That 7 Year Itch

That 7 Year Itch

CALL ME SENTIMENTAL, but I am truly romantic by nature. March 11 has always been a significant day for me, as it is the day I uprooted my life from Manila and moved to Singapore. It has been seven years since. Initially a move done in the name of love, this journey has evolved into [...]

Bangkok: Tourist Mode

Bangkok: Tourist Mode

IT IS DIFFICULT TO LEAVE A BUSTLING CITY SUCH AS BANGKOK and not feel a certain degree of inspiration. My first trip outside of my home countries, Singapore and the Philippines, I flew to Bangkok for a work trip. And while it has been a good three years since I last stepped into the Land [...]

Canggu: A Sacred Escape

Canggu: A Sacred Escape

Living in this pandemic-stricken period, I have been forced to introspect a little bit deeper than usual, which led to a need to declutter digitally. I had tons of photos from my phone (27,638 to be exact) that have spanned from 2018 until today. It is now 2021, and the digital declutter and organization has [...]

New Year Girl

New Year Girl

I am a New Year’s kind of girl. I have always relished the idea of clean slates, blank canvases, the idea of cleansing, healing, a meaningful sweeping away of the past and the ushering of the new (present, future, etc.?). And, of course, I am never not found with my artillery of goals and resolutions. [...]

For My Rocket, With Love

For My Rocket, With Love

There is a song from the hit musical Hamilton that is entitled, “Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story”. I am living, and I am here to tell the story of Rocket, a nine-year-old Maltese who gave us the biggest joy of our lives. Rocket died last Wednesday, the 21st of October at 9:29am. [...]