August 22, 2022

Your Ultimate Guide: How to Get from Cebu to Malapascua

I wrote a short story set in Malapascua. It failed as a story. Malapascua, located in northern Cebu, some four hours away from the city, was one of my favorite destinations in Cebu. Almost every month, I found myself aboard the Ceres bus bound to Maya. I made some good […]
August 20, 2022

Your Ultimate Guide: How to Get from Cebu City to Moalboal

Living in Cebu City for almost ten years, I tagged Moalboal and Badian as my personal retreats, away from my metropolitan woes and responsibilities. But Moalboal, for its many conveniences and locals, draws me more. I made several friends here and saw some kids grew up. And while I left […]
May 3, 2022

Experience the Best Wellness and Spa in Metro Manila

Are your muscles stiff from constantly sitting while staring at the computer screen for work? Are you experiencing back pains, shoulder pains, and other muscle pains? Then, dearie, you badly need a massage. So we curated the best wellness and spa in Manila, especially in the southern end, so you […]
February 22, 2022

Experience Siargao with this Ultimate Siargao Travel Guide

Last Updated January 2023: This Siargao Travel Guide 2023 covers all the things to do in Siargao. It covers all the essentials you need to know to fully enjoy your trip! Here are some 46 things to do in Siargao to start with! Often, Siargao Island is described as a […]
October 18, 2021

Choose from These Amazing 19 Moalboal Beach Resorts

Extending as a peninsula on the southwestern coast of Cebu, Moalboal is bordered to the west by Tañon Strait; hence it has built a tourism economy based on recreational diving and beaches. Moalboal, being 89 kilometers (55 miles) away from Cebu City and takes approximately 2 ½ hours by public […]
May 18, 2021

Hanoi is Wabi-Sabi

Hanoi for expats is definitely different from Hanoi for the locals. “It’s hard to find someone here that stays long enough that you can really fall in love,” I said to Simone, with a lit Kent in my right hand. The smoke circled, hovered a bit before it disappeared in […]
January 19, 2021

MOALBOAL CEBU | Amazing Things to Do in Moalboal, Cebu

LAST UPDATE: MARCH 2022 This Moalboal Cebu Travel Guide curates all the Moalboal tourist spots that hit the spot. Get it? 😛 IMPORTANT NOTE: There are news circulating that the strip where Chilli Bar, Cafe Cebuano, Marina, and the entire Panagsama beachfront establishments will be demolished within this year for […]
February 19, 2020

QUY NHON TRAVEL GUIDE 2022 | Travel Thoughts, Where to Stay, Things to Do, and Where to Eat,

This Quy Nhon Travel Guide covers all the essentials you need to make your trip to Quy Nhon memorable and smooth. If I want to avoid as many Hanoi faces as possible, I either go to Quy Nhon, Tuy Hoa for an affordable escape. This part of Vietnam FEB 2020­––Our […]
January 28, 2020

BRUNEI TRAVEL GUIDE 2020 | Travel Thoughts, Travel Tips, Where to Stay, What to Eat

Brunei Travel Guide: My Own Travel Thoughts on Brunei Brunei Travel Guide JAN 2020­­­­–I knew nothing about Brunei. I became that traveler you don’t want to travel with: willfully ignorant of the place she was about to travel to. I have to admit it is founded on the condescending “surprise […]
November 5, 2019

EL NIDO TRAVEL GUIDE 2022 | Things to Do in El Nido, Palawan

An Updated El Nido Travel Guide 2022. Last update is February 2022 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 […]
September 10, 2019

WHERE TO EAT IN CEBU? The Top 16 Filipino Restaurants in Cebu to Try

LAST UPDATE MARCH 2022: Wondering where to eat in Cebu? These top Filipino Restaurants in Cebu are based on personal experience and preference. IMPORTANT NOTE: In light of Covid-19, our life has forever altered, the way we travel and dine out. Cebu City allows indoor dining for vaccinated individuals. So, […]
July 21, 2019

CAMERON HIGHLANDS TRAVEL GUIDE | Things to Do, Where to Stay, What to Eat

Cameron Highlands Travel Guide covers all the essential information you need to make your stay memorable.  I was the only Asian in the 4×4 jeepney. An Israeli couple traveling with their little girl Luna was an endearing sight. The morning air was cool. Everyone donned their cardigan or jacket. I […]