I’m a hopeless case when it comes to raffles. Never had I won any major price in my entire life. This is the reason why I don’t usually join social media contests nor drop those coupons for entries on groceries – the thought of eagerly waiting for results which never did been of much … More What’s better than winning a GoPro?
The more you experience the outdoors, the more you’ll crave for more – more challenges, more adventure. As if long dayhikes are not enough, Epifanio came up with another crazy idea over the weekday: to hike at night our beloved Spartan Trail. Though I have been familiar with such trail and have experience three days … More The Real Horrors of Night Trekking
The advancement brought about by technology opened doors for more individuals to pursue new hobbies – say, mobile photography. It is a given fact that photography on its own is an expensive pursuit, but thanks to smart phone innovations, this became more attainable to many (just like me!). With it came the filters, macro lenses, … More Photowalk in Sogod: Finding Beauty in the Ordinary
I should have posted this on or before Christmas. I should have pressed my brain juices to come up with something special for this holiday season. Come to think of it, I have been doing nothing productive this vacation. But I choose not to. I opted to wait until my mind is clear for this … More What is Christmas at this point of your life?
Each one of us is carrying our own crosses. And while most people take pride on romanticizing their difficulties, there are those who work quietly to help others lessen their burdens while at the same time carrying their own. In the advent of egocentrism, faith in humanity continues a battle for its restoration. Working as … More No One Fights Alone: A Tale of Brotherhood
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
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
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
I don’t eat vegetables. Oh well, I do eat squash, ampalaya (with lots of eggs), and malunggay, but I don’t eat vegetables in general. Don’t judge me. I tried, but the system just won’t accept the smell and taste. I did my best, but I guess my best wasn’t good enough. This is the reason … More Homemade Samgeopsal for Vegetable-haters like me!
Nobody promised life to be easy. Some days, it is a delightful summer which brims with happiness and joy; other days, it is a stormy weather that needed to get passed through. It’s a combination of constant contradiction and it is up to us on how we choose to deal with it. Lately, I have … More Neri’s Ville Selfie Corner: Why life is still beautiful amidst the hardships