Carnaza Island: Still a Paradise Amidst COVID-19

Carnaza Eco-Park Although this isn’t my first time on the island, Carnaza always gives me butterflies. Check my previous travel to this island in 2019 here: Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide I was just invited for this trip, but later get to organize almost everything. It’s okay though, no big deal at all. What is … Continue reading Carnaza Island: Still a Paradise Amidst COVID-19

Misadventure Series (#6): A Detour to Moalboal from Aloguinsan

Life can be so boring when everything is planned accordingly. Yes, I love well-planned trips, but spontaneous adventures anytime, anywhere are something I’m always up to. Here’s another misadventure I’ll be sharing with you, laughing.  Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The views, opinions, and tips expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the other … Continue reading Misadventure Series (#6): A Detour to Moalboal from Aloguinsan

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)

Lantapan, Bukidnon Road Trip with the Fam

It’s been a while since I’m home because of the pandemic, and a long time ago since the family went on a road trip complete. Yes, it is exciting, and I’m overwhelmed.  Note: This trip happened before the restoration of GCQ in the province. We chose to wander in areas with a lesser crowd, lesser … Continue reading Lantapan, Bukidnon Road Trip with the Fam

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

Aloguinsan Bound, Ended-Up in Moalboal: An Epic Detour

Stop thinking of what’s gonna happen tomorrow, you might not enjoy the ride…  Although I love well-planned trips, I am always on-the-go for spontaneous adventures anywhere, anytime. Life is full of detours and misadventures. Yes, it is for life can be boring when everything is planned accordingly. Another yes for these unprecedented turns of events … Continue reading Aloguinsan Bound, Ended-Up in Moalboal: An Epic Detour

Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide

I knew I had it penned but I couldn't find it. Sourcing and digging anywhere until I found it on my draft folder. Too busy? Or aging symptoms? Both, and more, I guess. Haha... It took me almost 2 years to complete and publish this travel story. Thanks to my friends' request for the itinerary … Continue reading Mesmerizing Carnaza Island: A Travel Guide

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

From the Island to the Highland – Exploring Samal Island, BUDA, and Davao City

Why is it too hard to stick to healthy living? Work? Business? The modern way of living? Whatever your reason may be, you always have a choice. And we choose to keep weekends holy to unwind, go outdoors and spend time with family and friends. Since my immediate family is distant, my Tribu AdOBo family … Continue reading From the Island to the Highland – Exploring Samal Island, BUDA, and Davao City