25 Most Ridiculous Complaints Made By Tourists Around the World

“The street signs weren’t in English. I don’t understand how anyone can get around.”   When you travel, you are bound to encounter several bumps along the way. I often hear co-travellers complain about delayed flights or overcrowded airports. More often than not, these complaints are justified. But sometimes, some complaints are just so petty if …

PinayTraveller Films: Ria de Arousa, Galicia

      My second film!  Yay!  But a confession.  I tried editing this down to 45 seconds BUT I had a hard time choosing which video to edit out and which to keep. So as a compromise, here’s my (less than) two-minute edit.  This short travel film features my boat ride along the Ria …

Cambados, Spain: Home of the Albariño

Everything about that day was perfect. Despite being gloomy before  breakfast, the sun came out by mid-morning, setting the mood for the day ahead.  I was in the company of people  whom I was slowly getting to know and appreciate. And we were somewhere in Galicia in Northwest Spain, in a historical district declared a …

Camino de Santiago: the Casa Brandariz

Last year, I had the good fortune of exploring Northern Spain, including the beautiful territory of Galicia. I was onboard the luxury train Tren Al Andalus and the journey took me from Zaragoza to A Coruña, right along the St. James or Santiago de Compostela Route. After that wonderful luxury trip, our Galician guide, Manuel, took …

Photo Diary: Greetings of Peace from Bethlehem

In Bethlehem, it seems that everyday is Christmas Day. After all, this is where the most famous birth story took place. But despite being the birthplace of the “Prince of Peace”, Bethlehem has been at the center of numerous territorial disputes for over two thousand years. That’s why this sign particularly struck me when I …

Footnote: Walking in Jerusalem with a Cardinal

A couple of years ago, I travelled to Israel with my JesCom Team to film a documentary which subsequently aired over ABS-CBN. The fact that I haven’t written about it is causing me constant frustration! I’ve attempted to sit down, sift through the thousands of photos I’ve taken,  and write about this unforgettable trip several …