"Nakarating ka na sa yong destinasyon (You've just arrived at your destination), " Waze app bot said, and we're at the middle of a long and winding road. Seriously? Haha.. This would happen when you just hit the road, decided to visit a scenic spot you've just heard and seen on social media, relied on … Continue reading The Communal Ranch: Starting My 2020 Journey
Disclaimer: This is a personal blog. The views, opinions, and tips expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of the other travelers. I’m not an expert. My purpose of writing is to share my story, hoping, somehow, to be helpful and inspirational to some – if not all. “Kuala Lumpur or Melaka?” If you’re asked the … Continue reading Amazing Race in Malaysia’s Historic, Culture-Rich Melaka (Malacca)
Traveling is definitely fun, no argument on that, but there are times when inevitable things happen out of your own control or simply because of your anxiousness. Travel mishaps can quickly turn your supposed awesome trip into a headache or worse a disappointment of not traveling anymore. Well, I have been traveling and learning lessons … Continue reading My Misadventure Series (#1): I Have Missed My Flight!
Many foreign tourists often say that a travel experience in the Philippines will not be complete without riding in or on a jeepney. Why? Mainly because it is already part of the Filipino culture and it is definitely fun. In fact, it is almost always blazoned as an integral part of any adventure across … Continue reading Riding In/On a Jeepney in the Philippines
Photo credit: Asa Ni Quen? Yes, I know what you’re thinking. It is named after a giant, hence the name Gigantes Island? Let’s try to trace its origin. Disclaimer: All thoughts expressed in this blog are based on my own. Every traveler may differ in perspectives on things they experience at traveling. According to Wikipedia, … Continue reading Why So-Called Gigantes Island?
It's not about where you're at; it's more about your journey.
Good morning atop Mt. Naupa in Naga, Cebu Do you believe that I have reached my late 20s before realizing my passion in going outdoors, meeting random people, and learning different cultures locally? Yes, it took me decades to pursue my childhood dream of exploring the country and the world, when able. Maybe because my … Continue reading How Travel Changed My Life
Have you ever wandered or traveled on an island with unclear itinerary, unfavorable circumstances, but still full of hope to enjoy and make the most of your stay? Here’s the trivia. Did you know that for our 5-day stay on the island I personally spend 2,269? And that includes inland and island tours, … Continue reading Our Ultimate 5-Day Bantayan Island Experience On a Budget
With its more than one million visitors annually, Westminster Abbey is one of the must-see tourist destinations in London, England. This 700-year-old building marks as the coronation church of England that houses queens, priests, villains, kings, poets soldiers, heroes and statesmen. More and more people flock to this sacred place for its day-to-day worship … Continue reading Westminster Abbey: What You Need to Know