A Solo DIY Trek to Kawah Ijen of Indonesia

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Kawah Ijen

There are places that are worth coming back more than once and Indonesia is one. There are so much to see and so much to do in the world’s biggest archipelago that I promised myself to be back after my first love affair with Bali…

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Luna: A Day in the Show Window of Apayao

Monday, March 17, 2014
Luna Apayao

Eversince I’ve seen the image of Lussok Crystal Cave, the dream of going to Luna haunted me. There’s something about the place that got me, something mystifying. I was fascinated and transfixed by the beautiful aura that the image radiates. I should see it by…

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A Walk in Sangay Siapo Island Before it is Gone?

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Tawi-Tawi

Some twenty years ago, a beautiful small island off the coast of Bongao in Tawi-Tawi exists. It has a stretch of fine white sand where kids and kids at hearts used to play. It is surrounded by turquoise water with abundant marine life underneath, a…

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A Visit to Simunul Island, the Birthplace of Islam in the Philippines

Thursday, January 30, 2014
Simunul

It was a lovely Sunday in Tawi-Tawi. The breeze was subtle, the sun was up and the sky was blue. Ate Claudia and I woke up early and attended the early morning mass at the Lady of the Rosary Church then went back to our…

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Short but Sweet Melaka Getaway

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Melaka

With my Singapore ticket expiring soon, I spontaneously decided to go to Merlion city. But I have been to Singapore a couple of times in the past and being just a small state, I would like to believe that I have already seen its entirety….

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Exploring Siargao: Beyond Cloud 9

Thursday, September 26, 2013
Siargao

Surfing! That’s what most people said when I told them that I went to Siargao. I understand them completely, without any doubt the place is almost synonymous to that sport. But ironically, I didn’t go there to surf. Yes I can surf albeit a newbie…

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