Off to Western Visayas in 5 Days!

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On what has become an annual tradition with my favorite crazy group of friends, this year we embarked on this Western Visayas trip with a seemingly impossible itinerary: Siquijor, Apo Island, Bacolod, Lakawon, Iloilo, and Islas de Gigantes¬†all in 5 days. For those unfamiliar with Philippine geography, that’s a total travel distance of over 800 […]

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Off to El Nido or Coron?

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During our lovely visit to Coron last month, I really couldn’t help but compare the island with its famously known sister, El Nido! To several aspects, these two Palawan hotspots obviously do have their similarities — popular destinations with pretty island hopping opportunities and various other island life trimmings. But if you are on the […]

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Off to Coron’s 5 Best Highlights

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Funny how I just realized that I’ve actually been going on trips every January since 2015 (aka since I got a job & started earning for myself). And each time, it’s been a nature-loving trip that somehow incorporated an intense uphill climb. This made me realize that (1) I live for basking in nature and […]

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Off to the Bojo River in Aloguinsan, Cebu

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It’s become a tradition during the Holy Week holidays for my brother and I to return back to our home in Cebu. Though I have been coming home more frequently this year, every time still feels like I’m on a vacation. But I was extra pumped for this visit because it would include a road […]

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Off to Mount Pulag!

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To kick off the year with a bang,¬†I decided to take advantage of the cool January weather and finally tick off a long-time entry on my local destinations bucket list: trek up the majestic Mount Pulag!   The Mountain Mount Pulag stands tall at 2,922 meters (or 9,587 feet) above sea level. It’s popular for […]

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