Category Archive: inspirational

Snapshot Sunday – Curtains of the World

  We create barriers for ourselves that act like a curtain to the world. Some hate hiking, even though they’ve never tried it. Some can’t sit still long enough to travel to other… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Prayer

    Prayer is the most important conversation you can have. Don’t see it as just a religious practice but a way to build a rapport with god. A vital act to one’s well-being. A way to transcend… Continue reading

Inspiration

    Moments like this are my inspiration to travel. My reason to value experiences over material things. I’ll never have many things  in my life but the memories will be immense.     I… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Safari

  One of the top items on most traveler’s bucket list is an African safari. An expedition following animals in its natural habitat, we follow them like a creepy stalker or paparazzi on a media star.… Continue reading

Travel Fails and Mishaps

  Travel can be fun, exciting and filled with life changing experiences and unforgettable moments. Sometimes, the road isn’t as smooth as you would like it to be. Your itinerary can experience mishaps and failed… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Desert Inspiration

    Life can be tough, harsh like a desert. Even a rainy day would be a welcome change to the daily beating of extreme heat on the desert. Stay strong as better days… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Persistence

    Persistence is a trait of champions. Those who continue on the path even in the face of adversity in the endless pursuit of the difficult. The optimistic who believe that the objective is… Continue reading

Sacred Hike of Bali

Bali is widely known for its beautiful beaches and wonderful people. During the days I was researching the island and creating my itinerary, I was becoming more intrigued with Ubud and the mountain… Continue reading

Phi Phi Don, Thailand

      Thailand is one of Asia’s top destinations and the main reason for this is the many beautiful beaches and ideal tropical islands. When I planned my trip to Thailand, I wanted… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday – Table for One

      Solo travelers around the world know the feeling of dining alone. Traveling without a companion means you will most likely dine alone until you befriend fellow nomads. It takes a certain self confidence knowing… Continue reading

Being Lost to Find Myself

  Tale of a Solo Traveler   Age brings wisdom through the multitude of experiences. Through the good times and definitely through our mistakes, we learn and define ourselves. In the comfort of… Continue reading

Undulating Waves, Inspirational Anomaly

  The motion of undulating waves can have a calming effect and lull you to sleep.  Wait, do my eyes deceive me?  This is not a body of water.  My eyes have failed… Continue reading

Fallen Beauty

      Beauty is celebrated by everyone, be it subconsciously or consciously. Beauty is adored or worshipped. Those lacking in this trait dream of such wonder. The genetically gifted gleam in the… Continue reading

Alienated

I’m an alien. In my birthplace, the Philippines, I’m a foreigner not able to speak the national language of Tagalog. Although, born in the central province of Cebu, my communication skills are limited,… Continue reading

The Coming of Rain

The coming of rain can be seen from a distance. It’s forthcoming signaled by dark clouds and gray skies. Commerce doesn’t stop with cargo ships and fishing vessels moving across the horizon. Life doesn’t have to… Continue reading

Darkness

Darkness paralyzes our consciousness, crippling our mobility.  Nothing good can come of it, accidents and injuries. We plan around it. The fear of the unknown grips us and renders us dysfunctional and I… Continue reading