The Beach Bummer’s Guide to Bantayan Island (Cebu)

If there’s one thing Bantayan Island is famous for, it’s white-sand beaches. People visit here so they can experience the best tropical experience in the province of Cebu. In return, Bantayan Island has something to offer for everyone: for millennials, Instagram-worthy backdrops and “hugot” corners such that in Camp Sawi; for the quiet or older …

Day trip to Moalboal and Kawasan Falls in Cebu

My friend Joemar (Lakwatserong Irigenyo) and I had a whole free day before heading to Bantayan Island and Malapascua Island, so we looked for possible day trips from Cebu City. I’d always wanted to go to Moalboal, so I suggested that we take a private tour in Moalboal and Kawasan Falls in Badian via KKDay. …

13 Local Tips for Visiting New York for the First Time

New York City is unarguably one of the best cities to visit in the USA. It’s filled with people of all races, different cultures and cuisines, historical architecture, parks and bridges. There’s so many places to see and things to do. If you’re planning a trip here, here are the best local tips for visiting …

10 BEST Resorts in Pampanga for A Leisurely Stay

A province best known for its culinary cuisine, Pampanga is a good alternative for those who are looking for a quick vacation. It is only 2-3 hours from Manila and is easily accessible via the expressway. It’s home to several decent resorts, most of which offer a more natural setting for peace and relaxation. It …

Travel Guide to Basilan Province: Mindanao’s Hidden Treasure

Here’s a travel guide to the province of Basilan including a sample 2-day itinerary. Before we proceed, let me tell you that this is one of the most difficult pieces I’ve written. Not because I don’t know what to write, but because I don’t know how to approach the subject properly. Due to its history, …

The Great Mindanao Adventure: ZamBaSulTa Itinerary and Guide

One of the best backpacking routes in the Philippines is the ZamBaSulTa. ZamBaSulTa refers to the Zamboanga, Basilan, Sulu and Tawi-Tawi provinces. It typically starts in Zamboanga City, which serves as the gateway to other provinces. This is a great route because it allows you to experience the unique culture, history and food in Mindanao …

13 Practical Gifts for Travelers

Are you thinking about gift ideas to someone who’s a frequent traveler? Here’s a guide to help you decide which item to give, ranging from budget-friendly options starting at P300 to special ones you can buy for P1000 or above. P.S. I had a good time writing this gift guide, as some of these I …