Category: PHILIPPINES

Backpacking Cebu-Leyte in 4 Days and 4 Nights

It was an ordinary day when we booked our Cebu-Leyte flight almost a year ago. We’ve always been a fan of promo fares and so when we saw that the ticket from Manila to Cebu is only Php 384, we immediately booked it though we didn’t see a…

Davao, Philippines | Weekend in Samal Island + Davao City

Sooo after about 24 years and 9 months of my life, I finally did get myself in Mindanao! When I was a kid, I’ve always thought going there is dangerous and impossible but thanks to Facebook, travel blogs and to President Duterte, the late mayor of…

A Travel Guide to Batanes, Philippines

Batanes is the ultimate dream place of Filipinos. Most, if not all, once dreamt of having to set foot on the beautiful islands of Batanes. Even for foreigners, Batanes had always been one of the popular destinations in the Philippines. So if you happen to be on this…

Batanes, Philippines | North Batan Island Tour

Batan Island, though considered only as the second largest island of Batanes next to Itbayat Island, is considered as the main island of the most beautiful group of islands I’ve been to yet in my motherland. The provincial capital of Basco resides in this approximately 20-km…

Batanes, Philippines | South Batan Island Tour

Batan Island, though considered only as the second largest island of Batanes next to Itbayat Island, is considered as the main island of the most beautiful group of islands I’ve been to yet in my motherland. The provincial capital of Basco resides in this approximately 20-km…

Batanes, Philippines | Sabtang Island Tour

Sabtang Island is the third largest island in Batanes inhabited by the local Ivatans. With a total of 6 barangays, its population only plays around 1,621 as of 2015 making it a zero-crime community.

Pangasinan, Philippines | Weekend in Bolinao

Everybody needs a little time away. Sometimes, life just gets so damn busy that I just want to be away for at least a day or two. So two weeks ago, we went for another roadtrip to the North. Running 100kph at most, it took us…

Ilocos Sur, Philippines | Hotel Veneto de Vigan

We spent the first day of our recent Ilocos Trip in Vigan. We stayed in one of the notable hotels in the heritage city, Hotel Veneto de Vigan. It’s just a 5 minutes tricycle ride or a 15 minutes walk from Partas Bus Terminal.