“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. She worships the euphoric sun and weeps with the melancholic rain. She spends her days staring at the infinite ocean and listening to the crashing of waves. She is made of sand and water; she is meant to swim away unreservedly. She is the island and … More The Secrets of a Modern Mermaid (featuring Anda, Bohol, Philippines)
Tokyo was my last leg of Japan trip last November 2015. I must say that it is the liveliest city I have visited in this East Asian country. With the energetic nightlife, hustling and bustling streets with busy professionals walking to and from work, delectable cuisines, I can compare the city to Singapore and Hong Kong … More Tokyo Autumn Trip in a Nutshell (Photo Essay), Japan
“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. Kyoto, Japan is one of the most interesting cities in my bucket list waiting to be stricken off, which I finally did last November of 2015. I took the Shinkansen from Odawara (the nearest bullet train station from my hotel in Hakone) and arrived Kyoto late in the afternoon. I … More History, Culture, Religion – Temples and Streets of Kyoto, Japan Part 1
After my trip to Shiroi Koibito “Chocolate Factory” Park, I had lunch at a supermarket nearby the Miyanosawa station. When I felt satisfied of the meal in bento, I took the train towards the Maruyama Station for the next attraction in my list – the famous Shinto sanctum in Sapporo – Hokkaido Shrine. Hokkaido shrine … More Perceiving Quietude – Hokkaido Shrine, Sapporo, Japan
“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. Bing and I have known each other since we were 7 years old. We studied and grew up unto beautiful swans in the same alma mater in Laguna, Philippines from Preparatory up until 4th year highschool. Our younger sisters are friends with each other too. We parted … More Friendship: An Important Relationship When All Else Fails (featuring Gardens by the Bay, Singapore)
“Music saves the soul.” Play softly while you read. 🙂 When was the last time you did something for the first time? I feel like I’m always in need of something new, imagining myself to be in some place new. I’d like to believe I’m trying to engage myself on things I’ve never done before. I don’t … More Rainbow in the Fields – Furano/Nakafurano, Hokkaido, Japan
When i started working in Singapore, I promised myself that i will visit the famous Phuket, Thailand one day. I have always been in love with beaches and Phuket was one of the top in my list outside Philippines.
Now here’s the most anticipated tourist attraction in Siem Reap. On our next day, we visited 3 major temples – the famous Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm – popularized by the Tomb Raider movie, and the Bayon Temple.
After all the fancy things I had encountered at the Royal Angkor hotel, I was deeply moved by the people I’ve seen in our first destination in Siem Reap – the fishermen’s floating village.
i found a new travel buddy here in Singapore. Fortunately, she’s single like me so she has all the time in the world to travel with me. . haha. . She’s kinda into fancy things so when she saw this 5-star luxury hotel in Siem Reap that offered some xx% promotion, she dragged me to … More The Khmer Experience at Royal Angkor Resort and Spa
Great Wall of China! This is it, Badaling! hihi. .
One weekend way back in 2010, Julie and I, together with a Chinese friend (oh gawd i can’t remember her name, but i swear she’s very very very nice. So nice that she deserved 3 “very”. hihi.) decided to go to Beijing. . Because, why not?
The child in me will always feel excited every time we talk about theme parks. there is just something in such place that makes me go giddy. Anyways, Julie and I were both fond of theme parks so we searched for the best one in Shanghai – and the winner is Happy Valley. . Yey!
It was my first time to travel outside Philippines and the first city I’ve been to is Shanghai,
In 2010, I was chosen to be part of a new project in our company. I was sent to Shanghai to train and study the project. That trip was my first ever out-of-country flight – i was frightened like a child left alone in a mall. Haha. . Good thing I had a company there … More World Expo 2010, Shanghai, China: better-late-than-never post