10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Ride an Elephant in Thailand

If more people knew the heart-wrenching reality behind elephant trekking, I believe it would be removed from more bucket lists… because the truth is crushing. Literally…

Manila in 24 Photos

Street meats, mangy cats, homeless children, punk rockers… these 24 images capture my Manila experience…

7 Wonders of Coron, Philippines

Hot springs with spirulina, virgin islands, snorkeling at shipwrecks, the beauty of Kayangan Lake….Move over, El Nido…

Quote of the Day

"You think you're heading toward a specific point, but the whole justification for the goal's existence lies in your love for it. Rest a little, but as soon as you can, get up and carry on. Because ever since your goal found out that you were traveling toward it, it has been running to meet you."
Paulo Coelho

El Nido: Equal Parts Shabby and Chic?

Shabby chic usually describes furniture, home decor, or clothing, but I couldn’t get this term out of my head when I visited El Nido…

Jungle Beach Resort: Pit Stop in Paradise

Because monkeys, hammocks, beach huts, and forced relaxation on Palawan Island are beautiful things…

2015: The Year in Review

You were so good to me, 2015…

13 Night Photos of Macau that I Love

“I often think that the night is more alive and richly colored than the day.” -Vincent Van Gogh…