Ah, Gili Trawangan. Did you really go to the Gilis if you didn’t experience the busiest island? I almost skipped this one as I was looking for my previous trip to be a quiet one, and with Gili T being the popular party island of the three, I wasn’t convinced about it. But as I… Continue reading Where To Stay In Gili Trawangan: Les Villas Ottalia
Prior to the pressure of social media, life was much easier when looking for a hotel. A quick TripAdvisor search usually tells us what we need to know– comfort, service, value, cleanliness, location, etc. But in 2018, there’s another criteria that is millennial can’t help but include in our standards– it’s Instagrammable potential. When in… Continue reading Rizal Park Hotel Is Manila’s Most Instagrammable
I’ve been living in Tagaytay for quite a few years now, and as much as I wanna say it’s a city that continues to evolve in a fast pace, it’s not. The restaurants come and go, newer hotels are built, and malls have finally occupied the city, making traffic and crowded weekends dreadful to locals.… Continue reading I Found The Most Beautiful And The Most Photogenic Place In Tagaytay: Escala Tagaytay
During our honeymoon back in 2014, I’ve only had the chance to go to Seminyak in one occasion when we decided to spend the afternoon at Potato Head Beach Club. Instantly as our cab drove past the big luxury hotel chains and cute boutique shops, I knew this part of town is where all the… Continue reading The Villas At The Villas Bali Hotel And Spa
“What do you wanna do the rest of the afternoon?” My husband asks, as he jumps into the private pool right across where I was– in bed, still in my robe, eating pieces of fruits while I watched the leaves around the villa dance playfully with the wind. I looked around. We’ve got a private… Continue reading Taking It Slow In Gili Air
Four days in the islands of the Gilis in Lombok was as lovely as it could get. It was everything I needed– the sun, sand, salt, and the complete island life experience. It was marvelous, but I was ready for Bali. It’s been three years since I was in the island where almost everyone I… Continue reading Going Full Indonesian At Hotel Tugu Bali
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?
Recently, Conde Nast Traveler just announced three islands of the Philippines as the best in the world, as voted by readers. It’s not the first time the pristine beaches of the Philippines have been recognized though. This tropical archipelago has garnered so many recognitions over the last few years that it instantly became any traveler’s… Continue reading Should You Go To The Philippines For Your Honeymoon?
Macau is a special place to me. It wasn’t specifically the place itself that it became an essential part of my life– and dreams, for that matter. It wasn’t like I felt a surge of connection with the city either. Macau, considered as Asia’s Las Vegas (although I roll my eyes at that), to me,… Continue reading A Simple Guide To Macau
Oh, Batanes. She’s that person everyone can’t help but fall for. She’s popular, but very mysterious. Everyone knows of her, but barely anyone really knows her. You hear nothing but great things, and when you finally have a chance to spend time with her, even for just a little bit, you see just how charismatic… Continue reading 10 Non-Touristy Ways To Experience The Best Views In Batanes