An escape to Coron

The rains of June have made their presence known. Gone is the sweltering heat of the summer sun, painting Manila a gloomy grey. The winds pick up and while the heat is certainly not missed, the calmer air surely was. And so an escape to Coron was planned: one minute, you’re wearing a jacket in […]

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Tokyo: towers, temples, trains

Tokyo is a city of paradox: modern buildings of Akihabara sit right beside the 1,000-year-old Kanda Shrine; bright, crowded streets and scramble crossings in Shibuya contrast greatly with the quieter, more deserted neighbourhoods in Shinjuku; walking along with everyone are girls in maid uniforms and women in kimonos, boys in visual kei-inspired outfits and men in […]

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