From Travel

Places that I have visited / will visit and all the fun along the way.

Top 20 Songs I Listened to During Travel in 2016

This year has been the strangest, to say the least. When I was in Chiang Mai in 2012, the monks told me to be mindful of whatever it is I’m doing. When you walk, don’t listen to music; just walk and appreciate the walk. When you’re traveling by train, stop the music and appreciate the…

My Top 20 Travel Moments of 2016

I welcomed 2016 with a lot of hope and a pint of Guinness at a random British pub in Tokyo. Although I was alone in a foreign land, I could sense an air of positivity in the air. It was my first trip since I left my full-time job (again), and I was looking forward…

Long-Term Travel

In 2012, when I first abandoned the corporate world, I had a grand plan of traveling around Southeast Asia for a loooong time. 6 months, maybe? Or a year? “Easy,” I thought. SEAsia is cheap, and although the culture is so far from ours, it wouldn’t really be too far from the boundaries of my…

Sk├│gafoss

When we arrived, we were a little underwhelmed. The waterfall was great, yep, but after seeing the majestic Gullfoss, we would need more than a cascade. The place looked grey and dreary. They said it normally looks better under the sun, but even the sun was not in the mood. We were just about to…

Reynisdrangar

ANG ALAMAT NG LUGAR NA ITO. Noong unang panahon, may isang higanteng hindi masaya sa buhay niya dahil pangit siya. Nakiusap siya sa diyos na gawin siyang yummy. Yung katakam-takam, yung pinipilahan. Dininig ng langit ang kanyang dasal. Ayun, ginawa siyang French fries.

├śresund

There is nothing special about this video, but I had to record this because of a very strange reason.

Iceland Blues

WE MISSED OUR SHUTTLE TO THE AIRPORT. The worst part, we had already locked our AirBnB apartment in Reykjavik and left the keys inside, so we were stuck outside in the ICELAND cold at 3am.

Free Ride

The other night, our Uber driver decided to NOT charge us for the trip. We insisted on paying, but he said he had earned more than enough for the day and it would be great to share the happy vibe.