Two (Months) Late

*knock knock* I’m still here!

No, I didn’t abandon this site, okay? Cole Walks is very much alive! And if you thought/wished it was dead, hate to break it to you, but it’s sticking around.

I was just going through a lot these days–transitioning from one career to another, to be exact. I cannot fully stress enough leaving Laos was a huge decision and how everything changed as soon I hopped on the plane to Bangkok and took a final look at my GMS-life, at least for now.  After taking a huge step and leave my home for two years, here I am, on board a new journey in a different country. I’m undergoing the same process all over again–getting to know people, the environment, the culture and of course, getting the job done– before I can finally say, “everything’s fine”. I’m in Singapore now, everyone! I finally reached the first stage in achieving my decade-long dream.

I had so much fun in Pattaya and Bangkok before I headed back to the Philippines (see photos below!). Then  before I turned 23, I arrived in Singapore and visited family..explored possibilities (enjoy my month-long-foodtrip-captures below!). And well, what do you know, everything fell right into place. But change is not all sugar plum. As expected, my trips are now kept to a bare minimum. I’m still going to have some  getaways, but it won’t be as much as I had several months back. At first, I freaked out for my blog. In essence, this blog has been helping me map out my destinations. But then again, I thought, I need this. I need to take a break from spending–to save up for future travels. Even bigger and more exciting travels, I hope. Transition do require changes in lifestyle, even if that meant choosing challenge over comfort. *sighs*

I’m staying optimistic that my time here will top my experience in Laos, in a different way. I am never going to be too old for partying with friends or going on a whimsical backpacking adventure, but I guess, I have to think of the future first before anything else.

I guess this is what growing up feels like.

I’m going to figure something out. I have to. After all, I just renewed my domain. 🙂


9 responses to “Two (Months) Late”

  1. Hello, i don’t really know where you are, but I have been trying to reach you in your mobile. Either you do not want to talk with me or I am, as the usual, outdated with what is happening with everyone’s life. Please reach out to me because I miss you!

    1. I miss you, too! Fly here please 🙂

    2. I’m in SG. Please do your Christmas shopping here. You got iMessage? ‘Course you do. Let’s.

  2. And why am I not in your blog links? Geez!

    1. Will include! Sorry 🙂

    2. Check out the blogroll. Now, WHY AM I NOT IN YOURS?

  3. Tinatamad pa ako basahin yung blog, but the food LOOKS AMAZING!! I wanna food trip!!!

    1. Don’t read the whole thing na nga, it’s just wallowing!
      But yeah, food’s awesome. If you come here and visit, message me! Pero make sure it’s during weekend so we can try ’em all LOL

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