Updated: Countries Where My Filipino Passport Can Take Me

I have dreamt of travelling for as long as I can remember. Like what I have said, if you have met me when I left my snot where it truly belonged, you will not hear me say - “I want to be a lawyer when I grow up.” (or a doctor, a nurse, or any of those noble professions that adults have bombarded … [Read more...]

Wake Up, Wake Up

One week from now, it will be two years since I have last posted an article. Honestly, I do not know where to start but updating this blog was inspirited by a group of young people who were introduced to my blog by their teacher, who also happens to be a good friend of mine. Last year, I was … [Read more...]

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...]