August 11, 2018
Siargao Travel Guide 2017

SIARGAO TRAVEL GUIDE 2018 | 33 Things to Do on Siargao Island

EDIT (September 2018): Here is your most updated Siargao travel guide! Listed down 33 things to do in Siargao. Nothing is a must. 😉 I came back to Siargao last February 2017 (my fourth visit), this time around with Tobias (in case you’re new here, Tobias is my beloved giant 😀 ). We did a lot of new things on the island. And Siargao, as a tourist destination, has rebranded itself. Six years ago, Siargao Island had this laidback and backpacker feel. Most of its shores were covered with towering coconut trees. Now, fancy hotels eat up a good amount of […]
February 1, 2018
Yogyakarta Travel Guide Borobudur Temple

YOGYAKARTA TRAVEL GUIDE 2018 | Things to Do in Yogyakarta 2018

YOGYAKARTA TRAVEL GUIDE 2018 | Things to Do in Yogyakarta | All right, let me start this with a little narrative that requires your five-minute attention span. If you can’t stomach a little storytelling, you can simply skip the first part and proceed to the next where the usuals—ranging from how to get to Yogyakarta and what to do in Yogyakarta—are answered. PART 1: YOGYAKARTA TRAVEL GUIDE 2018 | A Lesson on Pronunciation and Our Earthliness Our story started with a lesson on pronunciation and holiday traffic: first, it is Jogja or Jogjakarta for the locals—a little trick in replacing the […]
December 10, 2017

Camotes Island Travel Guide 2018 | Things to Do in Camotes

CAMOTES ISLAND TRAVEL GUIDE | Camotes Island is a less known island destination in northern CeThese past few months, I was alienated from mountains because of stupefying vertigo attacks—a migraine aftermath, I hope, and not something life-threatening such as brain cancer or tumor. Vertigo made me incoherent—or to put it bluntly—plain stupid.  But the body and the mind longed for the beauty of restlessness, and beachineering and townhopping temporarily substituted for the mountains. To Camotes at Four in the Morning For nocturnal creatures by habit, Pie and I had to force ourselves to grab an hour sleep before heading to Camotes.  Partially […]
November 22, 2017
Philippines Travel Guide

EL NIDO TRAVEL GUIDE 2017 | Things to Do in El Nido, Palawan

An Updated El Nido Travel Guide 2018. Things to do in El Nido 2018 (Written in February 2017. Edited November 2017) PALAWAN, PHILIPPINES | Some years ago, I traveled solo to Coron, Palawan with the intention of meeting and interviewing the Tagbanuas. I did meet the chief, some of the rightful owners of the place, but I did not make it to Calamian Island. A woman traveling solo to their place would mostly likely got married off with a Tagbanua, and it would be next to impossible to leave the island, I have been warned. If I were not in […]