“All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware.” – Martin Buber

A Weekend in Hampi (Part 1)

India is vast, and the sights to see are varied. There are gardens, lakes, rivers, ancient ruins, palaces, and temples. Name it – they almost have it all. It was … Continue reading

September 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

A Day in Mysore (Part 2)

After seeing Chamundi Hill, we went back down to the center of town. We headed to a non-vegetarian restaurant to have lunch. The restaurant was part of a hotel, and … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · 3 Comments

A Day in Mysore (Part 1)

On my birthday, we decided to see the city of Mysore, about 150 kilometers from Bangalore. The day started at around 7:30, and we planned to go back to the … Continue reading

September 21, 2013 · 6 Comments

Looking Back on my 23rd Year

It’s that time of year when I have to bid farewell to the past and look forward to all the things to come. Last Saturday was my birthday – the … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 1 Comment

First Day in India

Last Sunday, I had the chance to visit Bangalore city center. I’m here for work, and as such I’m staying in Electronics City, about 18 kilometers from the center. Joanne … Continue reading

September 13, 2013 · 8 Comments

Here I come, India!

This is it! In a few hours, I will be boarding my flight to India. I’m excited, yet at the same time anxious for all the new experiences! There’s a … Continue reading

September 7, 2013 · 7 Comments

Dolphin Watching in Panglao and Snorkeling in Balicasag

While we stayed in the island of Panglao, we were unable to go around town as much as we wanted to. Transport around town is scarce, and while there were … Continue reading

September 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Bohol Countryside Tour

There are three big tours currently in place in Bohol: the countryside tour encompassing the main island of Bohol, touring the island of Panglao, and a day full of adventure … Continue reading

September 5, 2013 · 5 Comments

Bohol: Loboc River Cruise

Unbeknownst to me, there were actually two river cruises servicing the Loboc river – upstream and downstream. The upstream river cruise is run by the government, featuring local life in … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 4 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: SEA

Perhaps one of the perks of living in an archipelago is being surrounded by beautiful, unspoiled beaches. I have been blessed to have visited some of the Philippines’ best beaches … Continue reading

September 1, 2013 · 8 Comments