The weather was bad. It’s been bad the last couple of days, with heavy rain pour and howling winds that didn’t seem to end. 2018’s monsoon season is unapologetic, with nonstop showers that could last for weeks, and the sun seemed elusive, leaving me with massive withdrawals that might have led to cabin fever if… Continue reading A Classic Batangas Getaway: Eagle Point Resort
LAST UPDATED: March 2019 Having lived in Tagaytay for a few years now, it was imperative that I explore the best beaches nearby. Batangas isn’t too far away and it’s a well-known beach destination down south. It’s a huge province so keep in mind that these beaches listed are mostly far from each other. But the… Continue reading Top 10 Best Beaches In Batangas
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
Here’s an obvious truth– traveling does cost money. But the good news is, it doesn’t have to cost you a fortune. You’ve heard it before and you’ve read about it many times– traveling on a tight budget is feasible, as long as you do your research right and you handle your expenses smartly. Southeast Asia… Continue reading How To Backpack Southeast Asia For A Month On A College Student Budget (Under $1000)
Traveling with someone is all fun and games until true colors show. Whether it’s with your bestie, your sister, your significant other, or a stranger, travel will somehow bring you to depths your relationship has never been to before. Unless your idea of travel is an all-inclusive trip, or more like a vacation, (which is fine… Continue reading 5 Important Things To Consider Before Picking A Travel Buddy
Living in the Philippines where I’ve been spoiled with the pleasure of being near different beaches, my idea of a lovely day would of course include a short boat ride to a secluded island. Yup, an island. Accessible beaches are nice too, but a short mini adventure to an island that keeps me away from… Continue reading A Detour To Sombrero Island, Shall We?
Monsoon season can put me in a really melancholic mood sometimes. Not in a depressive-because-of-life kind of way, but in a depressive-because-I-can’t-explore mentality. So after a two-week nonstop rain and typhoon in July, I took advantage of the weather two days after the sun decided to show. I’ve been meaning to hit up a nearby river… Continue reading Layon Bilog River: A Mini Adventure After The Storm
Noodles. Soup. Noodle soup. Ahhhh, good ole’ noodle soup. I can’t deny the fact that noodle soup of any kind is an absolute guilty pleasure of mine. Who could resist an infusion of flavors in a bowl, all topped with the right things? Living in the Philippines, I was never really that impressed nor satisfied… Continue reading Corcolon Lomi House– Philippines Have Awesome Noodles Too