Quick Getaway to Baler

(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 […]

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Mt. Pinatubo Day Hike

(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 […]

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You and the Rain

(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, […]

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Love is Universal

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 […]

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Epilogue to Bali

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 […]

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