Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

Mt. Daraitan, March 2019

A quick yet not-so-easy hike to one of the most popular peaks in the Sierra Madre range.

Nature’s Healing Home, La Union

Closed November and welcomed December in one of our favorite towns - La Union, the North's surfing capital. But boards and waves weren't on our agenda on this trip - instead, we enjoyed a little respite and learned some new things at Nature's Healing Home, a meditation, yoga, and healing center found in a sprawling [...]

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

Pamulaklakin Forest Trail, Subic

We wen to to Subic to pause, breathe, and kick off being married properly.

Looking up and inward

Manila looks a whole lot different when you look up (and invest a few dollars in an analog emulation app's premium version). VSCO has always been my go-to, and I've bought so many film packs already before they introduced the X membership (but I think $20 / year might be too much?). Then there's also [...]

Incubus in Manila, February 2018

Every time Incubus would come to Manila, the circumstances were never ideal. Finally last night the stars aligned, and I saw them live for the very first time in my life! I had such a great time with Ranie, Franco, and Val at Araneta last night. Morning View is one of my favorite records of [...]

Two days, four towns: How barong shopping in Lumban turned into a Laguna mini-tour

Two days, four towns: How barong shopping in Lumban turned into a Laguna mini-tour

We were in four Laguna towns Friday night and yesterday: Los Baños, Lumban, Pagsanjan, and Sta. Cruz. I guess this is our version of a pre-Valentine's Day date? In Elbi, handed over invitations to our former teachers/sponsors. Then we met up with some orgmates. In Lumban we bought Ranie's barong. He's always been dead set [...]

Manila Biennale 2018 | Snapshots

Manila Biennale 2018 | Snapshots

Scenes from a Saturday spent with friends, history, and creative commentary.

San Juan

San Juan

There's more the Surftown than surfing.

Surftown Sidetrip

Surftown Sidetrip

48 hours of pure, stress-free magic ❤ Worked on our goofys and paddles too (will share once we actually get the hang of it). https://youtu.be/VIutEUbRktA

Revisiting Pinto Art Gallery

I'm back from my pseudo-break!