Mini S Hotel: Your Cute and Instagram-Worthy Accommodation in Vientiane, Laos

(This is a personal and self-initiated hotel review (not sponsored) in order to help or guide you while looking for your perfect accommodation in Vientiane, Laos.) Our accommodations can make or break our travels, regardless of the purpose. Hence, I want to reach out to the travel community by sharing my honest experiences regarding the … Read more

My Brunei Food Diary

ALSO READ:A COMPLETE GUIDE TO 23 INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOTS IN BRUNEI Aside from cultural immersion, a travel to Brunei can also be a good gastronomic experience, given the presence of several good restaurants that serve good food and provide awesome dining experiences to both locals and travelers alike. Brunei has a vast selection of restaurants, from … Read more

Flying Solo in Boracay Island

(Are you ready to see the Instagrammable spots in Boracay? But first, read this!) Boracay Island was hailed as one of the world’s most beautiful islands, and I could attest that every corner of the island is indeed Instagram-worthy. In fact, the Philippine government closed down the island for around 6 months to be rehabilitated, … Read more

Snapshots: Asia Photo Essay #8: GOOD MORNING, SOI NANA!

Thailand!!! Finally we meet again! It’s been a while since I visited Bangkok. It is undoubtedly one of the most popular place to visit in Southeast Asia (and loved by my friends from Western countries!). Not gonna lie, but Bangkok has a certain kind of charm sans the crazy traffic jam. How locals would greet … Read more

6 Instagram-Worthy Hostels in Manila, Philippines

(Please note that this is a sponsored article, so therefore ALL Instagram-worthy hostels in Manila listed here are included as a result of a collab.) The Philippines has become one of the most popular backpacking destinations in Asia, primarily because of its natural wonders such as beaches, mountains, and waterfalls. Major cities in the Philippines … Read more

Visa-Free Southeast Asian Countries for Filipinos (Philippine Passport Holders)

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A lot of Filipino travelers I know have expressed some frustrations on how less ‘powerful’ the Philippine passport is compared to other countries because we are only eligible to enter a few countries without the need for a visa. To someone who is aiming to visit all nation-states in the world, yes, it would be … Read more

Travel Plug Adapters in Southeast Asia: A Practical Guide

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(Keep on reading to be informed about what Southeast Asia travel adapter suits your travel needs.) Traveling to another country could be a pain if you forget to consider the electrical plugs that your country of destination uses, especially if it is different from the electrical plugs you use in your home country. Some hotels … Read more

Flying Around Southeast Asia: Direct Flights From Brunei Darussalam

Direct flights to Southeast Asia may have been limited before, but more routes have been opening to so many destinations connecting the East and the West every now and then. Flights to Brunei Darussalam, for instance, are increasing, hence Bruneians and other travelers have more options on where to go next. Brunei has direct flights … Read more

Late Lunch at Lola Cafe S Maison

(This is a non-sponsored honest review of Lola Cafe S Maison completely based on my paid dining in experience.) ALSO READ:A COMPLETE GUIDE TO 33 HALAL RESTAURANTS IN METRO MANILA, PHILIPPINES Whenever I don’t travel, I am always on the hunt for restaurants that I can try in Manila. As someone who always wants to … Read more

A Complete Guide to 33 Halal Restaurants in Metro Manila, Philippines

The Philippines has a significant number of Muslim population, however I know for a fact that my Filipino Muslim friends and colleagues are always finding it hard to find halal restaurants in Manila, Philippines. Moreover, I know several Muslim friends who are discouraged to visit Manila because halal restaurants are not so common here, and … Read more

Sherlyn’s Practical and Honest Overseas Hotel Reviews: To Stay Again or Not to Stay Again?

To be honest, I have been planning on writing hotel reviews of all the hotels and hostels I I have checked in during my overseas travels (meaning outside the Philippines, because I’m based in Manila). However, I never had the time to actually take photos to help my readers appreciate my reviews. Most of the … Read more

Instagram Travel Influencer Takes a Break: Traveling #NotForTheGram

Things were really going well in general (I’m still gaining more and more followers). I know how to take that Instagrammable photos better. I’m starting to gain respect, especially from the Southast Asia travel community. But when my blog’s second birthday came, I decided to ‘take a break’ from my travel influencer Instagram.

There are some parts of being a travel influencer on Instagram which I can’t take anymore.