New Year Cruising

“The moments of happiness we enjoy take us by surprise. It is not that we seize them, but that they seize us.” — Ashely Montagu  Credits: JSprague Digi in Deeper course materials This year, 68 of my family members from all over flew to Singapore for a grand reunion. For the first time, brothers and … Continue reading New Year Cruising

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Siayan

We scrambled through rocks, walked through pastureland until we reached a beautiful beach. As with Y’ami, a shore entry wasn’t possible. The boat took shelter at one side of the island, hidden by a cove of volcanic rocks; the boat is safe there for the night. We, on the other hand, had only a tarp … Continue reading Siayan

El Nido: Island Hop Day

“The best island destination of Southeast Asia” was how National Geographic Traveler Magazine sized up El Nido in its November-December 2007 issue.  And has since been dubbing it as one of the best travel destinations.  Alex Garland’s “The Beach was inspired by El Nido, many say.  The Amazing Race, Bourne Legacy… it’s becoming a Hollywood … Continue reading El Nido: Island Hop Day