January 23, 2016 wanderpinoy 12Comment

I have received tons of messages after my recent DIY Europe trip. They’re asking me on how the heck did i manage to do it. Well, to answer you all, here’s what I did. The idea here is finding an alternate airports, buy the cheaper of the flights from one airline, and then go find a less expensive flight for the other leg on another airline.  And  I know most savvy travellers have been doing this for decades now. Though this may take lot of diligence, time, and trouble than simply searching a direct flight. But by doing it, you…

December 15, 2015 wanderpinoy 1Comment

The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. –  Eleanor Roosevelt It was a chilly day when we landed in Athens at four o’clock in the afternoon. It took me more than 24 hour travel to get to Europe. The whole trip was quite a journey; I had two stop over at Kuwait and Istanbul but it was all worth it. I went straight to the immigration to get my visa stamped, and I couldn’t be more thankful to God; my heart is filled with so much joy and excitement because I have finally arrived…

December 9, 2015 wanderpinoy 0Comment

We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open. – Jawaharlal Nehru Hiking the caldera will surely reward you with amazing scenic route in Santorini. It’s an 11km walk (according to google) but I think it’s longer than that.From Fira, it’s a pretty straight shot to Aia through Firostefani and Imerovigli. The trail is very easy to follow and takes about 3-4 hours depending on your pace and photoshoot sessions. It is an excellent way…

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…