Why You Should Read Better Than The Movies by Lynn Painter

To all the rom-coms I’ve loved before – Better Than the Movies is a delightful and swoon-worthy, YA debut novel by the incredible Lynn Painter. If you’re a fan of rom-coms, childhood enemies-to-lovers trope, and Meg Ryan, and HEA, this one is for you … More Why You Should Read Better Than The Movies by Lynn Painter

The Jeju Love Affair

Dubbed as the “Hawaii of Korea”, Jeju island is brimming with natural wonders including a volcanic landscape, beautiful beaches, stunning coastline, lush countryside, and home to South Korea’s tallest mountain. The Jeju love affair began some 12 to 15 years ago and it’s all because of a drama. … More The Jeju Love Affair

Gaia Cafe – That Thing Called Tadhana

Another 2-year old post from my trip way back in January 2018. This treehouse-inspired cafe shot to fame becase of the movie That Thing Called Tadhana. This cafe is also popular for its delicious organic and vegetarian menu and beautiful mountain scenery. The cafe is a 25 to 30-minute walk (1.7 kilmoters) from Sagada Municipal … More Gaia Cafe – That Thing Called Tadhana

Trekking Mount Pinatubo & the 4×4 Ride

Mount Pinatubo has been on my bucket list for a quite some time after climbing Taal Volcano few years ago. I was intrigued that it became a tourist destination after the catastrophic 1991 eruption. My friend (and former teammate) and I availed of a joiner tour by Tripinas last November 25, 2017. I didn’t prepare … More Trekking Mount Pinatubo & the 4×4 Ride