Pinay Traveller Recommends #22: What Travel Insurance Should You Get?

This guest post discusses one of the most important things in travelling:  insurance. You’ll never know what will happen on the road so it’s always good to have a safety net.     When you’re planning a holiday, one of the most important elements of your trip is booking the right level of travel insurance …

Travelling for Couples: How to Avoid Killing Each Other on the Road

The Hubby and I have been travelling together around the Philippines and Southeast Asia for the past twelve years.  But individually, we have been travelling on our own way before we even met.  So you can say it wasn’t easy adjusting to a ‘permanent’ travel partner as we have our own travel styles. But through …

Indonesia Trip: How I Saved Almost Php30, 000!

Hubby and I are going on our annual holiday at the end of the month.  Our main destination, the magnificent 9th century Buddhist monument called Borobudur in Central Java, Indonesia. To get there, we will first fly to Jakarta, then take a connecting flight to Yogyakarta which is the gateway to Borobudur. The plan is …

Travel Lessons from the Archbishop of Manila

*This article was written before Cardinal Chito Tagle was elevated to the College of Cardinals. I have been privileged to travel with the good Cardinal Luis Antonio “Chito” Tagle twice:  four years ago, in Europe when he was still the Bishop of Imus, Cavite; and recently, in Israel, a couple of weeks after the announcement …

PinayTraveller Recommends #10:  How to Pack Clothes to Avoid Wrinkles

PinayTraveller Recommends #10: How to Pack Clothes to Avoid Wrinkles

I don’t have a travel iron and I’m not really that trusting of hotel laundry and pressing services. So I looked around for ways to keep my shirts wrinkle-free when travelling (at least the ones I need to wear for meetings) and found this. I have used this technique several times and it works. The …