When the trail runs dry: An Abbreviated Journey of Losing Passion for Traveling

We all have inner struggles we don’t want to talk about. In silence, we feel our hearts slowly tearing into pieces, our souls wandering aimlessly, our minds drifting to oblivion. Behind the limelight of social media and the mask of optimism we show to the people around us are battles fought in secrets. Battles that … More When the trail runs dry: An Abbreviated Journey of Losing Passion for Traveling

Jardin Necitas: When flowers cease to bloom

Admit it, you travel for pictures. One way or another, it’s difficult to keep your hands off your camera or smartphone whenever something spectacular or momentous happen. It becomes instinctive to keep frozen in time those magical moments. This is the reason why when travels are planned, the time of the day and attire should … More Jardin Necitas: When flowers cease to bloom

Exes Baggage and the many times I’ve failed with Light Packing

Are you willing to pay the price of what you want? This is one of the many questions prompted by our moderator yesterday as we went along our annual workshop. He emphasized that we have stop enumerating the things that we want in life – as if the world is a giant wish-granting machine; instead, … More Exes Baggage and the many times I’ve failed with Light Packing

Mt. Talinis (Nacolon): Maybe love is sweeter the second time around

I didn’t like my first major climb. No clearing. No proper camping gear. No meal planning. No proper orientation on what to do and how things should be done. I could have chronicled years back how awful being left behind by the pack, getting drenched under the heavy down pour, meeting a snake along the … More Mt. Talinis (Nacolon): Maybe love is sweeter the second time around

Zombie Apocalypse in Pasil: A Historical Adventure

Traveling has brought me to greater heights – both literally and figuratively. But if there’s one thing that didn’t change all through the years of being in constant motion, it’s the fact that the fear of being alone and the unknown has never been totally dismissed. Growing up with stories of aswang and kapre and … More Zombie Apocalypse in Pasil: A Historical Adventure

What to do in General Santos when you’ve got nothing to do?

Somewhere in your gallery are places you dare not share on social media. After sometime of traveling, I’ve learned not to instantly update my whereabouts. However, there are those who are totally the stalker type – aka the echuseras of your life. While we’re on our way to GenSan, a friend suddenly messaged me and … More What to do in General Santos when you’ve got nothing to do?

ASPEKTO NG PAGMAMAHAL

  ANG NAGMAHAL (PERPEKTIBO) Mas lalong bumibilis ang tibok ng puso ni Vin sa bawat hakbang na ginawa niya. Hindi maubos-ubos ang pawis sa kanyang mukha. Ito na ang araw na kinatatakutan niya. Mas lalong tumindi ang kaba niya nang makita ang mga doctor at nurse na nagkukumahog sa hallway. Aburido. Nagmamadali. Napatigil siya nang … More ASPEKTO NG PAGMAMAHAL