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Posted on Sep 22, 2017

Romblon: Carabao Island, A Pleasant Surprise

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Romblon Carabao Island A Pleasant Surprise

My grip on to the side of the boat tightened as the huge waves tossed us up in the air. Our boat was like jumping over a hurdle while forging through the swells that were about a meter high. Even with a life jacket on, I was a bit concerned and my imagination ran wild. Will our small boat be able to make it to Carabao Island without capsizing? All thanks to our young but skillful boat men, my paranoia was wiped out about 45 minutes later when we arrived safely in Carabao Island. However, it wasn’t quite the Carabao Island that we were expecting it to be.

Posted on Sep 05, 2017

Laguna: A Journey to Discovering Kilangin Falls of Liliw

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Laguna A Journey to Discovering Kilangin Falls of Liliw 4

I arrived in Liliw late in the afternoon by way of San Pablo City, the initial plan was to visit a good old friend of mine in his hometown to do some catching up. With my recent fascination with waterfalls and to maximize my time in the place, I searched the web for which alluring cascades are within the boundaries of Liliw and was lucky enough to have found Kilangin Falls.

Posted on Aug 22, 2017

Aklan: My First Time in Boracay, Definitely Not the Last

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Aklan My First Time in Boracay Definitely Not The Last2

With all the accolades and recognitions that were awarded to Boracay year in and year out, my reluctance to take a journey to this top destination grew more and more as it might be too expensive or too mainstream and overcrowded. Is it really what they say it is or is it just over-hyped?

Posted on Aug 11, 2017

Aklan: Boracay on a Budget, A Guide for First Timers

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Boracay has been the flagship vacation destination in the Philippines for the longest time. It has been perceived to be an expensive place to go to and spending your long weekend on the island may not come cheap. Everything seemed so costly to be on a world-renowned island getaway like Boracay. However, there are ways to make the most of your first time in Boracay even if you’re on a budget.

Posted on Jul 25, 2017

Iloilo: Gigantes Hideaway Tourist Inn, The Place to Stay in Islas de Gigantes

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Gigantes Hideaway Tourist Inn The Place to Stay in Islas de Gigantes4

Despite its remoteness, looking for a place to stay in Islas de Gigantes nowadays would not be a difficult task due to the number of resorts and homestays that can be found on the islands of Gigantes Norte and Gigantes Sur. It just boils down to which you think can offer you the best deal. As for me, I chose Gigantes Hideaway Tourist Inn as the place to stay in Islas de Gigantes.

Posted on Jul 18, 2017

Iloilo: Islas de Gigantes, Island Hopping on an Enchanting Destination

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Islas de Gigantes Island Hopping on an Enchanting Destination

You must have probably seen dozens of photos of Islas de Gigantes also known as Gigantes Islands as you sift through some destinations in the Philippines over the internet. Tagged as the Scallop Capital of the Philippines, its postcard-like immaculate white sand beaches and astounding karst formations have caught the attention of many and had urged them to come and spend a day or two, or even more in this so-called Paradise.

Posted on Jul 11, 2017

Iloilo: Gigantes Islands, Discovering Gigantes Norte

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An overcast skies greeted us on our arrival at the busy Estancia Port in Iloilo after an hour and a half long drive from Roxas City. At the pier, we met our contact, Sir Nick. Arriving early gave us ample time to procure our provisions for some snacks and most importantly, drinking water. And off we went.