20 Highlights Of My Solo Trip Around 15 Countries in Africa

20 Highlights Of My Solo Trip Around 15 Countries in Africa

Empowering and humbling-- that’s how I would describe my trip around Africa. I have been on a solo backpacking for 2 months, but not once did I feel alone. I’ve met a lot of wonderful people on the road and that was one of the best parts, aside from visiting such wonderful and beautiful places. :)

7 Tips On How You Can Find Teaching Jobs In Vietnam

7 Tips On How You Can Find Teaching Jobs In Vietnam

Back in 2013, Jonathan and I were broke backpackers. We chose to leave our 8-5 jobs in exchange for a more fulfilling lifestyle. It’s a roller coaster ride. It was fun and exciting, but we are not millionaires-- it came to the point that we didn’t have much money to sustain that kind of lifestyle. We started assessing ourselves and our skills by asking ourselves: ‘What are we good at?’ ‘What else can we do aside from staring at our computers from 8-5 and serving coffee to our bosses?’ ‘Can we learn another skill while we’re on the road?’ ‘Can we earn from it?’

10 Reasons Why You Should Date a Filipina

10 Reasons Why You Should Date a Filipina

Different ladies all over the globe have different personalities and I couldn’t say one nationality or race is better than the other. I believe that all of us have something great to offer which makes us ‘desirable’ and ‘dateable’. But for this post, let me list down the reasons why you should date a Filipina. You might say that this is going to be a biased post, but I have to tell you that these are based on careful observation and tidbits I got from conversing with men during my travels. I have to warn you though, some can get pretty crazy – it’s actually a lot of fun.

So, are you ready to know more about Filipinas and why you should date them?  

6 Steps To Remember Before You Quit Your Job To Travel the World

6 Steps To Remember Before You Quit Your Job To Travel the World

To put it simply, you should go to university, build a career, buy a car, get married, buy a house, raise your babies …you get the idea. If you’re lucky, by the time you hit retirement age you’ll still be in good enough health and have enough cash saved up to get back to having fun again. (READ: 9 types of trips you must take in your 20s)

Well, what if you don’t want to wait until you reach old age to have fun?

Before you let it all go and fly off on your great adventure, consider these:

Crossing Border and Train Ride Experience from Tbilisi, Georgia to Baku, Azerbaijan (vice-versa)

Crossing Border and Train Ride Experience from Tbilisi, Georgia to Baku, Azerbaijan (vice-versa)

There’s something very romantic about overnight train travel, even on the hectic & crowded ancient Indian trains there was a magic to the experience of settling down in your cabin watching the sun set over the landscape whizzing by through the window. With these fond memories in mind, we decided to make the journey between Tbilisi, Georgia and Baku, Azerbaijan and back again by sleeper train.

How To Get A Dubai/UAE Tourist Visa For Philippines Passport Holder

How To Get A Dubai/UAE Tourist Visa For Philippines Passport Holder

UAE or Dubai? Which is which? Some of you might be wondering why I had to put both in the title. This is for the benefit of some people who are still confused between the two. To make it clear, United Arab Emirates is a country with seven smaller ‘emirates’ aka States and Dubai is one of those states.

Visa Application Guides for Filipinos Around the World - Philippines Passport Holders

Visa Application Guides for Filipinos Around the World - Philippines Passport Holders

Hello everyone! 

I am Kach Medina Umandap - Howe, a Proud Pinay traveler. I also went through the same hassle and nightmares like you especially when I was a newbie traveler. I was always anxious about getting a visa and passing through Immigration Officers (I know that exact feeling). It is absurd and I don’t want anyone to feel this way anymore, so I’m here to help! :) You can read my personal visa application experiences on the blog or here.

I already visited 100 countries across the 7 continents-- all with my Philippines Passport. Though my husband is British,  we are now bound to sail the world with our sailboat, S/V Empress which is the reason why we can't live in the UK which means I won't become a British citizen (this requires you to stay for 5 years in the UK). You can follow our sailing adventures at https://mrandmrshowe.com/ ♡