Suitcase Diaries

Ciao, 2017!

2017 will always be remembered as the year I left my job of 4 years at Greenpeace, moved to Berlin, and pursued my Masters degree. The whole journey has been

Spending NYE away from home

Hong Kong was the place I decided to spend NYE 2017 in. The cold weather, delicious food, and unlimited shopping options were the main reasons I stayed there for 7

Suitcase Diaries: #KenDee in Thailand

It all started with…”Ken, go to Thailand with me? I’ll be there in April for work.” She said yes. It was our first out of the country trip together.

Suitcase Diaries: Mt. Batulao

One year ago, I took two weeks off from work to do a soul searching journey. One of my destinations was Mt. Batulao.

Suitcase Diaries: Sawasdee Ka, Bangkok!

My first two weeks of 2016 was spent in Bangkok for work. I have a new boss and the first order of business was to visit our country offices in

Suitcase Diaries: Manila

I grew up in Manila, technically, but I have never really been to THAT side of the city. I have always wanted to but I lack the guts to walk

Suitcase Diaries: Surf’s Up in Dipaculao

At 3AM while still drunk from all the Christmas festivities, my cousins were planning to go on a spontaneous road trip to Baler at that hour. While we almost got

Suitcase Diaries: Finding Warmth in Baguio

I have serious mad love for the City of Pines. Baguio is a famous small town at the northern part of the Philippines where houses are built on mountain formations,