When we go for a vacation, our expectations always revolve around having full of wonder and enjoyment, which most of the time is achievable. However, very few destinations could meet that expectation while at the same time wrench your heart with so much pain that will later intensify into a source of an even much more inspiration.
Hiroshima, the historical prefecture that has been through hell and back, did just that.
I am partially colour-blind since birth, and there are times that it’s difficult for me to identify specific hues and shades. My mom discovered it when I was still a child while helping her sort laundry by colour. Later on, we found out that my elder brother is also colour-blind, and such colour vision impairment could be hereditary.
I resigned from the company I work for, left the prestige of my job’s designation, removed myself from the crazy corporate world, then packed my bags and ticked-off one of the items on my bucket list: to travel alone.
If you are a traveler and you belong to groups online, or you are just simply scrolling your newsfeed, you have probably seen the same headline as what’s written above: “DIY Trip *insert destination* for only *low travel expenses*.
A Dream A year ago, I dreamed about traveling not just in the Philippines, but the whole world. A huge feat, I thought. And yet, I still put it on the list of my ultimate dreams. 117 countries in total and, logistically speaking, it will take years for me to do it. I continued on…
“I‘m a traveler.” This I’d usually say whenever people ask me to describe myself — be it at work, at conferences I attend, to simple acquaintances, or on any occasion I find myself in! I am sure that you are a traveler, too. Everyone, at some point in their lives, must have enjoyed the excitement about exploring new places,…