A Week in Negombo, Sri Lanka

cover.png

I spent a week in Negombo, Sri Lanka for visa purposes. Traveling alone to a foreign country gave me so much anxiety to the point that I couldn’t sleep days before the trip. I tried my best to embrace it though, as it was a chance to travel and discover a new culture and country.

Continue reading

Advertisements

Vietnam | Oct 2016

1.jpg

Me, my cousin Minh and my grandmother in front of the Notre Dame*.

*Vietnam was colonized by France for many years. The Notre Dame was built during their time. Vietnam is therefore heavily influenced by the European colony.

Fun fact: I’m a quarter Vietnamese. Yes. My grandmother is Vietnamese. My grandfather met her while he was working there and took her back to the Philippines to marry her. I’ve been to Vietnam once before, many years ago that I can’t remember much of my time there. I’m happy to have visited again and documented it!

Continue reading

Boracay 2016

So my family went back to the Philippines (they live in Doha, Qatar, where I grew up) to have their summer vacation and of course we went to Boracay. We’ve been going to Boracay every year since I was 15, I think?  Anyway, Boracay is still such a beautiful island. Crowded and heavily commercialized than how it was before, but still incredibly beautiful. Here’s our travel video. I also have a few recommendations if you’re planning to visit the island. Continue reading