Sometimes, the only way to move forward is to step back.– Sam With The J
The Sun and the Sea: Pristine's Beach Resort
Going to the beach definitely tops the to-do list every summer. No matter what the budget is, being able to enjoy the sun and the sea is something almost every Filipino brags about come the end of the vacation. Unfortunately, the city life usually makes it harder and more costly for those living in it. We usually have to spend a lot of money and travel a long way just to be able to catch up with...
A rape culture is a culture of intimidation. It keeps women afraid of being...– Emilie Buchwald, “Raising Girls for the 21st Century” in Transforming a Rape Culture, ed. by E. Buchewald, P. Fletcher and M. Roth, Milkweed Editions, 1993. (via loveyourchaos)
It’s okay to be vulnerable sometimes. You’ll never really know that...– Sam With The J
Taste Bud Adventures: Peaceful Palawan
For a soon-to-be anthropologist, food is always a major breakthrough into discovering the culture and lifestyle of a certain area. But really, I couldn’t have that in mind when I’m in a place as magnificent as Palawan. The bottomline is I simply ate—a lot and well. Proven and tested:if there’s anything else Lans and I both love besides—well, each...
A 15 year old girl holds her 1 year old son....
Sam-chan and Prince-kun See Dollies
Believe it or not, that was how we, Alver and I, called each other back in high school when pet names was such a big fad. Today, I met up with my good old friend, Alver aka Prince-kun, to do some catching up. He’s actually one of my very best friends, and he’s always been someone I can open up to, who gives me wise unbiased opinions every time. But this isn’t about my treasured...