audio-bite rants of a fed up travel writer

10: Should Foreigners Pay More?
Jun 13 • 20 min
I like it when people comment on my blog because I feel validated as a blogger. Haha! But there’s this one blog reader who attacked me because she was angry by the fact that foreigners have to pay more to get to a certain island in the Philippines. As if…
9: Texting While Pooping
May 29 • 13 min
When was the last time you checked your phone?
8: What It’s Like To Be in a Cult
Apr 27 • 64 min
More than ten years ago, my friends and I got involved in a religious movement that we think was a cult. When we got out, most of us struggled with depression and some of us had a hard time adjusting to the real world. As our way to cope up, we just…
7: What is Filipino Food Without Rice?
Apr 9 • 16 min
I originally planned on publishing a 2-hour long podcast which I recorded with my friends last month, but I am not done editing it yet, so I decided to publish this instead. Haha! I recently gave up rice to see what it would do to my body. I want to reach…
6: Culture, Politics, People, and ‘Bibiboys’ of Taiwan ft. Charlyn and Bernadette
Mar 5 • 18 min
I didn’t plan on recording a podcast in Taiwan because I wanted to have a proper vacation. But whatever you do, you really can’t run away from being a content creator. Haha! Bernadette, one of my best friends, asked us a question and it led us to record…
5: Investing while traveling
Feb 12 • 28 min
If there’s one thing we all can agree, it’s that we don’t want to work for money. We want to just sit back, relax, and let money work for us. And if you are like me who does not want to work too hard, lazy investing sounds like a good idea. You don’t need…
4: A Cringeworthy Travel Story
Feb 4 • 17 min
I couldn’t think of a good ‘Valentine’s Day’ content for this month so I decided to just share you guys a cringeworthy travel story - that one time a married man professed his love to me. Ew. Learn more about this podcast at…
3: Zoom Out
Dec 26, 2018 • 20 min
It’s so easy to get lost from all the mundane stuff we do every day. Too many times we are so zoomed in, so focused on one aspect in our lives when in fact, there’s still so much more. So I decided to zoom out. Sometimes, you only get to see the big…
Special Episode: I Had to Change the Name to BeanBites
Dec 14, 2018 • 6 min
It’s been awhile. I’ve been pretty much MIA for the past 2 months. This is why. Learn more about this podcast at Follow BeanBites on Facebook:
2: Toxic Filipino Pasalubong Culture
Oct 23, 2018 • 21 min
Filipinos are known for a lot of things. And one thing that you can associate to the Filipino culture is the Pasalubong tradition. Pasalubong teaches us a lot about thoughtfulness, reinforcing bonds and friendships, as well as gift giving. But as nice as…
1: You Don’t Have To Travel Solo
Oct 15, 2018 • 22 min
You don’t have to prove anything. Not being able to travel solo doesn’t mean you are not brave enough. I’ve met so many people, especially women, who are scared to do things on their own. I’ve also met women who want to try solo traveling but are scared…