November 16, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

We are lucky to be living in a digital age, wherein everything we do now is digital and electronic. Because of technology the world of travel has changed enormously,especially with the help of a smartphone. We can now easily access information at the tip of our fingers.  Here are some of the apps that can shape the way you plan your next holidays:  Skyscanner     when it comes to finding the cheapest flights, nothing beats this app. It’s user friendly and free. You can search millions of routes on hundred airlines. Though I only use the app for comparison as…

November 12, 2015 wanderpinoy 2Comment

Travel will test you, change you, force you to grow. It boost confidence knowing you can survive in a completely foreign country on your own.  Backpacking through Europe is everyone’s dream. Well, for vast majority of Filipinos I know. Whether you want to experience the spectacular snow in Switzerland, see the astonishing medieval castle in Prague, go to the splendid lakes and mountains of Austria, enjoy wine tasting in Italy or chase the sunset in Santorini, there are endless exciting reasons of going to Europe. The question is, Can an ordinary Filipino meet the expense of traveling to Europe? Answer…

September 28, 2015 wanderpinoy 1Comment

European tour is something that almost everyone dreams about. In three weeks from now, I will be making my dream a reality. I booked this particular trip early this year during a piso fare (no surge charge) from Cebupac for only Php 700. I will tell more about it on my next post. I would like to note that this blog post is for the SHORT TERM TOURIST VISA, if you’re looking for someone with an experience of obtaining a fiancé, immigrant, working, student visa, I can’t help you with it, sorry. Philippine passport holders are required Schengen visa to visit one or more of…

September 23, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

Life is only as good as the memories we make.   Have you always dreamed of seeing a Grecian architecture? Experience Parthenon, a former temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the goddess Athena without costing you an arm and a leg?   Well, wait no more! There is a piece of Paradise near Metro Manila. Fortune Island is a 27-hectare land lying 14 kilometers from the shores of Nasugbu, Batangas. It is considered to be a desert island, with architecture redolent of the Parthenon in Ancient Greece has captured the imagination of many. Excite your visual palate with its pristine…

September 21, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

 “It’s always further than it looks. It’s always taller than it looks. And it’s always harder than it looks.” (the three rules of mountaineering)  Mt. Batulao is recognized  as one of the top favorites for mountain climbing because of its proximity and being beginners-friendly.  In less than 3 hours, you will be applauded with the spectacular rock formations and panoramic view of the grassland that will leave you in astonishment. Though it is considered a minor climb but it definitely ain’t easy for a newbie.  It was a gloomy morning; we started the trek from the old trail to the…

June 20, 2015 wanderpinoy 1Comment

Love is a powerful emotion that makes us all feel alive and happy. But sometimes, it can also be a cause of deep void of sadness and feelings of ostensibly enduring loneliness. I fell head over heels for someone way back 2012.The first time we met  was during a dinner with friends. I got attracted and wished that day did not end.  Several weeks after, the group went out of town. We talked and certainly enjoyed each other’s company. And before the night ends, a kiss happened. It was not that long but it’s a kind of kiss that mattered. I…