How to Get into Samal Island During the Pandemic

Travel in the Philippines has become almost nonexistent when the COVID-19 pandemic hit a year ago. Popular attractions closed down and foreign visitors were banned from the country. But now that restrictions have eased up, tourism in the Philippines is starting to get back up on its feet. We recently went to the beach and […]

Where Is the Coldest Place in the Philippines?

coldest place in the Philippines

When snow starts to get cold in the northern hemisphere, people head off some place where there’s perpetual sunshine. That’s what the Philippines is for — beaches, mountains, waterfalls and sunny weather year-round. Sometimes, though, the heat becomes too much to bear. And when this happens, people escape to places where the air is colder […]

7 Philippine Destinations to Visit in 2021

Philippine Destinations to Visit in 2016: Island Hopping in Samal

It’s another year, Philippine Travelers! A full year to explore the wonderful islands that is the Philippines. While I cannot claim to have seen every nook and cranny of my country, I do know where the great places are. So I’ve come up with 7 Philippine Destinations to Visit in 2021. Let’s keep our fingers […]

10 Must-Dos to Stay Safe in the Philippines

10 Must-Dos to Stay Safe in the Philippines

Safety is one of the most important considerations when traveling. It does not matter if you’re swashbuckling in the Amazon, beachcombing in the Philippines or cruising in the Caribbean – your safety must be your #1 priority. Along with your enjoyment, it is important that you stay safe in the Philippines or in any other […]

7 Tips for First Time Solo Female Travel

They say a woman’s bucket list must include solo travel. As daunting and scary as the idea seems, solo female travel can actually be a life-changing experience. Being on your lonesome can open your eyes to a different perspective but as always, it can also pose a few risks. Solo female travel is not something […]

Staying Healthy in the Philippines


You already have your airline tickets, hotel accommodations and tour packages all taken care of. Your swimwear and snorkel gear are already neatly packed in your fancy suitcase. Are you ready to fly to the Philippines? Not just yet! When traveling to the Philippines (or any tropical destination for that matter), there are essential things […]

Budget Travel in the Philippines

Banana Boat Ride in Boracay

Traveling to the Philippines is already cheap as it is. A holiday in the islands would probably be one of the cheapest you will ever experience. And we don’t mean cheap-tacky, we mean cheap-best value. In fact, Lonely Planet just named Palawan, Philippines as one of the top 10 best value destinations for 2014. Now […]

Boracay Hotel Accommodations

Recently named as the World’s Best Island Getaway by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Boracay is one of the most sought-after destinations in the Philippines. Every beach lover dreams of walking on its cool powder-fine sands and imbibe in the bohemian vibe the island exudes. Boracay’s beauty rivals that of more popular destinations in the world, […]

Anilao Batangas Philippines

A mere three-hour scenic drive from Metro Manila, Anilao Batangas is an extremely popular destination for beach lovers and divers looking for a weekend getaway. Its popularity lies mainly in its accessibility and the astounding abundance of marine life that thrive in the area. Anilao is a barangay (hamlet) in the municipality of Mabini on […]