WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE COUNTRY SO FAR?
I been traveling around southeast Asia for two years, I would say the Philippines and Thailand.
WHAT PLACE IS TOP OF YOUR BUCKET LIST?
I’ve always been fascinated about beauty and grandeur of Europe… so any country in Europe will definitely be on my bucket list.
WHAT CAN'T YOU TRAVEL WITHOUT?
I’m a person born with imperfections so I’d need have my tweezers on hand to pull out the curse… lol
DO YOU PREFER SOLO TRAVEL OR WITH SOMEONE ELSE?
As they say no man is an island so I'd prefer to travel with someone else.. (wink)
WHO IS THE PERSON AT HOME THAT YOU MISS THE MOST?
My family and friends back home as I’ve been traveling most of the time for past two years.
WHICH COUNTRY HAS THE MOST FRIENDLIEST PEOPLE?
I might be biased here but People from the Philippines are known to be warm and hospitable person, and of course from the "Land of Smiles” Thailand.
WHO IS THE MOST INTERESTING PERSON YOU'VE MET SO FAR?
The most interesting person I met was my ex-boyfriend who taught me how to love and color my life in different angles and in different shapes. He was the first person who made my heart whole and broke but in a long run made me a better living person. He was the reason that I struggled through my so called life.. Without him, I am totally incomplete.
WHAT'S BEEN YOUR SCARIEST MOMENT?
Scariest moment is going to a foreign country holding a passport bearing a male gender while queuing at the Immigration Counter, with all my female aura… (geez)
WHAT IS YOUR MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT?
I was in a big beauty pageant when I fell off the stage and the audience were screaming...
WHAT HAS BEEN THE MOST USEFUL ITEM YOU'VE BROUGHT?
My iPhone which i used during my travels for almost everything from meeting people, searching good places, booking flights and hotels...
WHAT'S THE BEST PIECE OF TRAVEL ADVICE YOU'VE RECEIVED?
It thought me to respect and appreciate the beauty of mother nature, diverse culture and differences of other countries.
WHAT'S THE LONGEST YOU'VE BEEN AWAY FROM HOME?
I’ve been living and traveling around Southeast Asia for two years now.
WHAT'S YOUR DREAM JOB?
Dreaming big has always been my mantra… a future CEO of Multinational Company perhaps in the hospitality industry...
WHERE WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO LIVE IN THE WORLD?
It’s a difficult question I would like to give my top 5 countries that would be UK, USA, Norway, Canada and Australia
NAME THE COUNTRIES YOU HAVE VISITED.
Thailand, Philippines, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Macau, Singapore, Hongkong,
WHAT IS YOUR FAVORITE CHILDHOOD TRAVEL MEMORY?
I think the first childhood travel memory I can remember was when I was 7 years old, it was my first travel to Bohol, an island in the Philippines… It was my first ferry ride, get to see the smallest primate the Tarsier, Chocolate Hills, and of course the enchanting beaches of Panglao.
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE LEARNED?
It’s pushing yourself to the limits, that is conquering your fears which I did when i learned to do Scuba Diving, Rock Climbing and Cliff Jumping… It has taught me to become a “Dare Devil” *evil laugh
IF YOU WROTE A NOVEL, WHAT WOULD IT BE ABOUT?
It has to be something about my uniqueness as a transgender, my traveling experiences, meeting people from different walks of life and the lessons I’ve learned through my journey...
WHAT TRAVEL SCAMS HAVE YOU HEARD ABOUT?
Oh it’s the “tuktuk driver”! I didn’t just hear it, I had experienced it in 2011 during my first visit in Bangkok,I don't generalize every driver in Thailand. But some of theme literally rip you off.
DO YOU CALL YOURSELF A TOURIST OR A TRAVELLER?
I consider myself more a traveller than a tourist as I’m into experiencing new things, going into adventure and getting lost in a new place...
STRICT SCHEDULE OR GO WITH THE FLOW?
I usually go with the flow, who knows what it might lead me… I am more of a risk taker!
WHAT'S BEEN THE BEST STREET FOOD YOU'VE HAD?
Gastronomically speaking, I always have this good appetite for Pad Thai. They taste so differently perfect wherever you go here in Thailand “Aloy mak mak"
WHAT WAS THE MOST CHALLENGING THING YOU'VE DONE?
Being independent and living away from my family since I was 12 years is definitely the most challenging. I have learned to endure the hardships of life, living on my own with no one to support me when I'm at the toughest times of my life, to share my hopes and dreams for future..
DO YOU THINK YOU'LL STAY FRIENDS WITH THE PEOPLE YOU'VE MET?
Yes! Because every time I meet new people, either as friends or acquaintances. I always see the goodness in them and that makes me stay connected.
WHAT IS THE MOST INTERESTING ANIMAL YOU'VE SEEN?
With their wide big eyes, fragile body, sharp extremities, it has to be the “Tarsier” which is one of the smallest primate in the world, which can be seen in Bohol, Philippines.
WHO IS YOUR DREAM TRAVEL COMPANION?
If I can turn back time and do one thing, I would like to take my mother with me to see the beautiful places I’ve been here in Southeast Asia. Unfortunately, this will remain a nostalgic dream as she passed away when I was 3 months. She would have been happiest person in the world but knowing that she’s in a better place up there. I’m sure she sees me everywhere i go that gives assurance that I’ll be safe...
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM TRAVELING EXPERIENCE.
My dream is to travel all over the world and have my own top rated travel show. www.travelfunandadventure.com
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN 3 WORDS?
Adventurous, Charismatic and Optimistic
WHAT CAN YOU ADVICE TO PEOPLE WHO WANTED TO START TRAVELING?
Pack your bag, buy a plane ticket, be ready to explore and experience new things in life and that will change your life forever.