Should you visit Boracay? 10 Reasons why Boracay is amazing

Boracay is a slice of paradise for people from all over the world who love a beachside vacation. In fact, Boracay is one of the top attractions in the Philippines and it consistently ranks in traveler polls including Conde Naste Traveler’s Best Islands in the World in 2019. That saying, Boracay is pretty divisive, with …

Summer Cruise: Budget Dive Resort in San Luis, Batangas

Early this year, I got an invite for an overnight stay at Summer Cruise Resort in San Luis, Batangas. Summer Cruise offers affordable diving and freediving packages. I came here with my friend Say, a freediving coach whom I’ve met in my past visit to Apo Reef in Mindoro. We came just days days after …

Island Guide to Siquijor (Where Old Magic Lived)

Siquijor is an island province which can be found in the Central Visayas region. It’s a popular day trip from Dumaguete City. Here you can tour around the coastal or mountainside areas to explore waterfalls, swim in the surrounding beaches or just relax in a beach resort. It’s also a favorite among foreign backpackers who …

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 (Cebu): Guide to Sardine Run, Island Hopping, and Diving

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 …