• Bongao

    Travel Guide: Tawi-Tawi

    Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    In the southernmost tip of the Philippine archipelago is a cluster of 107 islands and islets scattered over Sulu and Celebes Seas, closer to Malaysia than the nearest Philippine city of Zamboanga. But is not your usual tourists destination for it is enveloped by the ghost…

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  • Sagada

    Updated Travel Guide: Sagada

    Monday, June 2, 2014

    Fifteen hundred feet above the sea is a small and tranquil town of Sagada in Mountain Province, 275 Kilometers north of Manila. A remote town with so much to offer to anyone who chooses to experience its distinct appeal. With its temperate weather, wondrous caves and cliffs, lofty rice terraces and waterfalls, luscious foods and delicacies, rich heritage and traditions [...]

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  • Balabac

    Travel Guide: Balabac

    Tuesday, May 13, 2014

    In the farthermost and south-westernmost tip of the province of Palawan is a paradise in its raw state. Where virgin island beaches and perfectly turquoise water are normal scenery, the chorus of rare birds and animals is the typical music! Welcome to Balabac Islands! Situated in…

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  • Lake Sebu

    Travel Guide: Lake Sebu

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Perched in the highlands of South Cotabato is the town of Lake Sebu, home to the indigenous T’boli and Ubo tribes and an emerging eco-tourism and adventure destination in Southern Mindanao. Known for its majestic waterfalls, lakes, rivers and springs, and with its rich biodiversity…

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  • Bantayan Island

    Travel Guide: Bantayan Island

    Monday, March 24, 2014

    The northern tip of Cebu is endowed with rich waters and dotted with beautiful islands with white sand beaches, Bantayan Island is one. Bantayan Island is made up of three municipalities of the province of Cebu – Bantayan, Madridejos and Sta. Fe. Bantayan takes up…

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  • Batad Rice Terraces

    Travel Guide: Batad (Banaue)

    Friday, March 14, 2014

    Nothing beats waking up in the morning on the sweet sound of the chirping birds, on the fresh breeze of the mountain air and on the majestic view of rice terraces! Nothing beats waking up in the morning in Batad! A village of Banaue in…

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Oct
28

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Four Cemeteries I Would Rather Be On All Saints Day

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One of the biggest holidays in the Philippines is All Saints Day. Like Christmas, Holy Week and New Year, the first day of November is widely celebrated across the archipelago. Expect exodus of people specially to the provinces during this holiday. All Saints Day officially falls on…

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Oct
21

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10 Reasons To Love Boracay

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Boracay today is still reinventing itself and continue to evolve, but its timeless beauty and charm continue to prevail. If you are a first timer, better check out this list of what to do in the island. If you are a frequent goer, well… check this out, nonetheless.

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Oct
12

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Farola Series: Faro de la Isla de Corregidor (Corregidor Island Lighthouse)

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The Island of Corregidor has a vibrant yet tragic past. With its strategic location at the entrance of Manila Bay, it serves mainly as a fortress of defense to protect Manila since the Spanish era. Aside from being a fortress, it also serves as a…

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Oct
2

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Travel Notes: Solo Backpacking in Phuket – Krabi (Itinerary, Budget/Expenses and Tips)

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Much has been said about the paradise that is Phuket, the never ending comparisons of the place against El Nido is an issue that started to intrigue me that it eventually piqued my interest and curiosity. I reserved my take because I haven’t been to…

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Sep
29

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Diving in The Maldives: Miyaru Faru and Kuda Giri in South Male Atoll

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I was half-hearted when I booked my dives in the Maldives. With diving rate that is almost double than what I usually pay for when diving in the Philippines, I almost backed out. After all, the underwater scenery is pretty much like the same in…

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Sep
24

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Surprises in Naujan

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Who would have thought that the quiet and laid back town of Naujan in the island of Mindoro hides awesome surprises? Well, perhaps only Mindorenses know. Thankfully though, I was able to see some of its hidden treasures. I was in Puerto Galera early this…

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Photo Blogs

Maldives

Snapshot: A Picnic in Paradise

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Maadhoo Finolhu (Picnic Island) South Atoll, Maldives Maadhoo Finolhu, a serene and uninhabited island surrounded by perfectly fine white sand and warm turquoise water, is only one of the thousand islands that comprise The Maldives, but it is of the best the archipelagic country offers….

HUlhumale

Snapshot: Kihineh Maldives!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Hulhumale Public Beach Hulhumale Island, North Male Atoll, Maldives It was an unexpected trip to Maldives, a spontaneous trip made possible by luck and consequence. But it was a dream come true! The day I arrived at Male, I went straight to the nearby Hulhumale Island,…

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Slideshow: Eight Stills from Tinuy-an

Friday, September 12, 2014

Tinuy-An Falls Bislig, Surigao del Sur, Philippines     Approximately 18 kilometers from the city center of Bislig in Surigao del Sur is the grand and beautiful Tinuy-an Falls, a premier trousit destination of Mindanao.   Cascading from a height of 55 meters and widely stretching at…

Sigiriya

Snapshot: The Lion’s Rock of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Friday, August 8, 2014

Lion’s Rock Ancient City of Sigiriya, Sri Lanka It was a spontaneous trip to Sri Lanka, a country that was not originally in my bucket list. But the positive turn of events led me to this amazing place early this year. The island nation of Sri…

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Your Passport To Great Adventures

Friday, October 31, 2014

Backpack… it is nothing more than a sack made of cloth that is carried on one’s back, secured with shoulder straps, and designed to carry whatever it fits inside. In the mountains, it fits a compass, a couple of energy bars, a flashlight, gadgets, hydration…

City Kart Racing

The “Race To Boracay” Is On At City Kart Racing

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Race to Boracay More than 500 kart drivers are expected to compete to the biggest motorsports event Manila has ever seen – the City Kart’s Racing’s (CKR) “Race to Boracay!” The first major event of CKR this year, “Race to Boracay” is not only a…

DTC Rush

What’s Up with DTC Mobile?

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Are you on the scout for a feature-packed smartphones on a budget? Well, you have to see DTC Mobile selections! Designed not only with superior-quality, guaranteed durability and trendy fashion, DTC Mobile also aims to be the best user-friendly mobile phone which suits users of…

Milford Sound in Southland New Zealand is on my bucketlist!

Experience New Zealand in Manila

Monday, July 21, 2014

Is New Zealand in your bucket list? Are you dreaming of exploring the Middle-earth? Are you craving for the wild adrenaline rush in the Land of the Kiwis? Then go visit the Experience New Zealand Trade Fair 2014 in Glorietta because the Embassy of New Zealand in…