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

Weekly Photo Challenge: THREES

Here are three shots in Camalig Restaurant, the first of the restaurants in a food trip around Pampanga that my friends and I did last year, just before the checking … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: JUXTAPOSITION

I couldn’t help but not take a photo of this while in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. I apologize for the quality of photo as I wasn’t prepared to take the shot … Continue reading

January 25, 2014 · 13 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: GRAND

Owing to my recent trip in  India, I feel as though it is necessary to share with you the grandness of their heritage – from the humongous forts to the … Continue reading

December 7, 2013 · 11 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

Weekly Photo Challenge: UNEXPECTED

Unexpected was the gentleness of these whale sharks! This snorkeling experience became truly memorable as I went nearer the whale shark and saw it gulp down a very big amount … Continue reading

November 24, 2013 · 9 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

Weekly Photo Challenge: HABIT

This habit of mine never really started until I was in college. With the need to stay awake to cram studying at night, and another need to stay awake for … Continue reading

November 9, 2013 · 7 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

Weekly Photo Challenge: FOCUS

A huge chunk of a genuine travel experience is the food that we eat during the journey. I must admit that I don’t bother bringing out the camera when the … Continue reading

August 24, 2013 · 9 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: FORESHADOW

Arriving early in Baler, we had a glimpse of the surfing adventure waiting for us. Here were the waves foreshadowing the fun we were about to have!  More on this … Continue reading

August 3, 2013 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: THE GOLDEN HOUR

How can I ever forget the most amazing sunrise I’ve seen in my life? It was on the second day of our trek to Mt. Ugo in Benguet, when I … Continue reading

July 13, 2013 · 22 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: NOSTALGIC

Most train travels evoke a sense of nostalgia in everyone, including my friend Jo here. This photo was taken on our way to Bang Pa-In from Bangkok. Perhaps it’s the … Continue reading

July 6, 2013 · 16 Comments

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

Weekly Photo Challenge: THE SIGN SAYS

Here’s a very funny sign from a watering hole in El Nido! Here’s to wishing you don’t have a very cold-hearted ex, cheers! Click here for more entries on this … Continue reading

June 1, 2013 · 17 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: ESCAPE

Sometimes, escaping the chaos of the city can be a good thing. A weekend in the mountains can definitely be refreshing! This is my entry to this week’s photo challenge. … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · 17 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: PATTERN

I was privileged enough to visit Binuatan Creations in Puerto Princesa during my second visit to Palawan. Not only do you get to watch their employees weave, you get a … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 7 Comments

Happy Mother’s Day, Mama!

This blog has always been centered on travel. Yet today, I would like to dedicate a portion of this blog to my mother, who never failed to love me for the … Continue reading

May 12, 2013 · 7 Comments

Weekly Photo Challenge: CULTURE

While I am not fully aware of the reasons why, I often find the lighting of the incense sticks deeply rooted in the Chinese tradition. This photo, taken in Ngong … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 37 Comments