My MMA Journey · Philippines

My Amateur MMA Journey, Part 12: Best of the Arts in Manila

It’s been almost a year and a half since I first stepped into a boxing gym for my first lesson. After about six months of that, I tried my hand (and foot, knee, elbow) at Muay Thai for a few months, before taking a break for a trip to Australia. Upon returning to the Philippines,… Continue reading My Amateur MMA Journey, Part 12: Best of the Arts in Manila

International · Travel Tips

5 Reasons to Love Traveling with a Toddler

Toddlers. I'm hard-pressed to find a more exhausting word in the English language, yet I love traveling with mine. To be fair, she's not a baby anymore--she's a big girl--and she makes that clear to everyone. She's only just turned four and as much as she insists that she's all grown up, it hasn't stopped… Continue reading 5 Reasons to Love Traveling with a Toddler

Philippines · Travel Tips

Day Trip to Lakes Pandin and Yambo

It's the morning of All Saint's Day; as Halloween revelers are stumbling home in a stupor at the break of dawn, I'm having a quick breakfast and getting ready to head out. I'll reference this article on day tours at Pandin Lake as that's where we got some basic information for the trip, plus give… Continue reading Day Trip to Lakes Pandin and Yambo