Wednesday, October 26, 2016


In history and Game of Thrones, the armies conquer the lands by invading and raiding. The conquered village bow down to their new lord.

I have no army. I have no desire to conquer land. 
Nowadays, the game is in the domain name. 
That is easier to conquer.

After 6 years of travel blogging, I finally bought

I availed of the promo rate of GoDaddy for the first year (Php 53) and got some discounted offer for the next two years. Overall, I paid Php 970 for three years (note that the first year is a discounted rate). 

The link redirects you to my blogspot page. As of now, I have no plans of putting the effort in getting my own hosting. It took me 6 years to decide to buy my own domain, so it will probably take a while before I get my own host.

I started blogging in 2005. That was the "dear diary" era of blogging back then. I sometimes cringe when I read my writing back in those days. There were not a lot of specialized blogs or "branded" blogs. 

Then I started travelling in 2007 . I noticed a lot of specialty blogs sprouted: fashion, beauty, travel, finance, etc. It took me a long time to decide whether I should create a new blog that features my adventures. After much thought and consultation with friends, I decided to create an new one. I seriously thought about the name and motto of this blog

"Dot-comming" (that is a verb now, right?) my blog feels so grown-up. Parang bumili ako ng condo. :P

Cheers to more travel adventures...and blogging! :D


  1. Congratulations for giving in and buying your domain name :)

  2. Yahoo! Congrats! :D *super proud*

  3. Congratulations on your newly purchased blog domain Loraine! Cheers to more adventure! :)

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  4. I just found your Europe Series a few days ago. It inspired me to also pursue my dream of going to Europe someday (from my current job I think it will take me 2-3 years of saving up hehehe). I might also do it solo like what you did. I really enjoy reading all your entries. Thank you so much for sharing your experiences.

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  6. Yay! Congrats on the domain!

    Ako naman, after 6 years, I finally moved from Blogger to Wordpress (still a free one, though. Not upgrading to Premium any time soon since I'm not earning from the blog haha)

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  9. Fantastic history. I love the castle built right into the rock. The Roman bridge is amazing too. Just the fact that it’s still there!

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