The Nurtured Niche That Has Nagsasa Cove

8 years of friendship and counting.


A Journey at 25

This day marks another chapter of my life. I've lived for about a quarter. Can I rate myself 9 out of 10?  Well, to be honest, my early 20's is a roller-coaster ride and I'm about to lose my seatbelt in the process. After graduation in college, I lived alone in the metro away from [...]

The Magnificent Tribe That Has Manabayukan

Last October 2012, I experienced one of the most memorable events in my life. I had the chance to interact and live with the Aetas, or Agta, indigenous people who live in scattered, isolated mountainous parts of the island of Luzon, the Philippines. Our team chose the central part of Luzon and visited Sitio Manabayukan. [...]

The Vast Grove That Has Vera Falls

Another spontaneous trip in my hometown, Albay. It was a morning filled with happy hormones with my friends. So we decided to take a glimpse of the Vera Falls on that very same day. It was quite a rough ride going to Vera Falls. It is located in the heart of Mt. Malinao, Malinao, Albay. The view [...]

The Taunting Solace That Has Tikling Island

I tore up my usual schedule in favor of spontaneity. This is one of the most unplanned travel I did so far. Needless to say, I’ve been in a wonderland. Tikling Island is located in Matnog, Sorsogon, a private island owned by a local. Only a caretaker, together with his family live there. It is [...]