Zen Places in the Philippines: Relax and Unwind

I rarely start collaboration articles, but when I do it’s always about a topic close to my heart. This time, it’s about zen places in the Philippines where you can relax, unwind and disconnect from the outside world. These zen places can help if you’re feeling stressed or burn out, or you just want to […]

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Leaving for Malaysia

How do you go from a humdrum life to a point of no return? As I’m typing this, I’m sitting on my bed in an apartment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Next month I’ll start in a new job as a software engineer (this is my day job). Hali is staying in the Philippines, as he’s […]

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Thoughts and takeaways on Asia Society Philippines’ talk on “Traveling with a Purpose”

As some of you guys well know, we (Hali and I, Katherine) are advocates of voluntourism, and we’re part of a non-profit voluntourism community called Alon ng Pag-asa. For about 2 years, we’d been blogging about our trips here (specifically, in Jomalig Island in Quezon Province, Matnog in Sorsogon and del Carmen in Siargao). This August, […]

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