• Basdaku Moalboal And The Requiem For A Dream

    Basdaku Moalboal And The Requiem For A Dream

    Sunsets are bittersweet. With their picture-perfect glow and irresistible golden shades, they are truly the epitome of nature’s beauty. On the other hand, they are also a reminder of the saying “all good things come to an end”. And, normally, I see sunsets from an optimist’s perspective, fascinated by its colors and enticing view. But on a fine summer Saturday in Basdaku Moalboal, the gold-and-crimson sunset felt like the requiem for my dream, and a fitting end to a colorful era of my life. For the first time in a long while, gazing at a stunning sunset was a bittersweet moment for me. We were soaking up the tropical charm…

  • Taginis Falls Moalboal And The Alchemy Of Adventure

    Taginis Falls Moalboal And The Adventure Alchemist

    Everyone is, in their own unique way, a brilliant and innovative alchemist. While not everybody has the knowledge and ability to create sparkling golden nuggets, we are all capable of formulating something special. From engineering game-changing architectural wonders to cracking jokes, each one is an alchemist with a special place in the universe’s grand puzzle.  Heck, even a traveler or explorer like me is an alchemist. Trust me, organizing a simple adventure in places like Taginis Falls is a work of art in itself. I, for one, see myself as an alchemist of adventure. And, an architect of my own happiness. Even with limited sources and budget, I can forge…