Sagada – A Weekend Getaway

I can’t remember exactly for how long, but going to Sagada together had been my best friend Jun and I’s plan for years. I even turned down a number of invites to go there out of respect to our promise that we should go there at the same time. Yes, I know it sounds cheesy […]

Guimaras – The Tour

I initially didn’t want a guided tour of Guimaras. When I booked that flight ten months ago, all I wanted to do was to sit by the beach with a beer (or two) and a book, while the sound of the waves keep me company. Things suddenly changed, though, while talking to that tricycle driver […]

San Fernando City, Pampanga

It was a Sunday filled with fun as I, together with my niece and nephew, traveled to Pampanga to bond. The trip to Pampanga was actually for the last day of the 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Baloon Fiesta, and our little tour of San Fernando City came as an impromptu sidetrip when Clark field […]

The 22nd Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta

I love early morning bus rides. It is, for me, therapeutic – that feeling that I will be able to escape, even just for a while, from my daily routine and from my ever-so-familiar surroundings and become just another stranger in an unfamiliar environment.