Hi, I'm JR.

I write, travel, eat, and act normal.

Witness my adventures and insanity here.

The Man with the Cap
Phuket on a budget

How to Enjoy Phuket on a Budget

Phuket is a gargantuan place, despite being the second smallest province in Thailand. I was astounded to go around such...


Today, EDSA was an abomination

June 18, 2015 – After an exhausting albeit productive day, I was eager to watch The Grandmaster or to continue my Shingeki no...


Why Do People in Lines Walk like Penguins?

  It’s like asking the same question as “Why is Manila so dark at night these days?” or “Why are...

Hainanese Delights

The Hainanese Delights Politeness Experiment

I honestly think that flash mobs are great, so this explains the photo of the random dancing people in front...


The “Do You Have a Smaller Bill?” Predicament

It is not advisable to compare countries with each other, but I daresay that only here in the Philippines is...


O’ the Irony

I This photo above represents one of the great ironies I have been encountering for the past few months. It’s...

Ho Chi Minh City

A Hasty Peek at Ho Chi Minh City a.k.a. Saigon

Upon arriving at Tân Sơn Nhất International Airport, I was elated despite the fact that it was roughly a couple...

Scratch Map

Thus, Another Move

After a serious blunder with my blogs, I have, once again, moved all my content to somewhere safe. I am...