The heart of Malasimbo

We snugged our sarongs tightly to our chins to somehow ease the chilly mountain wind. Our friend, Santi, fashioned his Thai pants into a bolero to do the same. We were at the gates of the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival waiting for our passes to get...

20th Travel Tour Expo 2013: Pinoys’ Gateway to the World

Philippine Travel Agencies Association (PTAA), in cooperation with the Tourism Promotions Board, brings back the 20th Travel Tour Expo 2013 at the SMX Convention Halls in Pasay City. Dubbed as Gateway to Getaways, Chairperson (20th Travel Tour Expo) Aileen Clemente and President (PTAA) John Paul Cablaza promise...

manila revisited | intramuros in a new light

My heart used to enter the gates of a state university that is housed in the place that is built by blood and stone. It stole silent kisses in the nooks and crannies of the famed walled-city known for its marriage to history. It walked...

of pregnancy and rehab

We want to start this post with line popularized by our very own former president "I AM (we are so) SORRY!" or better yet change our URL to wearesosorry.com Two months of AWOL is unacceptable. But we are still strongly denying the rumors that Monette gave...

damn you, captain morgan!

Dear Captain Morgan, You made me hate myself that night you decided to invade the Philippines. It was worse than your friend Magellan when he booked his cheap package holidays to our archipelago half a century ago and decided to change the fate of my country as my...

pinoy travelers’ weekend

Who would have known that this September would be one of the most memorable months of our travel blogging experience. Years ago, we would never imagine getting within a hand-span distance from people who live and breathe travel. But the bug hit, and the rest of...

the true taste of home

Traveling is not always an escape, at times it is a way to give yourself a chance to miss home. And in my case, it has been a year since the last time I set foot on my native home land. (sniff sniff) Do I smell...