Journeying Jonas’ Journal

Random Kindness in Republic of Korea

Random Kindness in Republic of Korea

My recent trip to South Korea restored my faith in humanity. I’ve met good Samaritans along the unfamiliar way I traveled alone. It changed how I see South Koreans without all the dancing and festive lens flare in the background. They are far more beautiful beyond their smooth porcelain skin. While I feared of my […]

Isolated and Barefoot in Britania Islands

Isolated and Barefoot in Britania Islands

Britania Group of Islands is the third and the last part in the Summer in December in Surigao del Sur series. We were advised by the owners of Marky’s Hostel to leave for Britania at 7am or later than our original plan to wake up as early as 5am. We wanted to maximize our itinerary […]

Happiness and Haggardness in Hinatuan Hop

Happiness and Haggardness in Hinatuan Hop

Hinatuan is the second of the Summer in December in Surigao del Sur series. We bid our sweet goodbye to Tinuy-an Falls. We headed to Hinatuan, an hour apart from the epic waterfalls. While the beauty of Tinuy-an Falls came as a surprise, we were anticipating more from Hinatuan because Enchanted River. The driving force […]

Truly Fantastic Tinuy-an Falls

Truly Fantastic Tinuy-an Falls

Tinuy-an Falls is the first in the Summer in December in Surigao Del Sur series. Patrick, Genesis and I were determined to get the most out of the second day of our Agusan-Surigao trip since we haven’t much explored Butuan City after the touchdown. I already warned them a week before our trip that waking […]