Monthly Archive: April, 2014


The city of Baguio is most decidedly not what foreigners imagine when they think of the Philippines. It’s a concrete slab of a hill station in northern Luzon (the big island) and for… Continue reading

Urbexing in MoTown

Motor City has long fallen from the graces of Americana since its heyday of the early twentieth century. Today thousands of houses and commercial buildings around the city stand stripped and abandoned, all… Continue reading

La città Eterna: Roma

I went on a trip with Grandma recently to tour a part of Italy, but it wasn’t my first time in Rome. Back in 2012, Xiker and I hopped over from the Iberian… Continue reading

Getting wet and wild for Songkran

As the traditional Thai New Year, Songkran is one of the biggest and most fun-filled holidays on the Thai calendar! Dousing each other with water actually started as a traditional ritual of simply… Continue reading


Ah, Bangkok. Uncomfortably hot and humid, impossibly crowded and polluted. But, amidst the chaos of vehicular and human traffic, there are pockets of comforts and serenity; there’s always something to appreciate, anywhere we… Continue reading

same same, but different

Sawasdee from Bangkok, Thailand! Been living life in the fast lane the last three months; just when I thought I’d have a lot of down time to doze off and write copiously before… Continue reading

10 days in Italy with Grandma

Our trip to Italy, in pictures! We started and ended our trip in Roma– rented a car and visited quite a few places in between. (Not included here: Rome and Vatican City, to… Continue reading