Yesterday, I posted a Facebook story celebrating my second year as a digital nomad. Within the hour of posting, I’ve had a handful of feedbacks and inquiries regarding online freelancing and how I became one. Understandably, more and more people are thinking about becoming an online freelancer since the early days of the pandemic.Read More
I am deeply aware that traveling is a great privilege, especially now more than ever. Several countries had imposed travel restrictions resulting in tons of trips cancelled or postponed. Inevitably, people became frustrated. Imagine reorganizing your long awaited holiday or chasing down the travel agencies to get your money back. I, for one, still have pending refunds since February, but that’s another story.Read More
In some culture, turning 30 is huge life event, even more so if you are a woman. It’s on this age when we are pressured the most for not conforming to the standards of the society – that is, getting married and having children. Because of this, I have a handful of close friends and relatives who went into ‘hiding’ to escape the judgmental eyes of the very people they consider family, friends, and colleagues.
I’ve never thought I’d live to see the world fall to its knees. The world as we know has changed. Since a few months ago, we have entered into a new normal – social distancing, mandatory wearing of masks, distance learning, working from home, etc. In consequence, the world economy came crashing down, families broke apart, mental health issues arisen, lifelong plans fell through…
Have you ever watched a film so good that you wanted to be in the movie yourself? Let me clarify that. Have you ever fell in love with the movie location that you spend your life savings to set foot on it? Haha I might be exaggerating but once a blockbuster movie made its millions in the cinemas, the movie sets they left behind become an instant tourist attraction.
Here we are, the final week of lockdown in New Zealand. To be honest, three weeks did not seem too long especially if you keep yourself busy with different activities and well, some work. We are lucky to be locked down in the South Island, New Zealand where our accommodation is smacked down along Lake Te Anau with the dramatic landscapes of Fiordland National Park on the other end.
Have you heard of Paulo Coelho? Of course, you did. Paul Coelho is one of the most popular novelist of all time. His books bring inspiration to many wanderers such as myself. But, would you believe that I only got to read one of his books this year – The Alchemist?
I left Cebu 3 years ago and since then, there were quite a few hotels that made addition to Cebu’s skyline. One grandiose hotel in particular is bai Hotel. It is definitely eye-catching due to its size and delicious exterior. Not to mention, it is right in front of Parkmall and City Times Square where there are some decent amount of boutiques and restaurants. It’s location is definitely a plus since it a short drive to airport, port, downtown and shopping malls.
If I were to get a penny every time someone asks me anything about being a digital nomad, I’d be filthy rich. Being a digital nomad is something I fantasized for so long since I was on a 9-5 job. I just love being able to travel while earning a living on the side. I can imagine there’d be tons of people out there who wanted to make this dream a reality for them, too. Oftentimes, I get asked what do I bring in order to kick start a nomadic life? Finally, a reader finally suggested for me to write down a brief article of my digital nomad essentials. So, here it goes.
Panoramic train rides are the best when you simply want to take it all in. Some Swiss trains offers panoramic journeys but one that really stands out is the one from Interlaken to Luzern. It is everything you expect from a typical, classic Swiss scenery and more! So, what can you expect from a panoramic train ride from Interlaken to Luzern? Read on to find out.