5 Fun New Things to Do in Davao City

Davao City has become a very fun place to be in recent years. Aside from at least three additional malls, the city has become home to plenty of exciting places both tourists and locals can enjoy.

May in the Philippines

The month of May is one of the merriest in the Philippines. Almost every weekend (if not every day), there is a festival or town fiesta held somewhere in the country. May is also the month of flowers all over the islands; Flores de Mayo, a popular religious activity involves the offering of flowers to […]

April in the Philippines

© Alexander Shalamov on Dreamstime April in the Philippines is peak travel season and as to be expected, it’s going to get a little crowded. While the ice is still starting to thaw in some countries in the western world, summer is in full blast in the tropics. This alone provides the perfect excuse to […]

Davao City Coffee Shops

Davao City Coffee Shops

Davao City has always been a place for coffee lovers. Long before the giants Starbucks and Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf entered the scene, Davaoenos have been enjoying the joys of aromatic gourmet coffee in homegrown cafes that dot the city. I am a coffee lover, so much so that I cannot survive a day […]

5 Scariest Places in the Philippines

The Diplomat Hotel

  Halloween does not really exist in the Philippines but thanks to effective media, Filipinos have come to love this sinister-themed pre-Christmas occasion. It has become an adopted part of modern Filipino culture. More and more people, especially children, dress up and go trick-or-treating on the last night of October. Malls have taken to displaying […]

Lake Sebu Seven Falls Adventure

A lot of people are now plucking up the courage to travel to one of the world’s most notorious destinations: Mindanao. Why? Some come out of curiosity but most seek the thrills offered by the island’s treasured attractions. Take the Lake Sebu Seven Falls as an example. This popular attraction is well-hidden in the highlands […]

7 Things That Define SarBay Fest

I just endured a very exhausting yet thoroughly enjoyable road trip south. It was exhausting because we had to be on the road for at least six hours and enjoyable because we got to experience the Biggest Beach Party in Mindanao! We traveled south  for the sheer pleasure of witnessing the goings-on at the Sarangani […]

Monastery of the Transfiguration in Bukidnon

Monastery of the Transfigiration

The stifling heat of the summer sun has been a detriment to fun travels these past couple of weeks. So when the chance to head someplace cooler presented itself, we hopped on the back of my uncle’s pickup truck and went off to Bukidnon. Our ultimate destination was to be the Monastery of Transfiguration. As […]