Archive for June, 2010

My (not so) secret writing place

REVIEW : Bliss Homestay in Baguio City

Posted by Prime Sarmiento

I went on a personal writing retreat early this month in Baguio and thanks to its cool weather and right vibe, I managed to finish a couple of blog posts, the first draft of my graduate thesis proposal, and an analysis piece that I submitted to a news agency. Those five days were a time of productivity and creativity and this wouldn’t have been possible if I didn’t stay in Bliss Homestay. (read more here)

My Writing corner in Bliss Homestay

 

Writing is about finding time and space

Baguio is the perfect place for a writer's retreat

posted by Prime Sarmiento

A colleague asked me if I needed to go to Baguio just to write a thesis proposal for my graduate degree in anthropology.  She can’t understand why I need to go all the way to Baguio, travel by bus by around six hours or more, for something that I could have done in my own bedroom. (read more here)

It’s about art, not shopping

posted by:  Prime Sarmiento

Ok, in my first guest post at Go Backpacking I listed down several museums that you can visit if you want to go on art tripping in Singapore. (read more here)

Singapore is for art travellers

Posted by Prime Sarmiento

It’s that time of the year again when Singapore lures shopaholics worldwide to ts Great Singapore Sale. But there’s more to this city state than just another shopping haven. It’s also an emerging art center. (read more here)

Solo Female Travel 101

Book Review: The Art of Solo Travel: A Girl’s Guide by Stephanie Lee

posted by: Prime Sarmiento

I wish that this book existed five years ago when I, like Stephanie, quit a promising career to go an extended travel around Asia for some soul searching and adventure. The book would have saved me the time and money that I spent just researching and preparing for the trip. (read more here)