Travel Trends for 2019

Year of the pig is the last in the twelve-year cycle of the lunar calendar. According to one myth, the pig was late because he overslept. While another story said he had to rebuild his home because someone fucked it up, so when he arrived,...

KonMari Method for Travelers

“Tyding-up with Marie Kondo” is the latest Netflix sensation plaguing our social media feeds. The zenful pleasure of watching people keeping and letting go their personal belongings is so satisfying that you could not help but binge view one episode after another. But can we...

of falls and falling out

Ever pouring, ever living, it roars an ever raging lamentation of the universe. My earliest memory of an outdoor trip was when Lolo strapped me on the backseat of his DIY stainless “owner” jeep and drove all the way through the deeper woods of then lush...

Kids, This is How You Travel in The Late 90’s

Imagine waking up at dawn, around 5:00 AM and the only thing you could hear is the rhythmic clanks of steel electric fan next to your bed laden with questionable fluid marks. Most budget inns even in major provincial cities would not have aircondition and...

Let me write you a love letter

We label places, in our minds we play this game of association to remember its scents, flavours, textures, feelings. A city could be a stop over, a place where we treaded as a passer by and somehow managed to leave trivial cues in the crevices...

subvert narrative

This is just a rant on travel “influencing” (whatever that means). Because, newsflash, that dreamy vignette or epic drone shot is not cutting it anymore. This may be the death of travel blogging as we know it. Telling a travel tale do not always open...

5 Very Unique Festivals in the Philippines

Home to over 180 local languages and dialects, the Philippines is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. It should therefore come as no surprise that it’s also home to several unique festivals open to both locals and foreigners. Here are five...

How to Apply Indian Tourist Visa for Filipinos

In the past, Philippine passport holders are eligible to enter India under visa on arrival arrangement. Some websites now state that it is still the case when arriving in major airports , but Wikipedia says otherwise. I tried checking with Indian government websites but...

things to do in and around marina bay sands

Marina Bay Sands has been a go-to place if I need to show someone around Singapore. For the reason that it is convenient: it is accessible, everything is in one place, and it is fail-proof in terms of amusing SG virgins. It is a practical...