On the 22nd of October in 2015, I was about to give birth to my first child. The pain was terrible; I didn’t know what to do. Our nurses were giving us instructions in a language that we hear every day but we don’t understand. There were words we could
Southeast Asia from Thailand to Indonesia is a dynamic region, with an eclectic mix of cultures that are “same, same but different.” A journey to this corner of the world is full of discovery, adventure, and natural and man-made wonders. Pack your bags and book that ticket because this region
When we look out the window and think about beautiful places, our minds tend to dash across continents and over seas that we tend to overlook what lies right in our front lawn. The search for wonder doesn’t necessarily need to take you far, far away. To me, the American
The video begins with a quote by Gustave Flaubert: “Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world.” And from there, it took me on an emotional virtual tour around Chile. There are countless of travel videos out there, but it is seldom that
Tokyo is one of those destinations I didn’t expect I would fall in love with. While I had a few courses on Japanese history and Japanese cinema back in college, there was never a point that I stopped and dreamt of going to Japan. But two years ago, when I
Dotonbori is the gastronomic epicenter of Osaka, Japan. This world-famous street runs from Dotonbori Bridge to Nipponbashi Bridge, and on both sides stand dozens of restaurants whose facades are adorned with enormous, electronic displays.
We’ve always known Vigan as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but its recent recognition as one of the New 7 Wonders Cities gave the Ilocos Sur capital another tourism boom.
Ilocos Norte greeted me with beautiful weather. I was a bit worried going there because there was a typhoon, and it was raining hard the day before our trip. Thankfully, the weather stopped being gloomy and moved on to welcome us warmly on the day of our tour.