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When Captivity Helps Conservation

I never liked zoos. I’ve never been the type who gets fascinated by seeing animals in captivity. To me, it ...
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Culture, Politics, People, and ‘Bibiboys’ of Taiwan

I didn’t plan on recording a podcast in Taiwan because I wanted to have a proper vacation. But whatever you ...
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25 Things I Learned in 25 years

I’m turning 26 in a few weeks and I realized I’ve never written anything like this before. So before I ...
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What I Wish Everyone Knew About South Cotabato

When I told my Mom I wanted to live in South Cotabato for a month, her immediate response was, “Okay, ...
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That One Time I Almost Couldn’t Hold It Together

I feel like shit these days. Blame it on the number of cookies I’ve eaten today. But seriously, I haven’t ...
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#makeITsafePH: You Are What You Post Online

The world can be a scary place. And the Internet much worse. I have been creating content for the past ...
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Blogging for 10 years. Holy Sh*t.

I probably have mentioned this a lot of times – I am not the celebratory type. But today, forget about ...
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Balangay: Tracing Our Roots

This year’s theme for Gabii sa Kabilin, Balangay, sparked a specific childhood memory for me. I was probably 9 or 10 ...
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A Rant: Things That Annoy Travelers

Traveling is fun and exciting, yet what a lot of people don’t know is that it is not all glitz ...
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10 Ways to a Plastic-Free Life

I once read somewhere that man is a walking poison. Almost everything we touch dies. It may sound too far-fetched, ...