Destinations

BenguetDestinationsPhilippines

I’m not moving to Baguio City anymore

Moving to the City of Pines used to be an exciting prospect for me. But after revisiting Baguio City, I ...
CebuDestinationsPersonal

When Captivity Helps Conservation

I never liked zoos. I’ve never been the type who gets fascinated by seeing animals in captivity. To me, it ...
BeanBites PodcastDestinationsEast AsiaTaiwan

Culture, Politics, People, and ‘Bibiboys’ of Taiwan

I didn’t plan on recording a podcast in Taiwan because I wanted to have a proper vacation. But whatever you ...
Davao del SurDestinationsPhilippines

Night Walks in Davao City

Rupert Brooke was right. Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night. That’s exactly what I thought when I strolled ...
DestinationsFeaturedPhilippinesSouth Cotabato

What I Wish Everyone Knew About South Cotabato

When I told my Mom I wanted to live in South Cotabato for a month, her immediate response was, “Okay, ...
DestinationsPhilippinesSouth CotabatoTravel Guides and Tips

Lemobung Lodge: Cheapest Accommodation in Lake Sebu

I recently went on a month-long trip around Mindanao with my best friend and the first leg of our adventure ...
DestinationsPhilippinesSamar

Lobo Cave: Surprises from the Aquatic World Beneath

“Oh my god! Kuya, there’s a snake!” I whispered nervously as we were nearing the exit of Lobo Cave. I ...
CebuDestinationsEventsPersonalPhilippines

Balangay: Tracing Our Roots

This year’s theme for Gabii sa Kabilin, Balangay, sparked a specific childhood memory for me. I was probably 9 or 10 ...
DestinationsFeaturedPhilippinesSamar

Pinipisakan Falls: More Than Just a Beautiful Waterfalls

“Tikang gud kamu ha Pinipisakan Falls, dai? Mayda man mga NPA heto ngadto!” (Are you sure you went to Pinipisakan Falls? There ...