Philippines Travel Guides for Backpackers

Explore Puerto Princesa in Just Three Days!

Puerto Princesa City is the capital of the Provine of Palawan in the Philippines. The city boasts a combination of urbanization and tropical paradise from its historic landmarks to its breathtaking white sand beaches, virgin mangrove forest, and subterranean river. My latest visit to Puerto Princesa was in April this […]
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What to do in Buenos Aires: 7 places that will make you return

Buenos Aires is a great multicultural metropolis located in Argentina. Here you would find many things to do and many places to visit. It is the city that never sleeps, which always offers lots of flavours and colours. To begin with, of course, I recommend you to visit the typical […]
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Baguio City: Travel guide and walk-through!

It’s still vivid in my mind when I first visited Baguio City, this is actually the first time I went out of town as well. Let me tell you my adventure to this serene place that I define as peace. Way back when I was a kid Baguio was defined […]
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Baguio City Travel Guide – Places to Visit

In this post, we’re going to take a look at places to visit in Baguio, restaurants and hotel recommendations, some packing tips and bus guides.   About Baguio City   Baguio City, known as the “Summer Capital of the Philippines,” is home to about 350,000 residents. This little city in the […]
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Discover the 5 beaches of Jomalig Island

Exploring the Philippines has always been as much, if not, more exciting as going out of the country to travel abroad. We, the Filipinos, know very well how much the place we live in is rich in breathtaking tourist spots–lofty mountains, green fields, virgin beaches, and more. That is why […]
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Why you should start your trip to Argentina by Iguazu Falls

Argentina is such a vast country with a wide variety of landscapes to explore, so make a decision about where to start to see it is not a simple task. Arrive in Buenos Aires, the cosmopolitan capital city with its European architecture and fascinating nightlife, is the easy choice (especially […]
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Must See in Baguio City, Philippines' BenCab Museum

The mountains of the Cordilleras offered Baguio city a cold climate. Baguio is the summer capital of the Philippines. Pine trees can easily be seen around the city. The high altitude and numerous types of plants contributed to the quality of air and cold temperature.  The temperature may range from […]
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What to see in Coron: secret paradises

Over the last few years, visiting the Philippines became quite popular. As a consequence, those hidden paradises in Palawan, like Coron or El Nido, are now full of tourists. Going for an Island Hopping there is really good, but you’ll be sharing the day with hundreds of other people. If […]
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Diving with thresher sharks in Malapascua

Do you enjoy adventure and wildlife? Do you want to see some amazing sharks swimming next to you? If the answer is yes, then this article is for you. I’ll tell you all you need to know to visit those big fellas. About Malapascua There are more than 7000 islands […]
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Philippines – El Nido – Tour A: A Must in Island Hopping Tours

El Nido is a perfect haven for beach lovers. Imagine being able to walk and lounge in the pristine white and fine sand of a beach. The sea is clear that you can see your toes underneath the water that perfectly reflects the sky. If you swim in most spots, […]
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A Day Trip to Siquijor

Siquijor holds the bluest and clearest waters I have ever seen in my life. I almost couldn’t believe that a small town holds so much beauty. It has numerous tourist attractions that keep locals and foreigners entertained throughout the day. Siquijor can be accessible through Dumaguete. There are hourly trips […]
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I Have A TransferWise Account But Here's Why I Still Use PayPal

TransferWise or PayPal? Actually, I use both. But while a number of freelancers are already “transferring” to TransferWise to receive international payments, I have my reservations. I would still prefer PayPal, and here are some of the reasons why. 1. My Bosses Use PayPal For the sake of convenience, my […]
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Mt. Megatong Hike – Sto. Tomas Davao Del Norte

If you love adventure as we do, you should not miss Mt. Megatong in your list of mountains to hike in the Philippines. It is situated at the Municipality of Sto. Tomas Davao Del Norte which is just around 2-3 hours travel from Davao City. Today, more and more are […]
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Top 5 Places to Visit in Sagada

Philippines is a country filled with natural wonders and if you want to go on a vacation to unwind and relax away from the city life, Sagada tour is right for you. Check out the top 5 places you should never miss in Sagada. 1. Hanging Coffins Just the name […]
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Our Tagaytay-Nasugbu Highway Family Restaurant Hopping

Being a single parent is not easy, especially since this entails raising a family on your own. However, it brings about unequalled joy and pleasure when you see your children enjoying your company while doing activities you all love. In my family’s case, we all love to eat and travel […]
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Exploring the beautiful Bontoc in Mountain Province, Philippines

Bontoc is sometimes being overlooked by many tourists as it is situated near Sagada. But, little do they know, Bontoc has the richest and well-preserved culture in Mountain Province. And many activities and places that they can offer and deserved to be visited and appreciated. How to get there: There […]
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Surigao del Sur and Its Wonders

So far, I haven’t visited any place that’s more memorable than Surigao del Sur. This province in Mindanao features various tourist spots that will make you appreciate and view nature like never before. But it has more to offer than nature. Let’s look at its famous tourist spots, shall we? […]
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The Ideal Travel Guide to Coron Palawan

The Philippines is a wonderful country that will leave every tourist in awe. It consists of 7,107 beautiful islands and each island has its own remarkable features that truly won’t disappoint you. The Filipinos are also known for their hospitality that’s why this country is among the top countries that […]
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Philippines: Best Road Trip Destination Near Manila

These places made it to my list of Best Road Trip Destinations Near Manila because they passed my criteria for accessibility, affordability, pet-friendly, unique and enjoyable. It’s officially summer 2019 and families are most likely planning where to go for their next road trip destinations near Manila. What they are […]
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The Best Restaurants in Jordan, Hong Kong

Jordan is a lively district in Kowloon, Hong Kong that is undeniably a foodie’s paradise. The food scene here may be somewhat understated compared to Hong Kong island, but the variety and quality are definitely on par. Most tourists venture over to Jordan to check out the Temple Street Night […]
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The First Agri-Tourism Park in Tupi, South Cotabato, Philippines

Mariano’s Blooming Agri-Tourism Park is located at Purok 3A, Tupi, South Cotabato Province, Philippines. Tupi is a first-class municipality in the province, consisting of 69,976 residents as of 2015. This municipality is positioned at the foot of the famous Mount Matutum, a dormant volcano. Tupi is also dubbed as the […]
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Affordable Hiking Experience in Rizal

Working in the city means you’re continuously seeing a backdrop of blinking lights, towering skyscrapers, and crowded terminals. While it could pass as a lovely cyberpunk IG photo, the cityscape is lacking in one thing: the ever dominating presence of green. The lack of greenery might make you wish for […]
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Must-See Places in Negros Occidental

The Philippines, a country blessed with beautiful islands and exquisite nature sceneries. But I must say among these lovely features, there is one place here worth visiting for, and that is Negros Occidental. Negros Occidental is one of the most visited provinces in the south, where the well-known Bacolod, “The […]
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My Adventure in Sagada, Philippines

Last Christmas, I went on a tour with friends in Sagada. Sagada is a paradise of lush mountains and green sceneries located in the Philippines. If you are a nature lover, then this is the place that you are looking for. Sagada was featured in Filipino movies named “That Thing […]
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The top 5 eat all you can restaurant at Cagayan de Oro City, Phil

What can you eat in just $3.5 (170Php) – $6 (300Php)? Believe it or not, YOU CAN EAT ALL YOU CAN! Here is the list of Some EAT ALL YOU CAN restaurant where you can enjoy and chill out with your family, Friends, and Significant Other. Welcome to the City […]
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Exploring Binondo on a Student Budget

Many consider Binondo as one of the densest, most dizzying places in Metro Manila. But as a student who loves adventure, history, and local cultures, I’ve always seen the bustle of Binondo as its main charm. Nestled snugly in old Manila alongside other historic districts like Santa Cruz and Divisoria, […]
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Bohol, Philippines: A Place with Wonderous Things

I have lived in my home town, Baguio City, Philippines for almost 30 years. However, after seeing Bohol, my love affair with travel started. I am very excited to share to you about my first-ever travel years ago in January 2013. It was a life changing trip for me because […]
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Subic Bay, A perfect place for adventure

Subic Bay Freeport Zone (SBFZ), is one of the most visited places in the Philippines. SBFZ was also known as Subic Bay or Subic. Subic was once a US military base. They made a large contribution to the history of a place. But it was now converted into a tax and […]
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Must See Places In Mati City

Last February 2019, I decided to tick off a place from my goal to travel all the 81 provinces of the Philippines and on to my 64th province is Davao Oriental, which is the easternmost province of the country under the CARAGA region. Off to my solo backpacking in Mindanao, […]
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Activities You Should Try in New Boracay

We all know that the Boracay was closed for 6 months for its rehabilitation because of its lack of sewerage system. And many local people were jobless and their livelihood was affected and all the reservation that scheduled in Boracay from April 26 to October 25 was also canceled. But […]
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Must See Beaches in Sorsogon

The Philippines is known for its beautiful beaches. The most popular beaches in the country are Boracay Island, Palawan, Subic (Zambales), Panglao Island and more to mention, I can go and on and on and of the list of beaches in the Philippines. This country is a beautiful place to […]
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Places to Visit in Caramoan Islands

If you are looking for a place where you can escape from all the work chaos, or maybe a new place you want to explore, then prepare your backpack and set your foot in Caramoan Islands. Yay!, you so deserve this. Caramoan is a group of islands situated in the […]
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Why La Union? more than just a travel guide

I am and will always be a fan of beaches. The sound of waves crashing the shore, the feel of sand beneath my feet, the touch of sunlight on my skin are all calming and relaxing for me. But visiting one is not simply because I’m passing time, for a […]
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El Nido guide by a local expat

I cried the first I arrived in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines. I had seen the pictures before I went but I couldn’t believe what my eyes were looking at when I arrived there. I had a perfect view of Cadloa lagoon from the balcony at my accommodation, and the mountain, […]
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Must See & Must Do's in Siargao

“I wish I could stay here longer,” I told my local surf instructor as I watched the other surfers paddling out further to catch the beautiful waves that rolled them back to shore. “I hear that all the time, it’s the island magic at work.” He said to me. Many tourists […]
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La Union: A Place for Quick Weekend Getaway

Philippines is known for its tropical beaches and its warm locals. But I have been living in the mountainous side of the country which makes me long for the beach and La Union is the nearest beach from our home town which is a perfect quick getaway. La Union is […]
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Hanoi, Vietnam : A city worth getting lost in

December of last year, I was invited by my Aunt to join her on her trip to Vietnam, then Cambodia, then Thailand all in the span of ten days. Being the wanderlust that I was (and it is my first time to go out of the country), I said yes. We […]
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Bacalla Woods- A Campsite in Cebu, Philippines

Last Christmas season, my friends and I were looking for a unique place in the Philippines to explore. I chanced upon Bacalla Woods campsite in my feed which is a recently opened camping grounds located in Ilaya-San Isidro Road San Fernando, Cebu. It is a haven for people who would […]
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Discovering San Vicente, Ilocos Sur: Where to Go in this Old Town

What drives us to explore unknown places is discovering something that gives us new waves of emotions. While fear lingers, there is the thrill of the hunt that comes with it. That’s because all great adventures are about taking a chance. It’s not about going where people have been. Be […]
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Birdland Beach Club: Must See Eco-Friendly Resort in Bolinao

Bolinao, Pangasinan is a small town in the Philippines on the coast of the West Philippine Sea. It is home to beautiful beach resorts, a number of caves and falls, and a perfect place to see giant clams among other ocean creatures. With all these beautiful tourist spots in Bolinao, […]
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Pet friendly malls in Metro Manila

According to Pet Secure Australia, the pet population increases as the human population increases, too. There are really more pet-loving people all around the world—may it be dogs, cats, birds, and even fishes. The United States of America is a huge contributor in the numbers on the charts shown on […]
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What to See, Eat, and Do in Baler, Philippines!

When you say “surf” and you say “Philippines” you will most likely hear  “La Union” “Siargao” or “Baler,” but everyone knows the OG of surf spots in this archipelago is and always will be BALER. What people DON’T always associate with Baler is the fact that it is so much […]
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Batanes: An Essential Travel Destination In The Philippines

Situated in the northernmost part of the Philippines lies Batanes, a small province known for its picture-perfect landscapes, well-preserved culture, and hospitable and honest locals. Batanes is composed of ten islands, but only Batan, Sabtang, and Itbayat are the inhabited ones. With its location, Batanes is often hit by several […]
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Dumaguete City: Places to Visit and Things to Do

The Philippines has three major islands: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. One of the most sought to places is located in Region VII, in the Island of Visayas, called Dumaguete City. This place has been named by the National Hero of the country, Dr. Jose P. Rizal, as the “City of […]
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Baguio: What to see and do all-year round

In tropical countries like the Philippines, the temperature is normally warm whether it’s a wet or dry season. However, there is one city on a plateau in the northern Philippines that offers a cool respite to those seeking breathing space. Also called the Summer Capital of the Philippines, Baguio City […]
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Best Places for Pet-lovers to Chill in Davao City

Here are the best places to have fun in the sun for Pet-lovers on the sunny side of Davao City. The writer’s hometown is not a spot known for pet-lovers but there are places and activities in the south of the Philippines to chill and have a worry-free vacation.   The […]
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How to spend 1Night and 2Days In Bantayan Island, Cebu

Brokenhearted or not, Bantayan Island has become one of the booming tourist spots in Cebu, Philippines especially after it has been the shooting location of the movie: Camp Sawi. Planning to go? Let me share with you our travel itinerary!   Breakfast at Tapa Master | MJ Square We arrived […]
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The infamous parts of Puerto Galera

Puerto Galera is a municipality in Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. We have read a lot of blogs about Puerto Galera, and they mostly give instructions how to get there, list of bars, hotels, and things to do. In this article, I will share my experiences within my 10-day stay in Puerto […]
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Chasing Waterfalls in Iligan

Can you believe that one city alone can have a total of 53 waterfalls in it? Born and raised in the majestic city of waterfalls, even I have to admit that I have not seen and visited all 53. Some of them are located just on the side of the […]
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Best Places to Visit in Baguio City: A One-Day Travel Guide

A PHP 455.00 and a four-hour bus ride up north will take you away from the hot and busy Metro to the City of Pines – Baguio City. My second home! This is where I had my degree in Biology, in the university that spells honor and excellence, my beloved […]
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5 Things You Need To Know Before Visiting Metro Manila

Metro Manila has plenty of surprises up its sleeve and you’re going to want to be prepared for all of them if you’re planning to visit. Because if you’re not, frustration *will* get the best of you and you *will* end up wishing you never got on that plane in […]
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Exploring Iligan City – The City of Majestic Waterfalls

Iligan City is famous for not just 1 but 23 towering and cascading waterfalls that’s why it is called the City of Majestic Waterfalls in the Philippines. With plenty of natural scenery which includes 23 waterfalls, 8 springs, and 15 caves, Iligan is indeed a Mother Nature’s Blessing. I consider myself […]
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A Day in Enchanted Kingdom: A Magical Way to Celebrate

Amusement parks are very popular in the Philippines as it is part of everyone’s childhood. It’s always included in festivals in every cities and barangays, aside from beauty pageant and street dancing. We widely call it “perya” or “peryahan” in Tagalog. My sister graduated in August 2018 and I invited […]
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The Main Irresistible Reasons Why You Should Visit Sanchez Mira

At the tip of the northern part of Cagayan province where you can experience both worlds of mountains and beaches, lies the beautiful town of Sanchez Mira. This coastal town is sprawled with a vast of fine, black sand beaches. Brief History of Sanchez Mira Sanchez Mira is a beautiful […]
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Exploring Camiguin – The Island Born of Fire in the Philippines

Itching to take a break from all the hustle and bustle of the city? Looking for a day trip or two to keep yourself sane? I have the perfect place for you. A small and peaceful island in the Philippines, Camiguin, has a number of spectacular beaches and waterfalls you […]
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A Beginner’s 2-Day Itinerary for Mt. Pulag Ambangeg Trail Hike

Never in my life have I imagined myself climbing a mountain peak 2,926 metres high, not until my mother went out of her mind one day and tagged us along to hike the majestic Mount Pulag. Mount Pulag was thought to be the second highest mountain in the Philippines until […]
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Top 10 Tourist Spots to Visit in Cebu City, Philippines for a Day

Cebu City is the famed capital of Cebu Island which is located at the Central Visayas region of the country. The city is dubbed as the Queen City of the South, the First Capital of the Philippines, and the Oldest City of the Philippines. As of 2015, it has a […]
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Must see sites at Banaue, Philippines

What does, thrill and adventure seekers have in common. A heart of a Millennial. Hiking, trekking and such are giving a sense of accomplishment to most of the people nowadays and it is becoming a trend in this era. Though they have different reasons such as, they might want to get […]
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The Best Beaches Close to Lisbon

Living in Lisbon not only gives you the opportunity to live in one of Europe’s most charming cities, you will also have close proximity to some of the most beautiful beaches. I’m a huge beach person, so moving to Lisbon was like living in paradise. I felt like I was […]
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Your Ultimate Guide in Exploring the City of Smiles-Bacolod

It is popularly known as the Sugar Capital of the Philippines and is home to the country’s famous chicken inasal. Whether you’ve already been to Bacolod or not, this treasured city in the Negros Island will definitely amaze you. So yeah, I’m recommending you to visit Bacolod City simply because it has […]
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How to Spend a Week in Palawan

Once you reach the Philippines and start your island hopping journey it is easy to see why some tourists spend months in the country (or never actually leave). Whether you’ve got an infinite amount of time or you’re on a strict itinerary, it is more than possible to see some […]
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Exploring the essence of El Nido, Palawan

El Nido is an island paradise situated to the north-east of the Palawan island in the Philippines. In a country constituted by over seven thousand islands, El Nido contributes to forty-five of the most unique and breath-taking islands, home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, thereby […]
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Kalanggaman Island: Day Tour & Important Tips You Should Know

There are over 7,107 islands in the archipelago of the Philippines and about 400 more recently discovered. Travel fanatics most probably have been to tons of its beaches from Luzon, Visayas to Mindanao. But what makes Kalanggaman Island in worth the visit? Filipino beach bums may have been to different […]
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Experience The City Of Love; Tabaco City

The Philippines is known for crystal clear beaches, hospitable people, good singers, and succulent foodstuff. Tourists of any kind visit our country not just to explore culture but to introspect as well. The intention of most tourists might be cultural enrichment but they’re actually contemplating too even if they’re not […]
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Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Cebu, Philippines

Cebu is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines. Dubbed as the “Queen City of the South”, Cebu has captured the attention of tourists from all over the world because of its unique combination of natural and man-made attractions. The province offers a wide array of activities for […]
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The Best Local Food to Try in Cebu

The Republic of the Philippines or the Philippines is an archipelagic country with over 7,641 islands as of 2018. The country’s location is situation on the Pacific Ring of Fire which makes ensures its abundance in various natural resources and biodiversity. Multiple ethnicities and cultures are found throughout the country […]
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The Best Ways To Spend Your Cebu Trip

Cebu is a prominent tourist destination of the Philippines. There is no end to the influx of tourists who visit or decide to stay on the island year after year. One does not need to over research to find wonderful things to do here. There are countless lists out there […]
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Must Do Adventures in Ilocos Norte, Philippines

Ilocos Norte is situated in the northwestern region of Luzon, Philippines. For tourists or adventure-seekers based in Manila with plans of traveling to this region, it’s important to note that travel time can take anywhere from 10 – 12 hours by van/car or bus. I personally have not tried the […]
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Experience Manila in a Layover!

Got a long layover in Manila, but no idea what to do? Don’t click that return to Google button because you are precisely on the right page to learn more about that! So, you decided to skip staying in Manila for a few days because you heard terrible things about […]
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I'M Hotel in Makati, Perfect for a Romantic Getaway!

Our Anniversary is nearing and we still haven’t plan anything. Until a friend of ours introduced us to a 5-star hotel in the Philippines, I’m Hotel’s Spacation Package. The Hotel I’M Hotel is a pretty new hotel situated at the heart of Poblacion, Makati. It houses the largest state of […]
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How To Enjoy Davao City Like A Local

Davao City is one of the top tourist destinations in the Philippines. Plus, this is my hometown! I could write a book about this place for endless things you could do or places you could visit. For those of you planning for a short trip to Davao, here are my […]
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A Guide to The Twelve Apostles, Victoria, Australia

Witness one of the famous, most iconic natural formations in the world, The Twelve Apostles. It is located 275 kilometers west of Melbourne. It took us 4 hours to drive along the Great Ocean Road. It’s connected to the mainland cliffs of the Port Campbell National Park a long time […]
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The Wonderful Beaches of Quezon Province

A remote municipality of Burdeos, Quezon has a plethora of beaches. Its waters clear and blue; its sand fine and white; and its night sky filled with stars so bright. This is, indeed, a must see sight! To Burdeos and Beyond! Burdeos, Quezon is not difficult to reach. You have […]
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5 New Places To Eat in Tagaytay (That Won't Empty Your Pockets)

Traveling is really a stress reliever. We all need an escape from our daily routines to recharge. After giving birth to my first child, my husband and I barely had any break. Now our daughter is one year old, we decided to plan a getaway that is just a few […]
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Cordillera Fever: 7 Things You Shouldn't Miss in Bontoc & Sadanga

A friend once told me that when you visit the Cordillera Region in the Philippines, you’d surely get the disease called Cordillera Fever – a condition that makes people stay longer and when they leave, it makes people come back again and again. More than the humor though, this fever […]
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The Best Food Dumaguete City Has to Offer

Take a leisurely stroll down the Boulevard on any given afternoon, feel the soft sea breeze, and you will realise what it is that makes Dumaguete, a seaside city on the south of Negros Island, Philippines, a place where visitors can’t seem to leave. Known as a home to universities, […]
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What Lies Behind the Mountains of Mountain Province, Philippines

The Mountain Province in the Philippines is famous for its dramatic scenery of rice terraces. As the name of the province itself – the place is surrounded with rolling hills and mountains with glorious rice terraces in-betweens. The only way to go to each terrace for an up-close and personal […]
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Top Places to Eat in Baguio City

You’re tired of the warm weather and craving for that cool breezy air. You maxed out the air-conditioning in your car, tried all the frappuccinos in the area, and find yourself chugging down that ice-cold pitcher of water in your refrigerator. In the back of your mind, you know what […]
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Cuyo, Palawan: A Hidden Paradise in the Philippines

Discovered in 1622 through barter trading, Cuyo stood as the Spanish Fort in Palawan. This paradise is also the oldest town in Palawan province that maintained its culture for more than 350 years. Widely spoken dialects within the town are Cuyonon (Cuyo), Agutaynen (Agutaya), & Hiligaynon. What’s more interesting in […]
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Manila's Charming Old Downtown

Situated in the middle of the busy city streets of Manila, Philippines, the Quiapo district has been a witness to the history and development of the country. Named after the water cabbage or kiapo in the local Filipino language, it is now referred to as the “Old Downtown of Manila”. […]
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The Untold Adventures in Quirino Province, Philippines

You are probably the kind of backpacker who has visited the famous places in the world and did what others did. Well, it’s time to make a shift. Experience new things that are yet to be published in the mainstream media. Go to untold places yet to be discovered. Embrace […]
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A Trip to Ilocos: Adventures That Will Never Get Old

The Philippines has become one of the tourism hubs of the world over the years of development and promotion of growing numbers of tourist destinations. It is mainly because of its geographical features, hospitable host communities, and the diverse culture of its people. Most travelers visit the Philippines because of […]
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Rock Climbing on the Island of Cebu

This beautiful island is known for having the best mangoes in the world! Tourists also come for scuba diving, swimming with whale sharks, canyoneering, and the pristine white beaches. A lot of people know this about Cebu. What I’m showing you in this article is a hidden gem. Only for those who are […]
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Your Go-To Travel Guide to Palawan

Beach in Palawan, © Carla Cometto You’ve heard of it, you’ve dreamt of it, you’ve secretly envied that one friend that made it there before you: setting foot on the heavenly beaches of Palawan has been in everyone’s travel bucket list for what seems like an […]
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3 Best Places To Visit Near Manila, Philippines

Manila is known as the capital city of the Philippines. This is very historical because this is the place where you can find a lot of attractions that still stand from the Spanish era up to now. You can also find here the National Museum of the Philippines which are […]
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Top 5 Adventures to Do in Oslob: A Backpacker’s Guide

Are you tired of the usual hustle and bustle of the city? Do you love to see rolling hills, pristine beaches, and forests on your next vacation? If you do, you might like to visit Oslob, a town located approximately 132 kilometers away from Mactan-Cebu International Airport. It is located […]
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Mount Batulao: Your First Mountain Climbing in the Philippines

What I love the most about the Philippines is that you have so many places that you have yet to discover. My first hike ever was at the rolling hills and mountains of Mount Batulao in Nasugbu, Batangas. This is my first time to try go mountain climbing outside Cordillera […]
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Exploring El Nido's Lagoons

Palawan Boat Ride while on Tour We all know how much of a paradise the Philippines is, there’s no question on how beautiful the country is once you step outside of the bustling city of Metro Manila and start exploring the less crowded streets and provinces. With the Philippines having […]
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Coron Island Expedition: An Off-The-Tourist-Path in Philippines

Palawan is one of the top must-see destinations in the Philippines along with Cebu and Boracay. However, once you get to Palawan, you’ll realize that even 2 weeks is not enough to see all that it has to offer. In Palawan, there is Sabang, Balabac, Port Barton, San Vicente, El Nido […]
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Triton Island: Perfect for squad getaway in Zamboanga del Sur

Are you planning with your squad to go somewhere that is refreshing here at Zamboanga del Sur? Visit Triton Island a well preserved Island that you will enjoy with your friends, families or even your special someone. If you are looking for a place where you can relax this Island […]
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Travel to Sorsogon: Places to Go and Delicacies to Try

How did Sorsogon get its name? I don’t know where my Grandpa got this, but he shared quite an interesting story: “A foreigner was looking for a certain place. On his way, he spotted a local to whom he asked for directions. The local, not being able to speak English, said: […]
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3 Cheap and Delicious Places to Eat in Davao City, Philippines

Davao City, Philippines is the place I was born and where I grew to love. Staying in the city for many years has allowed me to try the different places to eat and enjoy with loved ones. People who’d ask me for advice on the best places to dine in […]
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Lake Island Resort: A Hidden Paradise in Binangonan, Rizal

Hate the crowds in resorts during this time of the year but still looking for a place to spend the weekend before the summer ends here in the Philippines? I think I might have the perfect suggestion for you. Lake Island Resort: Features My dad and I were looking for […]
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Villa Alberto Resort: A perfect family getaway in Cavite

Located in the heart of Bacoor, Cavite, Philippines is a perfect family getaway for summer! This is best for families who want to skip the hassle of traveling for long hours just to have that awesome refreshing summer vacation. Recently, my Tita Gina and her partner who resides in Cavite, […]
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Mt. Loboc: Conquering Heights in Iloilo

Life in Iloilo More than just a small province The Philippines is a country full of beautiful natural treasures such as beaches and mountains. Exploring the country known as the Pearl 0f the Orient Seas will take you a long time as it is full of surprises and adventures. And […]
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5 Best Vegan Eats in Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines

During one of my trips, I based in Cebu and met this Polish guy (who eventually got close to me). I conversed with him on our myBus trip from SM City Cebu to the Mactan Cebu International Airport and had learned a lot from their perspective as “aliens” in my […]
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Exploring Bohol in 3 Days

When you want to spend your summer at a less crowded place but still get stunning views and unusual adventures, head up to the province of Bohol located in the Central Visayas region of the Philippines. Below is our detailed itinerary for 3 days to give you an idea how […]
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Malapascua –best attractions and restaurants

Malapascua is a remote island north of Cebu in the heart of the Philippines. it’s a small island that contains a bit of everything. amazing restaurants uncovered beaches and landscapes that would give you a peaceful piece of mind, night bars to have a drink after a long day, and […]
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6 Places for a Peaceful Sojourn in Cebu

There are pros and cons living in a tourist hub – obviously. Pro, you have a quick weekend getaway at your disposal. Con, expect an overwhelming crowd. While lively tourist seemed appealing on top of a quick trip, it’s not as good as quietude after an arduous week. Fortunately, Cebu […]
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Why Choose Taiwan for Your First Solo or Duo Travel Abroad

For a young Filipino adventurer aiming at his or her first-time overseas trip, things can either be exciting or risky. Take note, solo travels are not really my thing, but when I went to Taiwan and stayed there for six days, it’s mindset-changing. Solo travels can actually be exhilarating and […]
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A FRESH TASTE OF BALI, INDONESIA: NUSA PENIDA

Not very well known to the public, Nusa Penida is a virgin island outside of Bali, Indonesia’s main land. It’s a perfect spot for travelers who love to discover unspoiled paradises and utopias. Around 202.8km2 in area, Nusa Penida has a lot to offer, from a wide range of fine […]
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Alluring Tour A: El Nido, Philippines

Do you love geography? I hope it’s a yes because I will be introducing you to one of the Philippines most sought-after tourist destination.  If you aced your geography class, and if hopefully, Philippines is one of your topics, you would know that the country is an archipelago of 7,641 […]
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Interesting places to visit in Puerto Princesa

One of my dream travel destinations in the Philippines is the province of Palawan. It is dubbed as the “Philippines’ Last Frontier” for it has various things to offer. Noteworthy to mention is its green and clean tourists’ destinations. I have been in Palawan thrice already. Every experience is special […]
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Puerto Galera: The Lesser Known Paradise Port

Puerto in Spanish means “port” and in the Philippines which was under the colony of Spain for several years, two provinces proudly bear the word in their names: Puerto Princesa and Puerto Galera. Undoubtedly, Puerto Princesa in Palawan is more recognized with its Subterranean River National Park named as one […]
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Explore Sagada: Peace and Nature in One Place

I need a break. With this in mind, I decided to request for a 3-day off from work and started to search online for places to take reprieve from the city. One place that always pops up is Sagada. It was hyped up last 2016 because of a movie about […]
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Lio Tourism Estate: The Next Destination in El Nido, Palawan

Pristine beaches, mesmerizing landscapes, crystal blue waters–this is what you’ll see in El Nido, Palawan, one of the most popular places in the Philippines. In fact, Palawan has been hailed multiple times as the “Best Island in the World”, a title it deserves because of its sheer beauty. Being the […]
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An Island in the Heart of the Philippines: Maniwaya Island

Self Portrait by the Shore     The Philippines is really known for its great beaches, reefs and rich culture. This archipelago has approximately 7100 islands and several islands are reported to be uninhabited which makes these certain islands special. These special islands are referred to as the Virgin islands […]
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Siquijor: A paradise feared

If you’re from the Philippines, you would have definitely heard of the hearsay about Siquijor. How this province is the land of the witches, having their magic spells onto people. How it’s easily associated with “mangkukulam” or “gayuma”. I for one definitely heard of that, but did not waiver about […]
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What to see and do in Mainland China

According to the World Atlas, China is the fourth largest country in the world and the second largest in Asia. It’s approximately 9.6 million square kilometers big! That’s huge compared to my home country, the Philippines. Despite how massive this country is, people tend to conclude that the whole of […]
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Top 3 Places to Go for Japanese Cuisine

In the Philippines, the language of love is pretty obvious, it's feeding people. If you travel to the Philippines and you make friends, the main form of bonding is through eating; whether it is eating out or dining in, we Filipinos make sure to keep our loved ones full of […]
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A Step-by-Step Travel Guide in Exploring Mt Daraitan River

Prepare for a visually stunning site in the Philippines Mount Daraitan River, or also commonly called as Tinipak River, is located in Tanay, Rizal, within the heart of Sierra Madre. This mini adventure gave me such a refreshing introduction to the amount of beauty nature could offer if one has […]
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La Union: a place to surf and turf

Coming behind Siargao and Baler, La Union is undoubtedly among the go-to destination for surfers in the Philippines. Most people take La Union as a pass-through to other destinations in the further north such as Baguio and Ilocos, but the city of San Juan, in particular, simply has a charm that […]
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The Heart of Asia: Taiwan

Planning for your trip to Taiwan? I would consider that Taiwan is one of Asia's best-kept secrets as it is densely populated and one of the safest country to visit. After giving you the idea about my travel to Taiwan you will also want to add it to your bucket list.  Come and […]
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Winter Wonderland: South of Germany

Snowy Oberstdorf Winter ist bald da! (Winter is almost here!)   It is no doubt that Winter in Europe is one of the most beautiful Winters in the world. Imagine old Castles and medieval Towns covered with snow, it is simply gorgeous in our eyes. Every corner of […]
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Brunei: South East Asia’s Best Kept Secret

The beauty of Bandar Seri Begawan (“BSB”), Brunei is definitely one of Southeast Asia’s best-kept secrets, like being shared in hush-hush only to a privilege or lucky few. We were privileged and lucky, indeed, to have our Brunei vacation. On a random sale of Philippines’ Cebu Pacific airlines, I chanced […]
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Philippines & Adventures: Island of Palaui in Cagayan Valley!

The Cagayan Valley This is the Pride Of The North, a massive countryside brimming with eventful tourist spots. Situated in just the north of Luzon, Philippines. Cagayan Valley as I learned, is the second largest region in the country. My adventure to this place was enlightening, it was boasting with […]
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Art in Island: The Land of Illusion and Perception

It was not common for me to visit museums for they are not very common in my home city, but just recently I had my most “arty” experience in the superb Art in Island Museum. If you’re looking for an extraordinary experience with sophistication and uniqueness, well this place is […]
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5 Interesting Places to go in Masbate

Masbate has been gaining popularity locally and internationally because of the Rodeo Festival held every April. Aside from this annual event, there are other interesting places to go to explore the beauty of nature in this province. 1.  Buntod Reef Marine Sanctuary If you have a limited time in Masbate City […]
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Flying Solo in Albay

Several issues can arise when you are a female traveling alone in an unfamiliar place. The probability of getting mugged or falling ill can spark the worst horror stories on the road. However, it only took me 24 hours in Albay and 2000 PHP (40 USD) to know that the […]
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5 Things To Discover in Dahican Beach Mati, Philippines

What used to be a beach only known by the locals with free access to its white sand and ravishing waves any time of the day now has become one of the most sought-after beaches in Mati City, Davao Oriental. Dahican Beach has become known not just by its nearby […]
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Baguio: Strawberries, Road Trips and Travel Tips

Travel Tips for Baguio: Maximize that Strawberries and Chill Whether you’re trying to escape the blistering heat of summer in the tropics of the Philippines, or if you’re looking to make the most of the dropping temperatures during the coldest season of the year, backpacking in Baguio has always been […]
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Hong Kong: New Territories

Bay Bridge Hong Kong can be a daunting location to visit, as it presents many logistical challenges, especially for Westerners, as many Asian countries do, but one need not be intimidated by the language and cultural barriers visitors expect to encounter. Hong Kong's population is predominantly […]
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Conquering Sagada Philippines: Cave, Trek, Swim

Are you looking for a lot of fun and action packed Adventure in one place? Well, you should definitely check out this place! Where is  Sagada? Sagada is a small town in the Mountain Province. It is a place blessed with nearly all nature has to offer. It has caves, mountains, […]
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An Experience of History to an Ilocos Escapade

Make sure you have enough energy for a three day trip in Ilocos, as this trip can tire you out. Ilocos is full of heritage buildings that are worth the visit. This was our family-business get away to decamp from the stress with work. Following an itinerary from Triple 8 […]
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Panguil River Eco Park Adventure

We all know how work can really be stressful. For some, it means less family bonding, less night out with friends or even less time for themselves. Some people spend most of their time in their office that it almost looks like they live there, some don't have time to […]
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The Not So Populated Places in Boracay

When tourists plan their summer vacation at a well-known Philippine paradise, Boracay, they always get the usual places that most people go to. Why? Every travel agency has most of the rates they can give you from their partner hotels and travel guides so itineraries are most likely the same, […]
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Jomalig Island: Paradise in the North

The unspoiled beach of Jomalig Island hidden in the northeast part of Quezon Province will give you one of the many reasons why you should visit the Philippines. A lot of beaches with extremely beautiful landscapes lie in the outskirts part of the country that has already grown to popularity […]
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Campuestohan Highland Resort Adventure

Elevated view of Campuestohan Highland Resort At the Indian Village, where Teepees and other Native American things were on display Why Campuestohan Highland Resort When Campuestohan Highland Resort in Bacolod, Philippines was featured on TV as a place to go, I promised […]
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A City within a Village: Greenwoods Executive Village, Pasig

WELCOME TO THE VILLAGE OF GREENWOODS!      For 9 years, I have lived within the walls of Greenwoods Executive Village, my house securely positioned within the inner part of the subdivision.  Years ago, the village was not as innovated as it is in the present. Before, there were more […]
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BLOC Camp Site: Laguna’s Hidden Getaway Spot

Do you remember the last time you went on a spontaneous trip? Just packing your bags and going on the road with that come what may hakuna-matata attitude? Now this idea might not appeal to some people such as myself who’s not really a fan of unplanned trips, but a […]
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A Thrilling Treetop Adventure in Masungi Georeserve

Just an hour away from the city you’ll discover this sanctuary hidden in Rizal – perfect for adventures seekers looking for a weekend getaway! The refreshing scenery Masungi Georeserve’s natural landscape offers is a breath of fresh air from Manila. You wouldn’t want to miss this one of a kind […]
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5 Reasons to Visit Palawan, Philippines

Need a reason to visit Palawan?  Here's 5. The Philippine island of Palawan is the country’s largest province comprised of over 1,700 islands, all of which hold a unique beauty that is specific to Palawan only.  The fact that Palawan is its own giant island comprised of even more islands […]
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The Baguio Weekend Escapade

Philippines, Baguio City. The summer capital of the country. What a good way to spend my special day but of course to get a weekend chill to the one I love most: the city of Pines, Baguio City. Located at the northern part of the country, it will take a […]
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A Week In Tropical Paradise: Dos Palmas Island, Palawan

The Planning. My family and I always make it a point that we get to travel at the least once in a year. I’ve been dreaming to visit Palawan since forever, but my family was never a fan of beaches. So I thought I would have to wait until I’m […]
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A Day in Albay: Huyop-huyopan Cave, Cagsawa Ruins and Mt. Mayon

Welcome to some tourist spots in Albay, Philippines After 11 years, we went back again to explore the hoyop-hoyopan cave, wonder about the Cagsawa ruins and just be amazed by the beauty of the Philippines' perfectly cone-shaped Mt. Mayon. But this time, I can now really experience the adventure, especially […]
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BUCARI: ILOILO'S SUMMER CAPITAL

Escaping from the agony of stress? Soul Searching? Hiking? Camping? Capturing the beauty of nature? Finding a perfect place for summer? Bucari could be a great place for you (located in Leon, Iloilo City, Philippines). mountain view Bucari is also known as the “Little Baguio” and […]
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Borawan Island: The underrated beach in Quezon

Borawan Island from afar. The Beach is always a good idea, but cramped, crowded and overly commercialized beaches could really make you think twice about whether you want to go with the crowd or not. Most of the known beaches in the Philippines are usually crowded […]
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San Juan La Union: Surfing Capital Of The Northern Philippines

Surfing is one of the water sports that anyone can try even without experience. There are a lot of surfing spots in the Philippines and one of them is in San Juan La Union. San Juan La Union is considered as the Surfing Capital of the Northern Philippines. It is […]
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BEACH ON A BUDGET: ANAWANGIN COVE AND CAPONES ISLAND

It’s summer again here in the Philippines and I can’t help but flip through my Instagram, wondering where to go next. Today, I’m going to walk you through one of my most “sulit” (a Filipino word used for getting your money’s worth out of something) beach escapades – island hopping […]
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Top 5 parks to visit in Singapore

Occupying 719.1 square kilometres, Singapore is not an enormous country. (As a comparison, Australia is 7.692 million square kilometres.) However there is a lot squeezed into it: more than 5 million people, business hubs, a thriving arts scene, every imaginable type of food, a busy nightlife and continual construction. But because of […]
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BANTAYAN ISLAND: The First Destination of A Solo Backpacker

I was on my way home when I decided to check out this website called Skyscanner that I found while reading another travel blog. So in the morning of May 25, 2015, I found a promo in AirAsia and booked a roundtrip ticket to Cebu City. Cebu isn't a city […]
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Beginner’s Climb: Mt. Gola + Mt. Manalmon Twin Hike

Always wanted to try mountaineering but afraid the climb will be too difficult? Take it easy and don’t worry Mt. Gola and Mt. Manalmon is a good starting point for you. Located at Sitio Madlum in San Miguel, Bulacan that is a few hours away from Metro Manila, the Philippines' […]
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Villa Balinmanok: Secluded beach in Dasol, Pangasinan

For most Filipino families, summer equates to a trip to the beach. This means, it's almost quite impossible to find a beach resort that's not packed with crowd. Almost. Until we found a virgin beach resort upnorth in Luzon, Philippines in the province of Pangasinan. There are actually a lot […]
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Perfect Hideaways in Baguio City

DISCOVER YOUR HIDING PLACE Tourists flock over Philippines' summer capital at any season of the year because of its cool temperature and superb scenery. Every day is a busy day in the city with more and more students enjoying academic life and an increasing population of residents choosing to live […]
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How to get a bargain vacation: Pilar, Camotes Edition

  Here in the Philippines, we have a saying; “The best trips happen when we don't plan them”. That statement rang true on our most recent family adventure to Pilar, Camotes Island. The fact that this place was nothing compared to its other brother islands (major tourist spots) wasn't lost on […]
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February in Sagada: What Valentine's Feels Like Up There

The month of February is often cold in the Philippines, but this didn’t stop throngs of people from heading up the Mountain Province, me included, to go to one of the country’s popular destinations for any Weekend Warrior who wants to unwind or find themselves. Sagada has grown in popularity […]
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Travel Guide: Masasa Beach, Batangas City, Philippines

Local tourist spot in Batangas, Philippines Masasa Beach in Batangas, Philippines is one of the newest summer getaways in the South. People from the city crave for a place to refresh their minds from deadlines and cutoffs. It is almost a must to visit at least one beach during summer. And most […]
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Trekking Mt. Kupapey in Bontoc, Mt. Province

The Mt. Province, Philippines is known for its natural beauty of mountains and seas. Located in the Upper part of Luzon, Mt. Kupapey is one beauty you would want to see. Surrounded by the breathtaking Rice Terraces, its beauty and presence, you are in for an adventure. Mt. Kupapey is […]
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Unveiling the Beauty of Dingalan in Aurora, Philippines

Quick Escape to Dingalan After a stressful week of non-stop classroom and online trainings preparing for going live on my new job, I felt the need of breathing some fresh-air away from civilization gone mad. For some weird reasons, it came to my mind how about take a trip to […]
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VIGAN, Ilocos Sur: a city frozen in time

Whether you're an avid fan of Philippine history or just a casual traveler looking for your next destination, you should definitely include VIGAN in your travel list. That is, if you still haven't been! For history nerds like me, Vigan had always been my ultimate dream getaway but I never […]
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WONDER INSIDE THE OCEAN: Manila Ocean Park

  The first time I visited Manila was more than 6 years ago. That was my 15th birthday and the volume of the crowd was surprisingly predictable, considering Christmas was approaching in a matter of days. Parent’s tour us around with my brother to a place called Manila Ocean Park, […]
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When in Baler: A Place of Love in the Midst of War

Origin of the province of Aurora: This is a story of love in a time of war. The late Philippine President, Manuel Luis Quezon has a wife named Aurora Quezon. They were both loved by their countrymen; and individually, they are known to have a kind heart towards their people. President […]
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Puting Krus in Cardona, Rizal

In a glimpse, one wouldn’t think that a small town like Cardona, Rizal in the Philippines would have something hidden somewhere in the mountains. But a hint would unfold soon as we approach it, a white cross visible in the green panoramic view, the Puting Krus. An organization called the […]
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Cebu's Little Amsterdam

A Hint of Spring in the Philippines I once read a post on Facebook that said, “Spontaneous adventures are the best because planned ones never push through,” and I couldn't help but laugh because it was so true. I've been to Sirao Flower Farm twice, and both were spur-of-the-moments kind […]
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POTIPOT ISLAND, A PHILIPPINE PARADISE NEAR MANILA.

 POTIPOT ISLAND, A PHILIPPINE PARADISE NEAR MANILA. Located in the province of Zambales more specifically in Uacon, Candelaria there is this little island called Potipot that serves as a perfect get away from the buzz of the city. It is easily reachable from the mainland via a small boat or I […]
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Becoming a Local in Cebu City

Cebu City, One of Paradises in the Philippines Beaches are very famous in the Philippines. Most of the tourists look for the leisure there and enjoying the water sport. I agree! What's more relaxing than laying down on a beach, wearing bikini or just short pants, and drinking coconut water? But […]
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Hotelier's off duty adventure: Samal-Talikud Island Hopping

Hoteliers are known to be soldiers in the hospitality industry. The demand of work makes us almost impossible to enjoy our social lives. Fellow employees became our family, and when time allows us to take a break, we pack our bags and go straight to the beach! We usually enjoy […]
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Eastern Samar Adventure

Are you ready to go on another adventure? Ever wondered what it feels like to go to a place barely flocked by tourists? I haven't really thought about this question before until I got to experience working in Eastern Samar.

BE AMAZED BY THE BEAUTY OF ILOCOS IN JUST TWO DAYS

It was a bucket list checked for me and my friends when we visited Ilocos, Philippines last October 17-18, 2016. To travel any where in the world is one of our friendship goals, it was actually our first travel together after college days, we planned about it months before our […]
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Pamilacan island:paradise hidden in Bohol suburbs

  What are you longing to see in the tropical country? White sands, crystal sea, coconut trees and deep starry sky at the night. But instead of it you usually get only crowded beach with annoying rattletrap-sellers, hundreds of all-the-same cafes and rude local “businessmen” trying to leave you without […]
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Driving up to Tagaytay

Holiday Drive to Tagaytay   On a normal day, you wouldn't want to spend the rest of your time being stuck in traffic if you live in Manila, Philippines. Luckily, it was a holiday and considering the amount of vehicles gone for the province or the cemetery, my parents grabbed […]
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Discover Philippines: The Rocky Ampere Beach of Baler, Aurora

After almost an hour’s ride from the Baler town proper, I got out from the tricycle and gasped at the view. All I could think about was – Voldemort’s locket horcrux is here! Blame the Harry Potter nerd in me. I began to picture the scene in the 6th film […]
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Traversing Mount Purgatory

Exploring the Cordilleran Mountains The Philippines, as small of a country as it is, has 7000 plus mountainous islands, so giving the exact number of mountains in it is quite a hardship. We don't even have an official list of how many there are. Believe me, I scoured the internet […]
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Iloilo – The City of Love

  Smack right in the middle of the tropical Philippine Islands is a quaint and at the same time progressive city called Iloilo. Considered the heart of the Philippines because of its geographical location, it is fondly called “The City of Love”. Staying true to its moniker, Iloilo is home […]
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Jomalig, Quezon: The Island Less Taken

When it comes to beaches and island hopping, I firmly believe Philippines is still the best destination. Although different islands in the country are slowly becoming known, there are still more yet to be discovered. You know you'll never run out of beaches to go knowing that the country is […]
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Siquijor: The Mystical Island

  Isla Del Fuego Adventure [caption id="attachment_42098" align="alignleft" width="288"] Century old St Francis of Assisi Church

                      Amongst the 7,107 islands of the Philippine archipelago, no island can match the reputation of the mysticity of the island of  Siquijor. It was discovered […]
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Corregidor Island: So Small Yet So Big

It Finally Happened Corregidor Island in Cavite is one of the places I have been wanting to visit since Grade School (I know, that was over 10 years ago!). Well, the long wait is over and thanks to the man who brought me there as a surprise weekend trip. Going […]
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Top Tourist Spots in Guimaras, Philippines

Top Tourist Spots in Guimaras, Philippines Let us discover the hidden treasures of Guimaras and the reason why it tagged itself as the Island that Fits your Taste. Here are some of the few places you will really love about Guimaras. About Guimaras Guimaras is an island in the Philippines located in […]
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Discovering Quezon City – few minutes drive from Manila

If you've been to Manila, chances are you’re able to visit Manila City (the metro's capital) or Makati City (the CBD).  For those who do not know, the capital region of the Philippines is Metro Manila, composed of 17 cities, 2 are mentioned above. Tourists who have been to Metro […]
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Coron Palawan on a Budget

Coron, Palawan, Philippines. When you are in the Philippines, Coron is one of the places you must see. It boasts on its island-hopping experience offers, stretches of white sand beaches, it's famous lakes and a real rich underwater world. As new travel junkies, my then fiancé, now my husband and I […]
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PAKSE: First and Lasting Impressions

Rare Opportunity Studying about Asian countries in grade school, I never thought that I would ever get to visit Laos.  The country never triggered any interest in me.  I even confused it with Burma and Cambodia.  Yeah, I guess I was that ignorant back then.   Years later, the opportunity to […]
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Mainit Hot Spring Malabuyoc Cebu : A Nature’s Sauna

Do you want to experience unwinding in a hot sauna? Unwind under nature’s shade. Go out and explore a relaxing experience of nature. Welcome to Mainit Hot Spring Mainit Hot Spring is located to the Southern part of Cebu Province it is situated in Barangay Montaneza, Malabuyoc, Cebu Philippines. It […]
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La Vie Parisienne: The Little Paris in Cebu

La Vie Parisienne The Little Paris in Cebu Traveling to Paris and taste their delicious cuisine or French cuisine needs a long term plan. It takes a lot of time and money. The plane ticket alone costs expensive plus the expenses such as food, hotel, and taxi. Unless you have […]
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Batong Malunhaw Beach Alegria Cebu: The GREEN Rock Of the South

GREEN ROCK OF THE SOUTH Amidst the vastness of the City of Cebu lies a small town known as the town of Cheers. The place where I grew up and fabricated my dreams. And I'm proud to be a local of the said place. A town named Alegria.  Alegria is […]
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La Playa de Asuncion Badian Cebu: Swim Dive Relax

SWIM, DIVE AND RELAX in La Playa de Asuncion Beach Resort One of the most interesting and amazing things that I usually wanted to witness each day is the sunset. I don’t know, but there’s something unexplainable in it. It somehow tells us that, another day has passed by in […]
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Mabolo Cebu City : Go-Karting Adventure at Your Reach

Go-Karting Adventure Bored with the usually summer activity like going to the beach, trekking, mountain climbing? Well, this is your chance to indulge yourself to a more extreme adventure with your friends or family. A fun-filled activity which will surely unleash your racer instincts. I suggest that you go there […]
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GUADALUPE CEBU : A Getaway in the City

GUADALUPE Cebu , A Getaway in the City   Getaways have always been perceived as places far away from the city. Understandably, this is to get away from the heavy traffic in the streets, pollution in the air, city noise or just to be physically away from the everyday places […]
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SAGADA – “A STUNNING SUNRISE”

If you also wonder about how the creations in the world just give you peace, calmness and stillness but still couldn’t find the right answers, then just stop.. you don’t need to. Just feel it, experience it and absorb the moment like there is no second time. I live in […]
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Miraculous Virgin Mary in Simala Cebu : A Solemn Religious Place

Miraculous Berhin Maria sa Simala Church, Sibonga Cebu  Solemn Religious Place We all know that we have different Beliefs and Religions. These made who we are. Our faith made our beliefs and our beliefs is from our Religion. We all have wishes and petitions. For us Catholics, we really believe […]
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On TOP of Cebu's Highest Peak: Osmeña Peak

Cebu's Highest Peak : Osmeña Peak A days’ hike at Cebu’s highest peak and is well known for its 360 degree view on top – OSMEÑA PEAK (is also called by the name PICO OSMEÑA), has been in everyone’s summer bucket list goal ever since! This peak is located at […]
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One day trip to City of Pines: Baguio City

Are you searching for the cool place and want to escape to the hot weather that u experienced right now? well Baguio City awaits you Transportation Approximately 300kms from Manila to Baguio if you travel by bus or even lesser if you travel by car. it is depend to your […]
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Subic Beach: A Piece of Paradise in Sorsogon, Philippines

Subic Beach: A Piece of Paradise in Sorsogon, Philippines A Bit About Subic Three hours away from the region's capital, Legazpi City is the town of Matnog, Sorsogon. Sorsogon is a mainly coastal province with white sand beaches dotting its towns. Matnog is one of the towns where Subic Island […]
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Mactan Newtown Lapu-lapu City: A Package Condominium for All

A Package Mactan Newtown Condominium Looking for a new place to enjoy your tiring weekend with your friends, family or loved ones? The Mactan Newtown Condominium will be a perfect fit for you to relax and enjoy your weekend getaway. Mactan Newtown is located in Mactan Circumferential Road, Lapu-Lapu City […]
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South Coast Canyoneering, Adventure and Falls : Alegria Cebu

South Coast Canyoneering, Adventure and Falls From the Municipality of Alegria to the famous Kawasan falls of the southwestern part of Cebu, you can now enjoy the beautiful sceneries of nature. What's the catch? You'd have to take the challenge of jumping on heights tall stones to rivers, swimming through […]
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Transcentral Highway Cebu : A Ride to Paradise

The Ride to Cebu Trancentral Highway It was an ordinary day when my cousin thought  of having a trip to Transcentral Highway, the fascinating road to paradise. We agreed to set the ride at Sunday since all of the pairs were available. The pairs were me and my sweet boyfriend Ben, […]
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An abandoned lighthouse in Capones Island, Zambales

For just 1,000 pesos (or about $20), I took an overnight trip to San Antonio city in the province of Zambales in the Philippines. Zambales is quite known for a few sandy beaches and coves but the abandoned lighthouse in Capones Island is a detour you cannot miss. Getting There […]
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Amazing vibe of Sagada in the Philippine Cordilleras

Sagada: Magic of the Cordillera Mountains, Philippines Atmosphere is the essential core for each trip, to my mind. The most amazing places and stunning destinations can seem bland with no proper mood or company. Our trip to Sagada – a small town in the Cordillera Mountains, Philippines – has a […]
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30 Days in Malaysia for $410

Have you ever felt so much thirst for something you've never even had before? Well, I had. It was April 2016 when Cebu Pacific Air offered a promo for Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia, pricing their one-way tickets for only 27.12 AUD. So without hesitations, I booked a flight to and fro. Such […]
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A Coastal Adventure: 7 Places to Visit on a Road Trip to Ilocos Norte

There's nothing like driving by the sea Going on a road trip from Manila to the northernmost point of Ilocos Norte to Pagudpud requires some planning. The 562 km drive will take as much as 18 hours if you're lucky to escape Metro Manila traffic in good time, but a […]
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Weekend Getaway: Sanbox at Alviera

When my friend Maya informed me that she will be taking a vacation from her work in Malaysia and will be going home in the Philippines for the Holidays last year and wanted to meet, I asked her what she wanted us to do for fun. She then told me […]
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Cebu: A Life in a Perfect Island

  Cebu I grew up in this widely known Island in Cebu where almost everything are easy to reach. Malls, Parks, Beaches, Native Restaurants, Hidden and Famous Destinations and so on. I don't regret being raised here with my parents. It's  a place like home. I am comfortable wherever I […]
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Your Get-Away Island: El Nido, Palawan

Are you tired and stressed and just want to get away? El Nido, Palawan is the place to be. The Flight Our flight was from Ninoy Aquino International Airport. Thanks heavens, there were no delays for us; in fact, we landed 18 minutes earlier than our estimated time of arrival […]
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Ginatilan Cebu: The Amazing Mists of Inambakan Falls

As climate changes,  we all want to cope up to get comfortable. Visiting places to cool down is best thing we can do. Here is one of the best spots in Ginatilan Cebu Philippines, The Inambakan Falls It was a Family bonding time.It has been few years since the last […]
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Tripping El Nido: A Paradise Within a Paradise

For two consecutive years now, Palawan is regarded as the world's best island by Travel and Leisure magazine. Each year, the said magazine conducts a World's Best Awards survey and its readers will vote for their choice. Upon ranking various islands from across the globe, Travel and Leisure tallies all […]
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Que Alegre Alegria: Cambais Falls Like No other

A FALLS LIKE NO OTHER – QUE ALEGRE’S CAMBAIS FALLS Queen City Of South Cebu is vibrantly known as the “Queen City of the South” for its astonishing key tourist destinations. From the city of fully developed community to eco-friendly provinces, Cebu will surely take you to a lifetime experience […]
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Biliran : Eastern Visayas

Biliran, an unspoiled paradise in the Philippines! Biliran used to be a sub-province of Leyte before it became an independent province in 1992. The province is indeed reach with natural resources that are unspoiled and undiscovered, maybe because of the distance and lack of tourist information. Sambawan and Higatangan Island made […]
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5 Things to Do in Davao

The Philippines is an archipelago in the southeastern part of the world. It is divided into three major sections: Luzon, which is in the northern part; Visayas, which is in the center; and Mindanao, which is in the southern part. Davao is the biggest city in the Philippines, it is […]
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Siquijor: Isla del Fuego

April 2016 Honestly, I never thought I could make it to this trip. It was the worst time of the 1st quarter of 2016, Audit period. I was managing a restaurant and my leave request was not yet granted. My travel buddy already booked his flight because whatever happens he […]
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Soaking Up on the Islands of Giants (Islas de Gigantes)

The beach has always felt like home to me. And since my birth month was coming up, I decided to take a beach trip. But instead of going to Boracay, which is an obvious choice for a lot of Filipinos my age (I won’t divulge the exact number – just […]
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Don Salvador Benedicto: At the Outskirts of Bacolod, Philippines

Beyond Bacolod There’s something about being surrounded with nature that rejuvenates the urban soul, especially for an avid traveler whose goal in life is to see all that the world can offer. The best thing about living in the Philippines is you'll never run out of places to escape to. […]
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The Enchanting Island of Kalanggaman, Philippines

For a few hours, we were able to experience the pure bliss Kalanggaman Island has to offer. Its immaculate white sands, the inviting turquoise water, the sun shining brightly in the serene, crystal clear day. What an exquisitely beautiful island!

3 INEXPENSIVE MUST SEE PLACES IN MANILA

You might think that traveling in a city would be very expensive. Yes, that might be true considering the transportation, food, entrance fees, etc. However, if you are in Manila, there are actually lots of places you can visit for free or with only Php10.00- Php40.00 fees (US$0.20-0.90). I have […]
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Surprises that greet a Pakistani in Dubai

As a postgraduate student (UAF, Faisalabad, Pakistan) during the short interval between the end of my course work and beginning of my research, I have started to think to enhance my vision and to explore my knowledge. Luckily, the ACSE annual meeting 13-14 Aug 2015, Dubai provides me a mix […]
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Mactan Shrine Lapu Lapu City, Cebu

Mactan Shrine, Lapu Lapu City Cebu Mactan Island is an island of Cebu in Philippines. It is located a few kilometers off the coast of Cebu and is connected to the mainland with the Mactan Mandaue Bridge and a second bridge Marcelo Fernan. [caption id="attachment_35621" align="alignleft" width="169"] Location of Mactan Island

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Quick Layover at Kuala Lumpur

It was just hours before the flight when we decided to go to Kuala Lumpur. Well, it was not much of a choice. To backtrack a little, let me tell you our missing-the-plane story. Goodbye Manila turned Goodbye Marianne It was August 25 (Thursday), 5:49PM. No Grab or Uber drivers […]
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Mt. Makling: A Hike to the Legendary Mountain of Laguna

About Mt. Makiling Mt. Makiling via Sto. Tomas trail 1,090 masl Time: 6-8  hours Growing up in the southern part of Luzon, Laguna has been a common travel destination whenever my family would go out of town. The frequent trips to the hot springs of Laguna is always an opportunity […]
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Maldives: The Tropical Paradise

THE PARADISE EVERYONE IS DREAMING OFF..  So me and my fiancee decided to spend our annual vacation in Maldives last July 2016. Our decision was partly influenced by one of our friends who convinced us to take a group booking in one of the travel agencies in Dubai so we […]
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South Cebu Adventure, Philippines

Here's my 3 days and 2 nights adventure in Cebu City, Philippines last July 2-4, 2016. We booked a roundtrip airfare ticket through Air Asia, the ticket costs PHP 2,300.00 because we booked it 10 weeks in advance. I think there is a lot cheaper tickets if you booked atleast 6 […]
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Vigan: Tracing Back Philippine History

Vigan, Philippines  It was a seven to eight hours drive from Manila, Philippines. It became a famous tourist destination for many travelers as it was recently awarded as one of the seven wonder cities in the world but what really makes Vigan unique is the rich history that traces back […]
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Baguio: A Trip to The Mountains

Baguio: A Trip To The Mountains   Something about the place: Located at the mountainous region of the Cordillera, Baguio City is a famous tourist spot here in the Philippines because of its cool climate, the fresh pine tree-scented air, the culture and traditions, historical past and more. It is approximately […]
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Canberra: Festivals 2016 part 1

I recently moved to Canberra, Australia 7 months ago, and besides museums and other things I have enjoyed, today I will like to share my experience in the diverse festivals here. This first part is from festivals that happened between February to September, as you can expect during winter is […]
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Palawan, Philippines: Living in Paradise

When traveling to the Philippines, one of my recommended places to visit would be Coron, Palawan. According to Wander Wisdom, Coron is one of the Top 10 Most Beautiful Beaches in the Philippines. Coron Island is also the home to many beautiful lakes and lagoons such as the Kayangan Lake and […]
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Samboan Cebu: The Lake and It's Satisfying Tranquility

Have you ever wished to lay down in a floating native bamboo pieces attached to each other while swinging you gently and the same time looking up at the perfect blue sky while listening to the sound of the leaves crashing by the wind? We all need some tranquil times […]
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Cayucyucan Beach: Have It All For Your Own

  It was Christmas Eve. After having the traditional family dinner, a thought about how we can celebrate New Year’s Eve made me a bit restless.  I love celebrations and gatherings such as this; however, sometimes celebrations are more like a work than a stress reliever. Planning phase is a […]
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Iloilo City: The Philippines

Iloilo City is and always will be home. It has the vibe of a laid back town that can get up and party when needed, or if it wants to. Turn of the century buildings and graceful Spanish mansions stand elbow to elbow with new infrastructure, and old jeeps share […]
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Bukit Tabur, Malaysia: 7 Secrets of The Dragonback Trek

Not all travelers are the same. Each one travels for different reasons. Traveling cliches include to find myself, to prove myself, to find the one or to forget someone. Some, though, were just really called and born to do it… traveling just for pure adventure and love for nature. Whatever our reasons for […]
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Sta. Cruz Island, Zamboanga City – The Pink Beach of Western Mindanao

pretty trees Zamboanga City – one of the most prosperous cities in the Philippines(when it comes to natural resources), has a lot of places to go to, and, as a matter of fact, my hometown. It is, at first glance, a miniature city that is evolving […]
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Boracay: Full of Adventure

Our Boracay Adventure When you are a beach-lover and want to explore the beautiful beaches in the Philippines, Boracay will always be one of the destinations that you will want to tick off your bucket list. Hello Boracay! How we get there? Last December, my boyfriend and […]
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6 WORTHY THINGS TO DO IN MADRID FOR FREE (TIPS FROM A LOCAL)

If you are planning to visit Madrid but you have a tight budget, here you have 6 activities you can experience for free:   SUNSET AT DEBOD TEMPLE If you want to enjoy the best sunset in the city, don’t miss it! This magical Egyptian temple situated in a park […]
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Home of Travel: Cebu, Philippines

Cebu City is a big metropolis, and the population is a mix of people from different regions and even from other countries. Life here is busier compared to Bacolod, but Cebu opens to a lot of weekend night outs and travel opportunities. First, Cebu alone has numerous beaches and mountain resorts […]
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Island Off Okinawa, Japan

As a country that safeguards its unique culture while keeping up with the rest of the world, Japan's charm lies in its distinct ways of the modern and the traditional. Each of its prefectures has character that cater to different types of traveler – from temple and shrine enthusiasts to  night owls and fans  of Japanese cuisine to […]
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Calaguas: A beach that’s within a reach

Calaguas Island:  A beach that’s within a reach Camarines Norte, Bicol, Philippines   me at calaguas island A quick gateway from a busy week. It was a two days and one night stay at the island. My sister and I joined a tour which I think […]
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Cabangan, Philippines – The Undiscovered Getaway in the North

  Philippines is home to more than 7,000 islands and recognized as a tropical paradise. For people residing at the North area, where do we normally go for a quick dip? They say we shouldn't use the term summer to describe the three hottest months in the Philippines, we do have […]
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Boracay Island, Philippines: I left my heart in Boracay

BORACAY ISLAND, PHILIPPINES   January 2016, my family decided to celebrate my mother’s birthday in one of the most beautiful and amazing islands in the Philippines, in Boracay Island at Malay, Aklan. It was my third time to visit the island and my first time to visit it with my […]
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Calauit Safari Park: An animal lover

Calauit Safari Park: An Animal Lover's Paradise Giraffes. I've always loved giraffes and needless to say, it is my favorite animal. I've heard of this 'safari' in the Philippines and vowed to myself that I will visit this place by hook or by crook! So when we finally scored some […]
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Cebu, Philippines: Queen of the South

CEBU, THE QUEEN I think it is only fitting and proper to crown her with such praise. She has been very generous when it comes to nature’s grace yet never being left behind when it comes to progress. She has changed a lot over the years yet one thing remained, […]
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Sagada, Philippines – Hidden Gems of the North

Located at 275 kilometers north of Manila, Philippines is the tranquil town of Sagada.  As a yuppie who became accustomed to the daily buzz of urban living, this mountain valley provided the much needed escape from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. There are no words to describe the […]
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Siquijor: An Island of Mystique & Enchantment

What do you write about on your first ever blog entry? It may sound simple enough for others, but for me, I guess I would have to write about a place close to your heart. This place, wrapped up in mystery and mystique, is the majestic island of Siquijor, my mother's […]
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Tiangge: Cultural Philippine Bazaar

Shopping is part of traveling. When visiting places, one would always find things he would want to take back home. Unless you happen to be an egoistically snobbish shopper who loves buying expensive brands you can brag about for a single time and wouldn’t, in any way, make you a […]
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Living in Singapore for a month

Last year, I was able to go to Singapore when I was one of the loan staff for our company’s international affiliate in SG. I, together with 10 other Filipino auditors stayed there for a month. Staying in the country for work is very much different than staying there for […]
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Iloilo: The Beauty of Gigantes Islands

DISCOVER THE BEAUTY OF GIGANTES ISLAND The beautiful Gigantes Island, view from a short hike up. It was just an invitation from a friend when I decided to book a plane ticket to Iloilo, an island in the Visayas Region of the Philippines. I received the […]
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Wow Bolinao: An overnight getaway

Up at the northern part of the Philippines, there is a perfect overnight getaway for those adventure junkie who don't want to take some leave off their work. Yes, you read that right. Pangasinan is just merely 5 to 6 hours drive away from the bustling streets of Manila and […]
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Philippines: The Majestic Island of Siquijor

If you're a nature lover or a traveler by heart, you would definitely enjoy the majestic province of Siquijor Island. The said Island is located in the southest part of Visayas in the Philippines. There are actually 7,107 beautiful islands that you may visit in the Philippines and Siquijor is […]
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A Trip to Baguio City: Summer Capital of the Philippines

Take a trip to the heart of the City of Pines – Baguio, Philippines Baguio City is known as the summer capital of the Philippines. Found almost 250 kilometers away from Manila, many people seek refuge here, away from the exhausting summer heat or to find […]
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El Nido: An Adventure to Remember

Regarded as one of the best islands in the world, Palawan, Philippines has so much to offer. With its breathtaking scenery, you'll definitely come back for more. There are numerous flights going to and fro its capital, Puerto Princesa City. But if you want to save time, you can book […]
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Goa: Living with locals

How to get around in Goa Goa is the smallest Indian State.  Living here is  just laid-back, that even on Sundays or holidays, the shops and market  in Margao are close.  At around 1:30pm-4:00pm that is lunch time or siesta  for the shop owners, which means that the shops are close […]
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Traversing to Buscalan Village Where I Got My First Tattoo

A pilgrimage – that is how I would call my journey to Buscalan, a hidden village in the mountains of Kalinga. After all, the horrors and pains we had to endure to get there remain unthinkable, but I would still do it again in a heartbeat. I only see my […]
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PHILIPPINES – A SWEET ESCAPE IN TAGAYTAY

Tagaytay City, Cavite, Philippines ( Taal Lake) Travelling on a budget? got so little time? stressed at work? Alone? Don't have a car? Nah. Not a problem! This place is all you need in your life. This is just an hour or two from the city of […]
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Island Escape near Cagayan de Oro City: Camiguin

Sunset while on the Highway Imagine blue skies, white shores, a gently breeze, and the sound of waves crashing on the shoreline that lulls you to sleep… simply put, paradise! Just a boat ride away from my city, Cagayan de Oro, lies Camiguin Island, fondly known […]
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Travel Guide: The Underground River in Puerto Princesa, Palawan, Philippines

From the crystal-clear turquoise waters to the jaw-dropping rock formation, it’s no surprise Palawan is climbing its way up to fame that equals other world’s famous islands, such as Santorini, Maldives and French Polynesia. “Palawan is the Philippine's answer to paradise.” – Planetware “…one of the world's wonders of nature….” […]
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BOHOL, PHILIPPINES: More Than Just Chocolate Hills

“It’s More Fun in the Philippines” That was the 2015 campaign of Philippines' Department of Tourism. And with good reason. There might be hundreds of other destinations for travelers and beach goers such as Maldives, Santorini and Saint Tropez among others but with a country of roughly 7,107 islands, there […]
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Jomalig: The Golden Island Paradise of the Philippines

Jomalig Island, Quezon, Philippines Since we live by the beach in our province, my love for it never wears off. Now, having a life of my own with my husband in the city, we make it a point that we travel as much as we can. […]
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Chasing Waterfall in Kawasan Falls Badian, Cebu

If you're planning to take a trip to the Island of Cebu in the Philippines, the World's 6th Best Island , I recommend you to include the Kawasan Falls on your itinerary. There are various activities to enjoy from there that one shouldn't miss. Waterfall Chasing, Canyoneering, Cliff Diving, and […]
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Baguio City: From the Eyes of a Local

BAGUIO CITY, PHILIPPINES Also known as the Summer Capital of the Philippines and the City of Pines.   I normally wouldn't blog about this place because it's my hometown and I've grown too familiar with it to actually “love” it but when I decided to do this and went around […]
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Bojo River Cruisin

It's always a good idea to visit eco-tourism parks because it teaches you so many things. It teaches you how the environment can be used as a source of income without having to destroy it. It teaches you to appreciate even the little beautiful things around you. It teaches you […]
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Ilocos: The Historical Wonder

Ilocos: The Historical Wonder 3D/2N Ilocos Sur and Ilocos Norte are provinces in the Philippines that are rich in cultural, historical and breathtaking sites. Sand dunes, rock formations, windmills,  beaches and more can be explored in just a couple of days. Ilocos Sur takes pride as the city of Vigan […]
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Boracay : The Island that never sleeps

Boracay, Philippines: The top five (5) bars, lounges with live music and clubs The White beach Boracay is not only famous for it's drop dead gorgeous sun, breathtaking view of  the friendly swaying palm trees as they welcome the blue ocean to the sea of tourists and travelers everyday. The beautiful Island is also known […]
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Okinawa Cruising via Costa Victoria

Each and everyone of us wants to travel once in awhile to have some break from our corporate lives even in just a short period of time. And who wouldn’t want it if you’ll have it for free? I’ve been working in the travel industry for almost three years already […]
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Southeast Asia: 6 Cheap Destinations for First Time Solo Travelers

It’s no surprise why South East Asia has long been dubbed as a backpacker paradise. It has an endless list of white sand beaches with sapphire waters, lush jungles and high mountain ranges ideal for an off-the-beaten-path adventure. But aside from these lures, South East Asia is a popular destination […]
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Chronicles of the Spontaneous Adventure: Osaka, Japan

Welcome to the Land of the Rising Sun! The Dream Traveling has always been a dream of mine. If asked where do I see myself five years from now, I would always visualize myself walking on the streets of some random country, being one with the […]
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A LONDON BUDGET TRIP GUIDE (INCLUDES VISA PROCESSING PROCEDURE)

Last year, we joined an Arbitration Moot Competition, the Foreign Direct Investment Arbitration Moot. It is a simulation of an arbitration proceeding and we were given a problem to work with. We call ourselves 'mooters' and we were a team of 8. After series of gruelling trainings and the qualifying […]
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Eat, Love, and Relax at Fantasy Lodge, Cebu

  Cebu is the 9th largest island of the Philippines, located in the Visayas region. Popularly known as the Queen City of the South due to its numerous beautiful beaches and fun and exciting activities, from hiking, canyoneering, waterfall chasing to island hopping, snorkeling, diving and more. Welcome to Fantasy Lodge […]
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Bohol Countryside: Chocolate Hills & Tarsiers

If you are planning to visit the Philippines, Bohol will surely be one of your top picks. It is considered as one of the top tourist destinations in the country. It's natural attractions are definitely must-see! In this post, I will be sharing with you my experience when my family visited […]
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Modern-day Exploration of Historic Intramuros

Manila is one misunderstood city. Whenever I travel abroad and locals find out I’m from Manila, they sometimes make this quizzical face and ask me “but what’s good about Manila?” People most likely have heard only bad things about it but there are also those who are sincerely curious about […]
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Cuyo Island: A Trip To Remember

Palawan is known for its beautiful islands and wide range of marine diversity which is the reason why locals and foreigners love to go there and experience this wonderful place. From the crystal clear waters to its amazing landscapes, no wonder why tourists visit there all year round. El Nido […]
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Philippines: A Solo Travel to Sagada

SAGADA, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE, PHILIPPINES Sagada is one of the municipalities of Mountain Province located in the northern part of the Philippines. It is best known as the top destinations for travelers who want to unwind and experience the silence of the mountains and do extreme activities such as exploring caves […]
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A Hike to Remember: Bucari, Iloilo, Philippines

Channeling the Inner 'Adventurer' in Me I’ve always believed that we all have that inner ‘adventurer’ within us; that all it takes is just a simple activity or maybe a trip to awaken that feeling and before we know it, we’re already searching and craving for adventures bigger than us. […]
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Amazing Cebu

My family and I moved to Bulacan roughly 9 years ago. We are true blooded Cebuanos. We find the life here laid back and provincial at first then it became busy. It now really feels very similar to Manila. Despite being adjusted to the ails of living in Manila, we still miss […]
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A Day in Kalanggaman Island

Kalanggaman Island, Philippines One of the famous islands right now making rounds on Philippine social media is Kalanggaman Island of Palompon, Leyte, Philippines. I myself knew about this island through the various travel blogs and pages on the internet last year. I have never heard of the island before but […]
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A Little Glimpse to the City of Cebu

City Tour before going back to my hometown Cebu City, one of the most visited cities in the country located in Visayas Region. I love how modernize the city from the infrastructure that speaks itself. Cebu City’s history and culture are the big factors that contribute to their tourism. Im […]
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TINAGO FALLS:One of the Majestic Waterfalls

Tinago Falls Iligan City: City of Majestic Waterfalls Iligan City, located at the northern part of the southern part of Philippines. It is nicknamed as “The City of Majestic Waterfalls”. There are more than 20 waterfalls in the city and that explains why it's called as is. Though they are […]
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Six hours in Bohol

Meet our group! “What would a group of six girls do if they have less than 10 hours in the city but have nowhere to go to because they’ve potentially seen it all?” This was the question my friends and I asked ourselves on the third […]
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Philippines: Swim with the Whale Sharks in Oslob, Cebu

Visit the Whale Sharks in OSLOB, CEBU, PHILIPPINES There are a number of whale shark spots here in the Philippines, including Donsol, Camarines Sur. Albeit, last year, we went off to Oslob, Cebu in the Philippines. Our trip included a swim with the whale sharks. The whale shark, or butanding is a […]
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Canibad, “The Secret Paradise”

Davao City, Philippines – February 2016 Being a very busy person, my time is very limited and so tight. Whenever I need to enjoy and relax, travelling with my friends is the one thing that excites me the most. Giving time for yourself in a very busy environment, too much stress […]
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Summer Hurray in Bohol, Philippines!

On Sunday morning seven areas were placed under signal no. 1 after the low pressure area intensified into tropical depression named “Ambo”. This is the Philippines' first tropical cyclone for this year. Well, sadly rainy season is finally kicking off and I just returned from my 6-day trip in Bohol, just […]
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That Time I Went To Boracay

Sun, Sea, Sand and Cockerels? There's a couple of ways to get to Boracay. Flying from Manila to Boracay took approx 1 hour on Cebu airways. I flew into Caticlan, took a bus to the ferry port and a small boat to Boracay island (15 mins). It was a pretty […]
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Cagayan de Oro: Rapids, Rappelling and Waterfall Chasing

The pearl of the Orient that is the Philippines is often overlooked by travellers on the obligatory Southeast Asian gap-year (from uni, work or ‘real life’ in general) backpacking trip. Why that is, is unclear when the country is home to some of the most amazing beaches, diving spots and […]
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Siargao: Cloud 9

I drifted to sleep five minutes after take-off, already dreaming of Cloud 9. What seemed like minutes later, I woke up and looked to Rosie on my right. She had an apologetic look on her face, so I immediately took out my head phones and asked “what’s up?” She explained […]
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Costa Rica: Hidden Gem Santa Teresa

Costa Rica Vamos! Stepping out of the airport I had that feeling of excitement and wonder that I get when beginning a new adventure that little planning goes into. Its just me and the flow of the Universe creating unforgettable experiences. I arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica on January […]
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