Apple Chronicles: A Journey of Superlatives

November is a special month for me as I was born on this month.  But this year, November had been extra kind to me as I embarked on a practically month-long trip on the other side of the world.  And everything about it was unexpected. This is part of a series ① ② ③ ④ ⑤…

Runway Manila is now open!

Do you know that pedestrian overpass that links Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 with Newport City?  Well, it has a name and it’s called Runway Manila and it’s now open!  I had the chance to use it early this week and here’s my experience.

Bangkok Diaries: The Beginning

Have you ever been indifferent towards something but then completely become enthusiastic soon after you tried it?  That’s exactly what happened to me on my first ever visit to Thailand, and this is the story of how I fell in love with Bangkok.

West Coast Chronicles: LAX⇢HKG⇢MNL

All good things must come to an end, and that dreaded day had come.  It’s time to pack my bags and end the longest vacation of my life so far.  It was a bittersweet moment as I got to return home but then leave a love one behind.  I can’t imagine how OFWs do it….

West Coast Chronicles: MNL⇢HKG⇢LAX

After about a year and a half, I found myself again on the other side of the Pacific Ocean, this time exploring more of the US West Coast.  While this trip wasn’t really expected, it turned out to be a memorable one and would be the longest vacation of my adult life.  Join me as…

Staycation at Remington Hotel

I recently had the chance to spend an overnight stay at Remington Hotel in Resorts World Manila using a voucher I won from a raffle a while back.  Since the voucher was expiring soon, I decided to use it even if I was alone.  Thus is the story of my first “staycation.”

Bay Area Chronicles: The Trip to the Other Side of the World

As the New Year arrived I told myself that it was time to get things around.  One of the things I committed to myself was to get back into travelling which took a back seat these past few years.  But I never expected that I’d be going out of the country this early, and definitely…

Cebu Lechon Chronicles: Greasier the Second Time Around

I had some “unsettled business” with my previous visit to Cebu just this January and never did I thought that a bit more than two months later, I’d be back to settle the score.  For this second Cebu visit for the year there were still some new things I got to try.  Let’s start the…

The Chronicles of SAR: The Special Administrative Regions of Macau and Hong Kong

After two years of staying home, a lot of first and seconds in my life became a reality, including my first time in China’s Special Administrative Regions (SAR) Macau and Hong Kong, and my second international marathon with the Galaxy Entertainment Maratona Internacional de Macau (Macau Galaxy Entertainment International Marathon).  Here’s the story of our…

Negros Occidental Tour: The Piaya Chronicles

I’ve always been hearing good things about Bacolod City so when the opportunity came, we quickly grabbed our tickets and booked our flight.  Of course we didn’t just toured around Bacolod City as we have an entire island for our discovery.  There were so many unexpected things that happened to us during our trip which…

Boracay Adventures: Last Dose of Summer (Day 1)

Before summer came to a close (at least for the Metro) I had a last dose of summer in none other than one of the world’s finest beaches—Boracay!  It had been a dream of mine to visit the island ever since I’ve heard of its legendary beaches and this summer I had a chance to…