The LORD will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore. - Psalm 121: 8

TRAVEL & POETRY: Trees by Joyce Kilmer

TREES by Joyce Kilmer I think that I shall never see A poem lovely as a tree.   A  tree whose hungry mouth is prest Against the earth’s sweet flowing breast;   A tree that looks at God all day, And lifts her leafy arms to pray;   A tree that may in summer wear A […]
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Destination Batanes (2016)

Itinerary, expenses, etc

Batanes Accommodation: Timetravel Lodge

Where to stay in Batanes?

The Discipline of Saving Up for a Travel

This isn’t the first time I was asked about trip cost right after a travel. Some probably think my friends and I have a million peso travel bank to pull resources from. We do not. I don’t.

Art Fair 2016 : Art for Everyone

Art Fair Philippines did it again! They have, once again, fulfilled their mission to turn our eyes to the works of our Filipino art practitioners. In one place, they brought together local and international artists, enthusiasts, collectors, fans, and curious individuals. Last year, I couldn’t help but share my top ten favorites. Never take my word for it. Hope […]
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Destination El Nido Paradise (2015)

In early 2013, I found myself wanting to venture Palawan to feel lit up, energized, and utterly alive. Palawan‘s reputation precedes itself – so many amazing places to go, so many things to do, so little time. I spent my first time in May of 2013 in its capital city, Puerto Princesa. Aside from the […]
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PROJECT TENFOLD: Propelled to Serve in 2015

We all get better in time. If we treat each person we meet and each experience we get as teachers, we become wiser. We, at Project Tenfold Circle, try to be better each year. For an organization whose volunteers are all full-time employees in our own fields, and are not very well-versed in running a […]
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A Warehouse of Books for Less

Thousands of books at Php 20 each? Yes. Believe it. Thousands of books being sold in a warehouse setting can be an overdose for book lovers. It’s not a rainbows-and-butterflies experience like when you get to an air conditioned bookstore at a mall. But am sure any book lover won’t mind. I got the information […]
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Food Stop: Books and Beans Cafe and Restaurant

Sometimes I feel like I cannot stay in one place. My itchy travel feet always bring me somewhere. When am not out of my town exploring, I find myself trying little adventures here and there. A coffee lover, I like visiting new coffee shops, especially those that promote local coffee. I pass by Books and […]
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Travel to Magalawa Island: A Beautiful Shared Experience

Believe it or not, I first heard of Magalawa Island from a friend from another country about two years ago. Seems like its reputation has gone far. Now, I could understand why. Doesn’t it feel awkward when your neighbor knows more about your own home than you do? That’s why we should make it a […]
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