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

What to See in Davao City

After a quick getaway from Samal, we spent the rest of the afternoon going around the city of Davao. Here’s a list of things to see: Museo Dabawenyo It is … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revisiting Ilocos Sur

As with any visit to Ilocos, the most recent one entailed a stopover in Narvacan, my father’s hometown. Here was where I spent most of my childhood summers in, and … Continue reading

February 18, 2014 · 5 Comments

Pampanga Food and Culture Trip – Guagua, Bacolor and San Fernando

This is the second and last portion of our Pampanga Day Trip. To see the first serving, kindly click here. Halo-halo and Murals in Guagua With our stomachs now very … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ligligan Parul: Pampanga’s Giant Lantern Festival

Last December 14, three friends and I embarked on another new experience — the Giant Lantern Festival of Pampanga. We arrived in the city of San Fernando just a few … Continue reading

December 29, 2013 · 3 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: ONE

I took this photo in Jodhpur’s famous fort, Meharangarh. A man in costume was peeping out the window of the palace’s hall. This is my entry to this week’s photo … Continue reading

December 21, 2013 · 10 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: LET THERE BE LIGHT!

I’m happy to share with you three photos this week — all showcasing lights! First is an outdoor structure in Bangkok’s Siam Paragon, which I believe was part of the … Continue reading

November 30, 2013 · 17 Comments

Northern India Journey – Day 3 Pink City

This is the continuation of my Rajasthan journey in India. For the previous post, please click here. Pearl Palace Heritage We were fortunate enough that the manager of this guesthouse … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 6 Comments

Northern India Journey – Day 2 Umaid Bhawan Palace

I got up early the next morning feeling refreshed, despite the numerous times I woke up during the night. The painting of a Hindu god in our room didn’t help … Continue reading

November 17, 2013 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: LAYERS

Layer after layer of intricate sculpture — this is what the temples of Belur and Halebidu in Southern India offer. While I have seen the great temples of Angkor in … Continue reading

November 16, 2013 · 8 Comments

Northern India Journey – Day 1

A couple of weekends ago, my friend Jo and I began our adventure to the northern part of India. The trip lasted for only five days, yet it was nonetheless … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 6 Comments

Last Hoorah in the South

Time flies. Before we knew it, it was already our last weekend in the south. Coincidentally, it was also Dussehra Festival, and everyone was urging us to go to Mysore, … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Travel Theme: SCULPTURE

Perhaps this is one of my favorite themes! I like the variety of artwork involved here — from the traditional to the modern ones. I particularly love outdoor sculptures. 🙂 … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: COMPANIONABLE

I was losing hope of finding something to post for this week’s photo challenge when I came across this photo in my files. This was taken in the 798 Art … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 10 Comments