26 August 2020 / Metro Manila

Trusting the Unknown and Reaping Rewards

Trusting the Unknown and Reaping Rewards

I didn't realize that it's been a year since I left my corporate job. I call this my freedom anniversary


Don't get me wrong, I loved that job but I just tend to thrive outside the 9-5 structure.

Quitting a career that I had for a decade was a struggle at first because I thought it defined me. It also took me years to get to that decision because financial stability was important to me. One year later, and without a "stable job", I feel more abundant and limitless (except for COVID19 limitations, of course). I don't know exactly how but I just have all I need without having to spend much.

Trust in the unknown and the universe will reward you.

I now know and experience this to be true. I didn't really have plans except when I needed a plane ticket or when my tourist visa was about to expire. I had the best experiences when I let go of control.

Although my digital nomad journey was temporarily halted because of COVID19, it gave me more time to create, and even learn skills I never thought I'd even understand like coding.

It was frustrating not to be on the road and to be far away from my partner, for sure, but I was given time and opportunity for healing and just a lot of space to know and love myself. I know a lot of people lost their jobs and I don't mean to be insensitive - that I'm happy not to have a traditional job. I just want to share that, and if you will just be open, the blessings will come and it doesn't have to be in a form a of full time job. It can be a project, freelance work, passive income, free food!... abundance takes different forms... if you just TRUST.

Read More


How I Got a Multiple Entry US B1/B2 Visa: Tips for Filipinos and Interview Questions

A lot of people has been asking me how I got a multiple entry tourist visa to the US. For someone like me with no strong ties to the Philippines, I was worried I'd get denied. To my surprise, I got a multiple entry visa valid for 10 years!I travel a lot and have no intentions to overstay in any country. I want a clean passport record but these we



Food Trip: Affordable Pinoy Street Food at a Makati City Park

I’ve been living in Makati, one of the business districts in Metro Manila, for years. It’s my most convenient choice because of work and to avoid the unbearable traffic. It’s the center of almost anything, it’s near all shops and businesses. However, there’s one thing missing – Pinoy Street Food. There are Filipino restaurants at the Central Busine



Healing Crystals for Travel at 5th Dimension Crystal Shop

I recently quit my corporate job to travel long term and pursue life as a digital nomad. Previously, I only traveled a few weeks at a time, whenever my work would allow it. With this being a full time job, I now think more about safety both physically and financially. Not that I never contemplated about this before, but there is more risk now since