A Guide to Dhangethi 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

Experience: Lunch at Sofitel Manila

To celebrate Father's Day and the last few days in Manila, we decided to have lunch at Sofitel Manila. While this place is famous for its buffet spread, my family has always found that we do not eat as much in buffets. So, we had ala carte servings instead at Le Bar.Β Since this place is … Continue reading Experience: Lunch at Sofitel Manila

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 … Continue reading Majestic Fortune Island with Travel Factor

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 … Continue reading An Ilocos Photo Diary