The Whale Shark That Took Me by Surprise in Moalboal, Cebu

On our way to Pescador Island. One of the divers eagerly look on. For a few seconds that felt like eternity, I could not move. I watched the dark giant swim gracefully, majestically, as though in slow motion just a few feet beneath me. Its perfect, shiny black tail splashed the water as it moved…

How Travel Made Me Rich

I originally wanted my title to be “How Travel Made Me the Richest Person in the World.” I thought that would be a bit of an exaggeration, though. Or maybe not. Because in truth, during my seven-week adventure around Visayas, I felt like the richest – and most blessed – person in the world. Why?…