Boracay island has been consistently appearing in the lists of "World's Most Beautiful Islands", from CNN Traveler to Tripadvisor. And why not? From the powdery white sands of the 4 kilometer White Beach (one of the many beaches around the island) and waters so clear you can see the fish swimming around your feet even … Continue reading Boracay in 2018: has paradise been regained?
I was already in the south of France for my nephew's christening in Toulouse, so I decided to take the opportunity to get myself to the Atlantic Coast for much needed surf. I was deciding between Biarritz and Hossegor (where I went last year to watch a WSL Pro competition), but due to lack of … Continue reading My Active, Cultural, and Gastronomic Experience in San Sebastian
We spent the last day of our trip at one of the Maldivian island resorts. I chose a resort close to Malé so that we did not need to travel far and maximize our last day in the Maldives. At first we were little disappointed that the resort told us the boat would only take … Continue reading Hotel Limelight: Centara Ras Fushi Resort and Spa
I admit we were a little bit biased for this guide to Thulusdhoo simply because we did not enjoy it as much as Dhangethi. It wasn't as much fun as our first Maldivian local island. Nevertheless, it was still a fun and relaxing trip despite the bad weather and not being able to go to surf. … Continue reading A Guide to Thulusdhoo in the Maldives
Like the Philippines, the Republic of the Maldives is an archipelago composed of 26 atolls and 1,192 islands. Some of the islands are owned by resorts, other are inhabited by locals, and a few are uninhabited. We went on a two-part holiday in this archipelago (flying to Sri Lanka in between) and went diving on … Continue reading A Guide to Dhangethi in the Maldives
I had always wanted to visit Fortune Island and see the famous Grecian pillars that overlook the sea. When Travel Factor announced a trip to the island, I immediately signed-up for it. We met early morning in Ortigas and took a van to Nasugbu, Batangas the kick-off point for the island. We arrived in less … Continue reading Majestic Fortune Island with Travel Factor
Yet another summer and beach post. I spent an entire day with my former colleagues in KPMG Makati at San Juan, Laiya Batangas for a day of swimming, games, sunbathing, and chillaxing. It was definitely a good way to spend one sunny summer afternoon. I was happy to have spent the afternoon with the people … Continue reading A Laiya, Batangas Photo Diary