On Bravery

To a 6 year old, a television filled with hijab wearing girls, gun slinging boys and prisoners of war constantly brought confusion as to what is going on away from the confines of southern Luzon, specifically in Mindanao, a far region from where I stay in the Philippines. I saw it as a horror story, as a nightmare, as a long cramped ride, a dark room- where all I wished for from the moment I learned about it was for it to end, to fast forward to closing credits, to wake up, to reach my destination, for the lights to […]

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We Said Go Travel: Be Part of the Global Travel Writing Community

I first chanced upon the website We Said Go Travel when my mom told me about a writing contest wherein “Bravery” was the topic. When I was browsing through the site, l found it interesting that such a travel contest/blog/website would delve into deeper elements of seeing the world in addition, and moreso, to the beauty that earth has in store. It highlighted, amongst many, the human experience, the stories behind a foreign face, dialogues with shared languages, and connections of different colours. The caches of memories and thoughts present in the global community that is We Said Go Travel […]

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Kay Ganda ng Pilipinas

This is a year over due from my trip up North with a couple of friends. As it was my first out of town trip with sight seeing for the main purpose (not training, competition, team building, conference or what-have-you), I was thrilled to be a full time tourist in my own country. I feel proud to have shown what lies in the North to one of my foreign friends, but I am even prouder that I have finally ticked off several regional landmarks out of my list of places to go to here in the Philippines. Kay Ganda ng […]

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