Saturday, July 19, 2014

SUMILON ISLAND | Summer's Bliss

I sat by the window, and before the lights were drown by darkness we saw this out into the sea. Ofcourse Peter dropped series of names, and none quiet fit to an island of that size, and near proximity to mainland Cebu. Three months after I was at Cebu again, and making my way to the south for Bluewaters Sumilon Island Resort. I called Peter who was at the Operating Room which I seriously doubted because it sounded he had some food in his mouth.  I tried to choked him with envy to no avail. Pft! Too much for torturing the stressed. Now looking at images of Sumilon Island, I wished to have bottled it up, and took it home with me.

Sunday, July 06, 2014

A Different Kind of Brave | Three Years of Being Pinay Travelista

I waited. I've been waiting for the longest than I could remember. I took out my laptop at the  terminal with lazy-paced travelers around the departure area, and tried to get some work done. A distraction of some sort. As the hours went by the crowd thickened, and the passengers with probably the same flight as mine took most of the empty seats around me. I was having butterflies in my stomach, and I tried to drown them with coffee from a paper cup with bite marks on the rim.  It seemed to have aggravated it more. 

Sunday, June 29, 2014

ILIGAN CITY | Must Go To & Try Out Places

Over a week ago you might had read that I was taking a break from blogging, and just went on posting on my social media accounts. I got an email from Cat from Globe to ask me to go around Iligan, and share my wonderful adventure through social media.

It has been a week from when I took on the challenge to go around my hometown, Iligan City, to look for cool spots, interesting hang-outs, and best eats in the city that makes it a #WonderfulMindaNOW. So, if ever you find yourself in Iligan City, apart from the waterfalls, you might want to check these out:

Friday, June 20, 2014

#WonderfulMindaNOW | Discovering & Sharing Mindanao in Social Media

I'll be taking a break from blogging for a bit as I go around Iligan City to explore, and discover cool establishments, must-hang-out corners, food places, and amazing spots that makes it up on my Top 10 #WonderfulMindaNOW list in #Iligan City.

Saturday, June 14, 2014

{ Sole Diaries } | Sunshine on a Cloudy Day

#ExperienceIligan | Waterfalling Adventure Tour 3.0
Limunsudan Falls, Iligan City
May 2014

Thursday, June 12, 2014

WITHLOCALS | Connecting People & Culture

Planning for a Vietnam trip had me land on Withlocals that offers authentic experience for travelers through local hosts. Quickly I read through how booking a date would get me to share a meal with local hosts, and get to interact with people who are total strangers to me but definitely would be looking forward for my visit. Wouldn't itf be nice if visitors, and tourist would get authentic local experience during their stay in the Philippines?

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

MANILA | Intramuros + Luneta Park

What if you had a free day, and a willing date to tour you around, where would you go? Weirdly, I chose a walking tour, and it was what I got. A heavy breakfast was prepared while Justin, and the rest of the family listed places I may want to check out. He wanted to just drive up to somewhere else but my flight, and his required flight hours left us only a day to tour around. We had a good dose of walking in between hunting a parking spaces in the most iconic tourist destinations in Metro Manila - Intamuros, and Luneta Park.