Golden Bontoc

Truly one of the most amazing yet underrated places in the Philippines, Bontoc has been overshadowed by its neighbors Sagada and Banaue. It is a second class municipality and capital of the Mountain Province. Hidden on its mountains are thousands of years old rice terraces that are known to few. But more than all of…

Iloilo Sojourn

“Time is priceless,  but it’s free. You can’t own it, you can use it. You can spend it but you can’t keep it. Once you’ve lost it, you can never get it back” – Audrey Niffenegger,  The Time Traveller’s Wife. This is Iloilo, the colorful, vibrant and progressive city the way I’ve always known the…

Jomalig Chillin’

Back from months of hiatus, let me share with you my sojourn in the beautiful island where everything is gold, the sand, the sunset and most importantly the hearts of the people. Situated on the easternmost side of Luzon lies the island municipality of Jomalig. It is indeed so far that you have to endure…

From Manila with love

Its been a while since I wrote a blog about my travels. My work has been a little possessive of me and I think I need a breather lol. This new blog will be about my first love, Manila. I can still remember the day when my sister toured me around the city maybe when…

Siquijor, Majestic Island of fire

Part 2 of Cebu-Dumaguete-Siquijor Trip On our 4th day of travelling across the Visayan islands, we embarked on our journey to the majestic island of fire, Siquijor. The name of the island has changed a few times through history . The island’s native name used to be ´Katagusan´, from tugas, the molave trees that cover…

Cebu-Dumaguete-Siquijor 2015

Cebu-Dumaguete-Siquijor Travel Guide 2015 Part I Cebu tour Last November 30, 2015 I celebrated my 26th birthday and I asked my college friends to join me on a 5-day journey across Cebu-Dumaguete and Siquijor. Going to Cebu is not new to me and in fact Cebu has a very special place in my heart since…