Baguio is best known as the summer capital of the Philippines, and it continues to be one of the most favorite destinations of every Filipino traveler because of its cool, chilly weather all year round. On my fourth trip to Baguio, I stumbled upon a relatively new and inexpensive hotel that still reflects the traditional … Continue reading G1 Lodge: Modernizing Cordilleran Architecture at the Heart of Baguio
Retro takes on a hip and funky twist in this one-of-a-kind boutique hotel in the incredibly idyllic surf town of La Union. Very aptly named, this artsy boutique hotel in Elyu is quite possibly the coolest hotel in this otherwise laidback summer destination in the North. A standout and a looker, the Funky Quarters is … Continue reading Funky Quarters: The Hippest Boutique Hotel in La Union!
I’ve sailed with many fancy cruise ships—that spoiled me with luxury, service and unmatched comfort—all over the world. But nothing really comes close to the rawness and one-of-a-kind encounters that I’ve experienced on board the much smaller and more intimate liveaboards like Discovery Fleet. Now obviously we can’t compare luxury cruises and liveaboards because they … Continue reading Nature Escape – Visayas: Exploring Oslob, Apo Island and Cabilao @DiscoveryFleet
On all my trips across Japan, I’ve always wanted to stay in one of those tiny yet cool looking capsule hostels that you see all over Tokyo. You know, those small pod-like sleeping spaces that are just big enough to fit a single bed and a couple of your belongings. Luckily, after our family vacation … Continue reading Unplan Shinjuku: My First Capsule Hostel Experience in Japan
Set in a lusciously green landscape in the rising business district of Clark, Pampanga, the Midori Hotel & Casino is one of the newest and biggest 5-star luxury hotel-casinos in the city. It is located just 5-minutes away from Clark International airport, which caters to both domestic and international flights, and about 1.5 hours from … Continue reading Midori Hotel: Zen Living in a 5-star Luxury Hotel in Clark
This is a true story. I’m sharing this recommendation to help those creators desperate to recover data from their failed hard drive. All hell broke loose last October when my precious SSD (Solid State Drives) decided to die on me out of nowhere. I was in the middle of editing a very important video for … Continue reading Hard Drive Recovery: Ontrack is Your Best Bet for Data Recovery!
Located in Lio’s master-planned sustainable estate in El Nido, Palawan, Huni Lio is Ayala Land’s newest eco-friendly resort in this side of town. Recently opened this July 2019, Huni Lio is a chic, 50-room, two-story boutique resort located inside the vast 325-hectare Lio Estates. The first Huni Resort opened in Sicogon Island in Iloilo last … Continue reading HUNI LIO: Fall in Love with Huni Resort in Lio, Palawan
Tucked away in a quiet beach just outside the busy town of El Nido is a small family-owned resort that offers the perfect escape to a tranquil getaway in the island—intimate yet accessible with an awesome view to match and, quite possibly, the best and only swimmable beach in this side of town. Maremegmeg Beach … Continue reading Maremegmeg Beach Club: The Chillest Beach Resort in El Nido, Palawan!
I found myself on American soil, enjoying the very best that the island life has to offer, and it only took me a 3-hour flight from Manila. That’s faster than learning how to say “Hafa Adai,” which means “Hello” in Chamorro, the native language of Guam, by the way. So, what’s there to do in … Continue reading What to do in Guam? Pilgrimage, Shopping and Sightseeing!
The Crowne Plaza is a global brand and chain of business hotels managed by the IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) which includes its more famous sister brand, the Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts. Much like the one in the Philippines, they cater mostly to business travelers and operate in almost every major city in the world. Their hotels are … Continue reading The Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria — What to Expect?