Sarah of Travelosio.com is a digital nomad working as a marketing strategist for several online clients. The nature of her job allows her to travel while working. She is also a certified advanced open water scuba diver with diving experiences in Komodo, Raja Ampat, and Nusa Lembongan. These 3 spots are known for their world-class marine diversity and of course, crazy currents and thermocline.
Learn more about Sarah Berthe by reading her answers to few of our travel related questions:
When did you start blogging, Why do you blog?
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I started my blog in May 2015. Initially, I only intended to write a travel guide to my hometown Bantayan Island to address the repeated inquiries from my Facebook friends. The response was overwhelming and it inspired me to create more travel guides and stories to share my experiences while traveling.
Tell us more about your hometown.
My hometown is Bantayan Island, a little piece of heaven located in northern Cebu. It is extremely idyllic and peaceful. Tourists flock to this tropical paradise every Holy Week for its famous procession and uniques ceremonies.
Lessons you learned on the road?
Trust your instincts. However, once in a while, don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone. You will surprise yourself.
What is your travel pet peeve?
Annoying seatmate on the plane
Top 5 Destinations on your Bucket List?
Iceland, Galapagos, New Zealand, Greece, Croatia
Beach or Mountain?
What’s your favorite airport?
What is your favorite Hotel?
Royal Plaza Hotel in Hong Kong
How do you beat jet lag?
Take note of the time you’re arriving at your next destination so you can adjust your sleep pattern while flying.
Any Tips on how to travel light?
The key is to live minimally and don’t get attached to things. If you own fewer things, it is easier to get a better picture of the essentials for your trip.
Best Backpack Brand?
I own a Deuter and I highly recommend it.
Top 3 International Destinations?
France, Myanmar, USA
Do you have any advice or tips for aspiring travel bloggers?
Determine your long-term plans for your blog but also be flexible for changes.
Favorite Travel Quote:
The best things in life are the people you love, the places you’ve seen, and the memories you’ve made along the way.