Author: Polly Amora

Benefits of Having A Running Buddy

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Is having a running buddy really necessary? Think of it as having someone to share your training with.. Someone to keep you accountable and vice versa. Especially in the morning when it is impossible to get up at 4:00 AM because your bed is too comfortable but you have no choice but to get up because you have to keep to your arranged time to run (just so you know, I am not a morning person). Having a buddy also provides extra protection from those wishing to cause you harm. I have a chaotic work schedule and sometimes I run at night. So what qualities should I look for and how do I get one?

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Philippines Packing List: What To Bring For Your Next Day Hike

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Day hiking is supposed to be fun. And part of the fun is a light pack for easy walking but at the same time we don’t want to go unprepared (and compromise our safety). I know, packing can be overwhelming and often times you won’t really know where to start. Sometimes we get tempted to just shove in our bags whatever we think is important. I’ve been hiking since 2014, had a few #EPicFail moments and I surely learned a lot from my experiences – some of it are just hilarious that my hike buddies still tease me about it.  Continue reading “Philippines Packing List: What To Bring For Your Next Day Hike”

5 Reasons To Start Using A VPN When Traveling

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To put it simply,  a VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a software that helps enhance your online privacy and security. A VPN allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet. The data is encrypted as it travels between the client and your VPN provider’s servers. This means that outsiders cannot observe your activities and that it is much more difficult to track your internet usage.

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2019 Visa-Free Destinations for Philippine Passport Holders

Planning on traveling soon? Going to France, US, or Japan? It can be quite discouraging knowing that these countries have strict visa requirements. Applying for visa is time-consuming and costly and there’s no reassurance that you’ll get one – plus you wont get your money back when you get denied.

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20 Useful Japanese Phrases for Travelers

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Many people visit Japan and don’t speak or understand the Japanese language. If you find yourself wandering around the city and you feel like you have no way to ask directions, you don’t have to be afraid. From public transportation to tourist sites, there will be signs in English. If you approach the Information Booths, most of the people there are good at speaking English.

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