• Panas, Balirong And The Free Spirited Dream Girl
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    Panas, Balirong And The Free Spirited Dream Girl

    She is an enchantress. Every time she casts a spell over me, I find myself craving and yearning to see the world from her perspective. With her optimism and can-do spirit, she has taught me to embrace life and its infinite adventures and mysteries.  Adventurous and free spirited, she has led me to numerous escapades and secret bucolic spots like Panas, Balirong. Her name is Sofia, and she is my version of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl. In film and pop culture, the Manic Pixie Dream Girl is a pretty well-known cliché. It’s a term that refers to the girl who sparks a wondrous life of adventure to the male…

  • The Eternal Pursuit Of Wonder In San Fernando, Cebu
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    The Eternal Pursuit Of Wonder In San Fernando, Cebu

    The eternal pursuit of wonder… began on a hill. It began the day when we saw a thick blanket of fog rolling over the mountainside of San Fernando, Cebu. As the crisp cool breeze brushed past me, I could hear Mother Nature herself whispering gently words to my ears. “A chain of adventures is coming”, she said. And, even with the dark grey skies and rain showers, I sensed an extraordinary and eye-opening escapade coming our way. With our happy hormones released and adrenaline running in our veins, we went on a strangely wonderful journey that turned into an endless chase of wonder. More than a year later, we arrived…