Parang Pag-ibig, Para sa Pag-ibig

Blank Space and the 80 Instagrammers

Blank Space and the 80 Instagrammers

In celebration of Instagram’s 400 million active users monthy and in anticipation of the Worldwide Instameet 12, I’ve rewritten Taylor Swift’s Blank Space to sum up the community which the Filipino Instagram users share one frame at a time. Blank Space is a perfect metaphor for the long list of minimalism lovers in Instagram. With […]

Separation Anxiety is Parang Pag-ibig

Separation Anxiety is Parang Pag-ibig

Separation anxiety from our travels is like the love from our past (the ex-boyfriend or the ex-girlfriend, or the ex-crush, or the ex-almost) that we can hardly forget. Here’s the list of how close the parallelism between the two is: 1. They are beautiful… The places we had been, and the ex, whom we used […]

31 Things in Airports and in Airplanes Na Parang Pag-ibig

31 Things in Airports and in Airplanes Na Parang Pag-ibig

We have been to the places in the Philippines na parang pag-ibig. We don’t see the LRT and MRT the same way before anymore. And now, in tradition of these allegories and metaphors, I bring you the third installment of the Parang Pag-ibig series. We shall be taking off shortly so please straighten up your […]

Mga Paalala na Parang Pag-ibig From the Trains of Manila

Mga Paalala na Parang Pag-ibig From the Trains of Manila

Love it or hate it. If you want to move on, hugot intended, or around the metropolis, the fastest and relatively the safest means is to take the trains of Manila. If Philippine National Railways, Manila Light Rail Transit System, and Manila Metro Rail Transit System Light would only rehash their reminders to the passengers, […]

Places in the Philippines na Parang Pag-ibig

Places in the Philippines na Parang Pag-ibig

Call me hopeless hopeful hope fool romantic (or just call me maybe). Whenever I travel, I see love everywhere! Not from the couples who couldn’t afford to get a room while they release their romantic tensions. Not from another traveler whom I just met. But I find love in places. Metaphors of love are checking […]