Throwback Thursday: Intramuros

Intramuros is a historical district of Manila. When the Spanish ruled the city, they built a wall around it, hence the name “intramuros,” which means “in the walls.” Much of this part of the city was destroyed when it was invaded by the Japanese during World War II. You can […]

Throwback Thursday: Pipe Masters ’10

Some people dream of football season, some of baseball or basketball season. I dream of surfing season. The World Championship Tour (or WCT) just started this week, and we couldn’t be more thrilled. I used to wake up at all hours of the night to watch contests streaming online from the […]

Throwback Thursday: Tortuga

While studying abroad in the Galapagos we took a short boat ride to Isla Tortuga to see the frigate birds mating. The island was speckled with dots of red from these birds. It was pretty awesome. We also snorkeled off the island. We saw a few reef shark, lobitos, and other […]

Throwback Thursday: Crystal Cove

Crystal Cove is a little island off the coast of Boracay. It was one of my favorite places I visited in the Philippines. While on the island, I felt like I was in some section of Disney World… everything just seemed so unreal (this seems to be a reoccurring theme […]