December 6, 2012

Travel Essay: Alona in Panglao

WITH the unmistakable Wonder Girls’ notes in the saline-tinged air of Alona beach, Cel—the newlywed—with her two bridesmaids entered the area dancing to the tune of the Korean’s pop song Nobody. The bride wiggled her hips and pointed at her Hungarian groom every time the song hit the ‘you’ part.
December 4, 2012

On Mountain Climbing

Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out going to the mountains is going home; that wilderness is a necessity—John Muir
November 13, 2012

Cebu Food Guide: The Introduction

Joed’s Lutong Hapon’s Yaki Udon at P110 I am willing to take risk when it comes to traveling, but I am not as daring when it comes to food. Admittedly, I have this habit of associating restaurants with food,  thus limiting my culinary experience. No, I don’t have a discriminating taste. But I eat what I’m most comfortable with. A surprising food writing/photography assignment changed this habit. An omnivorous scouted Cebu City for restaurants that offer varied vegetarian or vegetarian-friendly dishes.
October 23, 2012

QUOTECARD: Virginia Woolf on Sea

  So fine was the morning except for a streak of wind here and there that the sea and sky looked all one fabric, as if sails were stuck high up in the sky, or the clouds had dropped down into the sea.—Virginia Woolf, “To the Lighthouse”