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The Backpack Lifestyle

Up in the mountains, they hold a compass, a couple of energy bars, a flashlight, and a hydration pack, among many others. On the beach, they carry a change of clothes, a sarong, and some sunscreen. In school, they’re filled with children’s books and notebooks, artworks and pencils, […]

A Walking Tour of Hobart

I always say that Hobart is my favorite city in Australia – laid-back, relaxed, uncompromising yet it offers a blend of the elegant old and the lovely new. Hobart may not have the sophistication of Sydney and Melbourne but it has the character of an old English Town […]

PinoyOnTheRoad Travel Confessions

I have second thoughts sharing this one. I never make confessions. It scares me a lot. Now this is scary. I am a late bloomer traveler. Believe it or not, it was only in 2009 that I first traveled as a ‘tourist/traveler’ sort-of-thing. I was then 30 years […]

PinoyOnTheRoad Turns 2!

This August, this blog (pinoyontheroad.com) is turning 2 and as a way of celebrating, I am giving away some stuff from my Starbucks collection! Mechanics: 1. Visit pinoyontheroad.com 2. Leave a comment on any post 3. That’s it! Remarks: 1. One (1) comment made in any post is […]

The Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order

Having a Japan Visa on hand, my next concern is to purchase a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order. The Japan Rail Exchange Order is the document one receives from FedEx after making a purchase online. JR Pass is obtained once you exchange the JR Exchange Order upon arrival […]