Tedious, Me

I’ve been wondering why I have absolutely no urge to write anymore–from something as public as a blog on the internet to my own personal ideas on scraps of paper. Perhaps it’s because I feel like I am so tedious. All I seem to write about nowadays are my “to-do” lists for self improvement. Even…

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Journey to Kathmandu

Let me be contrary and take a break from my Kuala Lumpur narration to tell you a little about my first day in Kathmandu, Nepal. I woke up at 5:30 AM this morning, ordered a cab using the Taxi iPhone app, and did the usual pre-travel panic dressing and packing. Fifty minutes later, I stood…

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Hostel Thoughts

A lot can happen in a year, if one is determined to make life eventful. In spite of everything I’ve went through, I seem to have gone full circle. Last November 2010, I was taking my solo trip to Bratislava (which you can read here and here), consumed by fear and despair because I had been anxiously wondering…

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Seven Months

Seven months ago (December), I was in the Czech Republic, eating a pint of pity ice cream in -15 degree weather, despairing that I would be leaving Europe and going back to unemployment in the Philippines. I flew back home. I had a lovely Christmas with my family. I spent a wonderful, rainy day at…

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