How to be an ESL Teacher in Japan

Whether it's for business, leisure, or bleisure (a combination of business or leisure), who doesn't want to go to Japan? What more if you're given the opportunity to work there? Last month I had a brunch date with my friend, Emmar, and we talked about her experience as an ESL teacher in Japan. In this … Continue reading How to be an ESL Teacher in Japan


The Tale of the Oyster and the Butterfly

When I was 21, fresh out of college, I was so sold on the idea that the world was my oyster and I could absolutely do anything that I wanted. I was this wide-eyed little girl staring at the big wide world sprawled right in front of me, welcoming me with open arms and holding … Continue reading The Tale of the Oyster and the Butterfly

Road Trippin’ Mamas

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

Tboli Series 3 | Lake Holon

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