ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Philippines

Hello there! My name is Carla Ramos and I made this blog to share with you my passion for writing, the struggles or perks of traveling with a third-world passport, and my penchant for discovering new gastronomic delights from around the globe. .

To all the boys I've Loved Before | Catching Carla


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To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

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April 4, 2018

“You only like guys you don’t have a chance with, because you’re scared.” – Jenny Han,
Yes, I know this title is probably not as original, but there is no better title that seemed fitting for this. You see, I try to be…

Things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam | Catching Carla


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VIETNAM: All The Things You Can Do In Hanoi

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March 11, 2018

“Kiss me goodbye and write me while I’m gone. Goodbye my sweetheart, hello Vietnam.” – Dave Dudley as quoted in “Hello Vietnam”

Vietnam – it either makes you crazy or makes you totally fall in love with it, in my case, it was the latter. Before I dive into details…

Travel did not heal my broken heart | Catching Carla - The Traveling Filipina


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Travel did not heal my broken heart

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February 22, 2018

I am sorry Trisha Velarmino if I am going against your post when you wrote about how Travel healed your broken heart. Trust me though, I read this article a million times too after my initial breakup.  It was one of the reasons why I decided to do that first trip to…

25 things I've learned for the past 25 years


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QUARTER LIFE CRISIS: What the past 25 years have taught me

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February 1, 2018

“The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.” — Mulan
I’m 25 – shoot. Gone are the days where all I worry about is what toy I wanted to get for Christmas. I really wished Santa Claus is real and would give me whatever…

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SOFITEL MANILA: Le Grand Royal Brunch By Spiral

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January 25, 2018

What does it feel to be a royal these days? Well, here’s your chance to find out! Sofitel Philippine Plaza’s multi-awarded Spiral Restaurant will be redefining elegance and royalty in the culinary scene, with the launch of their quarterly special offer – Le Grand Royal Brunch, an opulent banquet…