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?
A new year has come, but memories of the past are still haunting me—memories of places that left traces, showing access to the state of trances. Every waking day mentally transports me to the places I've been to, places I've fallen in love with, and places I can't get over with. Remembering is painful, but [...]
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 [...]
My fascination for South Cotabato deepened when I watched the award-winning indie film “K’na The Dreamweaver” starred by Mara Lopez in Cinemalaya Film Festival two years ago. The film’s depiction on the T’boli’s culture, the sacred process and weaving of T’nalak cloth, the ethereal harmony of opal and jade lotus foliage in Lake Sebu, and [...]