Category Archive: Philippines

Snapshot Sunday – Playtime

      Playtime   Most of the world is not fortunate enough to have playgrounds filled with swings and slides for children to play with.  How do they exercise their pent-up energy? The world becomes their playground.… Continue reading

My Top 10 Unique Travel Experiences

      There is so much to see and do in the world and in my position as a part-time traveler I’ve just touched a small portion. With that said, I’ve still experienced… Continue reading

Photographic Review of 2015

Every year we have an idea of what the future will hold for us.  We plan the best we can to maximize our experience.  This year was no different for me.  The expeditions… Continue reading

I’m Lost

*** I’ve struck aground. For the most part my path has been laid out. From the pool beneath the waterfall, following the river down to the great wide sea. It hasn’t been easy,… Continue reading

The Birthplace of a Nation, Cebu Philippines

    To most foreigners, Manila is the only city that comes to mind when it pertains to their knowledge of the Philippines. All be it, it is the capital and the largest… Continue reading

Good vs. Evil

. Good vs. Evil The concept has been around since the dawn of man. A daily struggle for all, not just in a biblical sense. For some, the devil is an addiction, be… Continue reading

The Return

They made good on their promise to return to the country of their grandparents. Now in there teens, no longer hampered by the innocence that once hindered there perception of life. They’re able… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday, El Nido Philippines

Ubugon Lagoon on the island of Cadlao in El Nido, Philippines, was my once in a life time visit, my opportunity to live out the “Blue Lagoon” moment in privacy. ****** For my post… Continue reading

Waiting for The Tide, A Life Long Endevor

. Waiting for the tide. On a daily basis boats wait for the tide, for a chance at success at whatever is required. Lucky to have that opportunity on a daily basis. Life… Continue reading

Kayaking Abatan River

  Why do we kayak? It’s a great form of exercise For the adventure For the accomplishment To see nature first hand But why would anyone want to do it for 4 hours… Continue reading

The Filipino Spirit

  During my holiday here in the Philippines a dramatic event occurred that affected my life on a personal level. My father passed away. He did so during a time of happiness for… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday, the Coming of Darkness

Dusk, the coming of darkness, once again brings the importance of light. The constant struggle between light and darkness is never ending.  * (pier side at Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines) . .

The Day Trip of Wonder, Bohol Philippines

Everywhere you visit, there seems to be a day trip for tourist to see the highlights of the area. The island of Bohol in the central Philippines is no different. The difference is… Continue reading

The Beaches of Bohol

This is the first time I’ve had to deal with inclement weather during my holiday. I usually plan around these situations and avoid these issues. In this case it was unavoidable and we… Continue reading

Cebu City Photo Journal

The Philippines’ central city is Cebu City, not just geographically but also historically. The birth of the nation began here. The first Spanish colony was established here. But, this is a photo journal so… Continue reading

My Admiration for Volunteers, Cebu City and the World

. I have read many articles of people volunteering around the world in order to benefit the less fortunate. The more I think about it, the more my admiration gains for these volunteers,… Continue reading

The Mabuhay Expedition and the Two Day Layover

The day has come, this part-time traveler will be on the road again. The Mabuhay Expedition will commence but before we embark on that road we will be in Hong Kong for a… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday, Innocence in Paradise

The innocence of young children discovering a new world. Two young girls visit the Philippines for the first time. They comb the beach for seashells and experiences. Their innocence allows them to enjoy this… Continue reading

Snapshot Sunday, Sinulog

The Sinulog Festival is an annual cultural and religious festival held on the third Sunday of January in Cebu City, Philippines. ***** for my post on this festival please see: Sinulog

Snapshot Sunday, El Nido Palawan

Low tide brings the dawn of a new day in paradise. * for my post on El Nido, please see: Paradise Found, El Nido

Snapshot Sunday, Kawasan Falls

Waterfalls are a symbol of power, speed, and the source of rainbows.  What does it mean to you?

Paradise Found, El Nido

  The road to paradise can be long and arduous which adds to their uniqueness. They’re not often down the street. That’s why there hard to find. The road to my paradise started… Continue reading

A Frog Walks Into a Bar,… Trippin’ in Puerto Princesa

  As we take our table in the bar, one of the girls noticed a tree frog on the table in front of us and they notified the waitress and her response was… Continue reading

Sinulog

In my birth city of Cebu, Philippines there is a festival which is unrivalled by any other in the country, Sinulog. The word ‘Sinulog’ is a dance ritual in honor of the miraculous image… Continue reading