It was late when we got to the city that I scrambled a good hour or two looking for a decent internet connection. The difficulty of working freelance and online is that even when I am on the road – whether I am on a long trip or a short one for an errand like this, I still bring work around with me. I had let Josiah know that I need to work elsewhere right at the start of the […]
If there is something that you must know about me, it is that I like anything grilled (meat to be exact) and I would order it off the bat regardless of how full I am. So it was not a surprise when I did some errands at Cagayan De Oro for a few days and we (Josiah joined me) ended up at Boy Zugba for dinner. Boy Zugba is a homegrown restaurant in Cagayan De Oro City. It was introduced […]
Hello 2018! The year that was has been more than good to me. If you’re already following me in my other social media accounts, you might know what I’ve been through and where I’ve been to. It was a great year (yet) for me and I (just) know that this year would even be greater. Besides being a wanderlust, some of you know how much I love planning and documenting on paper as I do digitally. And I know that […]
Thailand is one of those countries with so much to offer in terms of culture and sights, that sometimes it’s hard to choose where to go. There are tons of beautiful places to visit, from sumptuous temples to stunning beaches along the peninsula or one of the many paradise islands. Among all Thai islands, Phuket is undoubtedly the most famous for a number of reasons. So in this post, I will share with you some of the most popular places to […]
Among the top travel destinations for Filipino travelers is Batanes. This is evident in the fully-booked flights, long lines during travel expo and fairs, early selling out of online promo tickets. Its erratic weather, and limited travel option, Batanes is a pricey but well-worth travel destination every Filipino traveler can attest. AirSWIFT is now making it possible for Filipinos and tourists alike to fly to Batanes in affordable rates.
I stayed at one of the hotels managed by ZEN Rooms during my previous Metro Manila trip. While finding a place to stay, the guys from ZEN Rooms sent me an email asking if they can host me in one of their hotels. To be honest I did not even know that they exist prior to their email, and do not know how they operate when I got booked with them. All I knew was they launched in 2015 in Indonesia […]
Boracay Island is one of the most visited, and top tourist destination in South East Asia. Best known for its beaches, Boracay Island is located at the province of Aklan, Philippines. It is one destination that I was not expecting to see myself in. The large crowds of tourists discourages me but it was an unexpected gift to Josiah and I when we got married, and let just say our local honeymoon destination was sealed.
Travel has its drawbacks, and it is not as glamourous as people make its sound. You will find that it is more worth the hassle to spend a few days with your family or friends than go off to a business travel.
I spend too much time in airports than I should be. Preferring early morning or early evening flights during my domestic trips, I find myself hanging around the airport during the hours when I should productive. Being an online freelancer, and having a cool boss who allows flexibility in my work hours – I get to bring work around with me. It may not always be the ideal vacation for some – to have work around with them when they […]
Whether your travel plans is for a business trip, seasonal or family vacation, it is always helpful to have a few easy packing tips to get your trip starting off the right foot.
Ever had a health scare while traveling, and you could not find any doctor around? My recent health scare was when I travelled to Hong Kong and my blood pressure and heart rate were above the usual which, at the that time I figured, was because of a medical condition that I have. It was difficult for me to find myself in a country that has different medical procedures for out-patients. Because of my previous experience, I was happy to bump […]
Standing six stories tall in the heart of Cagayan de Oro city and overlooking the city skyline and the river, The Pacifico Hotel at Cagayan de Oro City is both striking, and an inviting boutique hotel which is an ideal getaway for leisure and business travelers. On one of a family trip to Cagayan de Oro, we had to stay a few nights in the city for the wake of an uncle.
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I have learned my lesson during my early years of traveling to always travel prepared – at least try to. My travel apps on my mobile phone are proofs of that. I always make room for travel booking apps to help with travel planning either for myself or for family. One of the apps I swore by is the travel booking app called Traveloka. It is a mainstay travel app on my phone and the first one I go to when checking out […]
Frequently staying at Cagayan de Oro for events, and/or meetings, it is a good excuse to check out different accommodations every time. GC Suites was suggested by a friend I was travelling with. There were three of us travelling together for several meetings and she suggested we stay at this accommodation found at Grand Central Building at Hayes St. Cagayan de Oro City.
I was looking for a new accommodation to stay and possibly review. My frequent travels and overnight stay at Cagayan de Oro are also great time for me to try out different accommodations when I can. A new accommodation, 1A Express Hotel, that has recently opened in Cagayan de Oro has been catching my attention for a quiet a while now.
I am obsessed anything travel-related accessories. So imagine my happiness finding affordable & stylish passport holder & travel wallet. It was not a surprise to find myself saying yes when Personalized Passport PH asked if they can send some of their products for me to try on my trips.
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Airfare and traffic free – focus on your immediate needs for a fun and peaceful Holy Week at Discovery Suites Manila. Skip the headache of out-of-town planning! Here are 8 good reasons to spend this Easter Holiday in the city.