close encounter with the happy horse

OK before anything else, let me say this: I am not a heavy beer drinker (at least not as heavy as Monette) couple of bottles will attenuate me to a lesser form of social being, add another one and expect me to start blabbering some...

vote earth

Global warming is not a myth. And we all know that you know it. And now is the time to start doing something. Earth Hour is an attempt to redeem ourselves and save our planet from a ruthless end. On Saturday, March 27 2010 at 8:30 p.m., we will be...

full puppet nudity

Admit it, at one point in your life you sang along with the Sesame Street ensemble and probably learnt the ABC's and 123's of the fundamentals of elementary school education with Maria, Ernie and Cookie Monster. Last night, Monette and I had a face to face...

enter the PORN house

You might think that it was a typo. You might think Ron and I developed another liking to weird things (ok, maybe not weird, just unconventional [ok, maybe conventional, but not many people would admit to liking it]). You might even think that we gave...

Enduring Temptations

So why did we attend this year’s TravelTour Expo? Because we are planning to avail a package complete from airport transfer to food, souvenirs and guided tour… NOT! Again, backpackers don’t get tours or vacation package, unless required for visa approval. If you have the money and don’t...

hawkers place, pinoy style

Being that we are backpackers, it always follows that we travel on a budget. Our plane tickets carefully booked, our hostels painfully scrutinized, and our daily allowance tightly budgeted. It is also an art of backpacking to find the most affordable places to eat in....

the floating souvenir shop

Damnoen Saduak is popularly known as the floating Market and the Venice of Asia.  Every Morning, the Floating Market is routinely crowded with hundreds of vendors and purchasers floating in their small rowing boats. They usually use small traditional boats, however, today the long-tailed engine boats became...