Nostalgia galore. The Philippines imparted on me many experiences; here are some of my top memories.
Mountain climbing, plate-sized spiders, and an active volcano. Eat your heart out, Bear Grylls.
It's impossible to capture the essence of a people or a place in such a short time, and harder so to transmit the experience in words. This is my attempt, in the form of an A to Z essay, to talk about some aspects of the Philippines that have made my time unique.
I might be in a foreign country with beautiful travel destinations, but that doesn't mean that I don't have to *cue Rihanna* work work work work work work.
Sometimes you just need a vacation to smother thoughts of recreating scenes from The Shining after a forty-hour work week
I don't think we are in Kansas anymore.
Well, folks. It is 8:20 am as I type in the Taipei airport, and I am contemplating how I am suddenly in Taiwan and whether or not it is real life.