A Universe Without Boundaries


There’s an infinite number of amazing things on Earth that a thousand lifetimes wouldn’t be enough to experience everything.


Every photo is a storyteller. Some give a lot more details than the others. Some need more than just pixels to draw out the actual intensity of its vibrant colours.


I don’t usually inflict my opinion to the world. But when I do, I write whole articles about it.This would be a section for my freedom to write whatever the hell I want.


Welcome fellow unprivileged homo sapiens from the third world! Life isn’t fair and so what? Whining about it won’t make any difference. Life has endless possibilities.

Mother Nature Must’ve Spent a Little More Time in Bolivia
At 4,000 meters above sea level, we vulnerable humans are at disadvantage, and so as most living creatures thriving in the lowlands. This makes the road trip across the Bolivian peaks feel like an adventure in another realm. I can’t remember how many times I played with the thought that this must be how it’s...
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South America: Our Fantastic Itinerary That I Wouldn’t Dare to Recommend
17 days, 7 flights, 5 night buses, 3 countries, 2 women, 1 continent. WTF were we thinking?! I can explain. You see, somewhere in South America is the antipode of The Philippines where I was born, raised and grew my horns. So if you dig a hole in Manila that passes through the Earth’s core,...
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Schengen Visa for Filipinos
For us, third world citizens, getting a visa to visit first world countries could be a tedious process. We hope, by simply searching the visa requirements via Google, we will instantly know what to do and what we need. But upon doing so, it turns out some information I found was not a hundred percent...
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A Perfect Day in Giethoorn
  Expectations are almost always different from reality. It applies to nearly every aspect of life, especially during travels. I love fantasizing about the places I’m going to, months before the actual date of departure. I usually spend hours and hours wandering around the spots in my itinerary without moving away from my doorstep. My...
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Maximize and Goodbyes: Tot Ziens, Philippines!
So how would you feel if you’ve learned that you have three months to live — in your home country? Relief. Ecstatic. Panic. I started listing all the things* I will miss! Spontaneous weekends with tantanmen ramen, movie theater evenings with sour cream double butter popcorn, salted caramel ice cream, double cheese milkshake, walnut crumble apple...
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10 Ways to Explore and Capture Stunning Images of Tokyo for Free
If you think traveling to Japan is expensive, you are absolutely right. But can a backpacker on a tight budget hack the average travel spending in Tokyo? The answer is YES! Tokyo is one of my favourite cities. It’s a vibrant metropolis packed with hundreds of things to do for travelers and locals ranging from...
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Hello, I'm Maine!

An Earthling, Asian, female homo sapiens, a temporary resident of Cosmos who takes pleasure in wandering around her native planet…

one jumpshot at a time.

CURRENT HUB: Groningen, Netherlands

NEXT TRIP: 2020 is cancelled

CURRENT MOOD: In existential isolation. 

Thoughts of A 28-year-old Unmarried Woman Living in the 21st Century
To Mama
Pinatubo Crater: The Beautiful By-product of a Disaster
We Tried to Save a Turtle – Was that Alright?
The Pufferfish Theory

FROM BIRTH, we’ve been CONSTANTLY TRAVELING with the rotation of the Earth at 1,000mph;
revolving around the sun at 66,000mph;
being dragged along by the solar system at 43,000mph;
orbiting the galaxy at 483,000mph;
moving across the cosmos…


We were NEVER at the same place in the universe TWICE.


We keep traveling, we keep wandering.



“You’re an interesting species. An interesting mix. You’re capable of such beautiful dreams, and such horrible nightmares. You feel so lost, so cut off, so alone, only you’re not. See, in all our searching, the only thing we’ve found that makes the emptiness bearable, is each other.” ― Carl Sagan, Contact


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