Mt. Province · Philippines · Travel Tales

Things to do in Sagada (if you’re not adventurous)

“Humans are awesome,” I said, “for having invented…houses.” My epiphany was met with laughter. It was midnight, I had less than ten hours of intermittent sleep for two days already, and we’d just come from a cold, nearly sleepless night on Mt. Pulag and a three-hour jeepney ride from Bokod to Sagada. Now, we were in the very… Continue reading Things to do in Sagada (if you’re not adventurous)

Philippines · Siquijor · Travel Tales

A long day tour of Siquijor (part one), Cantabon Cave, and on traveling solo

Traveling alone, albeit only for five days, meant that I had people asking me—why? Why alone, especially as a single woman? My mother asked me if I was going through a crisis. (This, coming from an OFW in the Middle East.) My boyfriend wanted to tag along, to which I vehemently said no, I wanted… Continue reading A long day tour of Siquijor (part one), Cantabon Cave, and on traveling solo