• Being Stoic In The Time Of Covid-19
    Philosophy

    Being Stoic In The Time Of Covid-19

    For days, my world was still. Time seemed slow, the streets were empty, and there were no traces of the frenzy of my modern-day life. What’s more, the skies were crispy blue and clear in the morning and were filled with twinkling stars at night. Mother Earth was healing herself, and these past few days reminded me of the yesteryear and my days of innocence. But, behind the stillness, nostalgia, and zen, the threat of Covid-19 continues to terrorize the hearts of millions of people worldwide.  Truthfully, I thought that the world was going on a downward spiral.  Death, after all, lurked in every corner, and humanity seems to be on…

  • Tuburan Cebu: Loving Life In The Time Of Crisis
    Travel

    Tuburan Cebu: Love In The Time Of Crisis

    A shiver of excitement ran down my spine. Standing on the edge of a cliff in Tuburan Cebu, I had been whisked away to an oasis of natural beauty. Even though I was still on earth, I felt like I was a billion light-years away from a world eclipsed by forest fires, volcanic eruptions, and a virus outbreak. Gazing at the lush, emerald landscapes of North Cebu, thoughts of an endless series of possibilities and adventures soon flooded through me. It was a moment of bliss and a refreshing break from a rough start to 2020. What’s more, it was just the start of a day-long exploration of some of…

  • Colour Museum: Hacking Into My Happy Brain Chemicals
    Travel

    Colour Museum: Hacking Into My Happy Brain Chemicals

    We all have uninspiring days where everything seems gray and spiritless. And, sometimes, those dreary days and moments turn into weeks, months, and even years. Soon, we start to feel like we’re running out of steam, drained by our mundane, daily grind. Stuck in a rut, we’ll ultimately feel like we’re just walking through the motions, completing the same routine day after day. In our search for a quick fix or an upheaval, we turn to local spots that will hopefully splash more colors to our life. And, in Cebu, you’ll find tons of local attractions like the Colour Museum in SM Seaside Cebu that promise to make your days…

  • Gaas To Toledo: The Hunt For Insta-worthy Landscapes
    Travel

    Gaas To Toledo: The Hunt For Insta-worthy Landscapes

    The lush mountains of Gaas and Toledo are a sight that excites the senses. Picture-perfect and tantalizing, these landscapes offer a dose of optimism and an escape from the real world’s crashing depression. Every time I hit the trails of Toledo and Gaas, I always return home with a gallery of Instagrammable snaps. In fact, the pictures of these places in Cebu are a sure-fire bet, when it comes to upping your Instagram game. And, more importantly, it usually craves my wanderlust and sense of adventure. One of my fondest memories of these places in Cebu was the stunning sunset in Mount Tagaytay. With the striking shades of gold and…