Tag: travel

The fun of getting lost

The fun of getting lost

The purpose of Wandering is to give you an intimate glimpse of a new surrounding, and help you banish your fear of getting lost in a strange place. You might wonder where Travelers, photographers, and backpackers get their keen instinct to navigate out of a […]

What’s it like to travel with an Introvert

What’s it like to travel with an Introvert

This letter serves as an open letter for those people I’ve traveled with and for my future travel buddies. “Kahit ano” (Whatever is fine) Please excuse me if I’m not always involved in organizing or planning an excursion. Chances are, I tend to go with […]

[Travel] How Mt. Tapulao brought me to my knees

[Travel] How Mt. Tapulao brought me to my knees

I’m not one to broadcast my failures online – Facebook, Twitter, this blog….but I promised myself I’ll be more fearless for this year. Posting this may be a good start. It’s quite poetic that my first post for this year is about failure and probably […]

A Day at the Garden City

A Day at the Garden City

It’s not easy to go cheap in a city like Singapore where the price of a normal commodity is enough to freak the daylights out of our Filipino frugality, but it is entirely possible to experience the city without spending too much. If you’re a […]

So I learned an important lesson today…

So I learned an important lesson today…

Today, I was supposed to meet one of my favorite writers for the first time. I was fortunate to be invited in an academic round-table at a big university in Taft, Manila for his intimate discussion of Politics in Literature. But thanks to my poor […]

Getting ‘Lost’ in Cebu

Getting ‘Lost’ in Cebu

Wander-lost – a strange habit of exploring a new place without giving any thought to where you are going. You go where your feet will take you. The challenge is to blend in with the locals and act as though you’re not getting lost. When I […]

An Unexpected Home

Going out to Visayas for the first time, I have realized, feels like going out of the country. I don’t know what makes it that way; could be the travel time, or the distance, or the language, or the culture altogether, yet somehow, I felt […]

Islands Insider: On how Nat Geo portrays the 7,107 islands of the Philippines

Islands Insider: On how Nat Geo portrays the 7,107 islands of the Philippines

So after a hellish week for me, I decided to spend the sleepy Sunday morning  with some remote hogging and couch-hugging. It’s a rare moment for me; I’m seldom at home and whenever I am, my mom and her friends are in tune with their […]