I have lived in different far flung rural areas in the Palawan, Bohol, Antique, Laguna in the Philippines.… [more]
I sipped my iced coffee in a coffee shop somewhere in Palawan while having this view as a live wallpaper.… [more]
For locals, most of these are ordinary dishes eaten every meal. For travelers and non locals however,… [more]
Ok, so you've read travel guides, travel blogs, magazines, etc raving about a place.. And you spend your… [more]
I bought tickets yesterday. I'm going out of the country again!! ^_^ (insert clapping and happy dance… [more]
Last year was generally a good one. I was not able to travel internationally but had authentic travels around the country. Sometimes it’s nice to be a nobody coz you get to meet real people.. :D You know, when you’re a nobody, people will treat you genuinely.. and because of that, I got more cynical […]
In celebration of the Chinese New Year, I asked my Chinese friend living in the Philippines to tell a story about festival activities in Mainland China. I thought it’s gonna be a simple story that she can share for fun, turns out she wrote a heartfelt story about how they celebrate Spring Festival or Chinese […]
Going to a retreat is actually a way to rejuvenate yourself, renew your spirit, enlighten your soul. It’s a way of going back to heal before you move forward. Some think it’s a religious activity, but you can actually view it as a way to recharge your human batteries. It’s not all prayers, chants and […]
Usually people dream of traveling to the north, like Europe, USA, Australia, any posh capitalist country that has a high economic index. So I’m gonna dream of traveling to another continent instead – Africa. Africa is not a country, it’s a huge continent with several countries. I have met people who went there as volunteers […]
My earliest solo travel memories was traveling from Laguna to Manila every school day at 11 years old. I woke up at 4am, then walk (yes, walk) 2 kilometers to the bus station, and hope to not be late for the flag ceremony at 6:30am. Eventually, the bus conductor knew me already as a regular […]
10+ years ago, I lived with Italians.. that is why I know some words like.. Ciao :D But I did not came to live in Italy to mingle with Italians. I was in Tagaytay, Philippines for a 6 month retreat when I came to live with international young people. Do you wonder what we did while […]
Once there was a boy, he knew a girl who carried the world in her shoulders. Everyday he would asked her – “Do you need help?” But she would say – “No thank you, it’s not that big” And the world would seem a little bigger. One day, the boy decided to give her a […]
This year was filled with travel planning…. like yeah, i planned for international travels, and that’s what I just did xD. Please bear with me while I sort my life out.. but you know what, the longer I stayed in my place, invisible roots grew, and surprisingly, I enjoyed being still. I felt contented and […]
Alternative and Sustainable Ways of Travel and Living by a wannabe Fairy whose goal is to live A Beautiful Life.
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