Sun and Santorini

I’m writing this with the hope that my memory wouldn’t fail me because this trip happened four years ago. In 2011, an international training opportunity in Turkey came and what made this more exciting is the fact that I went there with my closest friends. Upon receiving the official communication with the training details, we immediately planned […]

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Athens: Time Travel to Ancient Greece

A few months ago, I traveled back to Ancient Rome which reminded me of almost the same experience I had when I traveled back to Ancient Greece, four years ago (which I did right after the time travel to Ancient Byzantium: Istanbul). Yes, travel doesn’t only take us to different locations but also brings us […]

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Istanbul, Turkey: East meets West

“There, God and human, nature and art are together, they have created such a perfect place that it is valuable to see.” This famous poetic line of Lamartine reveals his love for the city of Istanbul. And he’s not the only one who fell in love with it. Reminiscing my experience still gives me that feeling […]

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Remembering the North: Ilocos

The Beach in Pagudpud, old churches in Paoay and Laoag, the heritage town in Vigan, and windmills in Bangui made the 10-hour drive from Manila really worth it.

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Taal Volcano Adventure

What can be more fun than a spontaneous weekend adventure with brothers and cousins? Road trip, food trip (bulalo!), boat ride, horseback ride, slight trekking, and the stunning view of the Taal volcano – you name it.

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Finding Netherlands

I wish I already knew how to take good photos when I discovered the joy of traveling. But I believe that growth is possible. Photographs capture special moments that will become memories someday and taking it beautifully is something I want to achieve.  In time, I will. Amsterdam and other parts of Netherlands, Winter 2010

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Switzerland: Love at First Sight

When you’re given the chance to visit a country you only see in your favorite cartoon in your childhood, what do you do? Keep your eyes wide open, as long as you can, to see the picture-perfect view: the snow-capped mountains, medieval castles, the green grass, lakes as blue as the sky,  and even the sheep […]

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