keeping in touch

I have family and friends scattered all over the world and I would like to think I do pretty good job in keeping in touch with them through apps like WhatsApp, Viber, and Skype and through various social media like Instagram and Facebook. As I got older, I discovered that friendship is not about proximity…Read more keeping in touch

Where Do I Begin (Chemical Brothers featuring Beth Orton)

Last day in Lisbon and I'll be flying back to Manila and back to regular life and I cannot come back the same person and I cannot come back to what I was before. I have so many ideas in my head now and so many interesting things and plans and projects to sink my…Read more Where Do I Begin (Chemical Brothers featuring Beth Orton)

beneath the London plane trees

My last few days in Lisbon and I had to go to Belem to take a photo of the Monument to the Discoveries and the pastry shop Pasteis de Belem. I then took the E15 modern tram back into the city and found myself walking up to Prinsipe Real and into the Botanical Gardens. I…Read more beneath the London plane trees


As the date of my eventual return to my home city comes  closer, I am starting to get apprehensive. I've kept in touch with family and friends and my city through the Internet and saw what was happening over news and photos shared over social media accounts like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Often enough, I…Read more apprehensions

adeu de Barcelona

Barcelona has been a lot of fun. It's definitely massive and awe-inspiring and I have a lot to say about the city; but it also comes from having been to Portugal (Lisbon, Sintra, Porto, Algarve) and Madrid. I have a way of describing each city but I will save that for a future project, a…Read more adeu de Barcelona

from Madrid to Segovia to Barcelona

I just got back from Segovia with Tals. It was a really, really lovely day trip and I got to see the Roman aqueduct that straddled one of the plazas of the little town and the massive Gothic cathedral called the Nuestra Señora de la Asuncion y San Frutos Cathedral, or the Segovia Cathedral, and…Read more from Madrid to Segovia to Barcelona