Fate against me; Why I still haven’t traveled outside the Philippines

Right now, I should be happily strolling around Beijing and Shanghai – learning about our cultural differences, exploring cityscapes, and finally savoring the fruits of a year’s worth of workload.
But I’m not. Instead, here I am at home, writing all these predicaments. Corona virus pandemic has changed everything that we so long planned for this year. Everything. … More Fate against me; Why I still haven’t traveled outside the Philippines

How the mountains helped me get through these tough times

We have all been made to believe in that adage that ‘if we are meant to stay we’ve grown roots instead of feet’ yet here we are, stuck in our homes, waiting for the better days to come.

But if the mountains have taught us to keep moving, it also taught us to persevere and do all means to survive through unprecedented times. And it these moments when we are susceptible to anxieties, let us all remember how we have been honed by the mountains to be able to get through these tough times. … More How the mountains helped me get through these tough times

What’s on your mind? And some unsolicited quarantined thoughts.

Social media detox. What a word. A conscious elimination of social media use for a set period of time – ergo deactivating of Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and all other platforms. But for someone whose line of work revolves with marketing, organizing orders, communicating with clients, and creating content online, it is something I just can’t … More What’s on your mind? And some unsolicited quarantined thoughts.

Uncertain Thoughts

When they say that the future is uncertain, I never thought that it would look like this: a world paralyzed by an imperceptible adversary. Borders indefinitely closed. Soldiers carrying lifeless bodies unharmed by ammunition. Families prohibited from their loved one’s burial. People identified as numbers. Health workers in the frontline. The world now is on … More Uncertain Thoughts

Traveling to undiscovered places despite COVID-19 Threats

I should be preparing for two major climbs at this moment. I should already have enough pocket money for an international trip by now as well. But all these plans, the same as yours, were all put on hold (if not cancelled) because of this pandemic called COVID-19 – a virus strain that was first … More Traveling to undiscovered places despite COVID-19 Threats