(Baler, Aurora – Travelled on April 14 to 15, 2016) It’s already mid-April and I still don’t have a summer getaway yet! I don’t know what-went-wrong. Haha. Thankfully, one of my closest friends was also craving to have a beach trip. After much discussion if we are really going or not, whether to head […]Read more "Quick Getaway to Baler"
(Mt. Pinatubo, Capas, Tarlac – Travelled on February 8, 2016) I’m the “yes, sure” kind of girl when it comes to travelling. As long as I have the time and the budget, I don’t need much persuading if you need a travel buddy. A friend called me up on a Friday, just two days […]Read more "Mt. Pinatubo Day Hike"
(Caramoan x Legaspi – Travelled on November 19-22, 2015) November last year when we decided to carry on with our “Biyaheng Bicol” adventure. When I first saw a TV feature about Caramoan early last year, I knew I need to see it for myself. And so, I convinced my friends to go with me, and […]Read more "Biyaheng Bicol: Caramoan x Legaspi"
(I love poems and I love watching spoken word poetry. But I know I can barely weave beautiful words to pass as a poem. This is my first attempt, so please bear with me.) I watched as the rain spatters on the ground – Each drop striking a gleeful chord, Each drop watering the thirsty soul, […]Read more "You and the Rain"
(Baguio City, Travelled on April 27, 2015) My first time in Baguio City was in 2005 when I was a third year high school student. I was lucky enough to be one of our school’s delegates to the YMCA National Leadership Training. We were a group of 10 to 15 junior and senior students. I […]Read more "One Day Trip: Revisiting Baguio City"
2am, at McDonald’s. “What are you doing?”, he asked. He was obviously drunk, which was not surprising since just outside is a line of the best bars in the city. I saw him came in the store a few minutes ago. After ordering a burger, he sat on the table right next to me. Tall […]Read more "Love is Universal"
Every trip is not complete without some funny and, often, embarrassing anecdote. I thought my Bali trip was about to end smoothly, but I was wrong. I had an early flight back to Singapore then. I left the hostel at around 4am and asked Ketut (the driver) to bring me to the airport. Since I […]Read more "Epilogue to Bali"