Boracay…not Bora!


While some may find it cool to call it Bora, the proper way to call this island (which is considered by many as the best in the world) is…. BORACAY! Not known to many is the fact that there is a local ordinance in Boracay that prohibits to call the island BORA. So you’ve been warned! http://m.inquirer.net/newsinfo/18094…

Sunrise, Surf and Falls of Baler


After a night of drinking spree, together with two of my friends, we decided to go to Baler, Aurora, Quezon Province on a whim. We were suppose to wake up at 4:00 in the morning to catch the van that goes straight to Baler in Cubao. But because of our hangover, we missed the van and…

Coron, Palawan


On my trip going to Boracay last January 2015, I was able to meet a solo traveller from Spain. He’s name is Mati. We decided that he can try to stay at the hostel that I was able to book. Luckily, when we arrived at MNL Hostel, there was an available space in the same…

Sagada 2014


I visited Sagada as a solo backpacker sometime in December 2014. And that started it all. It rekindled my interest to travel within the Philippines and sparked my desire to travel solo. I visited Sagada before the movie “tadhana” made the place so famous. But after that movie, throngs of tourists now go to Sagada. Based on the photos that I’m…

Intramuros on #EDSA30


I spent four years of my college life inside the walled city of Intramuros in Manila. It is considered as the oldest and the historic center of Manila. But during that time, I was only confined within my school campus.   So one fine day, on the 30th Anniversary of the EDSA Revolution, I decided…

Island Paradise 


This is Malcapuya Island in Coron, Palawan. This is one of my favorite beach destination so far. I was lucky enough to visit the place on February 2015. I say “lucky” because the island was already sold to a high end developer. Sooner or later, this island will only cater to the rich and famous…