Misadventure Series (#5): Our Group Broke a Glass Tabletop in a Resort (Bantayan Island, Philippines)

Yes, this tabletop was turned into pieces hours after this session... haha I don’t know what’s on this island that every time I came to visit, there’s always a misadventure or more. It’s like there is always up for me, a lesson per se, to learn. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The views, opinions, and … Continue reading Misadventure Series (#5): Our Group Broke a Glass Tabletop in a Resort (Bantayan Island, Philippines)

Malapascua Island: Revisiting the Idyllic and Dive-Haven Paradise

Langub Beach So, how’s Malapascua Island since COVID-19? Traveling to and staying on the island is now possible. There are government and health protocols to follow, of course. Health remains everyone’s priority. Quite curious, I decided to revisit the island years after my last visit (story here: Malapascua Island: A Relaxing Summer Getaway) with some … Continue reading Malapascua Island: Revisiting the Idyllic and Dive-Haven Paradise

Bantayan Island: Summer in November Escapade

Yes, it’s not my first time on the magical island of Bantayan but it always gives me something new and exciting every visit. Remember Typhoon Yolanda in 2013? This island was one of those hardly hit by the super typhoon and I was there with some friends to extend help. I saw how it was … Continue reading Bantayan Island: Summer in November Escapade

Work from Home Amidst COVID-19: Embracing the New Normal

I got it. Curtailing your freedom in a snap can be frustrating. But have you ever weighed things over and saw the bigger picture of life’s unfavorable circumstances? Yes, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is lethal. While it is a blessing in disguise for some, some find it very challenging. Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. … Continue reading Work from Home Amidst COVID-19: Embracing the New Normal

Siargao Version 2.0 With a Sidetrip to Corregidor Island

You're a chocolate lover but there's that one sweet temptation you hardly can resist. Yeah, just a few months ago we were in Siargao and I was broken heartened of leaving the island. I then promised to go back as I do miss it already while still on the plane heading back to Cebu. There's … Continue reading Siargao Version 2.0 With a Sidetrip to Corregidor Island

To the South of Leyte: Visiting April Christine’s Hometown

To the South of Leyte: Visiting April Christine's Hometown   The Challenge: Tour Southern Leyte without clear IT at 2000 pesos.  Let's see if we achieved the challenge. Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in perspectives on things they experience at traveling. With this feast … Continue reading To the South of Leyte: Visiting April Christine’s Hometown

Our Not So Typical Bohol Road Trip to the North

The more remote, lesser traveled areas are the ones best adventured. Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in perspectives on things they experience at traveling. Spontaneous road trip. Unlikely me? If you’re following my travel blogs or know my planned-out “how to” travels, it’s a … Continue reading Our Not So Typical Bohol Road Trip to the North

Siargao+Sohoton – Where Leaving the Surfers’ Paradise is a Heartbreak

Siargao? Too expensive. It may not be as safe as you thought. The food is a bit pricey. It’s too far. The few setbacks, or shall we say precautions, I’ve been told before getting here. Eager enough, my wandering soul bugs “you should go no matter the odds,” so I went.  Besides, I’ve already booked … Continue reading Siargao+Sohoton – Where Leaving the Surfers’ Paradise is a Heartbreak

Camiguin Island Is… A Little of Everything Yet Full of Knowing

Three years in elementary. Four years in high school. Another four years in college. And more years after my education. Been to places first for shortstops and staycation. Yes, it actually took me decades to realize my childhood dream to travel to a place I so proclaimed a paradise – Camiguin Island. It’s the destination … Continue reading Camiguin Island Is… A Little of Everything Yet Full of Knowing

The Halo-Halo Series – My Best 4 in Cebu

Apart from being notable for its siomai (locally known as Siomai sa Tisa), Barangay Tisa, Cebu City is recently frequented by both locals and tourists for its neighboring halo-halo stores. As a great fan of halo-halo, I actually spent two weeks trying the best halo-halo specialties of these 4 stores, one at a time of … Continue reading The Halo-Halo Series – My Best 4 in Cebu