Pinay Traveller Recommends #9: Fantasizing About Mobile Living

Recently, Will Smith drew a lot of flak from New Yorkers when he parked his gargantuan motorhome in Soho during a shoot. The two-story, thirty-foot monster naturally created a lot of traffic and caused such a furor among the locals that Smith had to have it removed ASAP. But honestly, since when did people need …

A Pinoy Pilgrim on His Way to Santiago de Compostela

In my continuing quest to find people who can help me turn my Camino de Santiago dream into reality, I stumbled upon Mark Ho. Mark is currently doing The Walk and is, in fact, on his 33rd day on the road with two companions.  I asked him to give me some tips on  how to …

Top Things to Do in Barcelona

My Barcelona Top 5 7 Barcelona is one of my favorite European cities, second only to Lisbon which tops my list. It is vibrant and pulsates with life. Walking around its streets and narrow alleyways, it’s easy to understand why travellers fall in love with it so quickly and so passionately. Here is my list …

Delectable Tapas, Scary Mimes, Biting Cold and Borrowed Boots

The Boots “Oh no, you’re not!” Left Foot screams as I look at the pair of boots with disdain apprehension. “You are definitely not going to wear that,” agrees Right Foot. But what can I do?  I arrived in Barcelona totally unprepared for the cold. The weather guides all over cyberspace agreed that it wasn’t …