Weekly Photo Challenge: Muse

As long as there are mountains to climb, flowers to osculate, beaches to frolick on, rivers to cross, sunsets to watch, sunrises to catch, trees to hug, deserts to tread, escarpments to lay eyes on, historical caverns to feel, places less traveled by, little wonders to magnify, and anything mundane or extraordinary that attracts the…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Adventure!

In my almost five years of wandering, I learned that travel is always an adventure. I have encountered countless adventures that made me shout for joy (“The Playground of Demigods and Nephilims“), gape at the visceral blow of a revelation (“The Doors and Mud-Built Houses of Ushaiger Heritage Village“), cry in silence from disappointment (“A Series of Unfortunate…

I Got Shot But I Am Alive!

One of the things in my bucket list is to try paintball because I was really inspired by a good friend’s, Paul Basco, interest in said sport. It is something that I didn’t really plan to do anytime soon though. Last January 16, I and an equally good friend, Jake, received an invite from Ameen, a Saudi…

Urban Spelunking (Second Episode: Earth & Air)

After the upbeat endings of our watching-the-sunrise and swimming experience at Half Moon Bay, we proceeded directly to the city proper to check in at one of the most economical hotel suites in Khobar and to have lunch at the most patronized Filipino restaurant nearby. Thereafter, we headed to our second destination: Cobra Amusement Park….

Weekly Photo Challenge: Community

This photo was snapped through the car’s window a week ago whitherward at the Cobra Amusement Park. This intersection along Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Road marks the entrance to an exclusive subdivision–forming a community that obviously belongs to the higher echelon of society. I am giving you a glimpse of I and my friends’ weekend…

The Place Less Traveled By Tourists In The North

This particular trip (business trip to be specific) was actually one of the many privileges given by our good office. It was only now that I felt how lucky I was to be given a chance to visit a place that’s still less traveled by the multitude of wanderers out there and without having to…