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How To Successfully Chase Turtles (In Apo Island)

Apo Island remains to be one of Philippines low key gems, despite the fact that it’s slowly gaining popularity among local travelers. Lying off the coast of Dumaguete, Apo Island is a 40-minute boat ride away from the city. Though it’s not as big and as grand as the neighboring islands such as Siquijor or… Continue reading How To Successfully Chase Turtles (In Apo Island)

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You Need To Go To Calaguas Island And You Need To Go NOW

If I could turn back the hands of time, my first choice will always be Paris 1920’s, or anywhere and anytime Hemingway was at his prime. But if I had the unlimited power to keep going back to different eras, I will for sure include Boracay in the 80’s, prior to the commercialized strip and… Continue reading You Need To Go To Calaguas Island And You Need To Go NOW

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Finding Mordor: Mt. Batulao Hike

Ever since I began appreciating the joy of hiking which wasn’t too long ago, I’ve had Mt. Batulao in mind. I live about 20 minutes away from the jump off point, but being a rookie and all, I was a little intimidated by it. Every time my husband and I make plans to climb it,… Continue reading Finding Mordor: Mt. Batulao Hike

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7 of Southeast Asia’s Most Affordable Romantic Getaways

Just in time for Valentine weekend coming up, I have compiled some of the most romantic places around Southeast Asia that will without a doubt set the mood for love. From sunsets to breathtaking views, one does not need to shell out a lot of cash to put a little love in your soul. So… Continue reading 7 of Southeast Asia’s Most Affordable Romantic Getaways

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The Raw Beauty Of Casaroro Falls

On my last post, I’ve shared with you the fact that in 2015, I fell in love with hiking. And while yes, I meant it, the truth is…sometimes, hiking really just sucks. And by that I mean, the struggle makes me want to cry sometimes. Okay maybe not literally, but if I’m being real here,… Continue reading The Raw Beauty Of Casaroro Falls

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Ambon-Ambon Falls: Just Another Offbeat Find

By now, you should already know how I do. Hidden gems. Offbeat paths. Secret spots. I’m all about it. Never mind that I would go to any tourist hot spot with no problem, but I would prioritize the lesser known finds first. I would give up my bachelors in Nursing in a heartbeat if they… Continue reading Ambon-Ambon Falls: Just Another Offbeat Find

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The Vastness of Khao Yai National Park

With no appropriate hiking attire, we set off to Khao Yai National Park, situated in Sankamphaeng Mountain Range, about two hours away from Bangkok. I’ve done just a bit of research when our host, my husband’s aunt, announced that we’ll be heading there as a part of our week long itinerary. They¬†have rented a van… Continue reading The Vastness of Khao Yai National Park