NAIA Security Scams: My Stories; Tell me Yours

I’ve gotten very nationalistic since I became a serial traveler.  I’m a Philippine ambassador when abroad, promoting the Philippines every chance I get and inviting people I meet around the world to visit the Philippines. I’ve also actively work with the Philippine Department of Tourism since 2011 in promoting Philippines as a dive destination. That is why it […]

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How to Apply Tourist Visa to Tonga

  I don’t know why anybody are required tourist visa to Tonga (the Kingdom of Tonga). I was there for about 6 weeks and I didn’t see how a foreigner could take jobs from the Tongans. If anything, the foreigners I met were volunteers and aide workers in Tonga. But it is what it is, […]

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One Week in Tonga: Tongatapu

Malo e lelei! I’m constantly planning to go somewhere, this is a fact. But I’m still amazed how sometimes I ended up somewhere that has been totally out of my radar 6 months before. Like my surprise trip to South Africa last year and now, here I am in Tonga, sitting at my personal tree house. Tongatapu […]

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Infinity Expedition Boat

   To Infinity and Beyond This is an adventure that has been long time in the making for me. While on my round the world trip in 2011, with no fixed itinerary, I contemplated on going home with a boat. Though the plan didn’t pan out, I learned about the website Find-a-crew, a portal that connects boats with […]

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2nd Anilao UW Photo Competition Festival

This is the blow by blow account, from where I was sitting, of the recently concluded 2nd Anilao UW Photo Competition Festival. The successful Philippine Department of Tourism (PDOT) event ran from November 27 to December 1, 2014 at Aiyanar Beach and Dive Resort. The Anilao Underwater Photo Competition Festival aims to showcase Philippines as premiere destination […]

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