Boracay in 2018: has paradise been regained?

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 […]

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Hotel Limelight: Boracay Tropics Resort

Boracay Tropics Resort

One of the guidelines that the created Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force set for the island’s rehabilitation is that every tourist should have already booked a DOT Accredited hotel or resort to help regulate tourist arrivals in the island. As of posting, there are now 316 hotels and a total of 11,612 rooms available for booking. […]

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How I Roll Solo in Baler

One of my favorite go-to places for a solo trip is Baler in Aurora, located 267 km away from Manila.  It’s easy to go there, I know my way around, and the people are ever so nice that I consider them family.  Here’s how a Saturday-Sunday weekend trip  in Baler looks like for me. Genesis […]

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A Mövenpick Mactan Experience

We celebrated my Dad’s 57th birthday at the Mövenpick Hotel in Mactan Island. The resort was selling rooms for discounted prices for locals and it was the perfect opportunity to be able to experience this Swiss-owned resort and hotel chain which was previously under the Hilton chain. Location The resort-hotel is located in Punta Engaño […]

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A Laiya, Batangas Photo Diary

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 […]

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Danasan Adventure

  My friend Kat, her sister Lia, and I decided to take a break from our hectic work and student’s (in the case of Lia) lives and enjoy an entire day full of adventures at Danasan Eco Park. Located 58 km and 2.5 hours from Cebu City, the park is a 133-hectare outdoor adventure park […]

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