Would you prefer the unpredictable nature or would you rather stay within the confines of the city? Or maybe you crave touring museums, cities, or historic sites more than the adrenaline pumping activities such as skydiving and parasailing. Take time to find out what type of traveler you are so you’ll know exactly what you need to bring the next time you’re on a trip!
1. How do you plan a trip?
A. I Google phrases like “Most relaxing destinations in x city,” or “Best places to go to unwind at x country”.
B. Somebody else plans it and I just tag along.
C. Budgeting, planning, and reading up on the place at least 2 months before the actual trip. And also ‘to bring’ lists. Never forget ‘to bring’ lists.
D. I can plan a trip as late as two days before departure.
2. Choose your ideal weekend getaway
A. A day-trip to Sky Ranch, Tagaytay. It’s just a weekend and I don’t really want to go far.
B. Climbing Mt. Pulag in Benguet, because nothing says a great weekend more than being outdoors surrounded by nature.
C. Staying at glamping sites in Zambales and taking lots of photos by the beach.
D. Booking a last minute flight to see Kawasan Falls all the way in Cebu! Go big or go home, right?
3. After a trip, you’re going through your photo gallery. Your shots are mostly of…
A. Unique architecture, historical landmarks, bird’s eye view of a city, busy streets, and a local gig.
B. It’s mostly photos of you doing activities like climbing that boulder, going on a zip line, or going on a biking trail.
C. Your daily OOTD, flaunting your new bikini by the beautiful beach side, the food you just ordered, the café you just discovered, and groufies with friends and family.
D. Freediving with marine wildlife, wild creatures (like snakes) you see on your treks, the ancient tribe you just met, and the view of your city 13,000 feet below you.
4. What’s your favorite activity while on vacation?
A. Going on a relaxing walking tour to familiarize myself with the city and taking lots of photos for memories.
B. Going on every ride at theme parks, surfing, jet skiing, and kayaking someplace where the public can’t access.
C. Discovering the best places to eat, shop, and buy souvenirs from.
D. Parasailing, bridge bungee jumping, and skydiving for sure!
5. What kind of bag do you carry?
A. A medium sized backpack which can carry my camera, maps, and water bottle.
B. I hate carrying anything. I just stuff essentials in my pocket.
C. I bring a medium sized, branded, and sturdy luggage so I can fit my 3 different footwear and 10 changes of clothes.
D. My trusty fanny pack with all my necessities like a Swiss knife, paracord bracelet, and a small flashlight. You never know.
6. What kind of accommodation would you most likely book for a trip?
A. A respectable hotel/resort with a great view, room service, and a clean bathroom.
B. A hostel where I share bunk beds with strangers. It’s affordable and you can make friends easily!
C. The snazziest local AirBnb near the hub of the city.
D. I can crash with my friends who live there or go online and look for locals who offer their place for travelers.
7. Choose travel movies to watch before you go on a week-long vacation
A. Eat Pray Love, Letters to Juliet, and When in Rome.
B. Back to the Future, Around the World in 80 Days, and Avatar (the blue one).
C. Grand Budapest Hotel, Lost in Translation, and Her.
D. The Bucket List, Secret Life of Walter Mitty, and Jumanji.
8. Who can you relate to the most?
A. Joyce Pring: Vacations don’t have to be out of the country or town, it could be a staycation within the city – relaxing without going far!
B. Rex Intal: The best place to meet interesting people is going on an adventure. If you can brave a solo trip, you can do anything!
C. Janina Vela: Bringing my camera along so I can snap photos for the ‘gram.
D. David Guison: What’s life without a little thrill? Live a little and try parasailing on your next trip. You know you want to.