Siquijor: Trying, but failing, to debunk the myth

The time was almost midnight. It was our first night at our bamboo cottage. We looked around and wondered whether the nipa wall could survive an attack. From what, we didn't know. The horror legends are enough to scare us out of our wits. We hear a scream just a few meters behind our cottage.... Continue Reading →

South Korea: My journey down south, a backstory

Traveling alone in a foreign country, with only a level 1 knowledge of their language, was more difficult than I ever thought. I did not put into consideration the lack of English (or even romanized) signs, much less English speaking people. But this adventure opened my eyes to a whole new side of South Korea, and helped me get to know this small country a little better.

1AM thoughts

Traveling to South Korea was a high school dream, one that I realized while re-watching Princess Hours for the nth time through a borrowed DVD. Coming from a very practical family - who rarely went out of the realms of Cavite and Batangas, or spent on anything beyond what was really necessary - traveling was... Continue Reading →

Things to do in Seoul at Night

While there are tons of things to do around Seoul during the day, it is always the nights that I look forward to – beautiful, magical, and ironically in this busy city, peaceful. Everything slows down as the lights color the night and drown your mind with bliss.

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