An Assault to the Senses

Earlier, on my way home from work, I realized that foreigner friends visiting Manila for the first time might find my city too loud, too brash for their senses. From the common “tranquility” of the sounds of their respective cities, setting foot in Manila might feel like being trapped in a really surreal Lady Gaga…

Missing the sights and the sounds of SG

I love Manila. Believe me, I really do. But getting to travel and seeing things that are completely different from the grime and chaos I grew up in has a way of leaving indelible marks on you. A week after my Singapore sojourn with the family, I am again raring to leave Manila and return…