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48 hours in NYC

If you can’t keep up, the cab driver will overcharge you, commuters will sigh and then walk faster to pass you, and the masses will suffocate you. 331 more words


What Iceland taught me about the world

Iceland is untouched. Each landscape is pristine, vast and numbingly beautiful.

With such a small population–a little over 300,000–Icelanders silently agree to keep their treasured terrain preserved. 424 more words


Merry and dreary

An aesthetic representation of my kind of Christmas.

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Journal 2015.12.21

Exploring Tagaytay City

It’s also fun to go on an unplanned trip. Early yesterday morning, Karl, Angelo Lara, and I dared ourselves to ride Karl’s scooter up to Tagaytay City, the province’s summer capital, 37 kilometers south. 629 more words


Urban History: Wicker Park

In a six-way-intersection a few miles northwest of the loop lies the heart of Wicker Park, adorned with trendy taco joints and vibrant street art. Flurries of passerby–with their flannels buttoned and Doc Martens laced up–emerge from the Blue Line station and disperse to meet old friends for coffee or go bar-hopping. 719 more words

Unsayable - Part 1

You’re unreachable on a physical level right now…and for who knows how long. There are things I should like to say, but Awareness tells me you may not be ready to hear them. 465 more words



Isolation has always intrigued me.

That’s why, a couple of years ago, I developed a quirky obsession with Iceland, which later snowballed into an interest in places like Svalbard, Norway and Franz Josef land. 266 more words