He is best known for his bare-chested appearances at the Rio and Pyeongchang Olympic Games, but Pita Taufatofua now wants to use his social media muscle to empower youth, and get them to share their stories.
Also, if you travel in mostly Asian countries, having a Filipino passport has way more advantage than his, he has to pay more than me!
UPDATE: We’re engaged and getting married next year!
Western countries have the range of incomes and living standards just like we do.
If everyone was rich, who would clean the streets, or do menial tasks that no one else wants to do?
Unexpectedly, during a few days exploring Luang Prabang, Laos, I met Jonathan!
If you’re traveling on your own, you’ll meet a lot of travelers – mostly European, and being a backpacker you shouldn’t expect another backpacker to take you to an expensive restaurant – oh and he’s British btw.
I funded my South East Asia backpacking trip with my savings then when Jon and I started living together, we always shared our expenses, from food, rent and everything (that’s the British way, in Tagalog “! When I met Jon, he had empty pockets and a 0 broken down motorbike.
If I was looking for a sugar daddy, I must have been blinded by that magic white skin again!
I was already travelling on my own long before I met Jonathan (well, I’ve met Jonathan while travelling! Jonathan and I are both long-term travellers and us living and settling down in the UK couldn’t be further from our minds.
We both want to buy land to build our very own yoga resort in the Philippines.
After few months of just keeping in touch on facebook while I continued my solo backpacking, Jon and I decided to be officially together, and we’re now together for almost two years!