Another Reminder

This is bound. I knew it. Despite my many attempts of staying put. I simply cannot. I knew it was there but the signs were gradual this time – like that of a person growing old, inconspicuous as time passes until the period relentlessly screams of reality. I was going to travel again. Not to run … [Read more...]

This Trip Up North (Part 1)

While on the phone with my friend last night (planning ‘Bahamas’ and weighing the consequences of sending my passport so my visa can be processed), she interjected asking me how many states I have covered so far. I thought, maybe nine or ten. I have been keeping track of the states I have visited … [Read more...]

Why It Will Never Be The Same

Maybe we go back because we have left a piece of ourselves in that place. Maybe we go back because we have the longing to reclaim past glories presented to us. Maybe we go back because we know that change has rolled in dynamic surges that left us gasping and we are still unwilling to roll with it. … [Read more...]

Some Strange Advice

The  best thing about travelling is the idea of befriending other travellers who will give you their own versions of ‘strange.’ When you step out of your comfort zone, opportunities always present themselves – on a bus, in a guesthouse’s lobby, at an eatery, even while beating the scorching heat on … [Read more...]

Pre-travel Must Do: Vaccinations

I was not planning on organizing and stacking my things in a box just yet, but the sudden realization of misplacing my International Vaccination Certificate (IVC) forced me to start doing so after I turned my whole pad upside down. I knew that I would be having nightmares tonight if I didn’t even … [Read more...]