November 24, 2015

Golden Hour

Sunset
Sunset
Sunset
Sunset
Sunset
Sunset Sailing
Sunset Sailing
Sunset Sailing
Almost Sunset
Umbrella
Stand Up Paddling
Stand Up Paddling

I can't stop pressing on shutter over these views and keep admiring how orange and blue hues in the sky fading out right in front of this long long beach. Nature's beauty leaves me speechless most of the time and make me feel like I don't even understand the world I was born in.

November 20, 2015

Break

Ariel's House
Blue Lilly Villa
Better with Tens
BRB Gonna Take A Dip
From Where I Stand

Now I understand the importance of taking a break from work. By break, I mean going for holiday, be it 3 days or a week. I realised that I always come home with a positive & happier state of mind, more eager to start work, more focused and more productive.

I've always take break/rest seriously. I would like to see myself as a smart-worker rather than a hard-worker. I don't stay back late just so everyone see that I'm willing to "sacrifice" for the company. I'm no professional at time management but I managed to finish my tasks within deadline, that's the most important part right?

November 18, 2015

Adios, Boracay!

The End
Breakfast with a view

After a brief downpour at 6 in the morning, this stunning view marks the end of our journey. We woke up early as we want to have more time to pack and mentally prepare ourselves to the fact that we're leaving this beautiful place today. We're served with basic breakfast before we check out.

Adios, beautiful Boracay! It's always hard to say good bye. Thanks for being so beautiful. We had the best of times. I can't wait to come back to Philippines again and explore other beautiful islands that's on my bucket list.

November 15, 2015

En Route to Boracay

En Route to Kalibo Airport
En Route to Boracay
Sunny Side Cafe
Sunny Side Cafe
Sunny Side Cafe
Pancakes & Beers @ Sunny Side Cafe
Waffles @ Sunny Side Cafe

The journey to Boracay was kind of uneasy and tiring. Took us nearly 10 hours from home to the destination as we checked in to airport 2 hours earlier. Flew 4 hours, land transfer about 1.5 hrs then another 15 mins of boat transfer. We reached there at 5 but the sky was already dark. Crazy huh, so for the rest of the night we just take a stroll along the beach and checking out places we want to go the next day.

The one thing I really like about Boracay? The sun rises as early as 5 so during night time, we have the illusion like oh it's been 5 hrs since the sky turned dark so let's go to bed—in fact it's only 10pm.

On our first morning, after our complimentary breakfast in hotel, we headed over to check out Sunny Side Cafe, only about 50 steps away from our hotel. I read really good reviews about their foods. Upon arrival in front of the cafe, I'm in love. The colour of yellow is so eye-catching and it stands out so much with the clear blue sky in the background. I just can't be disappointed right?

The pancakes Joe ordered was too big of a portion, I understand now why they have remark on the menu that the pancakes is meant for sharing. It's big and fluffy. I also ordered waffles for myself, the portion is just nice. It has generous amount of nutella and slices of banana on a very well-presented plate.

I have too many photos taken this time and I don't think I'll ever have enough words to write about it. You can also check out my Flickr page if you want to see more of Boracay.

November 11, 2015

Sun, Sea & Sand

Oh Sunny White Beach!
White Beach
White Beach
White Beach

I was completely stoked. We checked in to a beachfront hotel at Station 1(away from the crowds) on our last night and it was the best choice we've ever made. It's more calm and relaxing especially at night. White powdery sand, dancing palm trees, shallow crystal clear water and beautiful shades of blue in the sea—I fell in love instantly. The views are absolutely breathtaking. I can swim all day long despite the scorching sun. The weather was perfect. The best thing is we go to bed early every night and try to wake up as early as we can because the sun rises in between 5 to 6.

White Beach is officially the best beach I've ever visited.

November 2, 2015

Movie Marathon

Last Tuesday was kinda like a movie marathon day to me because I was having really bad flu so I took a day off. It's a day where I finally got to have the TV to myself. I'm a sucker for rom-coms(especially from the 80s & 90s) and there's so many movies I have yet to watch.

Some movies that's off my list now: When Harry Met Sally (1989) is said to be one of the best rom-coms you can't missed. It certainly is one of my fav now, and with lots of memorable quotes, I can't be disappointed. It's a movie that goes by quickly and keeps you feeling excited about what happens next. The Bucket List (2007) is a heartwarming story about friendship and living in the moment. The ending part made me tear a lil; I love how simple and witty And So It Goes (2014) is. As a matter of fact, I randomly picked these movies to watch, later when I was looking for further details about the movies, I found out that these 3 movies happened to be produced by Rob Reiner. What a pleasant coincidence!

I'm looking forward for my next pick. It's been a while since I had my Friday night tradition—some good movies, wine and snacks on the couch/bed.



On the other hand, so happy this week is going to be a honeymoon week for all after a hectic week. And so happy that I received this book at the right time! Now I'm gonna get myself bury in the world of Sara B.

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