My I Went Anyways Story – How It All Began

Six days ago, I saw an Instagram post from The Circle Hostel announcing that their Baler and Zambales hostels are closing. Only their La Union hostel will remain open. I felt sad upon reading this because The Circle Hostel has played a special part in my solo travels. I’ve had great memories from both Baler […]

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Birthday Thoughts During a Pandemic

My birthday is about to end in a few minutes. For the past 4 years (except 2017*) I have been spending my birthday in a place I have never been to yet. If there wasn’t a pandemic right now, I would have continued that tradition. Earlier this year, I was considering Timor Leste for my […]

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6 Things I Learned During the Community Quarantine

Yesterday is the last day of May, and the last day for the Province of La Union to be under General Community Quarantine (GCQ). Today, everyone in the province is already allowed to go outside their residence. Two and a half months ago, Luzon Island was placed under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ). It was a […]

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How to Start a Professional Blog – The Beginner’s Guide

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12 Things To Do While Stuck in Quarantine

It’s been almost two weeks since Luzon Island in the Philippines has been placed under enhanced community quarantine in response to the growing cases of COVID-19 in the country. And I saw in the news that many countries are in the same setup to minimize the spread of the virus. I know many are bored […]

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My 2019 Year in Review

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Practical Tips to Surviving Metro Manila’s Traffic

“Manila is a nightmare. The traffic is sooo bad”. That was my message to Andreu the other day while walking to Vertis North. Yup, walking. I was supposed to take Grab Car to Vertis North. I was able to book a ride. Unfortunately, the driver messaged me that I will need to wait for him […]

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Someday I’ll Know

I had a really bad day today. I’ve been suffering from migraine the whole day it’s killing me, and something happened that messed up with my plans. Now I don’t know what to do. Thank God I have a friend with whom I can rant to when I’m having this kind of day. And I […]

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