Rediscovering Puerto Galera

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Puerto Galera

When was the last time I have been here? This was the question I had in mind during my visit in Puerto Galera for Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival 2014. The truth is, I have been here thrice already in the past prior to this…

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Slideshow: Hola Puerto Galera!

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Puerto Galera Mindoro Oriental Just three and a half hours away from the Philippine capital is the coastal town of Puerto Galera, a popular tourist destination for its amazing scuba diving sites and patches of white sand beaches. Situated in the north-westernmost tip of Oriental Mindoro,…

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See You in Malasimbo!

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The stage is set and all roads lead to Puerto Galera this weekend for the fourth year of Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival! A celebration of music, arts and culture with focus on environmental protection, the Malasimbo Music and Arts Festival is the first international music…

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Quick Getaways Near Manila

Saturday, April 6, 2013

I have been receiving a lot of inquiries over SMS, email, twitter, facebook, through my blog and even personally about places to go near Metro Manila that are ideal for a quick getaways so I thought of publishing my compilations of my usual answers. For…

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Puerto Galera Underwater Revisited

Friday, May 4, 2012
Puerto Galera

The boat to Verde Island left Sabang at eight in the morning and we missed it by half-an-hour. Lovie, the receptionist of Big Apple Dive Resort explained that despite their pleadings to delay the trip for a bit, the foreign divers were all eager to…

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Amazing Dives at Sabang, Puerto Galera

Wednesday, June 29, 2011
The tame school of Giant Batfish

It was raining hard for two days prior to our scheduled dives and on the day of our trip, the sky continued to pour its seemingly endless tears. Batanes is not really for us this year. The unfavorable circumstances were enough reasons to give up…

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