It’s an honor to be nominated by Shailesh Pahuja of My Heart On The Road for the Liebster Award.
Shailesh is an adventurer and globe explorer who loves culture and people.
What is the Liebster Award?
The Liebster Award is made by travel bloggers for travel bloggers and is a great opportunity to be more involved in the community, discover new blogs and connect with them.
Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.
If you have been nominated for the award and you choose to accept it, you should write a blog post about the Liebster Award following these rules:
Thank the person who nominated you and post a link to their site on your blog.
Display the award on your blog.
Answer their 10 questions about yourself.
Nominate 5-10 other bloggers for the award and inform them via social media (the nominees have to have less than 3000 followers).
Create your own set of questions for your nominees.
Enjoy winning an award and pass this great feeling onto someone else!
To get the ball rolling, here are answers for questions that Shailesh asked me.
Out of all the countries/cities you have visited, which one did you like the most? – My favorite place on earth is Bohol, Philippines. I love its wondrous nature and awesome people. Can’t help! It’s my hometown!
What is your favourite travel hack/tip? – When traveling solo on a budget, couchsurf. It’s one way of immersing into the place’s culture (and save!). Don’t forget to give your host a token or better yet, cook meals for them.
Which objects you cannot leave at home while traveling? – My phone, wallet with ID’s in it, pens and notebooks, and my travel kit
What changed in your way to travel since you started your travel blog? – I’ve become more observant, and mindful of directions so I have an answer when people ask me how I got there by public transport.
What are your fears traveling and how do you overcome it – Got lost in the streets with an empty stomach, pocket and phone battery, and I couldn’t understand the language. How I overcome? Someone offered me food so I was pumped up to go back to the streets and found my way to the dorm. Haha.
Which is the best way to travel? Alone, with your partner, in a large group of friends, with your family…? Either way. I love traveling alone when I’m hurt and want to find myself again, but traveling with a group is fun.
Why is your blog called … ? Errr. I don’t know. It’s the first phrase that popped when I was thinking of a blog name and I think it sounds cool.
Why did you decide to start a blog? It was a travel-inspired decision? Because I quit my 8-5 job and I had no other source of income. I created the blog for my portfolio, not travel-inspired.
How do you find inspiration and get new ideas for your blog? – From people I meet. There’s always something in them that’s noteworthy.
Do you have a future or long-term plan with your blog? Of course! Who doesn’t?
My Liebster Award Nominees
Jumjum Ouano (Up And Down Da Isla)
Joanne Phillips (I Boholana)
Zion Campo and Bryan Agua (Tarsier Times)
Sarah Ladeza (Saraladeza.com)
Puru Thapaliya (My Everest Trip)
Dennis Dimaano (Debonaire’s Den)
Daryl Orillo (Pinoy Travelpreneur)
Questions for my Nominees
- Why Do You Travel?
- Five-star or Many-star (like in a camper, sky’s the roof) accommodation?
- Which do you prefer, solo or with someone? Why?
- Guided trip or Do-it-yourself adventures? Why?
- Where do you want to go next? Why?
- How would you describe your best travel experience?
- Why do you blog/vlog?
- WWhat inspires you to write/make a video?
- How do you see your blog/channel a year from now?
- What makes you stop writing/vlogging?