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 […]

New Discovery: geePods Buda

geePods semi-outdoor area and stairs leading up to the rooms.

We were on our way back to Davao from Reel Place (see previous post) when we felt the need for another cup of coffee. I initially wanted to check out Tree House Coffee + Rooms but I was intrigued by another cafe by the roadside. And boy was I glad I made Jun pull over […]

How Much Does Airfare to the Philippines Cost?

Airfare to the Philippines can be quite costly. But because of the country’s geographical location, air travel is the best way to reach it. So how much does airfare to the Philippines cost? On average, airfare to the Philippines costs around $1000US. It may cost a lot more if you’re traveling during peak season. The […]

Cars For Rent in The Philippines

Going on a road trip across the Philippine islands sounds like an exciting yet daunting idea. The varied terrains of this tropical destination make for an amazing adventure but the geographic makeup of the islands can also pose a challenge.  There are quite a few overland tours available to take you across the main islands […]

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 the snow starts to fall in the northern hemisphere, people head off to someplace 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 2022

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 2022. 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 Solo female travel […]