Amazing Race in Malaysia’s Historic, Culture-Rich Melaka (Malacca)

“Kuala Lumpur or Melaka?” If you’re asked the same question and haven’t been to both big cities, you would probably choose the ones popular – Kuala Lumpur. But my intuitive mind always goes for something distinct – to the more remote, countryside in this case. I then turned the question “What’s in Kuala Lumpur and … Continue reading Amazing Race in Malaysia’s Historic, Culture-Rich Melaka (Malacca)

A No IT Trip to Singapore: How It Went? – It’s an Epic!

Almost done with my sumptuous dinner of rice bowl with squid and chili sauce then suddenly I lost my appetite realizing that something is missing. I wasn’t able to get an entry to an MRT station first because the EZ link card is out of load; the second time was due to my failure to … Continue reading A No IT Trip to Singapore: How It Went? – It’s an Epic!

Our Not So Typical Bohol Road Trip to the North

The more remote, lesser traveled areas are the ones best adventured.   Spontaneous road trip. Unlikely me? If you’re following my travel blogs or know my planned-out “how to” travels, it’s a definite Yes. This would be a lot whole different but it turned out to be an adventure at a different, distinct level. Chocolate … 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

D2K: The 3D2N Mt. Dulang-Dulang Traverse to Mt. Kitanglad

Would you rather pursue a dream that fears you most or continue dreaming for the rest of your life? I’ve been traveling, passing through the Kitanglad Mountain Range almost my whole life being. Every time I got a glimpse of it, hopes of actually getting at its highest point is always at my mind's back. … Continue reading D2K: The 3D2N Mt. Dulang-Dulang Traverse to Mt. Kitanglad

A Glimpse of the Mystic Island of Siquijor

Witchcraft. Slightly spoilt beaches. Refreshing waterfalls. Mysterious sanctuaries. Exploratory caves. Interesting forest walks in hilly interior. These are the words-of-mouth from people who have just visited Siquijor, which made my wandering feet dream to step foot one day. Several plans penned mentally yet none happened until a group of travelers, Destination Dream (DNDM), posted their … Continue reading A Glimpse of the Mystic Island of Siquijor

Palawan More Than I Know in 2018

5 years ago I wrote about Palawan as the best island according to Travel+Leisure’s “2013 World’s Best” list. It’s a must-go destination among travelers, should I say, and dreamt to be there one day. The next thing I know, I was actually there with lots of story to tell thereafter. We actually had our 5D4N … Continue reading Palawan More Than I Know in 2018

Letting Loose at Olango Island: A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

Summer is past its full-swing (considering July as a typical rainy month here in the tropical Philippine archipelago) and it’s nearing weekend again. We’ve been planning for a barkada escape in a touristy destination. Everything was set only to end up having conflict with the expense plus the delayed financial resource. Can you relate? Yeah, … Continue reading Letting Loose at Olango Island: A Budget-Friendly Weekend Getaway

Second Chance at Mt. Talinis: The Panhilakan-Apolong Trail

Give your love a second chance – the statement we almost often hear among lovers. How about your love for nature or your passion for adventure? Giving your passion a second, third or more chance is nothing less than a hope that may take nerves of steel but with a reward of pearl beyond price. … Continue reading Second Chance at Mt. Talinis: The Panhilakan-Apolong Trail

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