My husband Marc and I made a promise: we’ll take a year or two exploring the country before really settling down and expanding our family (which basically just consists of me, him, and our spoiled little Shih Tzu). You see, being the apple of my dad’s eye, I haven’t really traveled much before I got married. He wasn’t a strict dad, but he gets paranoid with worry whenever I brought up the idea of traveling alone with my friends. I wasn’t a rebellious kid, and I understood (I’d probably worry about my kid too if I was in his place), so I just waited until I got married and my dad can’t complain anymore about us traveling all the time since my husband is around to take care of me anyway 😛

In a span of one year, Marc and I have traveled quite often. Probably more often than I ever did during my teenage years 😀 Juggling such travels with work makes it even more exciting—keeping us sane and inspired since we don’t get cooped up in our home office far too long. One of the Philippine destinations I’ve wanted to visit is Batanes. Read more