1st Pinoy Backpacking Festival

The 1st Pinoy Backpacking Festival kicked of yesterday with its first round of forums at the Trinoma Mall. One of the sessions last night was Backpacking 101, where Robert Alejandro and Jetro Rafael shared their 3-month backpacking trip through Southeast Asia and parts of China. It was the same story as the one they told four months ago, during the…read more

What’s in my bag?

Let's have another round of What's in My Bag, shall we?   I'm not taking Viktor today, but instead I'm breaking in the Columbia backpack I picked out last Wednesday. I'm looking forward to testing out the other Columbia items as well, like the hiking boots, the Omni-Dry shirt, the Titanium pants. Well, here's to hoping I actually make it…read more
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Oh, Viktor!

I initially planned on bringing Viktor, my trusty Victorinox backpack, with me here in Melbourne. However, I never thought that I would have an opportunity to use it, so I left him in Manila. And now, I'm contemplating having it mailed to me, but doing that would cost me as much as the cute cabin trolley I've been eyeing. It'd…read more