Stays at Jack’s in the Sky BUDA

Jack's in the Sky Buda

Birthdays always make for a good excuse to stop and do something nice for one’s self. A few months ago, we visited Jack’s in the Sky for a quick cup of coffee. We were so enamored by the place that we vowed to come back for an overnight stay. I turn thirty-something this month and […]

The Serenity of Lake Apo

Lake Apo

Lakes have always fascinated me. I think it’s the water’s mysterious character that pulls me in — how you could not really tell how deep it is and what lies underneath. How the surface that perfectly mirrors the sky is quite enchanting too. The only other lake I have seen was Lake Sebu in South […]

Palpitate Coffee Davao

palpitate coffee davao

Coffee shops have been opening left, right, and center around Davao City and I am all for it. My friends from Adie’s old school recommended this coffee shop that not only looked chic but also had good reviews online. And the name was catchy, too! I finally had the chance to check out Palpitate Coffee […]

Revisiting Reel Place in Bukidnon

Reel Place Bukidnon's park entrance with rainbow letters and a decorative bicycle.

Habagat season has officially commenced in the Philippines. This means excruciating heat in the daytime and torrential rains at night. So here we are dreaming of going out but can only revisit photos of our last road trip. Our farthest stop was at Reel Place in Lorega, Bukidnon before we turned back to Davao City. […]

Unique Dining at Payag ni Enards

Payag ni Enards signage

Most of us have had meals by the beach, in the mountains, and even among trees. But I must say that dining in the middle of a rice field is a unique experience that I would want to repeat, soon if possible.

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 […]