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

To Celine, Happy Birthday.

25. Happy Birthday Celine! Congratulations on surviving 25 years. You have officially lived your first quarter of your century. I know it wasn't easy and I also know how hard you had to fight to get to where you are right now. In gradeschool, you doubted yourself so much that you thought you had no … Continue reading To Celine, Happy Birthday.

A New Year’s Resolution I’m Committing To

Over the years I have lost track of a lot of things. I was so caught up with my next step, the next goal, the next target - my future - that I have neglected one of the most important things in life. FRIENDSHIP. These people helped and supported me through everything - my success, … Continue reading A New Year’s Resolution I’m Committing To

His Breaking Heart

There in the middle of the chaotic silence, he sat. Bit by bit, his heart’s slowly breaking. Hope is seeping through the cracks of his physical being and evaporating into nothing. Cold sweat dripping down his neck, landing on the collar of his shirt. ‘Words.’ He thought, ‘How can words hurt him so much?’ He got … Continue reading His Breaking Heart