2020 Wrap-Up: Nothing I Imagined.

  2020 was nothing I imagined.   I won't deny I still feel somewhat dismayed by how 2020 turned out. I feel some kind of lacking, like a lot could have happened if only coronavirus didn't happen. Compared with the several past years—which, like for most people, always began with false optimism that didn't get … Continue reading 2020 Wrap-Up: Nothing I Imagined.

Mindful Spending + Proactive Giving (Making Donations in PH)

With all the bad things happening nowadays, it's hard to feel good about being safe at home and even more so about going out for coffee or a nice meal. I know I'm not the only one—feeling powerless and guilty while others are suffering and crying for help. You wish you could be there with … Continue reading Mindful Spending + Proactive Giving (Making Donations in PH)

It’s nice to be alive, isn’t it?

Sometimes, I—along with many people, I imagine—forget that. To be a human on Earth, it feels nice. I feel lucky. To have the ability to walk on two legs and roam on soil, to have two clear eyes that can view the sky, the trees, the mountains, the ocean, and the stars at night. To … Continue reading It’s nice to be alive, isn’t it?

The Best Jeju Food Experiences

This is not your ordinary must-try food or restaurant list. What I'm going to list here is derived from my own experiences—food I ate in Jeju, in different places and different circumstances. And even though some may seem like ordinary food items, they are actually special in the particular context I ate them in. You … Continue reading The Best Jeju Food Experiences