How to get to Banaue (Ifugao Rice Terraces) from Manila or Baguio by bus

Philippine Cordilleras has 5 terraces listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. Two are found in Banaue: Bangaan Rice Terraces and Batad Rice Terraces, both require some easy hiking to witness its magnificent paddy fields. Also in the list is Mayoyao Rice Terraces which is accessible and can be squeeze in the day tour because of its proximity from Banaue Terraces… Continue reading How to get to Banaue (Ifugao Rice Terraces) from Manila or Baguio by bus

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La Union Surfing | Riding baby waves

La Union, which is about 5 hours bus ride from Manila, is a surfer’s haven. This laid-back town is widely known as the closest surfing spot from Metro Manila. Almost anytime of the year you can happily catch the waves here. Peak Season is… Continue reading La Union Surfing | Riding baby waves

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2D1N Apo Island + Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Itinerary [Cebu–Dumaguete Weekend Travel]

This is how we spent our weekend away from the big city. The trip from Cebu to Dumaguete to reach Apo Island and Balinsasayao Twin Lakes was long but reconnecting with nature is such a refreshing experience. Sharing our 2D1N itinerary with some tips here. Continue reading 2D1N Apo Island + Balinsasayao Twin Lakes Itinerary [Cebu–Dumaguete Weekend Travel]

When in Dumaguete

One summer weekend, we decided to travel to Dumaguete as a gateway to Apo Island, a turtle (pawikan) marine sanctuary and a top diving spot, and to get to Balinsasayao Twin Lakes. Also, Dumaguete City is a wonderful destination for a foodies because there are lots of great restaurants, especially around their coastal boulevard. You won’t have any problems with the transportation because there are many tricycles available to take you from your doorstep to anywhere… Continue reading When in Dumaguete

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Just another weekend at Cebu South: Exploring Samboan, Ginatilan & Boljoon

I had been to different parts of the country, but I haven’t seen this part of our hometown yet. So to finally visit here turned out to be one of the best weekends! We had snorkeling fun near-shore in Samboan. Had a wonderful time in Aguinid Falls. Enjoyed dipping into the cold waters of Inambakan Waterfalls. Learned some history through Boljoon Church Museum and paid a quick visit inside their baroque church considered for UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading Just another weekend at Cebu South: Exploring Samboan, Ginatilan & Boljoon

Fun Things To Do in Coron | Best Island Hopping & Snorkeling Experience

There are just so many reasons that make Coron a fascinating destination. You will be charmed with Kayangan Lake‘s cleanliness and natural beauty and be awed by the poster-worthy scenes at Twin Lagoon. You will definitely have fun snorkeling or free diving or even scuba diving if you wish as there as many spots with great corals teeming with colorful fishes and… Continue reading Fun Things To Do in Coron | Best Island Hopping & Snorkeling Experience

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Ilocos Backpacking: Top Places To Visit in Pagudpud, Laoag & Paoay

A better way to learn more about our country’s culture and history is to travel to Northern Luzon in a shoestring budget and experience the local life. Take delight in riding the kalesa in Vigan and marvel at its old world charm. More history awaits in Laoag and there’s fun and excitement at the sand dunes of Paoay and a relaxing treat of serene white beaches and lovely blue skies in Pagudpud. Continue reading Ilocos Backpacking: Top Places To Visit in Pagudpud, Laoag & Paoay