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Work from Home (or Hostel)

Work from Home (or Hostel)

♥ ♥ If you’d happened to peek through the second floor window of a hostel in Via Cavour (Florence) one Saturday evening last February, you’d have seen a girl hunched over a laptop on her lower bunk bed, sifting through Pubmed abstracts and typing furiously, […]

Thank you, 2016.

Thank you, 2016.

SGMT — When a blogger friend asked me about a year ago if 10 years hence I could still see myself doing this — traveling, writing, and writing about traveling — my answer was an unequivocal yes. Travel is the food of my soul, I’ve said; […]

Nice, Beloved

Nice, Beloved

My heart bleeds for you. 🙁 The Moment

No, I’m Not Always Traveling

No, I’m Not Always Traveling

(And other common misconceptions about people who love to travel) _ _ I’ve just finished preparing a rough budget for a trip I plan to take next year with my family, and against every fiber of yearning in my body, I’ve come to accept the […]

Blue and Good

Blue and Good

SGMT —  At this time last week I was with my family on a beach in Davao.  This week, right now, past midnight, my sunburned little nose is still stuck in front of the computer because I have to catch up on all the work I wasn’t able to do […]