Elpi Garcia was born and raised in a typical Filipino family settings and environment. Since birth, they have lived in the city of Mabalacat, which is located in Pampanga, Philippines until they moved in Balibago, Angeles City, which is also located in Pampanga, Philippines. He finished his elementary education in Dau Central Elementary School and his high school in Holy Angel University. He went to Metro Manila to pursue his college education. He earned his associate degree in 2000 and his bachelor degree in 2015 while working to support his education.
He is currently working as a technical support representative assisting mostly Canadian clients in a contact center environment. He has passion in alternative medicine in which he is a proponent of the use of colloidal silver in treating illnesses caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms. He is also passionate about computers and dreams to become a computer network administrator someday. In hope of helping fellow Filipinos augment their financial needs, he setup a prepaid credits eLoading business utilizing multi-level referral system.
His passion in traveling began when he was still in high school. In junior high, he went to Mt. Arayat in Pampanga, Philippines to hike with his classmates. He was a member of Smile Connection Club, a school organization, whose founders have organized a trip to Baguio City, located in Benguet, Philippines.
He always viewed company outings as an opportunity to travel and visit different places in the country. With his previous and current employers, he was able to visit Zambales, Enchanted Kingdom in Sta. Rosa, Laguna, Tagaytay Highlands and multiple resorts in Rizal, Philippines, among others.
He became more active to traveling just recently. In 2014, he went to Potipot Island, Nagsasa Cove and Anawangin Cove, which are all located in Zambales, Philippines. In 2015, he went to Oslob for whale shark encounter, Tumalog Falls, Kawasan Falls and White Beach in Moalboal located in the southern part of Cebu. He also went to east of Panay Island in the Visayas group of islands visiting the places of Boracay, Kalibo, Roxas City and Iloilo City. In the last quarter of 2015, he visited Iligan City, Cagayan de Oro City, Camiguin, Bohol, Legazpi City, Naga City, Ilocos Region and Cagayan Valley.
Please visit his blog section for details of his trips. He hopes that it will help his fellow travelers to plan their itinerary and set a budget for their own trips. He blogs about not just his travels but also any topic that interests him.
He travels regularly to any location he finds interesting. If you would like to find his future travel destinations, please visit his account in www.CouchSurfing.com.