Traveler Profiles

Real People: Kenny

Real People: Kenny

When I was younger, my family would go to Manila every year for a summer vacation and we would stay with my aunt (my mother’s sister) and her family. Those were some of my very first travels and I still remember riding my first LRT, seeing the […]

Real People: Steph Zanoria

Real People: Steph Zanoria

Many of us say we want to travel for a living. Meet someone who actually does!   Steph works in a cruise ship and has been to some of the most jaw-droppingly gorgeous places on earth. When I was interviewing her for this feature, I impulsively told […]

Real People: Poy Emps

Real People: Poy Emps

Doesn’t this photo just make you want to grab a backpack and jump onto a train yourself? It’s just the perfect pic, I thought, to cap off the first phase of the Real People series. Empoy, the guy in the photo, has been to a […]

Real People: IO Fabiano

Real People: IO Fabiano

Io personified poise under pressure when we were working together, a few years ago, him as an assistant to a US-based doctor who liked to yell a lot. It’s the same grace and good attitude that serves him well during his travels; he’s one of […]

Real People: Daisy Vargas

Real People: Daisy Vargas

This featured traveler is a girl after my own heart! Daisy and I were in elementary school together and I don’t think I’ve seen her since graduation day, but we’ve turned out to have a lot in common, especially when it comes to traveling. She […]

Real People: Cathy Lee

Real People: Cathy Lee

After a two-month break, I’m back to featuring travelers on my Real People series. My buena mano for this year is Cathy Lee, a lovely lady with whom I had the pleasure of working for several years. She’s one of those people that, you know, if […]