Albay, Bicol: What To Do in 12 Hours?


The original plan was for me to stay in Bicol for four days and three nights. I wanted to do the ATV in Mayon Volcano, swim with the whalesharks in Donsol, Sorsogon and go island hopping in Masbate. But as they say, always have a Plan A or even a Plan C when planning a…

FHM Feature


While browsing Facebook this morning, I chanced upon an article of FHM Philippines titled “9 Siargao Accomodation Options For Less Than P1,000”. Upon reading, I was gladly surprised that Paglaom Hostel was at Number 3. That hostel was where I stayed when I was in Siargao last February 2017. And what made it even more surprising that…

Masungi Georeserve and Beyond: Weekday Getaway


A few hours away from Metro Manila is the Masungi Georeserve in Baras, Rizal Province. I have been wanting to visit this place since last year, but booking a slot in one of their tours was very hard since it was always full and it’s not practical to go solo. Good thing that my work…

Apo Reef Natural Park: Underwater Wonder


To start with, Apo Reef Natural Park in Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro should not be confused with Apo Island, in Dauin, Negros Oriental which I visited in 2016 Read here Apo Reef is the second largest contiguous coral reef in the world and the largest one in the Philippines. The Apo Reef Natural Park consists of the…

El Nido, Palawan: Holy Week 2017


The first time I was in El Nido was in 2015. Thanks to a seat sale by Air Asia, I was able to booked a roundtrip flight to Puerto Princesa en route to El Nido during this year’s Holy Week holiday. From the airport, I crossed the street and looked for a van going to El Nido….

Coron: Lovelier the Second Time


The first time I was in Coron, Palawan was in 2015. I only spent three days exploring  Coron Island and was not able to fully enjoy what the place had to offer. Here is my blog entry of my first visit to  Coron, Palawan Coron has also been in the news, because of the announced plan…

Siargao: On My Mind and In My Heart


While watching the waves of the Pacific from General Luna beach, feeling the warmth of the sun embracing my skin, the salty  wind brushing against my face…. I whispered – “I can live here”. For almost two weeks in late February this year, I stayed in Siargao and I really fell in love with the place. The calm and…

Cebu: Sardine Run and Canyoneering


After going to Palawan, Alexis informed me that they will be going to Moalboal in Cebu. Moalboal is known for its sardine run. While the town of Alegria, which is just less than an hour away, is famous for canyoneering. I decided to come and join them. We synchronized our respective flights and we met at…

Boracay: New Year’s Eve 2017


Happy 2017 Everyone! In 2016, I was in Boracay during Holy Week and Labor Day. When the opportunity came to spend new year’s eve 2017 at the best island in the world, I agreed. It was only a day after Typhoon Nina hit the Philippines that I ventured to Batangas Port to catch the 2go Ferry bound for Caticlan. The…

Merry Christmas 2016!


Wherever you are in the world, Happy Holidays! It is the season of Joy! Can you find me in the photo? hahaha!  

My 2017 (Travel) Planner


A few years back, I was one of those people who would spend a fortune to get the coveted Starbucks Planner, not to mention the calories that you have to consume when buying those drinks to get the stickers for that planner. Last year, I stopped and instead bough a travel planner by WTN or Where To…

I Spent My Birthday in the Islands of Malapascua and Kalanggaman


In March 2016, I booked a P898++ round trip ticket to Cebu City via Cebu Pacific, from November 26 to November 30, during a seat sale. I wanted to spend my birthday in some island to enjoy some peaceful bliss. I decided to go to Malapascua, located at the Northern part of Cebu and also spend…