FlipPicks: Top 15 Philippine Travel Blogs of 2013

The categories of travel blogs are not properly delineated as one may differ vaguely from another. But in a general taxonomy of its classification, you can pretty much identify one as a guide, an influencer, a storyteller or a classified ad. So when this certain outoftownblog.org came...

schengen visa application for philippine passport holders

Applying for a Schengen Visa in the Philippines   I've always told the significant other that I choose my battles carefully and I don't choose them if I won't win. And when it comes to Schengen visa application, the chances are always 50/50. Oh, the horror stories I've...

Las Vegas – Gala Casino Reveal The Weird & Wonderful

  Some 40,000,000 people visit the city of Las Vegas every single year, making it one of the most popular tourist destinations on the planet. The city, known as the City of Sin, is full of fascinating places including casinos and hotels, but many of its...

Travel Gadget Review: Olympus OM-D EM5

I am not really the authority to review gadgets as I am not the tech savvy kind of traveler. But I know most of you are just like me who may just want an overview of a camera's performance before hitting the cashier. For all...

bagan experience: the good, the bad and the stinky

BAGAN. The ancient civilization of---yada yada yada---I am not writing the cliche narratives that it is magical, awe-inspiring, surreal and all other adjectives that has been repeatedly used since the time of Marco Polo. If I will be forced to write about this majestic land of thousand...

funding your wanderlust

  I once heard a reader asked a well known travel blogger, "How can I travel with a minimal financial damage?" The travel blogger replied with full composure and a matter-of-fact infliction "If you don't have money, don't travel!"   I swear, it still cracks me up until...

Dispatch Media’s Interview with Ron

Dispatch Magazine recently launched a campaign to make a stand and let the voices of Filipino travel enthusiasts be heard! Before the recently held elections cum controversial hooha surprised a lot of Filipino netizens, they called for proactive travelers who can share their opinions and...

flipmoms

Dear Mommy and Mama, We apologize for giving you both chest pain and hyperventilation whenever we surprise you with last minute (late) declarations of our destinations and activities. Sorry if sometimes we have to hide photos of us in Facebook (like those paragliding and summit shots) to...