Around Kota Kinabalu

Arguably the most popular place to stay within the backpacking community--Borneo Backpacker is strategically situated right smack in the middle of the city, everything is almost just a kembot away (oh well, Kota Kinabalu is just the size of Makati, so everything is really a...

on our way to kota kinabalu (via clark airport)

After two years of traveling, people would think that we have learned to cover our bases. After numerous "planned" spontaneous trips, we are proud of how detailed our researches are from getting to one destination to another, the place we are going to stay in,...

on the road

First, I want to apologize for not posting in the past three weeks. I guess "on the road blogging" is a talent, and in our case, a skill that is yet to be honed. I am currently in the middle of non-English speaking China. Which part?...

memoirs of a 1980’s cuaresma

"Hoy, Bawal maglaro sa kalye, patay ang Diyos!" ["You're not suppose to play on the streets, Jesus is dead"] --Aling Julie (My Mom) This is the usual image of the holyweek observance in the Philippines. Penitensya is a traditional act of self flagellation as a form of repentance. The...

temple of the dawn

Okay, so the whole Bangkok shenanigan didn't really came out as we expected it to be. It could possibly be the lack of funds, the wrong trail of itinerary, or it  maybe just the fact that we got fixated with the whole Angkor Wat immersion that...