Exploring LAKE SEBU: Home of the Dream Weavers

One of the prime destinations in the whole region of SOX (shortcut for SOCCSKSARGEN, which stands for the provinces of South Cotabato, Cotabato, Sultan Kudarat and Sarangani and the city of General Santos) is the mystical town of Lake Sebu. To avoid confusion, I must mention that Lake Sebu doesn’t just refer to the body…

Exploring SIMUNUL: The Cradle of Islam in the Philippines

Have you ever wondered how Islam came into our country? Wonder no more. An Arab missionary came to the island of Simunul in the wonderful province of Tawi-Tawi centuries ago, and from there, Islam has finally planted its roots in the country . In this blog, I’m going to present what you can do in…

Exploring MYANMAR: Mandalay, Bagan and Yangon

I’ve heard a lot of interesting things about Myanmar even before. When I saw posts about the beautiful town of Bagan have surfaced on Instagram, I said to myself that I must go there soon. It’s really great that I have been planning to have an Indochina trip with my Shembot Squad brothers, and we…

Exploring Vientiane: Laos’ Mesmerizing Capital

The country of Laos has initially caught my attention as a child because of its name. (If you’re not sure about what I mean, the word laos in our mother tongue means obsolete.) Of course, I knew better when I already grew up. The country of Laos is definitely not obsolete, outdated or unpopular in…