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Golden Bloggerz Award

Wow! I am nominated for the Golden Bloggerz Award!

My blog just turned one year last June 2020 and indeed it is a journey of so many discoveries of my blogging life. Blogging awards are kind of a sweet recognition which I hope to be part of it sometime in the future since there are a number of talented and impressive bloggers. I am always in admiration who has shown so much dedication and who are kind enough to help newbies, like me!

What is the “Golden Bloggerz Award”?

It’s an award made to motivate and reward all these amazing bloggers that work daily to serve their audience and they’re worth more recognition. Their priority is to do their best to help their readers solve their problems and reach their goals. This award was created by Chris Kosto from Golden Bloggerz to encourage and reward all the hard-working content creators who deserve more recognition. 


1- Place the award logo on your blog
2- Mention the rules.
3-Thank whoever nominated you and place a link to their website
4- Mention the award’s creator & provide a link too.
5- Tell your audience 3 things about you
6- Nominate 10 – 20 people who deserve this award
7- Let your nominees know by messaging/commenting on their Social Media or their blog
8- Ask your nominees any 5 questions you want.
9- Share 2-3 links to your best posts

First Nomination

And the day has come on my first nomination, for the “Golden Bloggerz Award” by Lusine Gharibian of My Blog, Coffee and Camera whom I met recently. She invited me to be part of a blogging community on Facebook group page; We Love Blogging Community. This is one of the best groups if you choose to grow as a blogger and take part in engagements. Lusine has given me support on most of my social media platforms. From the bottom of my heart, my heartfelt gratitude and I am so honored!

*I am also a member of Golden Bloggerz Online Community

3 – Things About Myself

1- Born and raised in Cebu, Philippines. Worked in Qatar for about a decade and moved to Cyprus last March 2019.

2- Graduated Bachelors in Industrial Engineering and Master’s Degree in Business Management.

3- I have two pomeranian dogs – Pino and Mimis; and one cat – Mina.

My Answers to Lusine’s Questions

1- What is your blog about? Introduce your blog in one sentence 🙂

My blog is a travel blog, not limited to places; it can also be a journey of self-discoveries, understanding cultures, societal and environmental impacts.

2- Are you planning to become a full-time blogger anytime soon and what are you doing to achieve that?

Becoming a full-time blogger can be an option at some point in my life, at this point I’m starting with Amazon Affiliate.

3- What have been your biggest achievements as a blogger so far?

One of my achievements is having genuine readers and somehow I have inspired a number of my audience about my articles, especially in discovering the country of Cyprus.

4 – Do you collect anything?

Yes! I collect accessories like bracelets, (usually from the monasteries) and souvenir fridge magnets. 😉

5 – What are your hobbies?

Gardening, reading paperbacks and blogs, blogging, watching european football and Netflix, listening to music, baking, and traveling.

Second Nomination

Last month, November 2020 I am surprised for a second nomination by Live, Parent, Teach, Repeat! I met her also in Facebook blogging groups and her articles are great reads about parenting, schools, and more! She is also is a very engaging blogger. Thank you so much LiveParent and once again cheers to the blogging community! I feel a sudden burst of energy and the love of blogging grows. I am inspired!

My Answers to LiveParent’s Questions

1- When is the last time you experienced nostalgia?

I think last month, while watching Hallmark Christmas movies one afternoon, I suddenly felt nostalgic.

2- What’s the scariest dream you’ve ever had?

That dream would be being chased by aggressive dogs and that falling down feeling while you’re asleep?!

3 – Which animal would you like to be reincarnated as?

Since I’m a dog lover, its gonna be a dog!

4- Do you believe in aliens?

Probably yes, the universe is so vast!

5- What really gets on your nerves?

Someone who is consistently and deliberately late. You know what I mean?!

5 – Questions to my Nominees

1 – What topics are you blogging about?

2- Why did you start blogging? Did Anyone encourage you?

3 – What is your greatest learning experience from your blogging journey?

4- If you can ask a Genie/Fairy for 3 wishes, what will they be?

5 – Where is this one place you want to visit again and again?

Nominate 10-20 people who deserve that

I nominate

Simone Says Go!

Postcard Stories Blog

Ricatography 101

Nomadic Backpacker

Serial Jet Setter

Undaunted Adventure

Urge to Xplore

Capture Sunshine

Susan Berk Koch

Unwanted Life

Corona Comedy Blog

Chapters of May

Jasperden’s Health Blog

What Crazy L?fe

Middle Age Fan Club

Share 2 – 3 of your best posts

I’m having a hard time to decide, but I think these are my best posts:

Discovering Cyprus’ Majestic Mountain of Troodos

A Fascinating Trip to Kyrenia and Famagusta; What’s out there – Northern Cyprus?

What’s the #New Normal with COVID 19 Around the World?

To all winners of this award, Congratulations!
Never give up and keep doing what you love the most! 

And remember to keep on going with your journey in life, ‘coz you’ll never know till you get there!


Add Yours →

Congratulations on your nomination, and thanks for nominating me.

Answers to your questions:

1. Mainly mental health, but also psychological theory, treatments, counselling approaches, health, dyslexia, and invisible disabilities.

2. I was taking a deferred year break on my MSc and came up with the idea to blog as a way to help other people. I told my partner about it, and they were supportive of me doing this.

3. That promoting your content is annoyingly time consuming.

4. To redo my childhood so their was no racism, to have a healing factor so I could never be ill or have to suffer from my health issues, and for another genie to grant me three wishes.

5. My bed.

Thank you! I’m getting to know you more. Your articles have taught me a lot about mental illness and I personally believe that more people should be aware as it can happen to anyone closest to you. Keep up the good work and as I always say we should keep going with life no matter what we are going through. There is so much love around to give and to share. Congratulations once again!

One of the best thing about this award is to get to know your fellow blogger better. I discovered lots of new things about you and loved reading the answers to my questions ❤️

Hello, you’re welcome! I am about to contact you for this nomination. Glad you found it. Hope I can see your post too. Keep up the good work, each one of us must work to achieve a healthy life. Congratulations!

Congrats to you! I’ve won a blogger award in the past and it helped build my confidence in blogging. Keep up the nice work 🙂 – Dan “Jay” Reyes

Congratulations on winning the Golden Bloggerz award. These kind of recognitions are priceless. All the work and time spend is so much more worthed. Thank you for sharing

It is not to easy to be a blogger, and until now I am still learning especially the techy stuffs and social media management. Getting there somehow. I am grateful that my work has been noticed. I thought this is only for the pro bloggers 😉 I am looking forward to reading your articles. Glad to find you in the blogging community. Thank you!

Hey, I didn’t know that you are also from the Philippines like myself! That is good to know.. Again thank you so much for nominating me. And I am also checking out those you’ve nominated. They are awesome bloggers too! I am so happy to be connected with you in this blogging community of ours.

Hello! Which part of the Philippines is your hometown! This is awesome! Your articles and photography are inspiring. Great work! Hope to read your nomination post and get to know you 😉

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