There is so much to see in Kota Kinabalu (abbr. as KK) aside from climbing the highest mountain in Southeast Asia. During our 2013 trip, we familiarized the small city by walking 6km from the airport to Gaya Centre Hotel where we … Continue reading Backpacking Kota Kinabalu
We traveled by car from Cebu City to Liloan Port, Santander. From there we took a banca ride to Sibulan Port then rode a jeepney to Dumaguete. In the afternoon we went to the Twin Lakes and spent a night in a Dumaguete hostel, then early morning the next day we went to Zamboangita wharf and took the 30-min boat ride to Apo Island. The water is calm during summer, but most of the time it is going to be a rough ride. There is nothing to worry though as boat incidents are rare; it is just a 30 minute ride from … Continue reading APO ISLAND & TWIN LAKES (Cebu – Dumaguete) Itinerary and Notes
Dumaguete City is attractive to foreign retirees because of the low cost of living and also the slow pace of life. We noticed many of them down the boulevard enjoying a chat with their friends. It’s a smoke-free city. Also, it is a great place to visit for a food trip because there are lots of great restaurants, especially around their boulevard which is located near the coastline. You won’t have any problems with the transportation because there are many tricycles available to take you from your doorstep to anywhere around the city for a minimum of P7.50/P8.00. To go to … Continue reading When in Dumaguete
Balinsasayao Twin Lakes is located in Sibulan, Negros, just about 20-30 minute jeepney ride from Dumaguete City and another 40 min habal-habal (motorcycle) ride from the highway to the lakes. It is a truly enchanting place, not only because of its lovely … Continue reading Our Story: Enchanting Twin Lakes (Balinsasayao, Sibulan)
Samboan: Snorkeling fun by the shore and a refreshing shower in Aguinid Falls. Ginatilan: Dipping into the cold waters of Inambakan Waterfall.
Boljoon: Learning some history in their museum and peeking inside a UNESCO World Heritage church. Continue reading CEBU SOUTH: Samboan, Ginatilan & Boljoon by bus
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 Norte | tourist spots to visit in Vigan, Laoag, Pagudpud and La Union
Fall in love with Vigan’s old-world charm by walking through Calle Crisologo's cobbled streets with the sight of vintage houses and kalesas setting a quaint atmosphere of the Spanish colonial period. Continue reading VIGAN: Heritage Town | our tricycle tour