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TAIWAN•DERING: A Guide For Filipinos

Jiufen Old Street

Taiwan was a revelation. Those I know who have visited have always told me to come for the food, but little did I know that there’s so much more to the country than it’s gastronomical enticements. The Taiwanese were also  Read more…


Lavender Cottage, Taichung: Seeing 50 Shades Of Purple

Lavender Fields @ Lavender Cottage

The Lavender Cottage was our 2nd stop in Taichung. After visiting Xinshe Castle, we arrived here just in time for lunch. Our guide, Shoun, could never recommend this place enough. This place is a playfully quaint mountain retreat offering countryside Read more…


Gabby’s Bed & Breakfast

Recommended by our close friend and constant travel buddy who has deep roots in Dumaguete and knows all the nice places there (hello Dawn!), we proceeded directly to Gabby’s Bed & Breakfast from Sibulan Airport to have brunch before going Read more…


Flying Fish Hostel ~ Dumaguete

the flying fish hostel

Probably the nicest looking hostel I’ve visited so far, the Flying Fish Boutique hostel is a popular place to consider among the young and the young-at-heart  when visiting Dumaguete. For our final night in our South Cebu adventure trip, we Read more…


Arriving In Dumaguete City

We arrived in Dumaguete around past 10 in the morning. There’s 6 of us in this particular trip, of which two would arrive later in the afternoon. Lei and Isen was ahead of our flight, but we went altogether to Read more…


South Cebu • 7 Days Itinerary

manjuyod sand bar

Dumaguete • Oslob • Badian • Manjuyod • Bais • Apo Island • Siquijor Exploring South Cebu can be really fun, but also tedious. There are so many places to include in one’s itinerary. Since Dumaguete is the central hub Read more…


Supremo 4K: First Impressions

I’ve never owned an action or sports camera, and it’s been several years since this particular gadget has gone popular in the world market.  Whether you’re a backpacker, traveler or a tourist, vlogger or blogger, it is almost imperative for Read more…


CasaMaRa Mansion: A Rustic Escape In Tagaytay

    Located just a short drive from Metro Manila if you’re craving for a quick escape from the bustling of the city, CasaMaRa in Tagaytay can satisfy your rustic longings and provide you with some semblance of peace and Read more…


How Travel Changed My Life

About eight summers ago, I found myself catching a plane ride for the first time in my life. I was twenty-seven and slightly burnt-out. I was only on my second job yet was already feeling unmotivated, and I was in Read more…


Getting Inked: Deciding To Get A Tattoo

Back in 2010, with my best bud Lei, we went to this tattoo shop in Santa Ana, Manila called Maweh Artworks- to get my very first tattoo. THINGS TO CONSIDER: the design of your tattoo which part of your body you Read more…