This is Mount Pulag

Sea of clouds in Mount Pulag, Philippines

This was in 2015. A challenging trek to one of the highest mountains in the Philippines, Mount Pulag. Friends I’ve met from outreach events invited me to join a climb via Akiki trail to this mountain. I haven’t been to a lot of climbs, though I seek adventure every now and then. We prepared for […]

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We received a Liebster Award 2017!

Liebster Award 2017

Hi, lovely people! Last December, I was nominated by Stephanie of Stephanie Cox – Newcastle & Travel for a Liebster Award. A Liebster Award is an online-only award passed on from blogger to blogger. Basically, it’s a way of giving recognition to your favorite blog(s) and remarkable up-and-coming blogs. It’s also a great way to make new […]

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Best Places to Visit in the Philippines

Best tourist spots in the Philippines

Let’s start this 2017 with a round-up of the best tourist spots in the Philippines. This list features every must-see attractions in the Philippines, from the islands in Palawan to recent highlights such as Kalanggaman Island in Leyte — as recommended by local and international travel influencers. This definitive list of best tourist spots in […]

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A year in review: All the GOOD THINGS about 2016

2016 year-end review - a positive list of things that happened in 2016

I wanted to post about a 2016 year-end review but got stuck for weeks. It’s not that I didn’t have any ideas, it’s just that I wanted it to be positive and at the same reflective of my personal journey this year. I think everybody is aware that 2016 has been challenging. Or crazy, whatever […]

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Coron, Palawan: My realizations from traveling solo for the first time

Solo travel to Coron, Palawan

As I’m writing the first draft of this article, I am drinking coffee from a veranda waiting for the sunrise in this paradise. Yes, no other word aptly describes this place – its clear lakes, green lagoons and tall borders of limestone karsts, seas thriving with corals and colorful fishes and shipwrecks open for exploration. I […]

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Palumbanes Islands and Bitaog Beach: Hidden Gems of Catanduanes

Bitaog beach in Palumbanes Islands, Catanduanes

Catanduanes is mostly known for its mountainous terrains and rolling hills. In fact, the middle area of this province is idle land. In here though, we found a secluded beach that can rival other famous beaches in the country — Bitaog Beach in Parongpong Island, part of Palumbanes islands. We’d planned to go to Bitaog Beach last […]

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