As great as it is to see the world, it's the people you share travel experiences with that makes the places worth remembering.
Malta is an amazing country and was it not for a wedding, I could have easily gone my entire life without setting foot on its islands. Dividing vacation time between Manila and Malta almost seems like a mistake: a typo when booking, perhaps. One is a metropolitan city on a tropical island in South-East Asia… Continue reading Three Days in Malta
I've spent a relaxing day at home, enjoying the Sydney sun as it shines through the windows. The howling wind outside is nothing to me but a soundtrack--and a no-frills way to speed up the laundry drying process. I've got the rest of the clothes that need to go in my bag out on the… Continue reading When It’s Time to Travel
Recently, in my journey of exploring mixed-martial arts, I've switched from doing a bit of everything to going back to where I started and focusing on boxing. I've done so for a few reasons. For one, because I'm still jet-setting and haven't yet put down roots anywhere, I don't want to buy gear that won't… Continue reading My Amateur MMA Journey, Part 18: Why I Box
When a friend I met through Couchsurfing invited me to join in on a day trip and see these quintessential Australian creatures, I knew the moment had come.
An interview with Mario Yokoyama of myBJJ in Camperdown
The first sighting of European settlers in the Hunter Valley was in 1798 when a lieutenant drifted into the Hunter River in search of escaped convicts. While it is said that the region was named after Captain John Hunter, I'd say there's a good chance the colonists chose the name for how well it reflected… Continue reading Hunter Valley Wine Tour
And we're rolling! I've been back in Sydney for a few weeks now and earlier this month I took a trial class at myBJJ, an international Brazilian jiu-jitsu school founded by Mario Yokoyama and headquartered in Camperdown. I had been referred here by Petros Menelaou, a fellow patron of Darkside Gym and an instructor in… Continue reading My Amateur MMA Journey, Part 17: A Trial Class at myBJJ
Animals at Parc Merveilleux, Brunch at Le Paris, and Celts at Bealtaine.
Suggestions on how to spend 24 hours in Amsterdam