International Travels, Travel Tips, New Zealand

Getting Married in New Zealand – Steps, Requirements, Essentials

We got married! In Queenstown, New Zealand, no less. When we posted photos on Facebook, some of my friends have been messaging me non-stop to not only congratulate me, but mostly to ask how we got married in New Zealand. This post is for all partners - man and woman, man and man, woman and… Continue reading Getting Married in New Zealand – Steps, Requirements, Essentials

Travel Tips

Useful Tips When Traveling With Parents / Elder Relatives

My mother has been, for a little while prior to the trip, making efforts to subtly tell me that she wants to go outside of the country. She's been to quite a few places within the country and wanted to level up. If you think about it, my being a jack of all trades and… Continue reading Useful Tips When Traveling With Parents / Elder Relatives

International Travels, Travel Tips

My CebuPacific Story: 8 International Destinations In Three Years

Their slogan is right. It's time every Juan flies. 4 years ago I wouldn't have imagined spending a weekend in Australia, my birthday in Japan, our anniversary in China, Thailand and Cambodia, new year in Taiwan and a weekend with my mother and Mary in Hong Kong and Macau (as a Mothers' Day gift), all in… Continue reading My CebuPacific Story: 8 International Destinations In Three Years

International Travels, Philippines, Travel Tips

DIY or Packaged Tour: Deciding Factors For Different Travelers

“By 2020, 320 million international trips are expected to be made by youth travelers each year, a staggering 47% increase from 217 million in 2013,” David Chapman, director general for World Youth Student and Educational (WYSE) Travel Confederation said in his report (source: Forbes.com). These days, we have tons of travel groups that we can join for free… Continue reading DIY or Packaged Tour: Deciding Factors For Different Travelers

International Travels, Travel Tips

A Dozen Lessons We Learn While Traveling Internationally

When I was kid, a lot of years back when 95% (it’s a ball-park figure) of seafarers were male, I wished upon a star that I could become a sea-woman. I wanted to be one so I could travel the world for free, and earn from it. When I grew up, I realized it wasn’t… Continue reading A Dozen Lessons We Learn While Traveling Internationally