Cool mountain air, lush greenery, strawberry fields, truckloads of fresh vegetables, and a flower festival that lasts for almost two months, all make Baguio a top destination for those who need a break from Metropolitan Manila.
Let's talk about three volunteering myths and how to effectively participate in making things better.
Make your visa renewal day more interesting by combining the trek up to the Bureau of Immigration with a trip into Philippine history and culture.
Finding a new place to live is always stressful. Doing so in a different country during the most frenzied month of the year? All the more fun, of course.
From the thick, warm blanket of air that wraps it's welcoming arms around you when you first step out of the airport to the hospitable nature of its people, Manila sure knows how to give a warm welcome.
An Interview with my First Host Couchsurfing. Sure, I’ve heard the word before and known such a thing existed, but it wasn’t until about a month ago that I took a serious look at it. Although I no longer have a permanent home in the Philippines, I have been returning to the islands frequently and… Continue reading Things to Know About Couchsurfing
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