Traveling the Philippines: More Common Geography Mistakes!

It has been more than two years since I wrote an article on Philippine geography mistakes and there was an overwhelming feedback among the readers. Speaking of geography errors, the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority or NAMRIA recently confirmed there are 7,641 islands in the Philippines instead of the known 7,107, citing advanced counting techniques and new islet formation for the increase. These motivated … Continue reading Traveling the Philippines: More Common Geography Mistakes!

Traveling the Philippines: The Most Common Geography Mistakes

Have you ever posted your favorite travel photo in Instagram without realizing you checked in at the wrong location? Perhaps after you posted publicly, did someone start commenting (and correcting) on the place you’re at instead of being in awe with your pictures? Well, now is the time to start getting your geography knowledge in check and get your dose of now-you-knows before you start … Continue reading Traveling the Philippines: The Most Common Geography Mistakes

How Travel Changed My Life: A Traveloka Blog Entry

During my college days, I thought traveling was only for the rich. The best that I could do then was to join sort of promos like winning a trip for four to Disneyland. By the time I got hired as a weather specialist, my hopes were still not up as I could only earn so much (or at least I thought so). However, I found out … Continue reading How Travel Changed My Life: A Traveloka Blog Entry