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
Kangaroo Picnic in Morisset
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.
The ABCs of a Child-Friendly Weekend in Luxembourg
Animals at Parc Merveilleux, Brunch at Le Paris, and Celts at Bealtaine.
Things to Know About Couchsurfing
An Interview with my First Host Couchsurfing. Sure, I’ve heard the word before and known such a thing existed, but it wasn’t until about a month ago that I took a serious look at it. Although I no longer have a permanent home in the Philippines, I have been returning to the islands frequently and… Continue reading Things to Know About Couchsurfing
Weekend in Sydney: Beaches and Bridges
With an outbound flight coming up this Sunday, my last full weekend was spent enjoying some of Sydney's grandest attractions.
Scarborough: Train, Beach, Camp
The next morning, we unzipped the tent to this spectacular view that made a somewhat uncomfortable sleep on mats that were, on the one hand, small and easy to carry but also just a bit too thin, entirely worth it.
A Backpacker’s Guide to the Complete Baler Surf Experience
An affordable trip and an unforgettable experience in the very chill and beautiful Baler, a place to still your mind, reflect on life, lose yourself in the waves, and wash away that city stress with an invigorating salt-water cleanse.
Breakfast at Antonio’s (and the Commute to Tagaytay)
So, the van. Expect to fit less comfortably into this vehicle than "Antonio's" dubs into the song "Breakfast at Tiffany's".
Silantro, Mojito, Molito
It's an easy trike ride from anywhere inside BF Homes to "Toyota". The dealership is long gone but, by name, it still marks the intersection of Concha Cruz and Alabang Zapote Road, as well as the BF Homes gate. From there you can hop into a jeep and get off at Madrigal Avenue but my… Continue reading Silantro, Mojito, Molito
Day & Night in BF Homes
We've moved out but still very much enjoy our old neighborhood, which is why we recently planned a day trip back to BF Homes. If you're looking for a city day with shopping and cafes, followed by a relaxing afternoon at the park with a perfectly spontaneous picnic, read on! Start your day with an Uber… Continue reading Day & Night in BF Homes