I remember being a naive 22-year old traveling the mean streets of Bangkok, with a bottle of Chang in hand trying to escape the harsh working environment in Manila, I made a mental list of what I want to achieve in a 5-year timeline. It was not a long list, but (at that time) it felt unattainable. Two of the items included in that list were living abroad and traveling in Europe. Seven years later, both panned out in their respective timings and it made me realize nothing is unattainable. It’s more about the unconscious grit for goal-digging.

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Do you believe in the power of the universe and the signs it sends when you least expect it or when you most need it?

I turned 28. This year I don’t only wish to be a year wiser but I also wish to be a year happier wherever the next chapter of my life takes me.

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What’s next?

Powerful murals. (Penang, Malaysia)

Today is the last day of the first quarter of 2018. I became dormant in updating this page while a shit ton LOT of things happened in the past 5 months.. the same time frame since I left my beloved Chiang Mai and my life became a mess.

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You know the feeling of wearing a new pair of shoes for the first day of school?

That is exactly how I feel: Excited, confident, and ready for the rainy day.

Everything is brand new. From the timezone to the food I eat, from the language barrier to the strangers I now call friends, from living alone in a countryside to planning for the “next step”. 

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