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?
Tucked away in the heart of Makati’s Central Business District, The Alpha Suites is possibly one of the most overlooked if not the best luxury serviced apartment in the city. Offering a wide range of stylish, well-equipped suites that are more spacious and up-to-date than those of other neighboring luxury hotels, The Alpha Suites is … Continue reading The Alpha Suites Makati: An Awesomely Stylish Serviced Apartment Towering over Makati!
Even before its rehabilitation, Boracay has always been my favorite island in the Philippines. I’ve been to this pristine island six times already but I just keep on coming back. Apart from being the perfect beach getaway because of its breathtaking beach and crystal clear waters, this small island also has practically everything I need—from … Continue reading The District! The Best Boutique Hotel in Boracay
The Masungi Georeserve is a vast conservation area located in the eastern part of Luzon, in the foothills of the Sierra Madre mountain range in Baras, Rizal. It is a privately-led organization and scenic trail that goes through one of the most pristine landscapes and protected areas in the country. Which grew in popularity a … Continue reading Silayan Dining Room: A unique dining experience inside the Masungi Geo Reserve.
It is a known fact that the Philippines is blessed with beautiful islands, gorgeous beaches and breathtaking landscapes that are perfect if you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. But the problems is, many of these locations are either too far from the metro or too expensive to travel … Continue reading The Private Camp in Daraitan – A Quick Escape from Manila
Ortigas center is probably one of the most underrated mini-cities in Metro Manila when it comes to world-class hotels and bars, especially when compared to BGC and Makati. But scratch beneath the surface and you’ll find that Ortigas also offers class-leading shopping malls, restaurants, and bars. But you know what else is underrated? The 5-star … Continue reading Marco Polo Ortigas Staycation: A Class Above the Rest! (Photo Essay)
In the Philippines, when people talk about “Siquijor” they instinctively associate it with witchcraft, magic, folklore and mythical beings. You see, most Filipinos grew up hearing frightening stories about this supposedly scary island and how it is home to many age-old tales of kulam, aswang and the infamous Balete tree. Which may all be true … Continue reading Enchanting Siquijor: A scarily beautiful piece of Paradise!
Welcome to Apsaras Tribe, possibly the newest and most modern looking resort in an island full of Filipino and Balinese inspired resorts and hostels. This brand new surfer-hub inspired resort is conveniently located just 10 minutes away from Cloud 9 and is located right beside tourism road in General Luna. Surrounded by nothing but hectares … Continue reading Apsaras Tribe: The First International Surfer-Hub Resort in Siargao!
About 85% of Filipinos are Christians and the Philippines is considered to be the 6th largest Christian country in the world. Which is why it only makes sense that a lot of Filipinos dreams of visiting the land of the Bible. To some, traveling to the holy land is considered to be the final step … Continue reading Holy Land Pilgrimage: Following the Footsteps of Jesus (Photo Essay)