11 EpisodesProduced by Johanna Marie FrejolesWebsite

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Episode 10: Should Foreigners Pay More?

June 13th, 2019


I like it when people comment on my blog because I feel validated as a blogger. Haha! But there's this one blog reader who attacked me because she was angry by the fact that foreigners have to pay more to get to a …

Episode 9: Texting While Pooping

May 29th, 2019


When was the last time you checked your phone?

Episode 8: What It's Like To Be in a Cult

April 27th, 2019


More than ten years ago, my friends and I got involved in a religious movement that we think was a cult. When we got out, most of us struggled with …

Episode 7: What is Filipino Food Without Rice?

April 9th, 2019


I originally planned on publishing a 2-hour long podcast which I recorded with my friends last month, but I am not done editing it yet, so I decided to publish this instead. Haha! I recently gave up rice to see what it …

Episode 6: Culture, Politics, People, and 'Bibiboys' of Taiwan ft. Charlyn and Bernadette

March 5th, 2019


I didn't plan on recording a podcast in Taiwan because I wanted to have a proper vacation. But whatever you do, you really can't run away from being a content creator. Haha! Bernadette, one of my best friends, asked us …

Episode 5: Investing while traveling

February 12th, 2019


If there's one thing we all can agree, it's that we don't want to work for money. We want to just sit back, relax, and let money work for us. And if you are like me who does not want to work too hard, lazy investing …

Episode 4: A Cringeworthy Travel Story

February 4th, 2019


I couldn't think of a good 'Valentine's Day' content for this month so I decided to just share you guys a cringeworthy travel story - that one time a …

Episode 3: Zoom Out

December 26th, 2018


It's so easy to get lost from all the mundane stuff we do every day. Too many times we are so zoomed in, so focused on one aspect in our lives when in fact, there's still so much more. So I decided to zoom out. …

Special Episode: I Had to Change the Name to BeanBites

December 14th, 2018


It's been awhile. I've been pretty much MIA for the past 2 months. This is why.


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Episode 2: Toxic Filipino Pasalubong Culture

October 23rd, 2018


Filipinos are known for a lot of things. And one thing that you can associate to the Filipino culture is the Pasalubong tradition. Pasalubong teaches …

Episode 1: You Don't Have To Travel Solo

October 15th, 2018


You don't have to prove anything. Not being able to travel solo doesn't mean you are not brave enough. I've met so many people, especially women, who …

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