Two years of Wandering, the Evil Martian Network, and the winner of the Envirosax bag

Wow. Two year. I can’t believe I let a blog last for two years. I’ve been keeping an online journal for almost ten years, and when the mood strikes, I just delete the entire thing. Not just the entries, but I delete the entire journal. Then after a couple of months, I’ll be “normal” again and I’ll start working on a new journal.

Just Wandering is my first “public” blog. It’s a convenient coincidence that April 27 was the day after the fourth iBlog summit. You see, it was during iBlog2 that I got thinking into starting my own travel blog. I was engrossed in all things travel then. That’s why my blog before had more travel news and promos than personal experiences.

This year, I’m changing the balance. Seeing as I’m traveling more now (or at least trying to), Just Wandering will be more about MY travels. No more news about tourist walking naked, but I will be posting URLs of interesting travel news on Twitter. If you don’t have twitter, follow my mindless blather through my Twitter widget on the right sidebar. There’s going to be very limited updates on airline promos, though I will still be following the Airbus A380 deliveries and possibly the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The Evil Martian Network

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2008 is the year of the blog for me. Apart from Just Wandering, I am now working on a couple more blogs about things that are near and dear to me.

  • My Internet Lifestyle – This is basically my general blog, where I post things that doesn’t really fit in my other blogs. This is mostly about thing that I find online. It’s also a vain attempt at resurrecting, my url since 1999.
  • – The latest addition to the Evil Martian Network. I realized that I have way too many food photos and I don’t even use it. Might as well make the most out of each dining experience. is actually a group blog, though right now, it’s just me and Ryan posting. *looks at the other blogger* You know who you are :P
  • Life on Pinky Street – My Pinky blog. It has updates on Pinky St. releases, photos of dolls in my collection, and shamless promotion of my eBay auctions.
  • Something Evil This Way Comes – The repository of stupidity, a.k.a. Nina’s personal blog. I should think of a better title.

Now go visit!

And the winner is…


Congratulations, Angeli! E-mail, IM, flickr mail or PM me your mailing address where I can send your prize. Or if you also want to claim that dark chocolate I owe you, join the food tour at Serendra tomorrow.

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Thanks for everyone who joined the contest, and for all the tips you shared. I’ll have to start practising those too ;)

Article by Nina Fuentes

Nina doesn't aim to travel to every country in the world -- she just wants to travel to the places that means the most to her. She started traveling in 2006, and hopes to travel for as long as she can. Her travel blog, Just Wandering won the Best Travel Blog in the 2010 Philippine Blog Awards and in the 2011 Nuffnang Asia Pacific Blog Awards.

This Article Has 9 Comments
  1. anna...? says:

    The new look is hella refreshing! =)

  2. Kyameel says:

    Ahhh~ Nice new look. And it is indeed refreshing. :)

    Congrats to two years! :)

  3. Tiffy says:

    You delete an entire blog? :o

    Oh no!

  4. nina says:

    Anna: Thanks! I got really lucky with this theme :D

    Kyameel: Arigatou! I can’t wait for the blue version ;)

    Tiffy: Yup, I used to do that quite often, that’s why I don’t have archives from 1999 ^_^; BUT, I do make copies of my entries before I delete them. I just keep them in my hard drive, because those are just for me, not for everybody :D

  5. Dexter says:

    Hello Nina nice to meet you at Trinoma here is my flickr address

  6. dyanie says:

    Happy 2nd blog anniv! Sayang, I didnt win! Congratz to the winner! Dapat may consolation prize heheheh ;)

  7. Ferdz says:

    Nice new look on your Blog Nina! Congrats for the 2 years! More years of Travel to come :D

  8. Angeli says:


    ‘Til our next isaw meetup then? =)

    Happy 2nd Birthday Just Wandering… /glomps

  9. nina says:

    Hi Mr. Dex! I’ve added you as a contact sa flickr :D

    Dyanie: Thanks! Hehehe, maybe you’ll win in the next contest? ;)

    Ferdz: Salamat! There’s going to be plenty of travel in the coming years — I’m making sure of it ;)

    Angeli: Hee! Congrats! ^_^

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