Kagay-an

My father’s family (daresay, ancestors) have always been from this part of Northern Mindanao and although I was born in Davao City (where my mother’s side of the family is from), I have also spent several years in Cagayan de Oro City. Sadly, I never really quite explored it because I have always … [Read more...]

I Swear I’m Up To A Lot Of Good

As my stint in Tacloban City for the Haiyan Response and Recovery draws near to an end, I can’t help but feel the usual pang of excitement. Not because I can’t wait to drop everything and move on, but because I have always been obsessed with what I considered as the bigger questions like What’s … [Read more...]

Everything Japanese

In celebration of friendship, I have decided to revisit an article I wrote in my other blog. You see, just a few days ago, two of my closest girlfriends have called in a ‘truce’ (hopefully this was the right term to use). I was so happy that it helped me re-evaluate my recent dilemma. Sometimes, all … [Read more...]

To Swim Or Not To Swim

A friend once asked me what was the craziest thing I did in all my travels and until last night, I would have remained loyal to my usual answer, but now I have a different story to share; because last night, I umped my thrill meter one notch by swimming naked in Boracay Island’s beach front. For … [Read more...]

Camotes Island: A Weekend Of Peace

When you’re caught between the jaws of your pride (or whatever was left of it) and the temporary warmth of your shame, running away to an island in the South seemed like the ideal solution until you have to pack your bags again Photo-walking session: November, 2010. … [Read more...]