My Favorite Airbnbs near Manila

It’s not a secret that I love staycations and Airbnb is one of my favorite booking platforms. One reason is that you can find rooms that are not available in regular booking websites. These include stylish condo units, beach houses with a nice beachfront or snorkeling area or both, resthouses in idyllic farms or mountainous …

Essential Travel Guide to Bali (Indonesia)

Bali is the most popular destination in Indonesia, for good reason. It’s hard not to fall in love with this island, which is filled with culture & art, amazing sights, good food, and humble & welcoming locals. Aside from this, Bali is a great place for first-time tourists exploring Southeast Asia. A lot of areas …

13 Incredibly Useful Tips when Traveling to Bali

You’ve booked that ticket to Bali, now all that remains is to be prepared so you can get the most out of your trip! Here we’ve compiled the best useful tips you need to know before traveling to Bali, Indonesia. P.S. Make sure to read about our Essential Guide to Bali and our 6 Days …

Where to stay in Malapascua: Thresher Cove Dive Resort

I noticed that local tourists who visit Malapascua in Cebu province usually stay for only a day to explore its different beaches. However, I decided I would at least try introductory diving since Malapascua is a dive destination and it seems like a major travel faux pas to skip it. I looked into the best …

Malapascua (Cebu): Complete Guide to a Snorkeling and Diving Paradise

Similar to Moalboal, Malapascua Island is known as a diving destination. It’s best known for Monad Shoal, a dive spot near the island where you can see thresher sharks up close. That saying, there are other activities you can do in Malapascua aside from diving. In fact, a lot of regular tourists come here for …

Moalboal: Guide to Diving Paradise in Cebu

Just as Badian is famous for its canyoneering adventure, Moalboal (pronounced as mwal-bwal) is known primarily for its sardine run activity. Right off the shore of Panagsama Beach, you can snorkel to see groups of sardine, one of the most amazing sights underwater. So without further ado, here’s a complete travel guide to Moalboal in …

Kota Beach Resort: Undeniably the Best Resort in Bantayan Island

I was helping out my sister plan a family trip to Bantayan Island, so I asked my blogger friends for their recommendations on where to stay. There was unanimous consensus that the best beach resort in Bantayan Island is Kota Beach Resort because it has the most beautiful beachfront. While it’s true that Bantayan Island …

Lambayok Festival in San Juan, Batangas

One of the things we Filipinos can be proud of are the festivals in the country. Each one is celebrated with colorful banderitas, street parades and sumptuous feasts. Recently, I was invited to witness the Lambayok Festival in San Juan, Batangas. Lambayok Festival celebrates the founding anniversary of the municipality of San Juan. It also …