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28 Up Dharma Down Lyrics That Are Actually About Traveling

28 Up Dharma Down Lyrics That Are Actually About Traveling

OPM band, Up Dharma Down, knows how to stir feelings while traveling down the memory lane through their songs of hugot. Aside from the blockbuster hit ‘Tadhana’ which has been the official travel song of hopeful romantic travelers, dissecting their discography reveals that some of their songs are written to describe travel situations. So to […]

When Buzz Lightyear Landed in Jupiter

When Buzz Lightyear Landed in Jupiter

For someone who believes in infinity and beyond forever, Buzz Lightyear is my spirit animated character. Thus when Halloween happened, I came as the toy space ranger hero in my space suit. I have never been to any Halloween costume party before until I went to one with my Instagram gang in The Palace Pool […]

I Found My New Travel Buddy

I Found My New Travel Buddy

Last year, also the second year of my travel, I applied for a life insurance for myself. After my agent reviewed my accomplished application form, it was a surprise when he gave me a tip to switch my answer to no that questioned my involvement in extreme activities like diving. Since I already did scuba […]

Gone Sashimi in General Santos, Like a Superman in Lake Sebu

Gone Sashimi in General Santos, Like a Superman in Lake Sebu

The second day of our Central Mindanao adventure started early with our attempt to catch the sunrise of General Santos. But the group thinking had flaws. We didn’t wake up to the expected time because we’re assuming everyone’s not ready yet. The second leg of our trip is presumed to be the most hectic thus […]

Spirited Moments and Madcap Scenes of Maitum, Sarangani

Spirited Moments and Madcap Scenes of Maitum, Sarangani

Albertowz is one of the adventure junkies whom I stumbled upon in Instagram (@albertowz). When he shared his festival chase schedule for the remaining half of the year, I chose SoCCSKSarGen, the Central Mindanao region, among those in the list. There are thoughts about safety used to linger and having some companions in visiting Mindanao […]

Summer Cruise: Of Chillin' Snorkelin', Corals and Scuba

Summer Cruise: Of Chillin’ Snorkelin’, Corals and Scuba

It was like another summer to remember in one of the Saturdays of September. Straight from my late work shift and caffeine-filled mornight, I went alone to San Luis, Batangas to experience discovery scuba diving. Even though this was my third time, the thrill and excitement were still present. My first two dives happened in […]

10 Ways Paano Mag-travel With Feelings

10 Ways Paano Mag-travel With Feelings

There are many ways to travel. You can do it solo, or with your besties, or in an open trip with strangers. You can wander in a budget or in splurge mode. Or you can travel with feelings. So paano nga ba mag-travel with hugot (The Ang Sakit Mong Magsalita, Close Ba Tayo Edition)? 1. […]

50 Reasons Why Visiting Batanes Should Be In Your Bucket List

50 Reasons Why Visiting Batanes Should Be In Your Bucket List

The flight booking game for Batanes is so strong during the SkyJet Airlines seat sale in a recently held travel exposition in Manila. Even though the gates at the venue were not yet opened, the line stretched with length as long as the blockbuster queue we see in December film fest. If you’re one of […]

20 Reasons Why Everyone Should Choose The Window Seat

20 Reasons Why Everyone Should Choose The Window Seat

Passengers at the aisle get an instant access to the lavatory but they also have the higher chance to be jolted by the rolling store of the flight crew and by fellow passengers on the same row who will use the toilet. People in the middle receive two arm rests but there’s a probability of […]

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 […]