travel process. Some may be old, and some may be new, …

How to Ship Packages and Luggage from The Philippines to USA

How to Ship Packages and Luggage from The Philippines to USA or anywhere in the World? My Personal Experience with SendmyBag.com

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I’ve been based in the US for some time now and although it’s considered as a shopping haven, there are just some things that can only be found in the Philippines– our favorite Mama Sita’s to get that authentic taste of our favorite Filipino Dish, Mang Tomas, Boy Bawang, Pinipig Polvoron, Chocnut, Cheese Ring, and the list goes on and …

Tribit – The Importance of High-quality, Portable, Wireless Sound Living on the Water

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As we traveled the world for four years with only what we could fit in our backpacks, we always valued high-quality portable devices. We owned various portable audio gadgets, most of which failed to live up to the rigors we put them through. Now that we have moved onto our 37-foot sailboat in the Florida Keys we have a little …

Driving Around The 2017 Toyota Highlander vs The 2017 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid

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The past few weeks had been quite busy for Jonathan and me. We had to fix everything with S/V Empress as we’re getting closer to sailing. And yes I’m using we— it’s a team effort although he does 99% of the job. Haha. I’m the cheerleader while Jonathan fixes everything (I’m just so lucky to have a husband like him)! …

9 Things You Should Know About Malaria

9 Things You Should Know About Malaria

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Prior to my 2-month solo backpacking trip around Africa, I was really paranoid because of the widespread malaria cases in that part of the world. Prior to my trips: I read, do a lot of research, and watch a couple of documentaries about the country I’m visiting. I need to know their culture, appreciate its history, and know the risks. …