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New Blog Name – “Jalyn Meets World” is now “Mama Bear Stuff”

Hey guys! Especially to my avid readers, I just want to let you know that I just recently underwent rebranding! 😊 This is soooo exciting! I’ve put a lot of thinking into this because “Jalyn Meets World” has been so close to my heart. It was my first official travel blog that I actually published […]

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Lost In Thought

My Comeback After Taking a Blogging Break

  Hey guys! So after being on a hiatus for more than a year, I’m back to the blogging and vlogging scene! That’s right, I’m also in the process of editing some travel videos for vlogs. Right now, there are so many back-vlogs! Hahahaha! But just so you know, I just finished editing the part […]

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Guide to Applying Multiple-Entry US Visa in Malaysia

Being a Philippine passport holder, there are over 60 countries that we can visit either visa-free or visa on arrival. I know! Amazing, right? We can actually circle the globe without going through the hassle and pain of applying for a tourist visa. As a frequent traveler though, I am also aware that eventually, I […]

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12 PRACTICAL TIPS FOR YOUR FIRST TRAVEL ABROAD

Oh, the anticipation of traveling abroad for the first time! You’re excited, obviously. Not only that you’re about to head off for your first overseas trip, but you’re also about to unlock a life achievement that will make you check that item off your bucket list. It’s probably one of the most amazing feelings you’ll have […]

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HOW WOULD YOU KNOW IF YOU ARE ON YOUR OWN TIMELINE?

When I was younger, I always thought that life proceeds in a linear way. I go to school, graduate, get a job, fall in love, get married, and eventually raise a family. Years went by, and I realized it doesn’t really work that way. In fact, I learned that life doesn’t follow a set timeline […]

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JAPAN TOURIST VISA APPLICATION AS A FOREIGNER IN MALAYSIA 

Traveling to Japan was definitely a bucket list item for me and my friends (and I’m sure to a lot of people). It is a worth-visiting travel destination because of its fascinating contrast of tradition and contemporary, and its prominence worldwide for anime, high-end technology, video games, and [my personal favorite] mouthwatering cuisine. But traveling to […]

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PINOY SQUAD WANDERS JAPAN ON A WINTER! 

So, a lot of my friends have been asking me about the details of our Japan trip last February. Every time someone would ask, I would almost always reply them with a one-liner “Japan is, so far, my favorite travel destination.” But I know that will not suffice if they have keen interests in visiting Japan. Honestly, I don’t remember […]

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Where do broken hearts go? SINGAPORE!

Well, first of all, that’s not entirely true. For one, it was just “heart” as in singular. Three of us went to Singapore for a quick weekend getaway and only one needed some “mending.” And it wasn’t me, don’t worry. LMAO! Two, you can go pretty much anywhere if you want to cure your broken […]

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THROWBACK TRAVEL: My Memories of Vietnam-Cambodia Trip in 2016

NEWS FLASH! I was about two months pregnant when I went on this post-birthday travel trip to Vietnam and Cambodia with friends. They say that the first trimester is the most crucial stage of pregnancy. But it didn’t bother me at all because I knew my body can handle it. Traveling is something that my […]

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THE JOURNEY BEGINS: What took me so long?

Why am I suddenly writing and sharing my life journey as a single mom working abroad? Just so you know, I didn’t come up with my blog site overnight. This blog has been in the pipeline for almost three years. Yes, imagine, this was more than two years in the making! It took me long […]

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