El Nido Travel Guide: Accommodation, Food, Tips & Budget

El Nido Travel Guide: Accommodation, Food, Tips & Budget

El Nido is a top summer destination in the Philippines, but even during the rainy season, it is still flocked by foreign and local tourists alike. I’ve been there this June, and I can’t blame visitors for falling in LOVE … (read more)

4 Days Surigao Summer Getaway with My Barkada

4 Days Surigao Summer Getaway with My Barkada

I just came back from a Surigao summer escapade with friends, and I must say that I truly had a BLAST in this beautiful part of Mindanao despite the mishaps we had along the way. I would be lying if I … (read more)

15 Totally Underrated Destinations in the Philippines

15 Totally Underrated Destinations in the Philippines

Beyond the gorgeous beaches, majestic mountains and spectacular islands, the Philippines has so much more to offer than its over-hyped, over-glorified touristy destinations. With 7,107 islands dotting the Philippine archipelago, you’ll never run out of amazing destinations to explore. Why … (read more)

Cebu Helium Balloon – A Must-Do Outdoor Fun in Mactan

Cebu Helium Balloon – A Must-Do Outdoor Fun in Mactan

Thanks to Maam Krystal, a colleague and a good friend of mine, I wouldn’t have experienced this top-of-the-world helium balloon ride. We were fortunate to avail of the promo (Php 1,000 / 4 pax), so we only paid Php 250 … (read more)

Weekend Getaway to Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental

Weekend Getaway to Apo Island, Dauin, Negros Oriental

Situated in the town of Dauin, Negros Oriental, Apo Island is one of the best diving and snorkeling destinations in the Philippines. Unfortunately, after the tropical storm Ondoy hit the province in 2009, many of its well-preserved corals and verdant … (read more)

Revisiting Mauie’s Birthday Trip to the Ilocos Region

Revisiting Mauie’s Birthday Trip to the Ilocos Region

Naragsak a Kasangay Fifty-six hours and a hundred miles or so (didn’t really keep track..hehe). For friendship and love of adventure. That’s what that trip was all about. Happy birthday to me. May 15, 2009, 12mn. Quite an early start … (read more)

The Treasures of Cebu

The Treasures of Cebu

Cebu, a fine island right at the middle of the Philippines, is a home of vast natural resources and wonderful people. Apart from this, it’s also a haven of rich cultural heritage. Although not everyone is familiar with all its … (read more)