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2012: A Year in Travel

Clearly, this year has been the BEST. EVER. when it comes to many things, especially travel. I’ve always wanted to travel and I’m happy that my go-getter friends, pure chance, and sheer courage have finally conspired to turn me into the ┬átraveler I’ve always wanted to be. So, here’s a summary of where I’ve been… Continue reading 2012: A Year in Travel

Philippines · Travel Tales · Zamboanga City

Travel Tales: Mt. Abong-Abong and Pasonanca Park, Zamboanga City

When Joey took me around Zamboanga City on our first day, he first explained what he’d meant by the city not following the rules. He was mostly talking about traffic and public transportation, and by my third day, I’d seen them all with my own eyes. For one, jeepney passengers whose destinations are near (say,… Continue reading Travel Tales: Mt. Abong-Abong and Pasonanca Park, Zamboanga City

Philippines · Travel Tales · Zamboanga City

Travel Tales: Zamboanga City

Months ago, there were a few who were somewhat worried when they learned that I was going to Zamboanga City for a three-day trip. There was always the misconception that it’s unsafe, that there were terrorist threats and bombings and Muslim insurgents. I have several friends and acquaintances, though, who hail from the city, and… Continue reading Travel Tales: Zamboanga City