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...
By: Ana Margarita Olar | Pinoytrekker.com Renting a car may seem a convenient way to travel when you don't have your own vehicle. Yes, using a rental car can provide comfortable travel. You may think that the renting process is straightforward and without hidden charges. There are hesitations and questions. Do I need to pay to refuel the car? Do I...
packing problems
By: Ana Margarita Olar | Pinoytrekker.com One thing that can ruin an exciting travel experience is the stress of packing your things. You want to travel light and end up forgetting your essentials. You tend to stuff it all in your bag but it turns out that you don't need those things. Here are some common packing problems and how to solve...