I was a naïve 23-year-old when I left and moved abroad and joined the Filipino diaspora. Armed with meager knowledge and little confidence, I ventured into what will turn out as my life changing and character defining, long layover. At the airport during my flight home, I stared blankly into the runway savoring the details… Continue reading BACK TO BASIC
First, thank you for the warm wishes you all sent on my birthday – it’s a month late, but never too late. I am so bad at this whole reaching out business, and promise to be better at it. Nevertheless, it was a wonderful birthday. Second, this is my annual birthday post: I was supposed… Continue reading Crossroad
“Don’t think about the money, just do it.” I’ve read that in almost all kinds of stories from long-term travelers who document their rendezvous with ego-punching photographs and videos, while indirectly telling you that your life sucks, it’s time to feel sorry for yourself. I mean, who does not want to travel, all the time?… Continue reading Don’t drop everything to travel
First of all, this may come in late, but nevertheless, Happy New Year! I hope 2017 started well for you. What I like about new years is that it offers us hope that somehow this year, we can turn things around and make it better. And with better I mean, polished, impeccable and faultless – but… Continue reading Viva La Vida
—The post below was supposed to be for 10-07-2016. Procrastination is almost synonymous to Jacquie. 🙂 Before I begin, Thank You to every soul who were sweet enough to greet me today – nothing is unnoticed and I will get back to all of you. Now, the introspect and everything about turning 29. No,… Continue reading Introspect
It’s the first question that popped into my head, so I said, why not put it out as my inaugural blog? I have decided to pull my crap together and start this whole blogging. It’s kind of what writers and freelancers do to kind of send to the world their crafts and share a piece… Continue reading Why is the sky blue?