BATANES TRAVEL GUIDE | How To Get There, Places To See, & More

UPDATED | Batanes is one of the top travel destinations in the Philippines and one of the recommended travel spots in the country.  Its geographic location makes it a frequent typhoon path and is also the reason why it is known for its howling and strong winds. But however many typhoons that passes by this part of the Philippines, Batanes is still on top of eveyone’s travel destinations. I’ve been meaning to visit Batanes for a couple of years but never […] Read More

Batanes: An Unspoiled Archipelago Province in Northern Philippines

What’s truly attractive about Batanes is that despite being one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Philippines, it remains largely unspoiled by progress. This is mainly due to the small archipelago being designated as a Protected Landscape and Seascape by the Filipino government in an effort to preserve its rare natural offerings. Apart from its indigenous plants, this also includes Batanes’ extremely diverse marine life, undulating terrain, limestone cliffs, and well-preserved rolling hills.

Top Tourist Attractions in Batan Island, Batanes

UPDATED | Batanes is a group of islands geographically located at the northern tip of the Philippines. It is one of the top travel destinations in Northern Luzon, and an elusive dream destinations to some. Batan Island is the main provincial island of the Province of Batanes. It is the commercial and business center of the province and has the largest population compared to the other islands of Batanes. If you’re planning to visit Batanes, Batan Island already has a […] Read More

SIARGAO ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE | How To Get There, Places To See, & More

Where to Stay in Siargao Island | Best & Affordable Accommodations

UPDATED | One of the top travel destinations in the Philippines is this Pacific-facing island called Siargao. Siargao Island is known by backpackers and tourists alike. It is also known for its fine white sand beaches that stretches out till the eye can see, and its massive waves perfect for surfing. Here is a simple yet help Siargao Island travel guide to help you plan out your trip!

Reasons Why Iceland Should be in Your Bucket List

Have you been planning to spend a holiday in Iceland? If yes, then we are sure that this blog post will be extremely beneficial to you with the best of the insight information to make your Iceland vacation trip exciting and super amazing. More often than not, when we visit some a country for the first time, the very first thing we do is to know about the major attractions and best things to do in that place. So, before […] Read More

How I Became Pinay Travelista

UPDATED | The best of my childhood memories were the summer vacation trips we had to the house that faces the sea where my mom grew up in. Mind you, we did not grow up travelling from one city or country to another. Our big family of nine made for a humble lifestyle. With our simple, and financially challenge family life, I did not know I was cut for the road and for adventures but fate has a funny way at […] Read More

5 Airport Restaurants By Michelin-Starred Chefs

There is no greater joy than visiting a new place and trying out the local cuisine. One of the only downsides to traveling though is enduring airports, and in particular airport restaurants – although there has been a significant shift in recent years. And if you’re leaving the Philippines on a long journey, there’s nothing like having a culinary treat or two waiting for you on the other side.

Supremo 4K WIFI Action Camera Review & Tutorial Video

Not all action cameras are born equal: some were made to stand out! A superior action camera equipped with advanced imaging technologies at a very affordable price is a steal anyone would want to get their hands on. Meet the new Supremo 4K WIFI Action Camera, its arrival brings with it an a new level of image quality and capabilities in the same compact design. A year ago I reviewed the Supremo 1 WIFI Action Camera, and also brought it […] Read More

Travel & Win a Free HongKong Trip for Four with Bonamine

Motion sickness is one that even the most seasoned traveller can suffer from. It can ruin the vacation vibe, and can turn an exciting trip to an agonizing one.  Vomiting, headaches, sweating, dizziness, and similar bouts caused by motion sickness can dampen, or even cancel travel plans.  It can strike while you are on a long road trip, on a plane or in a cruise when you least expected. But some of us grew up or have wise up to […] Read More

CIRCA 1850 | One of Cagayan de Oro’s Food Gems

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 […] Read More

Boy Zugba | Best Grilled Food Homegrown Resto in Cagayan De Oro

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 […] Read More

2018 Travel-Inspired Planner Giveaway!

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 […] Read More

Places To Visit In And Around Phuket

Places To Visit In And Around Phuket

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 […] Read More

AirSWIFT Now Has Commercial Flights To Batanes!

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.

Booking Affordable Accommodations in South East Asia with ZEN Rooms

Booking Affordable Accommodation in South East Asia with ZEN Rooms

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 […] Read More

How To Get To Boracay Island Guide

How To Get To Boracay Island Guide

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.

The Wings Transit Lounge | NAIA Airport Lounge

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 […] Read More

Getting Sick on the Road: Medgate – A doctor is just a phone call away

Medgate - A doctor is just a phone call away

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 […] Read More

The Pacifico Hotel at Cagayan de Oro City

The Pacifico Hotel at Cagayan de Oro City

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.