Why I Want to Join Kerala Blog Express 2

It’s 9AM in the morning and I’m quite sure most of my fellow bloggers are busy composing their yearend posts full of wonderful trips and memories. I, on the other hand, is writing a last minute appeal for my blog readers to give me a chance to visit India through the Kerala Blog Express 2.


I first heard of Kerala when fellow travel bloggers started campaigning early this year. It’s a dream of mine to visit India, but I haven’t done my research. The places I wanted to really visit are Mumbai (because of Bollywood and the Pinoy-Indian film ‘Mumbai Love’), Goa due to the photos shown to my by a cousin who went there with her bestfriend four years ago and Varanasi for spiritual reasons.

Gimme a seat, please?
Gimme a seat, please?

Then all of a sudden, my social media feeds were invaded by promotional posts from fellow travel bloggers.

Some friends of mine were already campaigning so I didn’t bother to join. I was also busy with work and eventually campaigned for another event which also included the need to ask for votes. I’ll admit that I was skeptical at first so I supported my friends first.


Then by March, my timeline was filled with wonderful photos taken in Kerala.

I’ll go there soon!

I am now asking (or begging) everyone to please give me two minutes of your time to vote for me to be chosen as one of the 25 or 27 bloggers to join the second leg of Kerala Blog Express!


1. My chance to visit India – I am currently employed and though not obvious, I travelled less this year. Getting into the Kerala Blog Express bus will be a perfect excuse to go on a life changing holiday. Yes, I might not be able to visit any of my original target Indian destinations first, but I think Kerala will be a good and a ‘calmer’ welcome to this incredible country. I’m quite curious on why the particpants loved it. Even my grandparents had been pushing me to visit Kerala first!

Chicken Tikka Masala
Chicken Tikka Masala – I know this dish is originally made in Birmingham, but this is still Indian food hehe 😀

2. Indian Food – Though I am not YET an expert when it comes to Indian cuisine, I got oriented with the different types of curries while exploring East London’s Brick Lane. The fact that I also met a number of wonderful Indian friends in the UK made me really interested with the place. How does it feel like to eat Indian food in India? Help me discover the answer by voting for me! 😛

3. Culture and Nature – Why is it dubbed as ‘God’s Own Country’ by various publications? Why were bloggers raving about the traditional performances and why do they look so relaxed on the tour photos? I need answers!

4. Chance to meet and reunite with travel bloggers – I’ve met a number of travel bloggers based outside of the Philippines and I think it would be great to reunite with them (especially Alex! Please vote for her too!). I’ve also seen a number of interesting profiles through the site and though we’re all vying for a seat, i’m sure it would be great to hear their stories in person.


5. For Inspiration – Most fiction novel writers are travelers. It is a dream of mine to be a published author (a more financially realistic dream to pursue over my ambition to be a filmmaker) in Tagalog. I’m sure I’ll be able to come up with a good story while exploring this paradise.

6. I want to take part and dance on the next promotional video – Just watch the video below. Happy!


So there you have it! If you think I deserve to be part of the Kerala Blog Express 2, I am requesting you to please vote for me by visiting this link. Just click vote and that’s it! You have to be logged on to Facebook. It’s the LAST DAY OF VOTING so please, vote for me! 😀

Photo Credits: Kerala Tourism FB Page


    • Senyorita said:

      Thanks Melo! Browsing your Kerala pics at the moment 😀

      December 31, 2014
  1. nadia said:

    Good luck! I’ve been to Kerala and can testify that it’s a very beautiful place with friendly people and fresh food.

    December 31, 2014
    • Senyorita said:

      Thanks Nadia! I really hope they’d pick me to be one of the passengers 😀

      December 31, 2014
  2. Aleah | SolitaryWanderer.com said:

    Power was just restored in our town so I didn’t get to vote for you again. Sorry! Good luck!!

    January 1, 2015
    • Senyorita said:

      Hi Aleah!

      Voting is extended ’till January 10! Please vote for me hehe or tell your followers to do so 🙂 Happy Nw Year!

      January 2, 2015
  3. Love all your reasons, Mica! It would be awesome if we both could go and reunite :)) Missing you!

    January 5, 2015
    • Senyorita said:

      I agree! I miss you too Alex! Best of luck to the both of us 😀

      January 6, 2015
  4. Ameretat Gokhale said:

    A very nice and good blog.
    You have done a very great job Senyorita.
    It gives me good knowledge about Kerala.

    November 4, 2016
  5. Carol J. Barone said:

    Marvelous Sanyorita.
    Wonderful blog.

    November 4, 2016

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