My Top 25 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2013 (Part 2)

2013 favorite destinations asia

Something beautiful popped up in my Facebook news feed in April last year. It was a link to a Bored Panda post featuring 22 places that are hard to believe really exist. Instantly, it became a bucket list. When I reached the bottom of that page, I promised myself that I would visit all of these […]

Top 20 Songs I Listened to the Most During Travel in 2013

travel soundtrack 2014

In another life, U2′s Beautiful Day or the Beatles’s Across the Universe would be my travel anthems. But in this life, I love *pop* just as much as I love any other genre of music. Perhaps even more, to be honest. And while it’s productive to use travel time to reflect and make life-changing decisions, […]

My Top 25 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2013 (Part 1)

2013 top destinations

You won’t find Paris on this list. No, you won’t; I have yet to set foot on Europe. You won’t find Rio, either; South America has to wait a couple more years. And Egypt and Jerusalem? They’re my dream destinations, but no, I still have a long, long way to go to get there. There […]

6 Things About Childhood That We Miss Terribly

Children rides

Children avoid it and adults will give everything to have a piece of it — rest, staying still, a moment of nothing. When we were kids, our parents would force us to take a nap in the middle of the afternoon and we would do just about anything to resist it. We escaped to the […]

My Top 20 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2012 – Part 2

Some of the best destinations I visited last year

If you had met me ten or even five years ago, you’d probably see me as someone who was not the traveling type. And you would be right. Now that I think about it, if my past self were to see me now, he would be totally shocked, repeatedly hurling judging questions at me such […]

My Top 20 Most Unforgettable Travel Moments of 2012 – Part 1

Driving a speedboat for the first time. Sorry, blurred. Blame Kuya driver.

Year 2012 has been action-packed! I quit my full-time job and visited eight countries and territories. Eight is still a small number and many of them are within the same time zone but I see it as a good foreshadowing of a ’round the world trip that I plan to do in 2015. This year, […]