Cuenca, my hometown, is so much more than just a mountain. It's a town filled with friendly people, some of the best lomi you can ever taste in your lifetime, an overwhelming number of bakeshops, and a view that you wouldn't have to hike hours just to see.

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.

A Day in Chuncheon

Day trip from Seoul? Nami Island is almost always the answer. It is indeed beautiful, an iconic filming site for many dramas and movies, and is often crowded with tourists. But do you know that getting off the train just a few stations from Gapyeong (the gateway to Nami) would bring you to a whole... Continue Reading →

I almost die at the Death Railway

My fascination for trains and railways brought us to Bangkok's Thonburi Station at 7:35AM, with 15 minutes to spare before our train leaves. It was an ungodly hour for my night-wired brain, but we couldn't miss the first trip to Kanchanaburi. Otherwise we would have to spend the night there, and we really only had a... Continue Reading →

Isla Verde, an unspoiled paradise

Total budget: P2,000 mo may sukli pa 🙂 Not bad for a weekend well-spent. I was able to get away from the capitalists of the metro and other big beaches, and got to spend my money on people who don't ask much, but give more than what you paid for.

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