On Personal Style

Okay, a disclaimer: I am by no means a fashionable person nor am I a fashion blogger. HAHA. I got a request from one of my readers if I could talk about my personal style on the blog, and I realized it’s a nice break from the usual ~feels~ posts (lol) I do here. I […]

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Ways to Document Your Travels

Documenting has been an essential part of my adventures every time I travel. I know, I know—it’s been said so many times, we should really focus on what’s in front of us rather than snapping away on our smartphones and cameras. For me, though, it’s quite different. Every time I see something that piques my […]

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On Creative Uncertainty

I was looking through files from previous talks as I’m currently writing a speech of sorts and at the same time, working on the contents for my new book. I found this “You start by not knowing” slide hiding somewhere from a previous talk I’ve given, and it never felt so real until recently. This […]

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Tokyo, Japan: Art, Books, Culture, & Coffee

True story: I was initially planning to write an “Art and Stationery Shopping in Tokyo” roundup for the blog, but instead, as I browsed for photos to include in this post, I found myself having more on my list that I wanted to share. I’ve lost count on how many times I’ve been to Tokyo, […]

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Never Stop Learning: A Roundup

Hi, all! I’m back with a quick update + roundup of current favorites. And see you next weekend at MIBF, yes? Read through the end. 😉 As a creator, it’s important to immerse in new learnings every now and then. I find that my curiosity in different topics really helps me get a glimpse of […]

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Gratefulness

In the midst of hustling on a regular basis, I find myself wondering about how life has become in the past months, and overall, how this year has turned out — most especially on my off-time (like today). My impulse to write is interesting; I almost never find the best time to put my thoughts […]

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Tips on Travel Journaling

Contrary to what most people think, travel journaling was an accidental hobby I discovered. It was during a cold morning in France three years ago—while lining up for the Louvre museum, that I decided to flip open a notebook and start drawing. Years later, I went backpacking around Southeast Asia and managed to chronicle 30 […]

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