Digesting Travel Memories

This was the last thing I expected to enjoy. Staying home for days never crossed my mind before. Yet, I have afforded myself a weeklong “staycation”. Never spent a single cent. Never went out far from the front gate. Never craved for a cup of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf. Never tasted Potato Corner fries when visiting a mall. Never jogged at the paved roads. Never got sunburns or darker skin from staying long at the beach or in the mountains. Never sneezed at the smell and dust of old-but-still-good used clothes at the ukay-ukay or secondhand stores. These things I used to … Continue reading Digesting Travel Memories

A Beautiful Truth: Boracay Turquoise turns Green

Boracay is now rich with waste nutrients causing greenish discoloration of the waters near the shoreline. This is due to overtourism, beach ecosystem disturbance, and climate change. Global warming triggers ocean acidification making the environment adequate for green algae to thrive and proliferate. Continue reading A Beautiful Truth: Boracay Turquoise turns Green