first aid kit
Patricia Aleckzandra | PinoyTrekker “All my bags are packed and ready to go…” says an old song. The “bags” sounds a bit too many don’t you think? Yet, traveling really requires a lot of planning, packing, and double checking of everything you need and will do. One of the usual tips that pro-travelers would advise newbies is to travel light....
foreign destinations
Patricia Aleckzandra | PinoyTrekker We all dream of travelling around the globe to visit iconic places which can widen our horizons. The Philippines, for example, houses some of the most beautiful places to visit. With the country’s richness in resources and its colorful history, the Philippines has become a destination to every wanderer, traveler, soul-searchers and dreamers of the world....
before riding
Irene Tria | PinoyTrekker In the report of the World Health Organization in 2015, 1.25 million people have died globally due to road accidents and 53% reported road traffic fatalities in the Philippines are motorcycle riders. Although the country has laws for speed limit, use of motorcycle helmets and seatbelts, and drunk driving, unfortunately have not been sufficiently implemented. Riding a motorcycle...
Protein Shake
By: Ana Margarita Olar | Pinoytrekker.com Today, protein shake powders are not only for body builders. Many people such as elderly, athletes, and fitness enthusiast also consume this product. But its increased popularity also raises a safety concern. In 2010, Consumer Reports Magazine published an article about the presence of potentially hazardous heavy metal in fifteen laboratory-tested protein powders and drinks. There...
painful jetlag
By: Ana Margarita Olar | Pinoytrekker.com A long haul flight can be exhausting. You may experience cramped spaces, lack of space, and dehydration. Another thing that can add to this misery is the jetlag right after the travel. A jetlag is a physical reaction to a rapid change in time zones. It is characterized by insomnia, fatigue, disorientation, headache, and general...