Where I've Been

PLACES & SPACES

“I haven’t been everywhere. But it’s on my list.”

(Susan Sontag)

USA

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OAHU, HAWAII

NEW YORK

VIRGINIA

WASHINGTON, DC

FLORIDA

MARYLAND

  • New York City (2018)

    When Jaime came to visit me, we spent a week in New York and a few days in Atlantic city with his relatives. Our New...
  • On Overromanticizing New York

      I’ve romanticized so much of the Big Apple growing up that even with its noise and grit, how it took long for me to...
  • Ehukai Pillbox & North Shore, Oahu

      Ehukai Pillbox is found on North Shore, a part of Oahu that most locals would refer to as “an entirely different island.” This is...

SOUTHEAST ASIA

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Bangkok

THAILAND

Chiang Mai

THAILAND

HONG KONG

SINGAPORE

Kuala Lumpur

MALAYSIA

Penang

MALAYSIA

Hanoi

VIETNAM

Ho Chi Minh

VIETNAM

  • Vincent Van Gogh: Tulipmania

    “If you truly love nature, you will find beauty everywhere.”  ― Vincent Van Gogh “…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that...
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in Film

    Are you okay, darling? If not, you can stay in here. I know how sometimes the world gets too much to breathe in. Are you...
  • Hong Kong diaries

    When I was young, all I ever wanted was to read, write, and go places. It didn’t matter where, as long as it was far...
  • Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

      On the day of our cruise trip, Jaime and I missed our shuttle. I originally thought that we’d have to go through our cruise’s...

PHILIPPINES

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ANTIPOLO

BAGUIO

CORON, PALAWAN

CARAMOAN

ILOCOS

MANILA

TAGAYTAY

  • A Month in the Philippines

    Hello, darlings. I’m back with a montage-esque video blog about my one month stay in the Philippines. I didn’t do much, really (as evident from the...
  • Coron, Palawan

      It was our first time to visit Coron, Palawan. None of us were particularly fond of beaches, however, Coron is named as the most...