novelty that is laos

The journey from the Thai border to Luang Prabang is a long arduous road leading to a secluded Shangri La. Like in any stories written, hardship should come first before the blissful reward. Popular route is the three day slow boat down the Mekong river. An...

my eurotrip in a nutshell

It was a whirlwind vacation if you are going to ask me. Two weeks will never be enough to squeeze-in all my "must visits" which I have been planning and dreaming to see in the last two decades. So I had to plan correctly and wisely...

first slice of pai

The past couple of days in Singapore, Manila and Bangkok took a toll on us, the metro-urban visuals of Chiang Mai pretty much saturated our wanderlusts that we wanted to spontaneously puke asphalt and concrete at any given time. We decided to go somewhere rustic and laid...

demystifying siquijor

 Featured on the October-November issue of Juan Philippines Magazine   Foreboding never felt so ominous. Like folklores that grow wings and perch on top of the roof at night, waiting for the perfect chance to lower its tongue into the belly of an unsuspecting mother, Siquijor's reputation for...