Category Archives: Travel
Tourists checking out signs next to Buckingham Palace.
Not the best photo, but I like it nonetheless. This is the plaza of the rural Philippine town where my grandparents’ farm is located. My short visit there last month coincided with their fiesta, which is a day of celebration for the whole town. Aside from getting to enjoy musical performances and other activities in […]
Newseum. First Amendment.
Last Friday, while on vacation in the motherland, I got to spend a few hours in Tagaytay with my cousin and her family. Located a little more than 50 kilometers outside of Manila, it is the perfect day trip or weekend getaway destination for those looking for cooler temperatures and stunning landscapes – with views […]
I want adventure in the great wide somewhere I want it more than I can tell — “Beauty and the Beast”
I hope those of you here in the U.S. enjoyed your Fourth of July BBQs and fireworks. My family is spending the week in Charleston, SC. I mean, what more appropriate way to celebrate the country’s independence than to explore the first state to secede from the young Union, right? ;) Although this is only […]
The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. — Marcel Proust
I have a confession to make: I do not love beach/resort getaways as much as most people do. It’s not that I don’t find them enjoyable; it’s just that they do not match the idea I have in my head of what makes for an ideal travel experience. Still, when an opportunity to go island-hopping […]