Boracay

Boracay once again took the center stage as Condé Nast Traveler hailed the island as the best in their World’s Best Islands of 2016 list, thanks to more than 300,000 readers, subscribers and fellow travelers who took part in the 29th Annual Readers’ Choice Awards Survey of this US-based travel publication. Admittedly, Boracay used to be an expensive destination. But with the advent and popularity of budget hostels, Boracay evolved into one of the country’s top budget destinations offering best of the best experiences –…Continue Reading “Budget Stay in Boracay: W Hostel Boracay”

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 really be exceptional to stand out. Very few has successfully done the latter and Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds belongs to that league. Agos Boracay is a family-run no frills guest house in the heart of the island that banks on…Continue Reading “Where to Stay in Boracay: Agos Boracay Rooms + Beds”

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 heart of the city’s emerging business district, it has become an icon of Iloilo’s leap to the future… of the city’s transformation and development. Location The Injap Tower Hotel sits not in the downtown but along Benigno Aquino Avenue (formerly West…Continue Reading “Where to Stay in Iloilo: Injap Tower Hotel Iloilo”

Summit Ridge Tagaytay

The cool monsoon started blowing from the northeast, the airwaves are now filled with Christmas carols, the malls are already in their festive theme. Everyone’s favorite Holidays are fast approaching! ‘Tis the time of the year when everyone is already busy with the planning, preparation and all. On what to do or where to spend the Christmas and the New Year. Well, there is actually a hassle-free way of spending! In fact, a promise of unforgettable Holidays is just a ring or a click away in…Continue Reading “10+ Reasons to Stay in Summit Ridge Tagaytay This Holiday Season”

Naujan

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 year for the Malasimbo International Music Festival on a trip sponsored and organized by the Tourism Promotion Board of the Department of Tourism. Part of our itinerary was a day trip to the town of Naujan where we were able…Continue Reading “Surprises in Naujan”

Baguio

Baguio City, the summer capital of the Philippines, has fully embraced the budget segment of travelers with the opening of various establishments that cater mainly to the backpackers. But one that has emerged unique and trendy is Upstairs Bed and Bath, a game changer in the local tourism industry that revolutionized the concept of budget accommodation in the Pine City. Conveniently located in the upper floor of the Girl Scout of the Philippines (GSP) Building along Leonard Wood Road in the city proper, Upstairs Bed and Bath is a…Continue Reading “Baguio Budget Stay: Upstairs Bed & Bath”