Smurfing Mati

This picture by Erick Cusi is <3. It’s been 4 years since I traveled to Mati, Davao Oriental. It was flat but we were able to find knee-high waves which lasted for about 30 minutes and that was totally fine considering we weren’t there to surf. Was warmly welcomed by Gabby Sibala, who took us to his […]

San Juan, La Union

A very late post from last year’s me.

Featured Image: San Juan, La Union’s famous lightshow.   I live in a city far from the sea and surfing every weekend will always be time consuming, expensive and exhausting but it is always the highlight of my week. It is exhilarating, fulfilling, rejuvenating and aside from my family, it is a part of my life […]


Kapuluan Vista Resort in August 2015

Featured Image: The Friday morning session at Vista, taken by Tonet Jose 08/07/2015.   It can be truly terrifying and at the same time most comforting to be out in the lineup.  It is something very hard for me to explain and yet so easy for me to claim. It is filled with both the unknown and the […]


Medewi last May 2015

Featured Image: Medewi, June 2015 (c) Dane Senja The best place for regulars to practice their backside….. is wherever the waves break left. :) Luckily in my case, I was in Medewi the first few days of my 2 week long Bali trip. You see, I had been unnecessarily worried about Bali being mostly lefts. […]


Surfer Queens Over and Under: Where has been your favorite place to surf?

Featured Image: Dropping at the Point, La Union, my favorite spot. Picture by Kage Gozun, 2014.   Where has been your favorite place to surf? If not in the Philippines, how does it compare to our local beaches? La Union is where I first tried to surf and it would probably be my favorite if […]