Australia 2016: #LifeDownUnder

AUSTRALIA. What can I say? From efficient transportation to a hint of the great wild, everything’s within reach when you’re in the Land Down Under. I love both Melbourne and Sydney (with Melbourne taking the lead). It’s easy to go around either city, and there’s no end to the attractions you can go to. You…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Hello! It’s been a lifetime since I last updated this blog. To be fair, med school feels like a lifetime ago as well (happy to note I passed all my modules!). This holiday break is doing wonders for my physical, emotional and mental health. Since 2017 is fast approaching, I’m thinking of cramming (ha!) the last…

hello, recently

i have been absent. i apologize. many things have and are happening, up to and including: my last day of classes an epic friendship/debate trip to Thailand, which cost me upwards of 500USD total. i regret nothing probably graduating from college (!!!) finished the graphic novel series lucifer and sandman performed spoken word poetry after…

Food: Angeles x Clark

{ Mila’s Tokwa’t Baboy | Cafe Fleur | Jangsoo Korean Restaurant | Hues at Park Inn by Radisson Clark | Patchawaran’s Thai Restaurant } Thank you to everyone who made this food trip possible: my mom (technically the birthday celebrant), my brother (the driver), my sister, and our generous and lovely tita b and ate…

Bali / 2015

The best cure for Post-Tournament Syndrome is Pre-Tournament Syndrome.* Jimbaran Bay stretched out to the horizon. My memories, too, had no beginning and no end.  This is what Bali taught me: in the life of a traveller, some experiences aren’t just moments, to be fondly recalled but mostly forgotten. Sometimes they’re Moments —circumstances, conditions and coincidences that…

Four Hours in Manila

Cures for a restless heart: a mani-pedi, a yummy buffet, and travelling. Today I took myself out on a date in my own city. Here’s what I saw walking around Manila (within four hours). . CONTENTS | A Walking City | The National Library | National Museum and the Museum of the Filipino People | Oh…

life update

oh hey, g’day mate! i got back from australia last easter, and i’m still trying to get my footing back. several things: i’ll blog about australia soon! but in the meantime, i’ve got loads of (self-proclaimed) cool photos over at my instagram and twitter and social media in general, which i’ve linked below. australia was…

Jari x 2015

Fifteen minutes to the new year. Time for a 2015 recap! People x Art x Travel x Advocacy x People This year, I learned that relationships don’t always have to be quick and intense, or (conversely) slow-burning and infrequent to be sustainable. I found my time occupied by new and old friends I somehow managed to not…

TEDxUPM: Ideas worth sharing

Currently assimilating. I’ve got so many new ideas and points to consider for the future; we’ve got the world to change. Thank you @TEDxUPM for the opportunity to listen to such inspirational people! 😍😍😍 #TEDxUPM #TeamFlipTrip #ideasworthsharing Blog post: http://wp.me/p28hEi-18C A photo posted by Jari Monteagudo (@jarimonty) on Oct 17, 2015 at 4:35am PDT ….

One week! #sepanx

It’s been a week since my mom left the house to go on a fun trip to the USA with her bestfriend. I just wanna say… my mom is my total idol. She deserves the world. Lol. Miss you mom. Keep saying yes to life’s adventures. | All the love to these jetsetting ladies! 😚😚😚…