SAGADA (Mountain Province, Philippines)

“Always take a picture for everywhere you go; if you don’t, then all you just lost was the precious memories and moments” Long before the movie “That Thing Called Tadhana” made this place… Continue reading

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Calauit Safari (Coron, Palawan, Philippines)

And the giraffe said — Aim high. Stand tall. Get spotted. During my first visit to Coron in 2008, I was hoping I would be able to see the animals of Calauit. However,… Continue reading

Dicalubuan Island (Coron, Palawan, Philippines)

A beach is not only a sweep of sand, but shells of sea creatures, the sea glass, the seaweed, the incongruous objects washed up by the ocean. — Henry Grunwald Dicalabuan Island, or… Continue reading

Kayangan Bay & Lake (Coron, Palawan, Philippines)

I’m an old-fashioned guy… I want to be an old man with a beer belly sitting on a porch, looking at a lake or something. — Johnny Depp You haven’t experienced Coron, if you haven’t… Continue reading

Stingless Jellyfish of Tojoman Lagoon (Philippines)

Move like a jellyfish, rhythm means nothing.You go with the flow you don’t stop.” ― Jack Johnson Bucas Grande of Surigao del Norte is regarded as the “Home of the stingless jellyfish”. Situated… Continue reading

Tinuy-an Falls (Surigao del Sur, Philippines)

“There is a hidden message in every waterfall. It says, if you are flexible, falling will not hurt you!”  ― Mehmet Murat ildan Tinuy-an Falls is considered the widest waterfall in the Philippines.… Continue reading

Let’s Eat: Friuli Trattoria (Maginhawa St., Quezon City, PH)

One of the recommended places for a food trip in Metro Manila is Maginhawa Street in Quezon City. The place is lined with a diverse range of restaurants/cafes offering various cuisines to fit… Continue reading

Natal Day!

Today is my natal day. I am vocal about not being a fan of birthdays. As I have gotten older, birthdays have become for me a time of intense self-reflection rather than celebration.… Continue reading

Ayala Triangle (Makati City, Philippines)

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.  — Calvin Coolidge The Ayala Triangle Gardens is Makati’s Central Park, an urban oasis at the… Continue reading