This year is about to end and while we are sad over so many travel plans that didn't materialize, we are also equally grateful that we are still here - alive. At this point, we can only hope that after all these, we come out of this as better people (better than our old selves) and with a new found appreciation for travel, time and space (and everything else). Part of this renewed perspective is being able to rethink the 'way' we travel while preparing for the next one. As we restart tourism, NOW (not later) is the perfect time to plug in sustainability in our travel habits.
There are four things I always look for when searching for an accommodation - safety, accessibility, affordability, and enough comfort. Enough comfort means clean, comfortable bed and a clean rest room. Unless on a staycation, there is really no need for anything fancy since time will be spent more outside anyway. We spent two nights… Continue reading BUSAN ACCOMMODATION: Mint Paradise Guesthouse
When Cebu Pacific first announced its direct flight from Manila to Siargao last year, I was probably one of the first ones to try luck. Flights to Siargao are not cheap. I thought the firsts usually come with a promo and I was right. Scored a cheap round trip scheduled January 2018. This trip was… Continue reading A Weekend in Siargao
Rushing to go home after school to catch the running episode of a favorite Japanese cartoon dubbed in English - that's Astro Boy! And alternatively with Daimos, Voltez V, and Bioman in other days flipping channels to catch two at the same time. That's pretty much an everyday scene at home with my then little… Continue reading Ten Things I Love About Tokyo
Am not going to pretend to be an expert here but my first time in Tokyo hinted some tips I could use the next time. You could say that this post is primarily for me but I also hope it will come handy to at least one person out there brewing a trip to this… Continue reading Guide Questions in Navigating the Tokyo Train System for the First Timer
Davao, nowadays most popularly known to be the home of the 16th President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, is located in the southeastern portion of Mindanao. The Davao Region is composed of five provinces namely Davao Del Norte, Davao Del Sur, Davao Oriental, Davao Occidental, and Compostela Valley. Davao City is the Region’s Center and… Continue reading Destination: Davao (Davao City, Samal and Talicud Islands)
And the ocean of books for Php20 each is back! Books For Less kept its promise to bring their successful Book Warehouse back. Situated in the same spot at 643 Mercedez Avenue, San Miguel Pasig, they opened their almost month long sale yesterday. They are open August 1st- 31st except 8th, 15th, and 22nd from… Continue reading Books For Less 2016: The Book Warehouse is Back!
Last year, I wrote about my Books For Less experience here. Recently, the same link went around again and some thought that it was current. I received inquiries and post comments about it. Well, good news is - Books For Less has released the new dates of this year's book warehouse. I apologize for not… Continue reading Books For Less 2016
Maybe inspiration, maybe a simple joy, maybe a view, a colorful view rather than just blank walls.
Itinerary, expenses, etc