Travel Diaries: North America
Using 1 Second Everyday (1SE), I captured the quintessential moments of my last 3 months living in the USA. Here is my story, spanning 9 cities in 3 countries!
I cashed in 67,500 AAdvantage Miles to fly in Cathay Pacific's surreal First Class cabin from JFK to Hong Kong. Best $35 I've spent!
You had me at $1 oysters for happy hour, Angelo's!
On this night, 2 DJs from Canada saved my life with an intimate 2 hour set featuring some downright nasty dubstep. To say this night was special is an understatement.
A slice of my Sri Lankan childhood on the Lower East Side with delightful Kottu!
The annual Summer conference in Portland, OR with the boldest name for a gathering of people has come and gone for another year, leaving a mind shattering impression on me. Here are my biggest takeaways from an amazing weekend surrounded by people who choose to live life in an unconventional way.
I cashed in 140,000 United Miles to get me back to my native Philippines in transpacific Business Class! This is a report of the longhaul segment of my journey on a Star Alliance partner airline, Eva Airways flight BR1 from Los Angeles to Taipei!
The iconic neon sign on Houston & Ludlow finally lured me for possibly the greatest pastrami sandwich I've ever eaten in my life.
It was SXSW and a bar in downtown Austin was where I gave a 5 minute talk about how to get plane ticket around the world for next to nothing (after a couple of beers myself, of course!)
One of the heavy weights of smoked meats in Austin! The only thing you can do wrong here is not arriving early enough before they sell out of literally everything.
The picture gallery of my weekend road trip to Marfa, TX with 3 of my friends. Read the full trip report here.
The car was packed and we headed west for a weekend in the artsy West Texas town of Marfa.
Every March The World Comes To Austin!
SXSW 2015 is in the books and as with every year, there were an overload of things to experience. After taking the time to reflect and go over my whole experience, here are my top 10 moments from the Interactive portion of the festival!
Is that a bird? A plane? No, it's a kite! Austin's annual, family friendly kite festival is a feast for your eyes, and the skies.
This may be the best barbecue I've ever had!
A photo walk in downtown New York City, crossing over the iconic Brooklyn Bridge, and seeing views on both sides.