Why I Continue Travelling

People ask me why I could never seem to stay put, why I entertain that constant itch to travel even if it meant leaving everything convenient behind. Sometimes, I give an answer. Sometimes, I say I don’t know. Sometimes, my reasons flash before me like a series of clips that were beyond black and … [Read more...]

Attraversiamo

After I missed the 1:30 trip from Bangkok to the Poipet border, I knew I was in deep trouble. I was already thinking of not going while I was asking the ticket seller when the next trip was going to be. He said that the next trip will be at 2:30pm and it will no longer be stopping at the border but … [Read more...]

The Unplanned Backpacking Trip: Thailand-Cambodia (Leg 1)

Last January 18, 2011, after the hassle at NAIA Terminal 3, I finally arrived in Bangkok 4 hours after. Two of my friends, Ed and Doi, were already there waiting. I could remember the surge of relief I felt after seeing my friends' faces because I was so worried about where to find them. It was my … [Read more...]