Tipid Travel Tips for Anyone Who Has No Allowance This Summer
The number of digits you have at hand should not determine the number of places you can reach. To travel really is to spend, but not a lot. So here are tips to travel with a limited amount of money.
Maybe your elementary lunch buddy lives in this place you want to visit? Or your college thesis partner? Or maybe the cousin of your uncle's friend who used to be his workmate that also used to be your mother's classmate back in high school? You get the point. Contact these people and ask them to know more about the place. It's a bonus if they offer you their place, which will definitely help you save a lot of money.
- Scroll down.
Sure, articles about the place you're planning to visit is helpful but take the time to scroll down and check the comment sections. The comment/review section of an article is where you can find alternate suggestions from people who have also been there, and you'll find answers to the same questions you have either by the article's writer or by your fellow readers. Getting to know more of the place will help you save not just your time but money as well.
- In reading articles, prefer the posts by ordinary travelers on Facebook.
Travel blogs or mainstream travel guide websites aren't as updated as anyone who's just been to a destination and posted it on Facebook. Travel blogs also are usually sponsored while the ones posted by ordinary travelers are more likely to be appropriate to your tight budget situation.
- Know transportation rates ahead.
This is very important when you're commuting and have a limited amount to spend. Some natives tend to take advantage of tourists and ask for higher rates than usual. If you can't ask someone ahead, ask fellow travelers.
- Spend for white sands, not white sheets.
If you're following a tight budget, staying in a guest house or tourist inns is your best bet. After all, you didn't travel just to find a nice place to sleep in.
- Don't be a lowballer but try using your charm.
Don't be afraid to offer purchasing something in a lower price, just always make sure that you are paying for a reasonable amount.
- Compare before you dare.
In spending money, always try to ask from others selling the same thing or the same service and from there, compare the rates. But also don't forget to go for quality over quantity especially if the price is just nearly the same.
In being thrifty, always make sure that quantity goes with quality. Best experiences are not because of how much money you spend, but how much memories you gain.
It's time to create your best memories, Candy Girls!
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Hi! It's been so long since I planned to post my story in another platform aside from wattpad and now here I am, hoping that my story can be featured here.
My story is entitle "Who Are You," it's a tagalog-english teen fiction story so I hope, those filipinos who visit here can read my story!
WHO ARE YOU: PRELUDE
Sinungaling na ba ako kung sasabihin ko sa inyo ang pangalan ko? Hindi ako sure kung anong sasabihin kong pangalan ko pero may nagsasabi sa aking wag nalang magpakilala sa inyo.
May gusto lang naman akong itanong... Paano kung may makilala ka sa kasalukuyan na nagpapaalala sayo sa nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang nakilala mo sa kasalukuyan ay may tinatago pa lang sikreto na kahit siya mismo ay walang alam pero may kinalaman sa iyong nakaraan? Anong gagawin mo kung ang dalawang ito ay may koneksyon? Anong pipiliin mo? Ang nakilala mo sa nakaraan? O ang nagpakilala bilang ibang tao sa kasalukuyan? Past? Or Present?
There was this guy I dated for a while but things didn't turn out well. I was so into him that one night I can't stop thinking about him, I've decided to send his MOM a message on facebook confessing how much I like her son. I wish it ended there but no. I had to make it so emotional, lengthy and detailed like the drama queen I am. Luckily, it went to message request so I'm hoping she hasn't really read it yet. Up until this day it makes me cringe whenever I think about it but hey, whenever it pops in my mind I make myself laugh too so thank you self for being unbelievably shameless and brave when it comes to love. I may age faster because I have made a lot of cringe-worthy moments that I constantly make faces out of embarrassment just reflecting on my antics but I know I've made more hilarious memories than what ifs and somehow that makes the disappointments feel more like assurances that I have gave it my all and I have lived as honest (maybe a little to honest) as I could. #ItsOnlyNatural #CanBnatural
I've been investing in arts, photography, and writing. I've also got back to reading the other day and I finished reading this amazing book entitled 300 Things I Hope by Iain S. Thomas. It is all about the things the author hopes his readers to do in all aspects of life. So, I decided to make a version of it with all of the things I'm hoping for.
I hope I get to see my friends be successful in life. I hope to make a big mural someday. I hope to be a well-known artist like the artists I look up to. I hope to marry the person I am in love with today. I hope to be a little kinder to myself. I hope to see happiness even in the smallest things. I hope to travel the world. I hope to be a good mother and a wife to my future family. I hope to have my artworks displayed in a gallery or an exhibit. I hope to learn more about creative writing. I hope I won't learn how to get tired and give up my passion. I hope I won't get too hard on myself whenever I don't get the results I've been wanting to see in my works. I hope to love myself more even on the days I hate it the most. I hope to lead and empower women; to be their voice and for them to believe in themselves that they can be the woman they look up to. And when I've reached my limit of these things, I hope I won't get tired of reminding myself that my emotions don't make me weak, hence, makes me stronger. These are some of the things I always hope for. What about you? What are you hoping for?
I started fixing myself this quarantine. I mean, I started trying makeup products. As a teen, I'm on my phone almost every hour of the day, scroll on my social media accounts, especially Instagram, and also Pinterest where you get to see nice and pleasing photography by bunch of amazing and beautiful people from different parts of the world. So I started taking my own as well. I did not know that taking your own photo and try to get an Instagramable one is sooooooooo hard, it's exhausting. I do not have alot of space in my room, and I would definitely not do it outside our house because of Corona Virus, and I don't want to be seen by our neighbors HAHA so I have no choice but to make tiis inside my room.
Out of atleast 25 shots, only 2 are a nice picture. While I'm all sweaty and tired, I am proud of what I could do beyond my comfort zone. And this definitely built my self confidence, (and I secret love the compliments I received from both people I know and don't know) It's not my first time visiting in here, Candy! But I'm new to writing my thoughts and experiences, so bare with me HAHA.
Until next time!