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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Majestic Fortune Island with Travel Factor

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 […]

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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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An Ilocos Photo Diary

My colleagues turned friends decided to turn our three-day weekend into a trip to Paolo’s, one of my friends, hometown of Ilocos. We rode a 12-hour bus to Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte and was picked up by Paolo’s dad to visit their home in Ilocos Sur before we went back to Manila. Here are some of […]

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