5 Best underwater cameras for your next beach trip 2019

Best underwater cameras 2019 | best underwater cameras in the Philippines

Do you love swimming, snorkeling & diving? If so, then you must know how important it is to have a good-quality underwater camera which you can use for wildlife stills and videos. Here we’ve compiled the best underwater cameras (both action camera and point-and-shoots) you can use this 2019. 1. GoPro Hero 7 Black GoPro […]

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The BEST snorkeling spots in Southeast Asia

Coral garden in Apo Island, Negros Oriental

One of the best things you can do when traveling Southeast Asia is to snorkel. A lot of places in this region have incredible snorkeling sites where you can find various species of corals, fishes and wildlife such as sea turtles, stingrays and even baby sharks. Here we’ve compiled the best snorkeling sites you can […]

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Are you guilty of traveling for Instagram?

Traveling for instagram

Recently, we’d come across a news article about how travelers nowadays choose their next destination based on how Instagrammable it is. Based on the survey conducted by Schofields Insurance, travelers aged 18-33 says “how Instagrammable a holiday would be” is their topmost motivator (40%). The survey was done in UK, but I suppose it’s safe […]

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23+ Beaches in Southeast Asia to Escape the Summer Crowd

Quiet beaches in Southeast Asia | Under-the-radar beaches in Southeast Asia without the crowd

Southeast Asia is home to some of the world’s best beaches, there’s no question about it. One of the downsides though is that you’re vacationing with a thousand other tourists (sometimes more), and sometimes that can spoil the experience. Indeed, finding a quiet spot to set up your hammock can be quite a challenge particularly […]

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I have a boyfriend and I still travel solo

View at Triad coffee shop, Larena

As Filipinos, being in a group is the norm. We live in packs. Back in the Philippines, I was always the odd one out. I’d frequently take lunches alone and people would get concerned and ask whether I was with someone. Sometimes I do feel defensive and give other reasons other than “I want to […]

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Thoughts and takeaways on Asia Society Philippines’ talk on “Traveling with a Purpose”

As some of you guys well know, we (Hali and I, Katherine) are advocates of voluntourism, and we’re part of a non-profit voluntourism community called Alon ng Pag-asa. This August, we were invited to one of the monthly talks of Asia Society Philippines on “Traveling with a Purpose.” It’s part of their monthly discussion held in […]

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