THE PHILIPPINES

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob

Whale Shark Watching in Oslob

The ocean stirs the heart,  inspires the imagination and brings eternal joy to the soul ~Robert Wyland~ Oslob has always been a miss for me. I have planned to see the whale sharks two times prior but bad weather always prevented me. For those of […]

A Trip to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

A Trip to the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park

For people going to the Palawan, one of the must-see places is the Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. A trip to Palawan just won’t be complete without it because it is simply one of the place’s highlights. The tour van picked us up from […]

The Road to El Nido

The Road to El Nido

The island of El Nido is a 6-hour drive away from Puerto Princesa. Some say it is best to travel to the island early in the morning so that there is still daylight when you arrive while others have said it is best to travel […]

Palawan Amidst the Torrential Rains

Palawan Amidst the Torrential Rains

After quite some time on hiatus, I am now back in sunny Cebu after an unfortunate week of torrential rain spent in Palawan, stuck in the guesthouse and unable to go island hopping in El Nido. Timing does matter because instead of long shorelines and […]

Dumaguete – The Lovely University Town

Dumaguete – The Lovely University Town

The city of Dumaguete is located in Negros Oriental and is also the capital of the province. It has a population of more than 120,000 people and has been nicknamed The City of the Gentle People. Dumaguete has four universities and because of this it […]

Pit Señor! Sinulog Festival in Cebu

Pit Señor! Sinulog Festival in Cebu

The drum beat, the painted faces of revelers under the harsh sun (or rain), the dancers, the costumes, the merrymaking; all these things describe Sinulog, the queen of all festivals. If you want to see how Cebuanos truly celebrate and have a good time, the Sinulog Festival in Cebu City is something which you must absolutely see.

The Best Beaches in the Philippines

The Best Beaches in the Philippines

If you want to lie down on powdery white sand or swim in pristine turquoise waters without the high price tag, the Philippines is definitely the place to go. With more than 7000 islands to choose from, there is always something for everyone. The Philippines […]

The Philippines: A Travel Gem Waiting to Be Discovered

The Philippines: A Travel Gem Waiting to Be Discovered

I am a full blooded Filipino. I was born in the Philippines and I was raised there. Except for a few years working abroad and traveling. I have spent majority of my life in the Philippines, I plan to live there and die there. When […]