Category: Southeast Asia

The Hip and Stylish Columbus Bags

The Hip and Stylish Columbus Bags

When I began traveling, I have learned to look for travel gears that satisfy my needs. I was no longer that conscious about the name of the brand, be it a gadget I use in documenting my travels or a dry bag where I put […]

Playa La Caleta: Bataan’s Up and Coming

Playa La Caleta: Bataan’s Up and Coming

The weather was threatening to cry before the weekend we visited Playa La Caleta in Bataan. But we were glad that the weather cooperated with us. After embarking on a more than three hour bus ride from Manila, we were greeted by clear skies and the […]

A Weekend Staycation at BSA Suites Makati

A Weekend Staycation at BSA Suites Makati

An urge to have a staycation before the onset of rainy season prompted me to book a room at BSA Suites Makati. It was not only near my work place, but more so it was nicely located near Makati’s CBD and shopping districts. The building’s […]

Endless Water Fun at Club Balai Isabel Aqua Park

Endless Water Fun at Club Balai Isabel Aqua Park

It seems that inflatable water parks are the craze lately. I first saw it on TV and it appeared to be super fun. Well, it not only seemed an enjoyable place to be, I think playing in a water park requires lots of energy and […]

Cabanatuan City’s Hapag Vicentico’s

Cabanatuan City’s Hapag Vicentico’s

I am a sucker for old houses. So when I learned of this charming Filipino restaurant from a friend who has been here before, I knew it won’t be long before I will be visiting it myself. The interiors have lots of old stuff After […]

Touring Around Cabanatuan City

Touring Around Cabanatuan City

Cabanatuan City is not really known as a tourism hub by many. It’s more popular as a city in one of the leading rice-producing provinces in the country. Located in Region 3 in Nueva Ecija, in an area called Gitnang Kapatagan or Central Plains in […]

A Laid-back Summering at Harvest Hotel

A Laid-back Summering at Harvest Hotel

Summer this year was so hot and humid that even the thought of going to the beach to cool down didn’t really entice me. But what is summer without at least one out of town escapade! I wanted a toned down travel. One over the […]

An Afternoon in Dumaguete

An Afternoon in Dumaguete

Whenever I mention to my friends about wanting to visit Dumaguete, I always get the same reaction, a wide bright smile followed by an eager ‘Maganda roon! Punta ka na!’ (It’s beautiful there, you’d better go!). I finally did this March after my 3-day Siquijor sojourn.My body […]

Conquering the Bewitching Siquijor

Conquering the Bewitching Siquijor

When I told some of my friends that I am going to explore Siquijor on my own, words like scary, witch and the like instantly came out of their mouths. These and a couple of occult warnings which could send chills up your spine if […]

Where to Stay in Siquijor:  Blue Wave Inn

Where to Stay in Siquijor: Blue Wave Inn

I originally planned a solo trip to Siquijor. Last year, I was able to score an uber cheap RT airfare for only 560 pesos. Siquijor has always been in my travel pipeline and I was glad to share my successful booking to a couple of […]