Balancing Work, Life, and Hobbies

Balancing Work, Life, and Hobbies

Each and everyone of us has our own personalities, likes, and dislikes, each of us has our own path to forge in this crazy life we all live in. However, one stops to wonder: how can you go about balancing work, life, and hobbies. If you are on the path … Continue reading

Money Challenge Earning Passive Income for Basic Needs

Earning Passive Income for Basic Needs

As part of our financial independence goal, I kind of challenged myself to think more and more about how to earn more streams of passive and portfolio income so in the case that our earned income dries up, we’d have something to fall back on. The … Continue reading

Ruby’s Current Journey to Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Ruby’s Current Journey To Financial Independence

After working full time for 7+ years in Manila (and a couple of months in the UK), I found myself in the USA without knowing anybody. I mostly left the Philippines because I was getting tired of working without really having much … Continue reading

Steps to Financial Freedom

Financial Freedom

As you know, Peter and I are trying to become Financially Free – which is to say, we want our passive and portfolio income to support our lifestyle of travel and day to day expenses. How, are we going to get there? Well, in this post, we try to provide … Continue reading

2017 Goals and Dreams: A Guide for the Year

Goals and Dreams

Every new year gives us a way to become better people, and 2017 is no different. Here are our personal goals (well, mostly Ruby’s) for the year ahead. Note that this does not include professional goals (that part is private).

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A Look Back on 2016

2016 in Frugal Travel

We take a look back on 2016 – our achievements, where we’ve been, and how we feel happened good throughout the year, and what could have gone better.

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What’s Wrong With Staying Home?

What's Wrong with Staying Home

With the “I Quit My Job to Travel the World” movement, more and more people are becoming unhappier staying at home and doing chillax stuff. We look at this from the other side, those who just want to stay in the comfort of their home and *gasp* are happy about it.

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Give the Gift of Travel this Holiday Season

Give the Gift of Travel

For my birthday last September (2016), I asked Peter not to buy me anything; rather, I asked him to give me something travel related as a present. Modern norms tell us that anything that marks an occasion in our lives be it a birthday, an anniversary, or holidays, a present … Continue reading

The Cubicle Dwellers Manifesto

Cubicle Workers Manifesto

You probably all know that Peter and I work full time. But here we are, managing to blog and type our thoughts, experiences, and travels in this blog.

Because of a very frustrating bureaucratic experience I just had, I am writing this open letter to each … Continue reading

Why You Should Reach Financial Independence

Financial Freedom

Oh Financial Independence – our biggest long-term goal. Peter and I are in our 30s, and as more and more airline and cruise deals keep popping up, the more of the world we want to see. How will we do that if we’re employed full-time right now? Well, we can’t. … Continue reading