Whenever I hear the word Japan, the first thing that comes to my mind is the word “expensive”. Being a 1st-world country, Japan is listed as one of those most expensive places to visit in the world. And living...
Why don't you like traveling solo? Aleah of Solitary Wanderer just asked me this the other day while chatting about my recent trip in Brazil. I do travel solo. In fact, I backpacked last November 2016 in Thailand for 5 days before...
My good friend, Den, got hitched recently. While looking through the photos she uploaded on her Facebook account, one photo especially grabbed my interest. It stirred something within. My eyes started getting moist. My lips quirked upwards and transformed...
Travel + Leisure magazine has awarded Palawan as the best island in world for three consecutive years. Despite this island’s popularity, it’s only recent that I’ve set foot here and despite only seeing two key cities in Palawan (El...
Whenever Iceland comes to mind, I only think of the northern lights. And then a land full of ice. I know it’s lame, right? Cold countries never really interested me, to be honest. Surviving Japan on a winter season was...
Ola! Bom dia Rio! That was fast. Flying 220 miles from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro via LATAM Airlines was a breeze. The sad thing was I never get to feel and see what it’s like to fly in...
“A large drop of sun lingered on the horizon and then dripped over and was gone, and the sky was brilliant over the spot where it had gone, and a torn cloud, like a bloody rag, hung over the...
The past week has been a whirlwind of activities for me. It’s one of those unforgettable decisions I’ve probably made and up to now I’m thankful I made the big leap and went out of my shell to join...
I just got tagged by a friend in Facebook. It was a photo that I took four years ago in Siem Reap, Cambodia when our couple-friends Kaiz and Rowjie Galang came to visit my buddy and I when long-term...
I had to stare at this simple yet beautiful artwork for a good 15 minutes before my Uber driver arrived. He was caught in traffic, his text message claims. Not that I doubt him, but the roads are kinda...