It’s been three months since I last updated this blog. To be honest, I hardly update here because I’m busy most of the time. I juggle work during the days and socialize with friends after 5ish near the beach. There are moments where I would rather spent my time doing nothing at home or catch up with my favorite TV shows online.
But something great happened to me last August. I always had this dream of traveling solo and jump from one country to another – and it finally happened, huzzahhhh!!!!
Originally, I planned to take this trip for 16-18 days with only three countries in mind: Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam. I only planned to visit the cities only because I still have to bring my work (hello laptop) with me. Having an internet is a must during my trip so I have to stay in cities. So I booked tickets last March and planned where I should start and where should I end.
I thought all my plans were set until the Foo Fighters came into the picture. My
boyfriend got an alert from his phone and nonchalantly said “Oh, the Foo Fighters are having their Asian tour”. Needless to say, I was ecstatic! Like, seriously?! Foo Fighters is one of my biggest favorite rock bands! Since the tour didn’t include Manila, so I had to watch them somewhere else. My first thought is to go for the Singapore leg because I already have a returning ticket back to Cebu. However, I noticed that the Bangkok concert is way cheaper and I have always wanted to go there.
On May 25, Singapore and Thailand ticket outlets started selling the tickets. I remember being jittery and couldn’t focus on work that day. I was mulling about it for hours and hours, until I resigned to myself, thinking that I should buy it even if it meant shelling out more money and getting broke. What the hell! So I purchased the concert ticket, costing me ฿4,835. Yes, that’s how expensive it was. And that was it – my last leg of my journey included Bangkok!
Unlike other blogs where they provide an itinerary, tips and expenses, I won’t be doing that because I honestly forgot how much I spent for each country – and almost got broke, haha. Instead, I’ll share the highlights of my trip for each country and hopefully you’ll gain insights and be inspired to venture out on your own.
I’ll be cutting my blogs into 4-part series so I won’t have to congest everything (check this blog for updated links of the series).
August travel series list:
You can also check my Instagram for more of my travel photos (and some random, everyday stuff) if you’re keen!
Anyway, here’s a short, (very amateurish huhu) video of my trip below. Enjoy!
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