Category: Travel

Daranak Falls, a Hidden Paradise East of Manila

Daranak Falls is one of the nearest waterfalls from Metro Manila, which makes it a quick, convenient, and relaxing getaway for Metro Manila residents. You can get to this paradise roughly 2 hours by car driving east from the metro, and the cool ...

Inside: Aruga by Rockwell Serviced Apartments

A friend of mine recently threw a birthday party at one of the 2 bedroom suites at Aruga by Rockwell luxury serviced apartments/hotel in Rockwell Center, Makati City, and I was one of the few who arrived early to help with the preparations. Since we ...

Tagaytay City Road Trip

Tagaytay City is such a breath of fresh air and is a haven for nature lovers wishing to just relax, take refuge, and take a breath of the cool and crisp mountainous air backed by a spectacular view of Taal volcano, the world's smallest active ...

Wakeboard all you can at Republic Wakepark

Happy New Year! It was the first day of 2016 when my friends and I headed over to the scenic and crisp Tagaytay City for a whole day of road trip and adventure (see my Tagaytay road trip blog post here). We chanced upon Nuvali in Calamba, Laguna ...

Christmas. More Fun in the Philippines!

There has always been a saying that Christmas is always more fun in the Philippines than any other country in the world. I agree. Definitely. In some cases, even people from around the globe would miss Christmas celebrations in the Philippines more ...

Come back to Paradise this 2016!

Call on your foreign family and friends to visit the Philippines again - this time on us, provided for by the Philippine Department of Tourism (DOT)! The DOT is giving away three lucky winners a trip for two, including round trip international ...

Before You Leave: Your Ultimate Japan Trip Checklist

Ready to go on your much awaited ultimate Japan trip? Hang on! Japan is a truly exciting place to take a trip in, but there are few important things to tick off your checklist before you leave to ensure that you enjoy and maximize your Japan trip. ...

My Seven-Day, Culture-Packed Japan Travel Chronicle

My trip to Japan this year has been an incredible experience. My posts on my personal Facebook page has gotten a lot of attention, with many of my friends asking how I managed to discover and experience the unique culture of Tokyo, Kyoto, and Osaka ...

I Visited Niagara Falls, Washington DC, & Philly in 3 days for P6,000 ($132)

Last June I visited my mom who lives in the beautiful San Francisco bay area, and since I had lots of time to spare and lots of unused and constantly devaluing Delta miles, I decided to redeem my miles for a free round trip flight, pack up, and head ...

Renewing Your Philippine Passport in Layman’s Term

Renewing your expired Philippine passport can be quite a headache, and considering the fact that personal appearance is strictly required during the process, you would not want to miss out on any required documents/money that will oblige you to make ...

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