Natal Day!

Today is my natal day. I am vocal about not being a fan of birthdays. As I have gotten older, birthdays have become for me a time of intense self-reflection rather than celebration.… Continue reading

Ayala Triangle (Makati City, Philippines)

All growth depends upon activity. There is no development physically or intellectually without effort, and effort means work.  — Calvin Coolidge The Ayala Triangle Gardens is Makati’s Central Park, an urban oasis at the… Continue reading

Regina RICA (A Pilgrimage Site)

The gift of faith taught me to perceive the astounding righteousness and grace that bound us if only we open our eyes and minds. I just want to thank God for all the… Continue reading

The Pristine Beaches of Burgos (Pangasinan, Philippines)

Artist Jason Mraz once shared, “My home isn’t about being grounded in one corner of the planet. It’s about being in love and being lost in the middle of an amazing adventure, witnessing… Continue reading

Salagdoong Beach (Siquijor, Philippines)

I have always loved the beach. The smell of the salty water, the wind in my face, the gentle roar of the waves all combine to create a sense of peace and calm.… Continue reading

Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Masjid (Cotabato, Philippines)

I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. — Khalil… Continue reading

Philippines’ Sunset

“The sunset faded and blended from pink to peach to mango in a smoothie in the sky. For as long as she doesn’t love me, I will love her.” ― Jarod Kintz, A… Continue reading

Nogas Island (Antique, Philippines)

Sometimes the road less traveled is less traveled for a reason. – Jerry Seinfeld Robert Frost’s poem about taking the road less traveled never fails to inspire me in choosing my travel destinations. It reminds… Continue reading

Baras Bird Sanctuary (Sultan Kudarat)

Birds have wings; they are free; they can fly where they want they want. They have the kind if mobility many people envy. — Roger Tory Peterson I was on my way to… Continue reading

Majestic Asik-Asik Spring Falls (North Cotabato)

Asik-Asik Spring Falls is located at Sitio Dulao, Upper Dado, Alamada, North Cotabato in the island of Mindanao. This spring falls is one-of-a-kind and is majestic in every corner because there is no… Continue reading