Myanmar had always intrigued me. It was the last Southeast Asian country to open its doors to the world, so thankfully, it still didn’t have a McDonald’s or 7-11 when I visited in 2013. I wanted to experience the historical and cultural authenticity of the place before it was too late. After years of self-isolation,…… Continue reading A Taste of Yangon
Today is my lucky day! I boarded the 9am boat from Coron to El Nido. The boat was new, very clean and freshly painted. As it turned out, I was only one of two passengers out of a 21-pax capacity. It was like ‘playing house’ in my very own boat with a nice deck and…… Continue reading That birthday surprise
I had an amazing day. It started when I stood in front of the boat, excited to get into the water. Then I put on the wet suit and couldn’t wait to dive. By the time the day ended, I was ecstatic. Why wouldn’t I be? Today, we dove as deep as 107 feet. We…… Continue reading Diving, shipwrecks and being in awe
So how do I look in a wet suit? I feel like Catwoman or Catherine Zeta-Jones in ‘Entrapment’; I might just go to the mall wearing this. Nah, just kidding…I’m just trying hard not to freak out underwater. What a fun way to kick start my adventures this year! Location: Coron, Palawan, Philippines Dive center:…… Continue reading First-time high – diving in the Philippines!