May 30, 2016

A Convenient Way of Booking Your Bus to Banaue

When you think of traveling the Philippines, the first things that come to mind (and to google) are amazing beaches, blue lagoons, and wide eyed miniature monkeys. While all of these are amazing for themselves, the north of the Philippines has one of the most amazing mountain views you’ll see. These mountains are the house of 2000 year old rice terraces, which are referred to as an eighth wonder of the world. Admittedly, there seems to be quite a few eighth wonders out there, but don’t hold it against Batad. It’s still a place you shouldn’t miss if you visit […]
April 30, 2013

Northern Luzon: Self-Portraits

Healing started with an itchiness that asked for some serious scratching. But I had to resist, or else it would bleed anew. I patted the embossed centipede, my protective guide, on my lower back and scratched the surrounding areas instead. It’s been a week since I came back in Cebu from a ten-day solo trip in northern Luzon. By far, my recent birthday trip was the most storied and writable I’ve ever had. It’s been a year since I went to Siargao, broke Pawlita, and met new friends. And I thought, it was the most storied and writable. It’s been […]