• Tanay

    Travel Guide: Tanay

    Wednesday, June 3, 2015

    The province of Rizal is just a stone throw away from the Metropolis and yet it seems to be always overlooked by tourists. Unbeknownst to many, the province boasts of numerous attractions that will surely delight outdoor persons, most specially nature lovers and adventurous ones….

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  • Tinglayan

    Travel Guide: Buscalan (Tinglayan)

    Tuesday, February 10, 2015

    Immerse with the unique culture and tradition of the mountain people and be awed with the natural beauty of one of the least explored provinces of Cordilleras – Kalinga! An off-beat travel destination, the province of Kalinga offers beyond what most expect. And where’s best to…

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  • 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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Jun
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Category: The List

The Philippines’ 10 Best Dives

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The Philippines, being an archipelagic country surrounded by various bodies of water, is home to a diverse and vivid underwater word. In fact, our entire country lies in Coral Triangle, the global center of marine biodiversity. With the Philippines on its core, we are on the center of world’s marine biodiversity.

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Jun
24

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Category: Churches, Spots

Albay: The Picturesque Nuestra Señora dela Porteria Church of Daraga

Daraga

The almost four centuries of Spanish rule in the Philippines left us with a lot of influences and legacies including some grand Catholic churches. In the province of Albay and even in the entire Bicol Region, among that really stand out is the one in…

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Jun
23

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Category: Bike Diaries

Biking in Batanes: Batan Island Loop

Batanes

Route: Basco Town Proper – Mahatao Plaza – Ivana Town Proper – Uyugan Town Proper – Songsong Ruins – Alapad Rock – Marlboro Hills – Tayid Lighthouse – Mahatao Town Proper – Basco Total Time: 6.5 hours Saddle Time: 5 hours (approx) After biking North…

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Jun
10

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Category: Hotels-Resorts

Where to Stay in Boracay: Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds

Boracay

In a high profile and prime tourist destination such as Boracay Island, to become among the best hotels or among the top choices in hospitality is a tough battle. This is specially true for starters where one has to be a popular brand or should…

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Jun
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Category: Luzon, Travel Guide

Travel Guide: Tanay

Tanay

The province of Rizal is just a stone throw away from the Metropolis and yet it seems to be always overlooked by tourists. Unbeknownst to many, the province boasts of numerous attractions that will surely delight outdoor persons, most specially nature lovers and adventurous ones….

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May
8

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Where to Stay in Iloilo: Injap Tower Hotel Iloilo

Iloilo

Budget, comfort and convenience. These three best describe our hotel of the month – Injap Tower Hotel. The skyline of Iloilo City was forever changed by Injap Tower Hotel, the tallest and first ever high-rise building in Western Visayas at 21-storey high. Situated in the…

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Eight Days in Eight Stills: A Solo Trek to the Annapurna Base Camp

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

For someone who lives in a tropical country all his life, who doesn’t have fascination with snow and white mountains? I, for one, have this intense dream of seeing, feeling and experiencing the snow and white mountains, the Himalayan mountains most specially. So I went to…

EL Nido

Snapshot: Nacpan Beach

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Nacpan Beach El Nido, Palawan, Philippines The internet did its magic again! What used to be a quiet and deserted beach is now a quite busy spot. Say hello to Nacpan Beach of El Nido! Situated in Sitio Calitang, approximately 17 kilometers north of El…

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Slideshow: Mementos from Cordillera Ride (Ifugao – Mountain Province – Kalinga Ride)

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Mementos from Cordillera Ride Images from Ifugao – Mountain Province – Kalinga (All images are taken using phone camera) There’s no doubt that the mountainous region of Cordillera is one of the best places in the Philippines for cross country mountain biking. Its trails, off roads,…

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Snapshot: El Nido’s Snake Island

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Snake Island El Nido, Palawan The world’s best island guarantees awe-inspiring scenery that will surely blow your mind. Postcard perfect spots that will make you wanr to stay long and experience more. Beautiful azure waters, pristine white sand island beaches, coral-carpeted underwater world, picturesque limestone…

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Change of Heart, Hello Sun!

Category: Others, Sponsored

Monday, June 29, 2015

Life is all about the path we take and the choices we make. Be it on a huge life changing decisions to smaller things of our day-to-day living, our life involves and revolves on choices. Choices make our day… make our life. Where shall I eat?…

Moalboal

Life On The Road: Don’t Let the Pains Stop You

Category: Others, Sponsored

Sunday, June 7, 2015

It was December last year when I ventured into the Nepal to trek to Annapurna Base Camp. Alone and unguided, I braved the solitude and endured the cold Himalayan winter to fulfill a dream. So I trekked for six days and five nights to 4,130-meter…

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Introducing the OPPO Fabulous Trio – Joy Plus, Neo 5 and R1x!

Category: Others, Sponsored

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Exciting development in the local smartphone market as OPPO Philippines launches its three newest smartphone models. In a star studded and fun filled event at BGC’s Valkyrie Night Club graced by media personalities and celebrities, the tech giant presented the stars of the night – Joy Plus,…

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Pinoy Travel Bloggers’ Quotable Quotes of 2014

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

My last flight of the year 2014 from Singapore to Manila last December 29th was delayed for a couple of hours. Thankfully, I was in Changi Airport, the best airport in the world and one of the few that I won’t mind being stuck in for…