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How to Visit Any City in the World

Image Credit: Pexels CC0 Licence When you visit any city in the world, you are likely to be quickly overwhelmed by everything that’s going on – especially if you are used to living in a quieter, smaller area. The number of people, the number of buildings and the assault of your senses is enough to put most people off but if you know how to approach a new city...

Long haul flight essentials

Long Haul Flight Essentials: What To Pack To Survive

I went to Europe last May and for the record it was the longest flight that I have ever taken. It took me about 16 hours to get to Amsterdam from Manila. I usually travel around the countries in Asia and that’s only 3-4 hours away. Typical travel time in Manila to get to the office haha! The thought of flying for more than 8 hours was so crazy to me. Good thing...

Volunteer experience with the Aeta community in Pampanga

Aeta Community in Pampanga: Coloring the Lives of Indigenous Children

This post was most recently updated on October 17th, 2018The Aetas, being one of the biggest, in terms of number, member of ethnolinguistic group in the Philippines, are indigenous people living in different mountainous places in Luzon. They can be found in the provinces of Pampanga, Zambales, and Tarlac, to name a few. In Pampanga alone, Aetas are scattered in the...

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Kevin del Prado Featured In The Sunday Times Newspaper

This post was most recently updated on October 9th, 2017On its special anniversary issue, The Sunday Times Magazine (The Manila Times) features travel stories. In an article titled How millennial travelers save up and enjoy the world, writer Arlo Custodio says, Millennials—this generation’s 18 to 34 years of age—may not be as gung-ho as renowned traveler of the Old...

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Day Pack Essentials for Hiking and Other Outdoor Activities

This post was most recently updated on April 23rd, 2019Booking a trip is fun! And you’ll be more excited knowing your trip is just in a few days. But the challenge for the most of us when going out is the art of packing. It is undeniable that I’m a sucker for this! It’s hard where to start and what to include in your bags. If only I could just bring everything from...

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The Year that Was 2016

This post was most recently updated on October 8th, 2017This post is kind of late for a 2017 head start. If you’re having a good feeling for the year already, just keep it up! And for those who are still waiting for what is yet to come, like most of us, be patient. The year 2016 was rough—from problems and chaos locally and internationally like the terrorist attacks...