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Here’s How to Travel via Ro/Ro in the Visayas Like a Local

I hope this article helps to correct many sites that I’ve done my research on how to commute between the islands of Panay, Negros and Cebu. For my solo trip from Guimaras-Iloilo-Bacolod-Cebu I consulted many websites on which way was the cheapest and the fastest. There were some sites that had some erroneous or not […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Visit Tacloban and Leyte

Haiyan may have been the strongest typhoon to make a landfall in Tacloban or the whole of Leyte for that matter. Thousands of lives may have perished and millions in pesos worth of destruction in a matter of few hours. But a few years after that dreadful morning of November 8, 2013, most of the […]

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Tacloban City : Stronger Than Any Storm

Tacloban Leyte is located in the north-eastern part of the island-province of Leyte in Eastern Visayas in the Philippines. It lies in the Cancabato Bay and faces the Samar island. It is because of this strategic location that it became the commercial hub, educational hub, and political hub of Region 8. This capital city is home […]

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Your 4 Day Boracay Itinerary and Travel Guide

One of the 7000 islands in the Philippines that have consistently made it to the list of the world’s top beaches is Boracay. Located in the tip most part of Panay island in the Visayas region, its world-class white powdery sand, its sapphire-hue waters, its many romantic paraws, its postcard worthy shoreline awaits every beach […]

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A Tale of Two Caves: Surviving Lumiang and Sumaging Cave Connection

No travel to Sagada, Philippines is ever complete without conquering Lumiang cave and the iconic Sumaging cave. This adrenalin-packed cave connection adventure is highly recommended to be done on your very first day or arrival as a way of welcoming yourself to this idyllic town of lemony desserts. I tackled the cave connection adventure that […]

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A Piece of Bliss That is Sagada

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Trekking Banaue Rice Terraces

Banaue Rice Terraces is considered as the 8th Wonder of the World.  Located in the Ifugao province, in the Cordillera region in northern Philippines, these man made wonders were hand-carved from the mountains by Ifugao tribesmen 2000 years ago. The terraces are situated at an average of 1500 meters (4800 feet) above sea level, they cover […]

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Baguio Sagada Banaue Travel Guide

Planning for backpacking trip to the cooler climate of the mountains in northern Philippines? Here’s a travel guide cum itinerary that help you get started on pinning down the cost and details. The Baguio-Sagada-Banaue route is perfect for adventure travel style.  Prepare yourself, physically that is, for all the adrenaline-packed activities that awaits you in the mountains […]

Foodtripping Northern Luzon

Foodtripping Northern Luzon

  What do travellers usually do upon reaching a new unfamiliar destination? Ask a local about the best places to eat and what to eat! From my previous article, A Backpackers Guide to North Luzon, I made sure to savour the real taste of Ilocos region. I’ve heard all about them and how they are […]

Backpacking North Luzon

Tips and Cost on Backpacking North Luzon

  Backpacking  North Luzon from Manila is a piece of cake. Everyone who’s keen on communing with nature or a certified beach bum can do it. It is even very safe for a solo backpacker. Even a beginner. Even a third grader. Okay I’m exaggerating. But it is really breezy. If you need some handy tips […]