Attention: There’s a New Little Bird in Chicago

Flash News: I made a random move last month to Chicago to get out of Arizona for a bit. I needed a change in scenery, so, I took a 36-hour train ride there… Continue reading

Bit By The Travel Bug

I’m back from a two week trip from the Philippines, and since I’ve been back, all I can think about is traveling. I reminisce on these seemingly ordinary events on my trip, like… Continue reading

Houston International Airport

After thinking about it for a bit, I decided to get a ticket back to the U.S. I learned a lot in this adventure to Mexico though. One thing, is that I’ll never… Continue reading

Saying a Good-Bye to the Beaches of Mexico

Well, I’m back here in this colonial again of Chiapa de Corzo.  The markets haven’t changed since I left two weeks earlier on my backpacking trip to Zipolite Beach in Oaxaca, where I… Continue reading

Hotel Review

Posada Los Farales is situated at a perfect kiddy-corner to the Center Plaza of Chiapa de Corzo and the Grajalva River. This is the perfect hotel for tourists who are interested in exploring… Continue reading

Abstract Essay: Travel Changes You

Inside and Out There is no denying the fact that something changes inside you while you’re traveling. It’s internal and it is inescapable. When you go to journey through a new country solo,… Continue reading

Tsunami Will Hit Zipolite Beach

Breaking News: Tsunami might hit Zipolite Beach today in a couple hours around noon. I’ve got my things packed. Most people booked out out of here to Pachutla. The restaurants and stores are… Continue reading

The OCC Bus Station From Tuxtla-Gutierrez to Huatulco to Zipolite Beach

I got dropped off by some nice people at the Central bus station in Tuxtla-Gutierrez. I teetered towards the ticket counter with my backpack engulfing me and my computer bag wider than my… Continue reading

The Backpacker’s Thingy

What’s red, missing the big clip in the front, is medium-large and is also missing a draw string? Yep, you guessed it! It’ s my first backpacker’s thingy. The pack, I mean. The… Continue reading

The Abstract Travel Essay: On Inside Transformations

Walking the Road-Less-Walked Upon I left an old life behind. It lies in heaps, boxed up in storage, tossed away or recycled in my home country. My personal life has been stripped clean.… Continue reading