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Baker’s Hill – Puerto Princesa’s ‘Pasalubong’ Authority

(Here’s it’s worth dropping by) Baker’s Hill in Puerto Princesa is the go-to place for those who buy goodies for pasalubong. No wonder why tour operators include it in their travel itineraries. Well, they should! I experienced going there myself, and I can attest that dropping by this place is … Continue ReadingBaker’s Hill – Puerto Princesa’s ‘Pasalubong’ Authority

Here’s all you need to know if you plan to have a DIY Underground River Tour (Subterranean River Tour)

[This post supersedes my previous Underground River travel guide] 1 | Getting a permit You have to get a permit at the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park Protected Area Management Office. It has transferred to Mendoza Park – about 2.7 km from its previous office at the Puerto Princesa … Continue ReadingHere’s all you need to know if you plan to have a DIY Underground River Tour (Subterranean River Tour)

Vines – A Taste Of Thai Cuisine In Davao: Surprisingly Delightful

When a friend of mine suggested Vines for our dinner get-together, my reply was “okay ra ko kung asa ang gusto ninyo.” And here’s the thing: When I send a response like that, my mind tells me I am okay with it, but I am not excited about it.  In … Continue ReadingVines – A Taste Of Thai Cuisine In Davao: Surprisingly Delightful

2022 Kadayawan Festival: Schedule Of Activities

Finally, almost three years into the pandemic, the City Government of Davao goes for a face- to-face Kadayawan Festival celebration. Yes, you read it right. This time , you will witness the Kadayawan Festival again in the streets, halls, stages, and other venues. Are you all excited for the Kadayawan … Continue Reading2022 Kadayawan Festival: Schedule Of Activities

Samal Island Hopping – An Exhilarating Weekend Getaway

  After more than two years of “outdoors hiatus,” I am glad that I have finally made a comeback (apologies for the “comeback;” that’s just for the lack of a more appropriate word). But yes, right! Now that strict restrictions and lockdowns are over, you will see me hitting the … Continue ReadingSamal Island Hopping – An Exhilarating Weekend Getaway

MARAGUSAN WEEKEND TRAVEL GUIDE: ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT + ACCOMMODATION & BUDGET

For so long, I had wanted to visit Maragusan because I heard a lot of good reviews about it. However, every time I tried to add it to my schedules, it got postponed because of my “corporate” obligations. But not this time around. I made sure that I could squeeze … Continue ReadingMARAGUSAN WEEKEND TRAVEL GUIDE: ATTRACTIONS TO VISIT + ACCOMMODATION & BUDGET

Travel Guide: Curtain Falls, Barangay Carmen, Baguio District, Davao City

Of all the waterfalls in the Philippines I have visited, this one located in Barangay Carmen, Baguio District in Davao City, called Curtain Falls, tops them all in uniqueness. Why? While the usual ones have waters flowing from the top, this waterfall is so unique as the stream springs out from its … Continue ReadingTravel Guide: Curtain Falls, Barangay Carmen, Baguio District, Davao City