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How I Made My 4-Day Batanes Vacation Possible Under Php 15,000 – All-In, From Davao

I had been dreaming of a Batanes vacation for quite a long time. However, with plane ticket prices soaring between Php 13,000 and 20,000 every time I checked, I always had a compelling reason to put that travel plan on hold. For a long time, I thought Batanes would remain … Continue ReadingHow I Made My 4-Day Batanes Vacation Possible Under Php 15,000 – All-In, From Davao

BATANES TRAVEL GUIDE: NORTH BATAN, SOUTH BATAN, AND SABTANG

Batanes. From its rolling hills blanketed with green fields to its seas that change in colors of different shades of blue; from its exhilarating winding coastal highways to its astonishing cliffs and rock formations; from its top-of-the-world view decks down to its alluring valleys; from its well-kept old structures to … Continue ReadingBATANES TRAVEL GUIDE: NORTH BATAN, SOUTH BATAN, AND SABTANG

Batanes Travel Guide: 11 Useful Tips For First-timers

Are you planning to visit Batanes soon? If so, it pays to come well-prepared for it. Know the place well so that you will have a memorable and fun-filled experience. Now, to help you become more prepared, I have shared below some things that Batanes first-time travelers should know. This … Continue ReadingBatanes Travel Guide: 11 Useful Tips For First-timers

REVIEW | Haven’s Peak – A Hilltop Resort in Maragusan, Davao de Oro

There are plenty of tourist attractions in Maragusan. If you want to visit some of these, you should spend two days or more to give more time to each destination and enjoy each of them. This also means that you are going to find a place to stay in. There … Continue ReadingREVIEW | Haven’s Peak – A Hilltop Resort in Maragusan, Davao de Oro

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

2.5 YEARS OF TRAVEL BLOGGING: THE UPS AND DOWNS (AND THE 5 VALUABLE LESSONS LEARNED ALONG THE WAY)

At the end of this month, I will have celebrated my 2.5 years in travel blogging. Through these years, I have visited quite a number of places in the Philippines and abroad – both the popular and the pretty unknown to a traveler’s map. I will forever remember the ecstasy … Continue Reading2.5 YEARS OF TRAVEL BLOGGING: THE UPS AND DOWNS (AND THE 5 VALUABLE LESSONS LEARNED ALONG THE WAY)

RUSSIA E-VISA: THINGS THAT PINOYS NEED TO KNOW

Okay, you’ve heard the good news, right? Yes, the Russian Federation is opening its door to more and more visitors who want to experience the country for tourism and other purposes. This has been made possible through e-visa applications. And yes, it’s confirmed, this program caters to Filipinos as well. … Continue ReadingRUSSIA E-VISA: THINGS THAT PINOYS NEED TO KNOW

REVIEW | KUSINA FELICITAS – A HERITAGE RESTAURANT IN VIGAN

Our first stop during our Ilocos tour was Vigan City. We arrived there at around 7 a.m. and had to take breakfast first thing, of course. Our driver/tour guide took us to a restaurant called Kusina Felicitas – a rather simple yet cozy and elegant dining destination in the city. … Continue ReadingREVIEW | KUSINA FELICITAS – A HERITAGE RESTAURANT IN VIGAN

BUDA TRAVEL GUIDE: PLACES TO VISIT + ITINERARY & BUDGET + TIPS

One of the things I love about Davao is that it has a lot of attractions to offer – from island to highland. For instance, with just a 10-minute barge ride from Sasa Port, you can already enjoy pristine beaches in Samal Island. An hour or two drive from the … Continue ReadingBUDA TRAVEL GUIDE: PLACES TO VISIT + ITINERARY & BUDGET + TIPS