Wanderlust @13 Around London

“People don’t take trips, trips take people.” – John Steinbeck So, my husband and I decided just to go around without any plans really. Took the bus 17 and we saw this cool building. Lots of people were standing around looking up and taking shots of the streetart. Next stop was the St Pancras Renaissance…

Wanderlust @12 Around Caledonian Road, London

“Live life with no excuses, travel with no regret” – Oscar Wilde No jetlag whatsoever. That’s good hey! We had a walk around the Caledonian Road area where I saw this beautiful St Andrew’s Church of England . Passing through Regent’s Canal Towpath Some colourful things I found in some of the shops. Some beautiful…

Wanderlust @11 Nice to be back in London

“Go, fly, roam, travel, voyage, explore, journey, discover, adventure.” We were in London 2 years ago during Summer. (I will tell you about that trip later on.) For now, this is our latest European trip and first stop is Heathrow Airport, London. And as they say “Coffee first”. After some 23 hours flight (counting the…

Wanderlust @10 Bohol, Philippines

“Jobs fill your pocket, but adventures fill your soul.” – Jamie Lyn Beatty  The Chocolate Hills are a geological formation in the Bohol province of the Philippines. There are at least 1,260 hills but there may be as many as 1,776 hills spread over an area of more than 50 square kilometres. They are covered…

Wanderlust @9 Bruno’s Art in Marysville…

My friends and family went to this place, not expecting anything…we just wanted to go for a walk. But to our surprise, we were all amazed by the beauty of all the works of sculpture and the story behind it all. The original and unique artworks of sculptor and painter Bruno Torfs continues to bring…

Wanderlust @8 Cebu, Philippines.

“The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself.” – Wallace Stevens Cebu is a province of the Philippines, in the country’s Central Visayas region, comprising Cebu islands and more than 150 smaller surrounding islands and islets. Every time there is a mass celebration, this is what you see outside the church….

Wanderlust @7 Anvaya Cove, Subic (Philippines)

“Footprints in the sand of time… Where have you been? Where are you going?” – Jonathan Lockwood Huie This is a private paradise in Subic, where our good friends took us a for a few days of much deserved rest. Walking along the miles of soft sand. Very peaceful and so relaxing. Sunset is an…

Wanderlust @6 Malaysia

“Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.“- Unknown During this time, there was still no Facebook, no Instagram or any social media. All I had was a tiny point and shoot digital camera. Very obvious that I was still not into photography as I forget to take my…

Wanderlust @5 Macau

After Hong Kong, it just follows that Macau is the next place to visit. Macau, or it can also be spelled Macao, is a tiny Chinese territory, just about one hour away from Hong Kong by ferry. The Lotus is considered as the emblematic flower of Macau. And this is in the Lotus Square When…

Wanderlust @4 Hong Kong

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous  Hong Kong is a place that has a mixture of the old and the new … skyscrapers and old tugboats … fancy designer clothes and street markets … neon lights … hollywood style walks. Hong Kong has a lot of…

Wanderlust @3 Palawan

Palawan is the largest province in the Philippines. One must take a budget airline, like Air Asia or Cebu Pac from Manila to get to Puerto Princesa. Unlike other tourist spots, Puerto Princesa is still untouched by tourism. We were told that they were not building any high rise here so as not to destroy…

Wanderlust @2 Manila

“The thrill of coming home has never changed.” – Guy Pearce Although I have been living in Australia for 28 years and this is my home now… there is still that feeling that I get when I go back to the Philippines. It starts when the plane stops and almost all the passengers are speaking…

Wanderlust @1 America

“Die with memories, not dreams.” – Unknown My family and I left our motherland and moved to Melbourne, Australia in the early 90s. I come from the Philippines and you can say that I come from a middle income family (not from the slums as you can see in some documentaries but also not rich…