Located in Central Visayas, Siquijor is the third smallest province in the Philippines next to Batanes and Camiguin, making it easy for tourists to tick off its destinations in a day—but never enough to unearth its stories.
By Marge Gavan "So who needs to meet a boy tonight?" someone from the backseat asked. "Marge!" the girls answered unanimously. Typical, I rolled my eyes. I was in a car with six other girls on our way to Subic for the Summer Siren Festival. Little did I know, I won't be needing their assistance [...]
I was baptized and raised as a Catholic. For 16 years, I studied in two Catholic schools where Catholicism was the center of education. But what supposed to be a space for shaping life and religion became a space for resistance. There, attending religion classes meant strategically sleeping or catching up with my seatmates. Learning [...]
Every week, the admins of a Facebook travel group I’m active in hosts a themed thread to keep everyone well-engaged. I join the conversations on Goals, Where Have You Been, and Motivate the Group threads most of the time, but never the Fears thread. “FEARS: Travel, personal, whatever your fears are, be open and share [...]