Hey, Taipei!

Planning a trip to Taipei? Ask someone who’s been there and you’ll probably hear some of these: (1) The food is great! (2) You’ll love the food! (3) The food is great, you’ll love it! Get the idea yet? But more than the food, which surely is not overrated, there’s a whole lot more to…

Phuket Escapade

“I still believe in paradise. But now at least I know it’s not some place you can look for. Because it’s not where you go. It’s how you feel for a moment in your life when you’re a part of something. And if you find that moment … it lasts forever.” – The Beach, 2000…

Mt. Pinatubo: Beauty Out of Catastrophe

This trip is part of our “Mission: Bring Back My Sunshine” The plan came about in the middle of a rant-jam-packed-dinner. See, no matter how yummy the pizza is, there’s nothing more of a downer than a night-long worth of stress talk, even if you have an ice-cold beer next to it. We kept on…

Autumn in Seoul

I’m feeling a bit nostalgic with all the Sakura posts from Japan popping everywhere I look, and it makes me extra lonelier that it’s been months since my last adventure. So I thought of reminding myself of my autumn experience in Seoul. If you read my previous posts though, you may have figured out by now…

What happens in Bali…

When you hear “Bali”, these are the things that would instantly pop in your head: beach bumming, surfing, cheap drinks slash partying. During my two visits, I only got to do one and a quarter out of three (1 – beach bumming, ¼ – partying). That sounds a bit pitiful, I know. What I’m trying…