A place called home

December 12, 2014

I’m home.

Interestingly, it’s become almost a place of in-betweens for me. A place of mixed thoughts and mixed feelings, and ones I still don’t even really understand.

At first, it’s relief. It’s that feeling of finally stepping off the plane for the last time, stretching my legs, and Read more

The most dangerous thing you will ever encounter while travelling

November 24, 2014

It’s no secret that the road is filled with countless hazards that can totally derail your perfect holiday.

There’s the guy who hustles you as soon as you come out of arrivals in the airport.

There’s the taxi driver who’s planning to rip you off, or worse, drive you into a dark alley and demand Read more

Inside Manila: A Walk Through The Slums Of The Philippine Capital

October 20, 2014

The mud is black.

There’s trash everywhere.

And the smell is…well…the smell is like a mixture of wet clothes and rotten wood. It’s not necessarily unpleasant, but definitely distinct.

I look around at the kids running through the alleys, the women selling ‘useful trash’ such as Read more