Category: Travel

Jumping into the (un)known

Is cliff jumping into this sinkhole in Bohol worth it?

Dennis Uy on business and politics: What’s next won’t be what was

Businessman Dennis Uy, a close friend of President Rodrigo Duterte, delivers a speech on being a disruptor

Ghost and lifeless after 2014 Sochi Olympics. Image shows a screenshot of a picture taken by Russian photographer Alexander Belenkiy as posted on his blog, http://macos.livejournal.com/939210.html

Sochi and why hosting the Olympics is not worth it  

'Hosting the Olympic Games is taking on one of the most financially risky mega projects that many cities and nations have learned to their peril.'

‘Dark site’ and Malaysia Airlines crisis

Public relations industry members and crisis managers are one in lauding the legacy carrier for its by-the-book moves, opting to tune out the criticisms, which are chanted in mainstream and new media day in and day out.

Timelapse: Sun sets on Makati, Global Fort

Enjoy this feast for the eyes – the changing colors and moods I was blessed to enjoy everyday

She’s leaving, too

It is never easy to physically lose anyone. I'm guilty of instinctively giving in to making these milestones in their lives about me.

Airport moments

I let out a big sigh to calm a bit of heartache when I was writing a straight news about Singapore's new terminal facilities.

Struggling not to hate my Blackberry

My Blackberry has been driving me nuts since I first held it in June 2011. It feels old, it's clunky, unintuitive, and lacks battery power. It's a smartphone that does not make me smart.

Blissful without texts, emails, facebook, twitter

The call of “now” from all the devices and the endless alerts had me thinking during a walk along the banks of the Nam Khan river in Luang Prabang if these had made me a better person or just a manic one.

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Getting away with it

I was driving home my friend at almost midnight when a taxi from the right lane swerved in front of me to make a left turn. As I instinctively pressed the brakes, I noticed that a motorcycle driver was speeding on the left lane and would most likely hit the swerving taxi. I held my breath as I feared for a collision.

Stranger in my Kiev room

Someone knocked on my door. I’ve heard enough horror stories about hotel crimes, so I decided I not to open the door. Lo and behold, the Russian-speaking guy in the elevator opened the door himself!

Changing lane

I had to drive on the other side of the road. Drivers in Australia stay on the left lane and drive from the right side of the car. For me, that’s the wrong side of the road and the wrong side of the car.

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