Category Archives: Travel

Destination: Davao (Davao City, Samal and Talicud Islands)

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 […]
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10 TIPS: How to be a Gracious Guest In A Pinoy Home

This post hopes to remind us of the things that we already know but can easily forget. We all want to find a gracious host but are we a gracious guest?

Destination Batanes (2016)

Itinerary, expenses, etc

The Discipline of Saving Up for a Travel

This isn’t the first time I was asked about trip cost right after a travel. Some probably think my friends and I have a million peso travel bank to pull resources from. We do not. I don’t.

Destination El Nido Paradise (2015)

In early 2013, I found myself wanting to venture Palawan to feel lit up, energized, and utterly alive. Palawan‘s reputation precedes itself – so many amazing places to go, so many things to do, so little time. I spent my first time in May of 2013 in its capital city, Puerto Princesa. Aside from the […]
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Travel to Magalawa Island: A Beautiful Shared Experience

Believe it or not, I first heard of Magalawa Island from a friend from another country about two years ago. Seems like its reputation has gone far. Now, I could understand why. Doesn’t it feel awkward when your neighbor knows more about your own home than you do? That’s why we should make it a […]
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St. Vincent’s Home in Tangub, Bacolod City

Volunteering for The Project Tenfold Circle or any other charitable organization makes you realize one thing – as you go out, do your part, and extend a hand, you begin to understand how big and small your help is. It is big because you see the difference it makes. On the other hand, it is […]
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Destination: Negros Occidental (Day 1)

Bacolod City, the capital of Negros Occidental. It’s one of those I-can’t-believe-I-have-not-been-to places for me. With, more or less, an hour flight from Manila, very affordable and various accommodation options, friendly locals (it’s actually nicknamed as the City of Smiles) a haven for foodies, a manageable and convenient public transportation, Bacolod is an attractive travel destination, […]
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Manila Bay Beyond Sunset

  Manila Bay, an almost landlocked bay extension of the South China Sea, is famous for its history and sunset view. It shows a magnificent view of the bright sun kissing the sea. A lot come here to witness this daily miracle. I have come to see this picturesque view myself many times. But there’s more […]
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The Flavors and Colors of China in Manila

  What started as a commercial partnership through barter, ages ago, became a lasting relationship. From our language, to our daily products, food, fashion and lifestyle, the Chinese culture has blended well with our own. One of the best ways to experience the color, feel, and flavors of China in this country is to visit the Manila […]
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