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 [...]
No day has ended without wishing I were back in the realm of South Cebu, eating chorizo in Samboan, watching the sunset in Lambug Beach, swimming with the sardines in Moalboal, and passing through the coastal road from Badian to Oslob.
Traveling, say mostly solo on a monthly basis, is not always as gratifying as it looks like on social media. The life from behind the scenes is tough, exhausting, and requires a lot of courage and strength. But why do I still travel? What do I get from it?
Like any other year, 2016 threw a lot of breakthroughs and breakdowns on me. I welcomed one of my best friend’s first born that felt like my own. Another best friend got engaged. I met beautiful souls from different walks of life. I embraced the life in North Metro Manila, which is an achievement for [...]
When 2016 came in, I promised myself that I’m going to travel in my motherland, the Philippines. I want to bloom where I am planted. I want to know my roots. I want to let this seedling of curiosity grow like a forest vesting through the wild. I want my vines to crawl and cling [...]