Discover Scuba Diving

It was a sunny day and the weather was perfect for an outdoor activity. Mactan Island is only 30 minutes away (if without traffic) from Cebu City. It is famous for its crystal clear waters, beaches and water sports. Swimming, banana boat ride, parasailing, snorkeling, sunset tour, yacht cruising and scuba diving are some of…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Heritage

  It was late afternoon when I was dragging my lazy self to the gym for my 4 times a week workout. The city streets as usual, were packed, noisy and dusty during that time of day. Public and private vehicles tried to get through congested streets as people rushed to get rides from its…

Apo Island Sea Turtles Adventure

It’s summer! I couldn’t be more excited than to travel and enjoy the sun. The Philippines being composed of 7500 islands (updated), I have plenty of options where I want myself tanned. Apo Island highlighted my curiosity when I  learned that the island is inhabited by sea turtles.  Yes, sea turtles and you can swim…

Dubai Dessert Safari

Like any other little girl, I believed in genies, magic and the stories of the seven seas. One of my favorite books was the ” One thousand and One Nights”. The book was full of magic, that it made me promise myself that one day, I will travel the deserts of the Middle East to…

The Gieshas and Maikos of Kyoto

She painted her face full white, put on some red lipstick, black and red accents on her eyes and eyebrows. Her hair was arranged to the most sophisticated Shimada hairstyle with a beautiful ornamented hair comb, a simple wig and hairpins. A beautiful black with red prints silk kimono was her choice for the night….

Traveler of the Day: Edel John

There are three reasons why I travel. First is to escape from reality. I just wanna see the beauty of nature. Not thinking of anything stressful, away from city life, skyscrapers and pollution. Second is to indulge with other cultures. Philippines is a country but has different cultures. I wanted to interact with other people…

Siquijor: Around the Mystic Island of the Philippines

Siquijor is a small island with so much to offer, from beautiful beaches to century old churches. It’s a place where you can enjoy tranquility and have a glimpse of its history. We had a chance to see some of the tourist destinations in Siquijor. Our driver Kuya Danny was very kind to show us…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflecting

Reflecting ( Photo not mine ) One day, as I was watching an anime series “ Haikyu “, ( I was enjoying it a lot since it was about my favorite sport, volleyball ) in the middle of the episode, suddenly, I have thought about something weird. I don’t know what came to me, my…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Danger!

via Photo Challenge: Danger! I had one of the most memorable trips this year. Last March, I went to Buscalan in Kalinga. It is one of the places that composed the Philippines Mountain Province. It was a 15-16 hours drive from the capital city, Manila. The purpose of our overwhelming trip was to meet one…

Travelers of the Day: Micheal and Emily

Road trips… Backpacking adventures… Random travels… Whatever… Wherever…. as long as we are together. We Love What We Are Doing! Seven years and counting! Our relationship goals not only made us closer and love each other but, we were able to explore our beautiful country in a shoestring budget. We are an ordinary couple in…

Backpacking Kyoto, Japan 3D – 4N Itinerary

Kyoto was the capital of ancient Japan for more than one thousand years and presently remained as the Capital of Kyoto Prefecture in the Kansai region. It is a known place to experience the old Japanese traditions which are shrouding around the atmosphere of the old city. A thousand-year old culture, beautiful Zen temples, gardens, shrines,…