My High School Graduation Ball Speech

Note: This post is mostly written in Tagalog. Also, it’s a very long post. If you don’t have the time today, bookmark it for another day. Another Note: There may be references to certain places, people, and events that you do not know about and would not be able to relate too. But there are stories in there that you might get a kick out … Continue reading My High School Graduation Ball Speech

My 5 Realities of Backpacking Without Any “Real” Budget for New Gear

As an aspiring digital nomad who grew up in one of the developing countries in Asia, I don’t actually earn that much for me to go to all of the places I wanted to go.  So in an effort to be able to cross some things off my bucket list, I’m using old hand-me-down gears to get started on this year’s journey. My bags and … Continue reading My 5 Realities of Backpacking Without Any “Real” Budget for New Gear

The Young Writer and the Teacher

I am an unremarkable writer, she said. “The words you chose is not what We’ve come to expect from you. It will not have an impact of any kind.” My poems have no rhythm, she said. “It has no substance, no indications Of how a traditional poem should sound like. Why doesn’t the end of each line rhyme?” It doesn’t make sense, she said. “You’re … Continue reading The Young Writer and the Teacher

15 Things They Didn’t Tell Me When Living In A Hostel

Hostel living is not new to me. I was introduced to it on a couple of tight-budget trips awhile back. I lived in a hostel or transient dorm-type home before in Baguio but the most number of nights I stayed in one is only 2 and it was with a couple of friends and another trip was with my brother. Also, most of the guests … Continue reading 15 Things They Didn’t Tell Me When Living In A Hostel