Exploring Lulugayan Falls: Samar’s Curtain-like Waterfall

My recent travel to Samar started with this gorgeous waterfall in the heart of Calbiga! Called Lulugayan Falls, this waterfall has amazed me even from afar. I was riding the habal-habal when I managed to get a glimpse of its promising cascades. And when I was finally near it, I couldn’t help but be awed…

EXPLORING BIRI ISLAND: God’s Masterpiece in Northern Samar

Any traveler who’s been to Biri Island would probably say it is beautiful. And indeed, it is! But beautiful is actually an understatement. Biri is gorgeously and stupendously beautiful! I had high expectations before going to this famed island located north of Samar island, and experiencing it for myself has exceeded all of my expectations!…

Exploring ALBAY: Home of Mt. Mayon, the Perfect Cone

It’s been months since I’ve been chosen as one of the ten finalists of Wranger Philippine’s #TrueWanderer but I’m still very thankful for the honor and the opportunity that came with it. As a way of giving back, I want to share my experience and itinerary for the travel that I did for the contest….

Exploring JAPAN: A Primer to the Land of the Rising Sun

It has always been a goal of mine to go to Japan, one of the oldest yet most advanced countries not just in Asia but the whole world. Imagine my joy when I finally got to set foot on Japan two years ago along with my parents and aunt! Japan is an archipelago country located…

Exploring TAWI-TAWI: The Southernmost Frontier of the Philippines

Sitting on the seas of Sulu and Celebes are far away islands that only some people have dared to visit: Tawi-Tawi. But recent statistics beg differently, as it has constantly been attracting visitors from all over the Philippines and the world.  Very peaceful and astoundingly beautiful, Tawi-Tawi has so much to offer to those who…

Exploring Sorsogon: Luzon’s Amazing Southernmost Province

Sorsogon is the last province in Bicol that I haven’t visited yet that’s why going here to explore the place has been my goal after visiting Catanduanes. And to my really big surprise, it was very beautiful! I think all of the beaches that we went to here have fine, white sand and clear, aquamarine…

Exploring Caramoan: Camarines Sur’s Island Jewels

Ever since the US TV show, Survivor, has filmed in Caramoan, a group of islands off the eastern coast of Camarines Sur, and shown it worldwide in early 2013, many people― both locals and foreigners― have flocked to see it for themselves. Five years since, Caramoan remains a popular travel destination despite the long travel…

Exploring Catanduanes: The Land of the Howling Winds

It has always been a dream of mine to go to my Lolo Ernesto’s province, the far-flung island province of Catanduanes. This August, I was able to finally fulfill that dream. And wow! Catanduanes is beyond doubt beautiful, from its fine, golden sand beaches to its towering rugged cliffs. Travelers who venture here are sure…

Exploring MYANMAR: Mandalay, Bagan and Yangon

I’ve heard a lot of interesting things about Myanmar even before. When I saw posts about the beautiful town of Bagan have surfaced on Instagram, I said to myself that I must go there soon. It’s really great that I have been planning to have an Indochina trip with my Shembot Squad brothers, and we…

Exploring Vientiane: Laos’ Mesmerizing Capital

The country of Laos has initially caught my attention as a child because of its name. (If you’re not sure about what I mean, the word laos in our mother tongue means obsolete.) Of course, I knew better when I already grew up. The country of Laos is definitely not obsolete, outdated or unpopular in…