The best times in life are usually random, unplanned, and completely spontaneous. In this day and age where spontaneous and genuine human interaction is a rarity, knowing that there's another human creation who is so like you in so many ways is a real gem. And when I think of it, I bawl my eyes … Continue reading Road Trippin’ Mamas
I used to watch Fun Taiwan on TLC, that long-running series hosted by Janet Hsieh, so I have that long-standing notion that there's so much fun in Taiwan especially in terms of food and nature adventure. My niece and I visited Taiwan last April and if you have already watched the vlog, which is embedded right … Continue reading Fun Taiwan!
It's fiesta time in Tboli again and, just like the past three years, one of the highlights of this grand celebration is the most anticipated hash-tagged trek to Lake Holon. This year's #hugot (sentimental quotable word) is #forevermore! While there's #forevermore event going on up there in the crater, I'm posting the trek that we … Continue reading Tboli Series 3 | Lake Holon
Bakngeb is a river cave known for its crystal clear waters. Visitors can swim in the river and if they're feeling more adventurous they can also do water rafting or tubing. However, not everybody knows that the one unique thing to do while there is to experience the authentic Tboli cuisine. This culturally rich activity … Continue reading Tboli Series 2 | Bakngeb River
This is the first of a series of videos that I took during my last vacation in my hometown, Tboli. I have been wanting to post about the Saturday market scene, but never really had the chance to revisit it until recently. The Saturday Market is a very important part of my childhood. Growing up … Continue reading Tboli Series 1 | Saturday Market
Writing about learnings from the year that passed has become a ritual of sorts from the time I started this blog site. Once in a while I revisit my New Year entries and it fascinates me how a year can make up an assortment of existential shifts—some are expectedly normal, some are wonderful, and some … Continue reading Some Thoughts on the Past Year