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Escalaphobia: My Anxiety and fear of escalators


A travel blogger’s Quarantine Story I am one of the few people on earth that has been suffering from Escalaphobia (for 4 years now) . Ironic for someone who travels a lot and have been to and from various countries for almost 23 years now. Billions of human beings have been using escalators all over the world everyday, yet for some…

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ARTherapy : A travel blogger’s quarantine story


Hi all, It has been 5 months since the Philippines was placed under Quarantine. True that on some months, things were set to a much relaxed quarantine atmosphere with special classifications, namely “Modified”, “Enhanced” etc. to name a few. However, COVID-19 cases went up to a 100,000 + (as of writing), a reality which can no longer be taken lightly. Besides…

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Quarantine Vlog| Mercado Iloilo Weekend Market


Mercado Iloilo (Weekend Market) is a project in support of SMEs and “Coronapreneurs” – Home businesses that were born out of the Pandemic Quarantine in Iloilo. I visited and checked the market yesterday with my parents. I also took a few clips and checked out some of their products myself. Early today I was able to upload a virtual tour of…

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Hiligaynon: Useful Expressions


Hey everyone, Tough times indeed and it seems like traveling is far from being part of our lives again. In order to adapt, I thought of a topic that is near to our usual travel content and I recalled the fact that I haven’t shared about the language we speak in my hometown Iloilo. So from here onwards, I would…

[Photo 1] Is an airport shot I took with my tripod & timer. This was my 1st long haul so I had to prepare a lot that day. All 1st times are priceless & this trip will always be worth coming back to.

Reminiscing Sydney Day 1: A photo Journal


Day 1 in Sydney Thought of sharing a good memory to remind me and everyone reading this that we had a great life and we still have something good to look forward too. At the Airport   Sunrise by the window seat   Just landed First sip of Coffee in Sydney   A quick stroll   Portrait shots    …

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ILOILO: Operational hotels during MGCQ


The recent transitioning of Iloilo City from General Community Quarantine (GCQ) to Modified Community Quarantine (MGCQ) has been established. The city has been greatly preparing for the safety of the public. Part of its preparations is to practice and spread social awareness among the people with regards to hotel accommodations and alike. If you have been quite anxious and a…

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PH: Experience this dream travel destination without emptying your wallet


Trying times. With the world facing the threats of COVID-19 pandemic, traveling could be the hardest thing done today. The recent ‘Lockdown’ and quarantine measures have caused the rise of mental issues such as anxiety, depression and a lot more. Indeed, stress confinement is real. I’m pretty sure with everything that we’ve been through, our hearts are silently screaming to…

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The Linden Suites: Ideal Premium Space for Long Stays


  The world has been chaotic for the past first five (5) months of the year 2020, it is no secret that our struggle to survive the level of anxiety this year has exceeded the highest measure. From heavy ash fall brought by the eruption of Taal Volcano, down to the present COVID-19 pandemic that we are currently facing. All…

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A promise of a day some may never see


We’re not bored, we’re afraid. #Pandemic2020 I know you miss the world, the one you knew. We’re anxious, we try hiding sadness, yet the feeling becomes overwhelming. The struggle of staying happy is real. Keeping that smile in our faces is a challenge.   We search for motivation and drive, yet we end up asking ourselves “Why?”. We’re living but…

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