Tag: philippines

Tag: philippines

A Sense of Wonder at Sitio de Amor

  When is the last time you experienced the feeling of a childlike sense of wonder? The older I get, the more I find myself trying to regain that sensation. Somehow it seems a little more difficult to obtain. Travel can help to ignite this feeling, but only when it’s travel without expectations. The sensation of wonderment occurs […]

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How To Travel In A Big Group/Family

A few weeks ago Taz and I went for a week long trip to the Philippines for a family occasion on his side (see posts 1 & 2 of that trip). The above photograph captures just a portion of our group – we were actually closer to about 30 people. This wasn’t a vacation that took […]

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A Boat Ride to Pagsanjan Falls

After the Great Gatsby wedding party that Taz and I attended in the Philippines earlier this month, our group departed from the Timberland and headed off on other adventures, all of them within a 4 hour drive from the city of Manila. One of these day trips was to Pagsanjan Falls, one of the most […]

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A Great Gatsby Wedding in the Philippines

If you already follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed that my photos over the past couple of weeks are all hashtaged #mdadventuresinthephilippines and #itsmorefuninthephilippines. That’s because Taz and I headed to his home country at the beginning of the month, where we spent one week going on lots of adventures with his extended […]

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Philippines Part 3: Manila

Today is the last post to our Philippines trip (start with part one, part two to get the whole story). Our 10 day trip had begun in Manila and its surrounding areas (we stayed with family in Quezon City) and ended there. This post was the most challenging to put together, since we did so many […]

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