I Love Laos! Southeast Asia's Gentle Jewel

Welcome to Laos! The first day in a new country can be pretty rough.  You instantly go from being competent – understanding the money, knowing how to say “hello” and “thank you,” to being a complete idiot.  My first day in Laos was…
Apo Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Apo Island (Part 1)

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Colorful corals tower up to give shelter to variety of fishes. There seems to be a busy metropolitan of sea creatures down there.
Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

Snorkeling is Fun in Balicasag Island

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It’s getting hotter and hotter in the Philippines because summer is already here. One of the popular activities during summer is snorkeling since our country has been blessed with a teeming underwater world. For this week’s post, I’ll…
Snorkelling is Fun in Siquijor

Snorkeling is Fun in Siquijor

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I’m no scuba diver. I’m not a good swimmer either, but I love to explore the sea with all its living creatures underneath. Yes, I am also a selacophobic, but it didn’t stop me from discovering the undersea world. Since, I’m still saving…
Monk at Angkor Wat

Angkor Wat: The Ruin that will Spoil You

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My father recently asked me which of my trips was the best.  I whined that it was an unfair question and refused to answer.  My favorite trip is the last one.  And the next one.  But there are a handful of experiences that rise to the top…
Veraneante Resort

Veraneante Resort: A Bohol hidden paradise

Relax yourself with serenity in this hidden paradise; Veraneante Resort is located in the flourishing island of Panglao, Bohol. This inland resort was inaugurated in September 2012 and since then it has been a hotspot for local and foreign tourists…
Hong Kong

Hong Kong: Plan, Prepare, and Prepare some more

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It was a long-time dream of mine to travel outside of the country. And just last December, I had my dream come true; I got myself a round trip ticket to “Asia’s World City” - Hong Kong. It all started with a spur of the moment invitation…

PUERTO PRINCESA -- A Paradise on Earth

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Puerto Princesa is a tropical haven located at the southwestern part of the Philippine archipelago. It stands firm and proud with its lush greenery and teeming wildlife and marine life- thus the name “the City in a Forest.” Considered…
a mputhful

How to travel without leaving the comfort of your home

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I've been wanting to test my new underwater camera setup for quite some time now, but it's been taken over by other things  since I bought it last June. Meanwhile I have a dive trip to Dumaguete later this month and it would be a pity not…

Temple Run: 5 Tips to Make Your Temple Adventure in Bangkok a Success

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It seemed easy enough getting out and about in Bangkok to visit the temples. Armed with a map and a lot of enthusiasm I decided to do the Bangkok Temple Run on my own and not rely on a planned tour: after all, I am an adventure (read stubborn)…