Solo Backpacking Diaries: South Batan, Batanes

It’s the 2nd to my last day in Batanes and in one sleep I will be back home. Time ran so fast and my heart breaks a little with the taste of bittersweet soon-goodbye. A part of me says, “You miss home, girl”, and the wanderlust soul whispers “Wish you’d stay a few days more…

Solo Backpacking Diaries: Sabtang Island, Batanes

Hello Blog, I’m back! I’m here to blab again about my Batanes birthday getaway. This time I’m going to talk about my second day there. Say hello to Sabtang Island! I woke up early that day. Boats leaving for Sabtang Island are all in Ivana Port which is approximately 30-45 mins away from Basco, and…

BALIK ISKWELA SA ISLA PROJECT: Gilutongan Island 2017

Hello one and all! I’m posting this to say a ginormous THANK YOU to all the generous and amazing people who have made this project possible. I was not able to attend the event which was unfortunate, because I was out of town. Then again, for this year, we are happy to let you know that…

The One In Negros Occidental

Dearest Blog, Sometimes, we all think we all need a really long break. We all do…that I’m sure, but a 2-day vacay isn’t really that bad when you’re in good company. **** We decided to order food and buy some treats at this rustic cafe they call El Ideal. In one table, there was an…

BALIK ISKWELA PROJECT and PASKO SA ISLA 2016: Gilutongan Island

Panahon na sab sa Pasko. Ang panahon na kinaham sa mga bata. Sa kaning higayon amo kamong gi-awhag na makigduyog kanamo sa pagsaulog sa kapaskohan uban sa mga Daycare na tinun-an sa Isla sa Gilutongan, nga unta sa kining panahon atong mapa-ambit sa mga gagmayng anghel ang kalipay sa kapaskohan. ♪♫Christmas, Christmas time is here….

Spaghetti

I’m not sure why I’m blogging this because, you know, everyone has their own way of cooking the famous ‘spaghetti’ and pretty much know how to do it. But I cooked 2-kilos worth of pasta for the day care kids during our Pasko Sa Isla outreach/gift giving yesterday and I don’t have a lot to…

VOLWORK: Children of Asia: Show and Tell 2016

Enfants d’ Asie (Children of Asia) is a French-based NGO that aims to help disadvantaged children in Southeast Asia build their future. CoA provides comprehensive support services to their beneficiaries (including nutrition, housing, medical care, and emotional support) and equip them with the tools they need to access the job market: schooling, professional training, scholarships,…

The Sunday Currently | Vol 16

Hello and welcome to my first The Sunday Currently for the month of November! I hope you are all enjoying whatever you are doing right now. In the coming week, I hope to have more things to write about or at least for the creativity to come up with better subjects to write/talk about. CURRENTLY reading…

One More Chance — Not!

Nagpabook. Umasa. Di Pinasakay. Number 1 daw, pero Chance lang pala. We arrived in Toledo City around 4 in the morning. As the car made its way to the pier entrance, we were stopped by a man, around 50-ish, wearing a white shirt. “Sir, Ma’am, Di na raba makasulod. Puno na ang barko”. We tried…

The Sunday Currently | Vol 15

Hi! Finally had time to create another post. It’s been a long while… can’t believe it’s already halfway through the year. I missed you all! The first few months have been tough and I got preoccupied with so many things, but hey! I’m posting today which is a good thing, right? 🙂 CURRENTLY Reading I’m…

Homemade Nana Ice Cream

You probably heard of Nana IceCream. If you haven’t, Nana IceCream is a healthy alternative to regular icecream made only of banana. And since there is no cream, milk, eggs, or even sugar involved, this one-ingredient dessert is guilt-free… perfect for summer! It’s super easy and tastes just like icecream! Ingredients: Ripe Bananas (as many…

My Yogini Diary: Practicing Ashtanga

“The most important pieces of equipment you need for doing yoga are your body and your mind.” ~ Rodney Yee It was a sunny Saturday in March when I googled about yoga.  It was the final week for university’s second semester and the stress was overwhelming.  I typed in keywords which I hoped would display…