Backpacking and Beyond · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places

Siargao Guide For The Young And The Lonely

I was turning 30 in one of the loveliest islands of the Philippines. I had a beautiful AirBnB booked, island hopping plans to bask in the gorgeous sun, a travel buddy from Australia coming to meet me, and a whole lot of adventure laid out for myself. It was the perfect birthday week planned out… Continue reading Siargao Guide For The Young And The Lonely

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Couples Travel · Heights & Hiking · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · World Lust

El Nido vs Coron: Which Palawan Paradise Is Better For You?

Who doesn’t wanna go to Palawan? Anyone who says they’re not interested in world class beaches and otherworldly hidden lagoons must be out of their minds. Palawan is a vast province with numerous islands that offers that and more, but because life is full of unnecessary buzzkill like jobs and financial issue, it’s quite ambitious… Continue reading El Nido vs Coron: Which Palawan Paradise Is Better For You?

Backpacking and Beyond · Cambodia Cruising · Inspirational Corner · Thoughts · Travel Tales · World Lust

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Finding Beauty Where It’s “Ugly”

Gritty, honest, raw. But I didn’t see it that way at first. Initially, it was everything I thought I would hate. But clearly, travel does something magical to us. For every impoverished streets I’ve seen and for every chaotic crossroads I’ve witnessed, Phnom Penh has unapologetically shown its light to me. Raw and unassuming as… Continue reading Phnom Penh, Cambodia: Finding Beauty Where It’s “Ugly”

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Heights & Hiking · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems

There’s A Mini Bali In The Philippines You Don’t Know About Yet

Though it’s slowly gaining its recognition, Antique still is the epitome of a hidden gem. An offbeat path. A province that I don’t even want people to know about but at the same it’s given me such a lovely experience that I couldn’t wait to tell the world about it. Quickly, in just two days,… Continue reading There’s A Mini Bali In The Philippines You Don’t Know About Yet

Adrenaline & Adventure · Backpacking and Beyond · Islands and Isolation · Philippine Gems · Pretty Places · Waterfall Wanderlusting

The Quick And Painless Guide To Siquijor

Siquijor (see-kee-whore) isn’t for the basic traveler. Despite intimidating tourists with its reputation on dark magic and witches, it’s also an island that takes courage to travel to. But if you’re considering it, then you must have heard that the true magic of the island isn’t found within the abode of the witches, but instead,… Continue reading The Quick And Painless Guide To Siquijor

Backpacking and Beyond · Myanmar Magic · Pretty Places · Travel Listicle · World Lust

Myanmar Travel, Tips, And Truths

Myanmar, of all Southeast Asian countries, is the least basic of them all. Having only been open for tourism for several years, this beautiful country nestled between Thailand and India remains to be one of the very few untouched and lesser known places to visit in the region. Everyone who’s been there raves about it,… Continue reading Myanmar Travel, Tips, And Truths

Backpacking and Beyond · Thoughts · Vicariously in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You

The first time I traveled to Vietnam, I chose Hanoi. It was meant to be a short trip, and because Halong Bay is in my Vietnam bucket list, Hanoi was the winner. It didn’t disappoint and I fell in love pretty quickly. The food, the people, the culture…it was all an instant connection I had… Continue reading Ho Chi Minh City, I’m Just Not That Into You